Resources

The list below was created to provide resources to aide in your emotional, relational, and spiritual healing and growth.

The following are recommendations for books, websites, etc. organized by topics such as Anxiety, Stress, Relational Struggles, Grief, Anger, Fear, and more.

Simply click on the subject for a list of resources. In some cases, a direct link is provided.

  • ABORTION

    Books:

    Empty Arms
    by Pam Vredevelt

    Empty Womb, Aching Heart by Marlo Schalesky

    Every Life is Beautiful: The October Baby Bible Study by Jon Erwin and Andrew Erwin

    Forgiven and Set Free by Linda Cochran

    Help for the Post-Abortion Woman by M. S. Reisser and Paul Reisser

    Season To Heal by Luci Freed and Penny Yvonne Salazar-Phillips

    A Silent Sorrow: Pregnancy Loss - Guidance and Support for You and Your Family by Ingrid Kohn and Perry-Lynn Moffitt and Isabelle Wilkins

    Tilly by Frank E. Peretti and Michael W. Smith

    You're Not Alone: Healing Through God's Grace After Abortion by Jennifer O’Neill

    Community Resources:
    Pregnancy Care Centers

    Websites:
    www.aacc.net Search “Pregnancy” “Abortion” “Miscarriage”
    http://www.hopefortheheart.org/ Search Resources for Abortion or Pregnancy—unplanned
    www.desiringgod.org search Pregnancy

  • ABUSE

  • ANXIETY & STRESS

    Books:

    Freedom from Depression Workbook, The by Les Carter and Frank Minirth

    Happiness is a Choice: A Manual on the Symptoms, Causes, and Cures of Depression by Frank M.D. Minirth, Dr. Paul Meier

    Living Fearlessly by Sheila Walsh

    Living Without Worry by Timothy Lane

    Out of Control & Loving It by Lisa Bevere

    Power Over Panic by Lucinda Bassett

    When Perfect Isn’t Good Enough by Martin Antony, Richard Swinson

    Why Am I Crying? : A Helpful and Honest Look at Depression by Martha Maughon

    Wired For Joy by Laurel Mellin

    Worry Workbook, The by Les Carter and Frank Minirth

    Articles:

    Grace Greater Than All Our Worries by Christina Fox (Desiring God)

    Five Ways to Address Sleep Anxiety by Andrea Lee (Biblical Counseling Coalition)

    Video:

    When Anxiety Attacks by Pastor Steven Furtick

    Community Resources:
    Center Pointe Christian Church Counseling
    Thomas S. Thompson Ph.D. & Associates
    A Sound Mind Counseling

    Doug Reed & Associates, 5750 Gateway Blvd #203, Mason, OH 45040, (513) 779-7400

    Eve Center Online Book Study, Anxiety Free Living

    Websites:
    www.aacc.net Search “anxiety” or “depression”
    http://www.hopefortheheart.org/ Search Resources for anxiety or depression

     

  • ANGER

    Books:

    Anger Workbook for Christian Parents, The by Les Carter and Frank Minirth

    Anger Workbook, The: An Interactive Guide to Anger Management by Les Carter and Frank Minirth

    How To Handle Your Emotions by June Hunt

    Keeping Your Cool When Your Anger is Hot by June Hunt

    Making Anger Your Ally by Neil Clark Warren

    Community Resources:

    Center Pointe Christian Church Counseling
    Thomas S. Thompson Ph.D. & Associates
    A Sound Mind Counseling

    Doug Reed & Associates, 5750 Gateway Blvd #203, Mason, OH 45040, (513) 779-7400

    Websites:
    www.aacc.net Search “Anger”
    http://www.hopefortheheart.org/ Search Resources for

  • BOUNDARIES

    Books

    Beyond Boundaries by Henry Cloud and John Townsend

    Boundaries by Henry Cloud and John Townsend

    Boundaries Face to Face by Henry Cloud and John Townsend

    Boundaries in Dating by Henry Cloud and John Townsend

    Boundaries In Dating Workbook by Henry Cloud and John Townsend

    Boundaries In Marriage by Henry Cloud and John Townsend

    Boundaries Participant’s Guide by Henry Cloud and John Townsend

    Boundaries With Kids by Henry Cloud and John Townsend

    Community Resources:
    Eve Center Online Book Study, Boundaries

    Websites:
    www.aacc.net Search “Boundaries”
    http://www.cloudtownsend.com

  • CO-DEPENDENCY

    Books:

    Adult Children of Alcoholics by Janet G. Woititz

    Breaking the Cycle of Hurtful Family Experiences by Robert S. McGee

    Can Christians Love Too Much? : Breaking the Cycle of Codependency by Margaret J. Rinck

    Kids Who Carry Our Pain: Breaking the Cycle of Codependency for the Next Generation by Robert Hemfelt

