What Your Therapists are Reading July 2018


Welcome to What Your Therapists are Reading for July 2018!  Check out the books and we hope you find one to read this summer!

Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America

by Ibram X. Kendi.

After hearing an interview with the author, I knew that I had a lot to learn about racism in order to best serve my diverse clientele. This book is detailed and astounding, and a must-read for everyone. It has helped me work to confront my own privilege, in a way that social work school did not. I highly recommend.  You can connect with Bethany at www.raabcounseling.com

The Mindful Day: Practical Ways to find focus, calm, and joy from morning to evening

by Laurie J Cameron

The author gives simple, easy to implement strategies to bring more mindfulness into your daily life. She explains the benefits of why it helps and then gives a break-down on how to actually bring more mindfulness into your daily life. You can connect with Elizabeth Cush, LCPC at  http//progressioncounseling.com.


Running on Empty: Overcome Your Childhood Emotional Neglect by Jonice Webb, PhD.

 This is one of those books that I think, I can’t believe I waited so long to read.  It explores the various parenting types that can lead to emotional neglect, which is helpful as the author explores many types.  It offers ways to begin the healing process as well.  It also has a dedicated chapter for mental health professionals.  You can connect with Jessica here.

Thanks for stopping by and reading What Your Therapists are Reading for July!  As always you can check out the past posts.  Just click on the following links for 2015, 2016, February 2018, March 2018, April 2018, May 2018, and June 2018.


Happy Reading,

Jessica Fowler, LCSW

*Please note that this blog post is for informational and educational purposes only.  It is not an indorsement of the books or the therapists contributing the book. If you need assistant, please contact a local mental health professional.

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