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All the Single Ladies by Rebecca Traister 

ADHD, What Everyone Needs to Know by Stephen Hinshaw & Katherine Ellison

Authentic Happiness: Using the New Positive Psychology to Realize Your Potential for Lasting Fulfillment by Martin Seligman

Barking to the Choir: the Power of Radical Kinship by Gregory Boyle

Brainstorm: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain by Daniel Siegel 

Depression: A Teen's Guide to Survive and Thrive by Jacqueline Toner and Claire Freeland 

Enough As She Is: How to Help Girls Move Beyond Impossible Standards of Success to Live Healthy, Happy and Fulfilling Lives by Rachel Simmons

Finding Flow: The Psychology of Engagement With Everyday Life by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi 

Getting to Calm: Cool-Headed Strategies for Parenting Tweens + Teens by Laura Kastner and Jennifer Wyatt

Helping Teens Who Cut (Second Edition) by Michael Hollander

How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish 

How to Relax by Thich Nhat Hanh

iGen: Why Today's Super-Connected Kids Are Growing Up Less Rebellious, More Tolerant, Less Happy - and Completely Unprepared for Adulthood by Jean Twenge

Mind Over Mood, Second Edition by Dennis Greenberger and Christine Padesky 

Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol Dweck 

My Anxious Mind: A Teen's Guide to Managing Anxiety and Panic by Michael Tompkins and Katherine Martinez

Ordinary Magic: Resilience in Development by Ann Masten

Overcoming Unwanted Intrusive Thoughts: A CBT-Based Guide to Getting Over Frightening, Obsessive or Disturbing Thoughts by Sally Winston and Martin Self

List of Positive Psychology books from the Authentic Happiness website, developed by the Positive Psychology Center at the University of Pennsylvania 

Popular: The Power of Likability in a Status-Obsessed World by Mitch Prinstein

Positivity by Barbara Fredrickson

Putting Children First: Proven Parenting Strategies for Helping Children Thrive Through Divorce by JoAnne Pedro-Carroll 

Raising Resilient Children by Robert Brooks and Sam Goldstein

Real Happiness at Work: Meditations for Accomplishment, Achievement, and Peace by Sharon Salzberg 

The Anxiety Toolkit: Strategies for Fine-Tuning Your Mind and Moving Past Your Stuck Points by Alice Boyes

The Book of Hygge by Louisa Thomsen Brits 

The Gift of Years: Growing Older Gracefully by Joan Chittister

The Happiness Trap: How to Stop Struggling and Start Living by Russ Harris

The Hair-Pulling Problem: A Complete Guide to Trichotillomania by Fred Penzel 

The How of Happiness: A Scientific Approach to Getting the Life You Want by Sonja Lyubomirsky

The Mindful Brain by Dan Siegel 

The Price of Privilege by Madeline Levine

The Shyness & Social Anxiety Workbook for Teens by Jennifer Shannon

The Worry Cure by Robert Leahy

The Upside of Stress by Kelly McGonigal 

Willpower by Roy Baumeister and John Tierney

Wise Minded Parenting: 7 Essentials for Raising Successful Tweens + Teens by Laura Kastner and Kristin Russell


On Children by Khalil Gibran

The Guest House by Rumi

Trichotillomania/Body Focused Repetitive Behaviors

The TLC Foundation for Body Focused Repetitive Behaviors