Benjamin Deu, MA, LMHC Licensed Counselor and Clinical Supervisor

Booklist

Borderline Personality Disorder

Stop Walking on Eggshells: Taking your life back when someone you care about has borderline personality disorder—by Paul T. Mason & Randi Kreger

The Stop Walking on Eggshells Workbook: Practical strategies for living with someone who has borderline personality disorder—by Randi Kreger & James Paul Shirley

Forgiveness

Embodying Forgiveness: A theological analysis—by Gregory L. Jones

Intercession

Rees Howells: Intercessor-by Norman Grubb

Leadership & Vocation

The Last Word On Power: Executive re-invention for leaders who must make the impossible happen—by Tracy Goss

Let Your Life Speak: listening for the voice of vocation—by Parker Palmer

Difficult Conversations: How to discuss what matters most—by Douglass Stone

Getting To Yes: Negotiating agreement without giving in—by Roger Fisher and William Ury of the Harvard Negotiation Project
The One Minute Manager: The quickest way to increase your own prosperity—by Kenneth Blanchard

The Four Hour Work Week—by Timothy Ferris

Marriage & Relationships

Passionate Marriage: Keeping love & intimacy alive in committed relationships—by David Schnarch

Intimacy & Desire: Awaken the passion in your relationship—by David Schnarch

Bold Love—by Dan Allender

Intimate Allies: Rediscovering God's design for marriage and becoming soul mates for life—by Dan Allender

The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work: A practical Guide from the country's foremost relationship expert—by John M. Gottman

Resurrecting Sex: Resolving sexual problems and rejuvenating your relationship—by David Schnarch

Love & Respect: The love she most desires; the respect he desperately needs—by Dr. Emerson Eggerichs

Hold Me Tight: Seven conversations for a lifetime of love—by Sue Johnson

Can Love Last: The fate of romance over time—by Stephen A. Mitchell

Men's Issues

Wild at Heart: Discovering the secret of a man's soul—by John Eldredge

Narcissism

Why is it Always About You?: The seven deadly sins of narcissism—by Sandy Hotchkiss

Parenting

Parenting with Love and Logic: Teaching children responsibility—by Foster Cline & Jim Fay

Parenting Children with Reactive Attachment Disorder

Dandelion on my Pillow, Butcher Knife Beneath—by Nancy Thomas

When Love is Not Enough: a guide to parenting children with reactive attachment disorder—by Nancy Thomas (Cassette Series)

Personal Growth

Controlling People: how to recognize, understand, and deal with people who try to control you—by Patricia Evans
Difficult Conversations: How to discuss what matters most—by Douglass Stone

Philosophy & World View

The Universe Next door: A basic worldview catalog—by James W. Sire
The Lexus and the Olive Tree: understanding globalization—by Thomas L. Friedman

Pneumatology – Relating with the Holy Spirit

The Fourth Dimension: The key to putting your faith to work for a successful life—by Dr. Paul Yonggi Cho

Surprised by the Power of the Spirit: A former dallas seminary professor discovers that god speaks and heals today—by Jack Deere

Surprised by the Voice of God: How God speaks today through prophecies, dreams, and visions—by Jack Deere

Flame of Love: A theology of the holy spirit—by Clark H. Pinnock

The Final Quest—by Rick Joyner

The Call—by Rick Joyner

Psychological Theory

Cracking Up—by Christopher Bollas

The Power of Counter-Transference—by Karen Maroda

The Drama of the Gifted Child: The search for the true self—by Alice Miller

Subject Relations: Unconscious experience and relational psychoanalysis—by Naomi G. Rucker

The Theory and Practice of Group Psychotherapy—by Irvin D. Yalom

The Gift of Therapy: An open letter to a new generation of therapists and their patients—by Irvin D. Yalom

The Cry of the Soul: How our emotions reveal our deepest questions about God—by Dan Allender

Recovery

The Healing Path—by Dan Allender

Telling Secrets—by Frederick Buechner

Addiction and Grace—by Gerad G. May, M.D.

Relating With God

Some of the Ways of God in Healing: How to get answers and directions when you're suffering—by Joy Dawson

Self Harm

Sacred Pain: Hurting the body for the sake of the soul—by Ariel Glucklich

Female Perversions: The temptations of Emma Bovary—by Louise J. Kaplan

Skin Game: A memoir—by Caroline Kettlewell

Sexual Abuse

The Wounded Heart: Hope for adult victims of childhood sexual abuse—by Dan Allender

Naming the Shadows: A new approach to individual and group psychotherapy for adult survivors of childhood incest—by Susan Roth

Sexual Addiction

Female Perversions-- Louise J. Kaplan

False Intimacy: Understanding the struggle of sexual addiction—by Harry W. Schaumburg

Spiritual Abuse
Healing Spiritual Abuse:
How to break free from bad church experiences -- by Ken Blue

Suffering

The Problem of Pain—by C.S. Lewis

God at War: The bible & spiritual conflict—by Gregory Boyd

Satan and the Problem of Evil: Constructing a trinitarian warfare theodicy—by Gregory Boyd

The God Who Risks: A theology of providence—by John Sanders
Stumbling Toward Faith: my longing to heal from the evil that god allowed—by Renee Altson

Theology & the Church

Paradise Restored: a biblical theology of dominion—by David Chilton

Beyond Foundationalism: shaping theology in a postmodern context—by Stanley J. Grenz

The Next Christendom: the coming of global christianity—by Philip Jenkins

A New Kind of Christian: A tale of two friends on a spiritual journey—by Brian McLaren

The Story We Find Ourselves In: Further adventures of a new kind of christian—by Brian McLaren

Not the way it's supposed to be: A breviary of sin—by Cornelius Plantinga

Other Impacting Reading

Three Steps on the Ladder of Writing—by Helene Cixous

Realities and Relationships: soundings in social construction—by Kenneth J. Gergen

Their eyes were watching God—by Zora Neale Hurston

The Long Hard Road Out of Hell—by Marilyn Manson

My First White Friend: confessions on race, love, and forgiveness—by Patricia Raybon

Love's Executioner—by Irvin D. Yalom

Blue Like Jazz- Nonreligious thoughts on Christian spirituality-by Donal Miller

Podcasts

 

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