Wellness Books

  1. An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness by Kay Redfield Jamison
  2. Anatomy of an Epidemic: Magic Bullets, Psychiatric Drugs, and the Astonishing Rise of Mental Illness in America by Robert Whitaker
  3. Ben Behind His Voices: One Family’s Journey From the Chaos of Schizophrenia to Hope by Randye Kaye
  4. Crazy Like Us: The Globalization of the American Psyche by Ethan Watters
  5. Don’t Let Anyone Know: A Story About Mental Illness – The World Only Viewed the Silhouette! by Helen Cochran Coffey
  6. Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy Revised and Updated by David D. Burns
  7. Learning to Breathe: My Yearlong Quest to Bring Calm to My Life by Priscilla Warner
  8. Loving Someone with Bipolar Disorder by Julie A. Fast and John D. Preston PsyD D ABPP
  9. Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl
  10. Shadows in the Sun: Healing from Depression and Finding the Light Within by Gayathri Ramprasod
  11. Spontaneous Happiness: A New Path to Emotional Well-Being by Andrew Weil, M.D.
  12. Spontaneous Healing: How to Discover and Embrace Your Body’s Natural Ability to Maintain and Heal Itself by Andrew Weil, M.D.
  13. Standing in the Shadows: Understanding and Overcoming Depression in Black Men by John Head
  14. Take Charge of Bipolar Disorder: A 4-Step Plan for You and Your Loved Ones to Manage the Illness and Create Lasting Stability by Julie A. Fast and John Preston
  15. The Anatomy of Hope: How People Prevail in the Face of Illness by Jerome Groopman, M.D.
  16. The Brain That Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science (Null) by Norman Doidge
  17. The Buddha & The Borderline: My recovery from borderline personality disorder through dialectical behavior therapy, buddhism & online dating by Kiera Van Gelder
  18. The Center Cannot Hold: My Journey Through Madness by Elyn R. Saks
  19. The Feeling Good Handbook by David D. Burns
  20. The Happiness Advantage: The Seven Principles of Positive Psychology That Fuel Success and Performance at Work by Shawn Achor
  21. The Peace of Mind Prescription:An Authoritative Guide to Finding the Most Effective Treatment for Anxiety and Depression by Dennis S. Charney, M.D. and Charles B. Nemeroff, M.D., Ph.D.
  22. The Relaxation Response by Herbert Benson and Miriam Z. Klipper
  23. Unstuck: Your Guide to the Seven-Stage Journey Out of Depression by James S. Gordon
  24. Wasted: A Memoir of Anorexia and Bulimia by Marya Hornbacher
  25. Waiting: A Nonbeliever’s Higher Power by Marya Hornbacher
  26. When A Parent Is Depressed: How to Protect Your Children From the Effects of Depression in the Family by William R. Beardslee, M.D.
  27. Willow Weep for Me: A Black Woman’s Journey through Depression by Meri Nana-Ama Danquah
  28. Women’s Moods: What Every Woman Must Know About Hormones, the Brain, and Emotional Health by Deborah Sichel and Jeanne Watson Driscoll
  29. Wrestling with our inner angels: faith, mental illness, and the journey to wholeness by Nancy Kehoe
  30. Yoga for Depression: A Comprehensive Guide to Relieve Suffering through Yoga by Amy Weintraub

 

DISCLAIMER: Gayathri Ramprasad, MBA, CPS, is not a doctor, therapist or health care professional.  She is a mental health advocate and Certified Peer Specialist (CPS).  The information shared in this website is for general information purposes only and therefore not intended to replace the medical advice afforded by physicians or other healthcare professionals.