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The following is a list of the library books kept at the WKU Counseling Center. Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to borrow any of these texts for up to a month at a time.


• Wasted by Marya Hornbacher

• Alcoholics Anonymous Big Book by AA Services

• Coming Clean by William Cloud & Robert Granfield

• A Woman’s Way through the Twelve Steps by Stephanie S. Covington

• The Sex Addiction Workbook William T. O’donohue & Tamara Penix Sbraga

• The Courage to Change by Dennis Wholey


• Taking Charge of Anger by Robert W. Nay

Anxiety and Worry

• The Imp of the Mind by Lee Baer

• Getting Control by Lee Baer

• Mastery of your Anxiety and Worry by David H. Barlow & Michelle G. Craske

• Mastery of your Anxiety and Worry 2nd Edition by David H. Barlow, Michelle G. Craske & Richard E. Zinbarg

• Worry by Edward M. Hallowell

Death and Grieving

• Final Passages by Judith Ahronheim & Doron Weber

• The Scarred Soul by Tracy Alderman

• How to Survive the Loss of a Love by Harold H. Bloomfield, Melba Colgrave & Peter McWilliams

• The Living Will by Joseph E. Beltran

• On Death And Dying by Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

• Necessary Losses by Judith Viorst


• Mind Over Mood by Dennis Greenberger & Christine A. Padesky

• The Blue Day Book by Bradley Trevor Greive

Eating Disorders

• The Beginning Guide to Eating Disorders Recovery by Nanay J. Kolodny

• The Courage To Be Yourself by Sue Patton Thoele

General College

• College of the Overwhelmed by Theresa Foy Digeronimo & Richard Kadison

General Mental Health/Psychology

• Autobiography of a Schizophrenic Girl by Marguerite Sechehaye

• Is There No Place On Earth For ME? by Susan Sheehan

• Making it Crazy by Sue E. Estroff


• The CollegeHumor Guide to College by CollegeHumor.com

• Wherever You Go There You Are by Jon Kabat-Zinn

• If Life is a Game, These are the Rules by Cherie Carter-Scott

• The Purpose Driven Life by Rick Warren

• Out & About Campus by Kim Howard & Annie Stevens

• Your Mythic Journey by Sam Keen & Anne Valley-Fox

• Open My Eyes, Open My Soul by Yolanda King & Elodia Tate

• Survival Guide for College Students with ADHD or LD by Kathleen G. Nadeu

• Happiness Is by Shawn Christopher

PTSD and Trauma

• The Courage to Heal by Ellen Bass & Laura Davis

• Understanding Self-Injury by Robin Connors & Kristy Trautmann

• Trauma and Recovery by Judith Herman

• The Courage to Heal Workbook by Laura Davis

• Victims No Longer by Mike Lew

• The Truth About Rape by Teresa M. Lauer

• Cutting by Steven Levenkron

Relationships and Domestic Violence

• Means of Escape by Dolly M. Palmer

• The Relationship Cure by John M. Gottman

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 Last Modified 9/14/21