The Sommer Group - Counseling & Consulting

  Central Ohio's specialty private practice for adults, children and adolescents.

MATERNAL

WELL-BEING

Websites of Interest:

Reading Ideas:

What Am I Thinking? Having a Baby After Postpartum Depression by Karen Kleiman, MSW

The Postpartum Husband: Practical Solutions for living with Postpartum Depression by Karen Kleiman, MSW

Beyond the Blues: Understanding and Treating Prenatal and Postpartum Depression & Anxiety                      by Shoshana Bennett, PhD, Pec Indman, EdD, MFT

 Down Came the Rain: My Journey Through Postpartum Depression by Brooke Shields

 Navigating the Land of If: Understanding Infertility and Exploring Your Options by Melissa Ford

 Waiting for Daisy: A Tale of Two Continents, Three Religions, Five Infertility Doctors, an Oscar, an Atomic Bomb, a Romantic Night, and One Woman's Quest to Become a Mother by Peggy Orenstein

 Infertility Survival Handbook by Elizabeth Swire-Falker

GIFTED

&

TALENTED

Websites of Interest:

Reading Ideas:

 A Parent's Guide to Gifted Children by J. Webb, PhD, J. Gore, MEd., E. Amend, PsyD, A. DeVries, MSE

Misdiagnosis and Dual Diagnoses of Gifted Children and Adults: ADHD, Bipolar, Ocd, Asperger's, Depression, and Other Disorders by James Webb, PhD, Edward Amend, PsyD et al.

Living With Intensity: Understanding the Sensitivity, Excitability, and the Emotional Development of Gifted Children, Adolescents, and Adults by Susan Daniels, Michael Piechoswki (Editors)

101 Success Secrets for Gifted Kids by Christine Fonescu

The Survival Guide for Parents of Gifted Kids: How to Understand, Live With, and Stick Up for Your Gifted Child by Sally Yahnke Walker, PhD

Perfectionism and Gifted Children by Rosemary Callard-Szulgit, EdD

The Gifted Adult: A Revolutionary Guide for Liberating Everyday Genius by Mary-Elaine Jacobsen

Gifted Grownups: The Mixed Blessings of Extraordinary Potential by Marylou Kelly Streznewski

Dabrowski's Theory of Positive Disintegration by Sal Mendaglio

Coping Cat Workbook by Philip Kendall, PhD, Kristina Hedtke, MA (Children's Anxiety)

 Bullying: 52 Brilliant Ideas for Keeping your Child Safe and Happy by Sabina Dosani, PhD

EATING

DISORDERS

Websites of Interest:

Reading Ideas:

  Life Without Ed by Jenni Schaefer

  Eating Mindfully by Susan Albers

  Intuitive Eating by Evelyn Tribole

  Gaining: The Truth About Life After Eating Disorders by Aimee Liu

 Overcoming Binge Eating by Christopher G. Fairburn

 The Eating Disorder Sourcebook by Carolyn Costin

 The Parent’s Guide to Eating Disorders by Marcia Herrin

 Wasted: A Memoir of Anorexia and Bulimia by Marya Hornbacher

RELATIONSHIP

(WITH OTHERS & SELF)

Reading Ideas:

  Children of the Self-Absorbed by Nina Brown

  Narcissistic Lovers: How to Cope, Recover and Move On by Cynthia Zayn, Kevin Dibble, MS

 The Drama of the Gifted Child: The Search for the True Self by Alice Miller

  Will I Ever Be Good Enough?: Healing the Daughters of Narcissistic Mothers by Karyl McBride, PhD

  Borderline Mom: A Quick & Dirty Manual of Emotional Self Defense for Children by Georgiana Wright 

 Trapped in the Mirror: Adult Children of Narcissists in their Struggle for Self by Elan Golomb, PhD

 The Narcissistic Family: Diagnosis and Treatment by Stephanie and Robert Pressman

 The Inner World of Trauma: Archetypal Defences of the Personal Spirit by Donald Kalsched

 Untethered Soul by Michael A. Singer

  Boundaries: When to Say Yes, How to Say No to Take Control of Your Life by Henry Cloud, PhD