    Love Is A Choice by Robert Hemfelt and Frank Minirth

    Love Is A Choice Workbook by Robert Hemfelt and Frank Minirth

    Please Don't Say You Need Me: Biblical Answers for Codependency by Jan Silvious

    When People Are Big and God is Small: Overcoming Peer Pressure, Codependency, and the Fear of Man by Edward T. Welch

    When Pleasing You Is Killing Me by Les Carter

    Community Resources:
    Eve Center Online Book Study, Take Your Life Back

    Websites:
    www.aacc.net Search “codependence”
    http://www.hopefortheheart.org/ Search Resources for Codependence

  • DEPRESSION

    Books:

    Freedom from Depression Workbook, The by Les Carter and Frank Minirth

    Happiness is a Choice: A Manual on the Symptoms, Causes, and Cures of Depression by Frank M.D. Minirth, Dr. Paul Meier

    Hope Prevails: Insights from a Doctor's Personal Journey through Depressionby Dr. Michelle Bengtson

    Living Fearlessly by Sheila Walsh

    Living Without Worry by Timothy Lane

    Out of Control & Loving It by Lisa Bevere

    Power Over Panic by Lucinda Bassett

    When Perfect Isn’t Good Enough by Martin Antony, Richard Swinson

    Why Am I Crying? : A Helpful and Honest Look at Depression by Martha Maughon

    Wired For Joy by Laurel Mellin

    Worry Workbook, The by Les Carter and Frank Minirth

    Community Resources:

    Center Pointe Christian Church Counseling
    Thomas S. Thompson Ph.D. & Associates
    A Sound Mind Counseling

    Doug Reed & Associates, 5750 Gateway Blvd #203, Mason, OH 45040, (513) 779-7400

    Websites:
    www.aacc.net Search “anxiety” or “depression”
    http://www.hopefortheheart.org/ Search Resources for anxiety or depression

     

  • FEAR

    Books:

    Afraid No More by H. Norman Wright

    Brave by Angela Thomas

    Facing Your Giants by Max Lucado

    Fearless: Imagine Your Life Without Fear by Max Lucado

    Let It Go! : Breaking Free from Fear and Anxiety by Tony Evans

    No Longer Afraid by June Hunt

    Overcoming Worry – Discovery Series: Turning Fear into Faith by David Egner

    Articles:

    Overcoming Worry with an Action Plan by Lucy Ann Moll (Biblical Counseling Coalition)

    Websites:
    www.aacc.net   Search “Fear”
    http://www.hopefortheheart.org/ Search Resources for Fear
    www.desiringgod.org Search Fear

  • FORGIVENESS

    Books:

    Choosing to Forgive Workbook by Frank Minirth

    Dare to Forgive: The Power of Letting Go and Moving On
    by Edward M. Hallowell, M. D.

    Disappointment With God by Philip Yancey

    Forgiveness: Reflecting God's Mercy (31 Day Devotionals for Life) by Hayley Satrom

    How to Forgive Ourselves – Totally by R. T. Kendall

    Total Forgiveness by R. T. Kendall

    Total Forgiveness Experience by R. T. Kendall

    Totally Forgiving God: When It Seems He Has Betrayed You by R. T. Kendall

    Unpacking Forgiveness: Biblical Answers for Complex Questions and Deep Wounds by Chris Brauns

    Articles:

    The Art of an Apology by Lucy Ann Moll (Biblical Counseling Coalition)

    Six Step Apology by Ford Taylor

    Community Resources:
    Church!
    Eve Center Book Study “Total Forgiveness”

    Websites:
    www.aacc.net Search “Forgiveness”
    http://www.hopefortheheart.org/ Search Resources for Forgiveness

  • GRIEF

    Books:

    Beyond Tears: Living after losing a child by Ellen Mitchell and Rita Volpe

    God's Healing for Life's Losses: How to Find Hope When You're Hurting by Robert W. Kellemen

    The Emotionally Absent Mother, by Jasmine Lee Cori

    From We to Me: Embracing Life Again After the Death or Divorce of a Spouse. by Susan Zonnebelt-Smeenge and Robert C. De Vries

    I Wasn’t Ready to Say Goodbye: Surviving, coping, and healing after the sudden death of a loved one. by Pamela Blair and Brook Noel

    If God Is So Good, Why Do I Hurt So Bad by David Biebel

    Longing for Daddy by Monique Robinson

    Motherless Daughters by Hope Edelman

    Necessary Losses by Judith Viorst

    Shattered Dreams by Larry Crabb        

    Triumph Through Tragedy by David Wilkerson

    Articles:

    Grief is an Exhausting Journey by Paul Tautges (Biblical Counseling Coalition)

    Community Resources:
    The Healing Center
    Eve Center GOLD Recovery Group

    Websites:
    www.aacc.net   Search “Grief”
    http://www.hopefortheheart.org/ Search Resources for grief
    www.griefshare.org    

     

  • GUILT & SHAME

    Books:

    Articles:

    Community Resources:

    Websites:
    www.aacc.net  
    http://www.hopefortheheart.org/ 
     

     

  • INFERTILITY

    Books:

