This is selection of various books I have found useful during the course of my work with clients. Reading material is always a matter of individual preference, so please keep this in mind. Your local library may have these titles, or be able to order them in for you.

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

Edelman S (2002). Change your thinking, ABC Books, Sydney.

McKay M, Davis M, Fanning P (2007). Thoughts & Feelings, New Harbinger Publications, CA.


Breathe magazine; The power of mindfulness magazine

Snel, Eline (2013) Sitting still like a frog. Shambhala Publications Inc., USA

Peaceful Piggy Meditation.

Mindful Monkey, Happy Panda.


Edelman S (2002). Change your thinking, ABC Books, Sydney.


Davis M, Eshelman ER, McKay M (2008). The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook, New Harbinger Publications, CA.

Cohen, L J (2013). The opposite of worry: The playful parenting approach to childhood anxieties and fears. Ballantine Books, NY.

Children's self-help (evidence based strategies)

Huebner, Dawn (2007) What to do when you grumble too much - A kid's guide to overcoming negativity, Magination Press, Washington DC.

Other great titles in this series...

What to do when you worry too much. (Anxiety)

What to do when your brain gets stuck (OCD)

What to do when you dread your bed.

Adolescent self-help (evidence based strategies)

Teen Breathe magazine

From the Instant Help Series...

Beyond the Blues: Teenage workbook for overcoming depression.


Siegel, D & Hartzell M (2014) Parenting from the Inside Out, Scribe publications, Victoria NSW.

Kabat-Zinn J & M (1997) Everyday Blessings: The inner work of mindful parenting,Hyperion, NY.

Sunderland M (2006) The science of parenting, Dorling Kindersley, London. New editions are retitled as "What every parent needs to know".

Preuschoff G (2004) Raising Girls,Finch Publishing, Lane Cove NSW.

Biddulph S (2003) Raising Boys, Finch Publishing, Lane Cove NSW.

For Men

Biddulph S (1994) Manhood, Finch Publishing, Sydney.

For Women

Breathnach SB (1996) Simple Abundance, Hodder, Australia.

Cameron J (2002) Walking in this World, Random House, Australia.