    Articles:

    The Silent Struggle of Childlessness by Chelsea Patterson Sobolik (Desiring God)

    Infertility: Silent, but Very Painful Suffering by Rob Green (Biblical Counseling Coalition)

    Stewarding Your Infertility by Rob Green (Biblical Counseling Coalition)

    Fruitful Infertility by Anna Mondal (Biblical Counseling Coalition)

    Interviews:

    Care for Couples Struggling with Infertility with John Piper (Desiring God)

     

    Community Resources:

    Websites:

    https://www.waitinginhopeinfertility.com/
  • LONELINESS

    Books:

    Indwelling Christ, The - How To Immediately Overcome Inhibitions, Phobias, Anger, Bitterness, Loneliness, and Loss While Substantially Increasing Your Personal Happiness and Social Intimacy by Dennis Eagle

    Loneliness by June Hunt

    Loneliness: Trusting God for a Way Out by Elmer Towns

    Path of Loneliness, The: Finding Your Way Through the Wilderness to God by Elisabeth Elliott

    When Women Walk Alone by Cindi McMenamin

    Websites:
    www.aacc.net  Search “Loneliness”
    www.desiringgod.org search loneliness

  • PREGNANCY LOSS

    Books:

    Atonement Child, The by Francine Rivers

    Empty Arms by Pam Vredevelt

    Empty Womb, Aching Heart by Marlo Schalesky

    Every Life is Beautiful: The OctoberBaby Bible Study by Jon Erwin and Andrew Erwin

    Forgiven and Set Free by Linda Cochran

    Help for the Post-Abortion Woman by M. S. Reisser and Paul Reisser

    Season To Heal, A by Luci Freed and Penny Yvonne Salazar-Phillips

    Silent Sorrow: Hope and Help From God's Wordby Ingrid Kohn and Perry-Lynn Moffitt and Isabelle Wilkins

    Tilly by Frank E. Peretti and Michael W. Smith

    You're Not Alone: Healing Through God's Grace After Abortion by Jennifer O’Neill

    Community Resources:
    Pregnancy Center’s

    Websites:
    www.aacc.net Search “Pregnancy” “Abortion” “Miscarriage”
    http://www.hopefortheheart.org/ Search Resources for Abortion or Pregnancy—unplanned
    www.desiringgod.org search Miscarriage or Pregnancy

  • RELATIONAL STRUGGLES

    Books:

    Attachments: Why You Love, Feel, and Act the Way You Do by Tim Clinton

    Avoiding Mr. Wrong by Stephen Arterburn and Margaret Rinck

    Bold Love by Dan B. Allender and Tremper Longman III

    Connecting: Healing Ourselves and Our Relationships by Larry Crabb

    The DNA of Relationships, by Gary Smalley and Greg Smalley

    Emotionally Destructive Relationship by Leslie Vernick

    The Five Love Languages, by Gary D. Chapman

    How To Act Right When Your Spouse Acts Wrong by Leslie Vernick

    If You Had Controlling Parents by Dan Neuharth

    Loving Well by William P. Smith

    Love For A Lifetime by James Dobson and Michael O’Neal

    The Mom Factor, by Henry Cloud and John Townsend

    New Life After Divorce by Bill Butterworth

    When Helping You is Hurting Me: Escaping the Messiah Trap by Carmen Renee Berry

    Community Resources:
    Eve Center’s ROSE
    Eve Center Book Studies

    Websites:
    www.aacc.net Search “Relationship”
    http://www.hopefortheheart.org/ Search Resources for marriage, singleness, rejection, blended family, caregiving
    www.PFL.org Practical Family Living
    www.desiringgod.org search “relationships”

  • SEXUAL IDENTITY

  • VOLUNTEER RESOURCES

    Books:

    Counseling Survivors of Sexual Abuse by Diane Mandt Langberg, PH. D.

    Girls' and Women's Wellness: Contemporary Counseling Issues and Interventions
    by Laura Hensley Choate

    None of These Diseases: The Bible's Health Secrets for the 21st Century by S. I. McMillen

    Quick-Reference Guide to Addictions and Recovery Counseling, The: 40 Topics, Spiritual Insights, and Easy-to-Use...by Dr. Tim Clinton and Dr. Eric Scalise

    Quick Scripture Reference for Counseling Women by Patricia A. Miller

    Scripture Keys For Kingdom Living by June Newman Davis

    The Steps to Freedom in Christ Study Guide, by Neil T. Anderson

    When Your Doctor Has Bad News: Simple Steps to Strength, Healing, and Hope by Al B. Weir

    Women Counseling Women: Biblical Answers to Life’s Difficult Problems by Elyse Fitzpatrick

    Community Resources:
    Church!

    PDF Documents:

    Take Thoughts Captive

    Websites:
    http://www.hopefortheheart.org
    http://www.desiringgod.org
    http://www.paultripp.com
    www.nami.org National Alliance on Mental Illness
    http://www.aacc.net
    http://www.timclinton.com