Resources

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Books:

Working with the self

  • Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead. By Brene Brown. 
  • Gifts of Imperfection by Brene Brown
  • Wherever you go, there you are. By Jon Kabat - Zinn
  • Power Vs. Force   By David R. Hawkins
  • Letting go, the Power of Surrender By  David R. Hawkins
  • Trascending the levels  of councioussness: the stairway to enlightenment By David R. Hawkins
  • The Eye of The I. From which nothing is hidden  By David R. Hawkins

Marriage/Relationship

  • • Hold Me Tight: Seven Conversations For a Lifetime of Love. By Sue Johnson
  • • The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work. By John Gottman
  • • Mating In Captivity: Unlocking Erotic Intelligence. By Esther Perel
  • • Love Sense:The Revolutionary New Science of Romantic Relationships. By Sue Johnson
  • • Co-dependance no more. By Melodie Beattie
Mindfulness/Self-Compassion
  • Full  Catasthrophe Living. By Jon Kabat - Zinn 
  • When Things Fall Apart. By Pema Chodron
  • Radical Acceptance. By Tara Brach
  • Get Out of Your Mind and Into Your Life. By Steven Hayes
Parenting
  • • Peaceful Parenting: How to Stop Yelling and Start Connecting. By Laura Markham
  • • The Dolphin Way: A Parent’s Guide to Raising Health Happy and Motivated Kids Without Turning into a Tiger. By Shimi Kang
  • • The Explosive Child: A New Approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated, Chronically Inflexible Children. By Ross W. Greene.
  • • How to Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk. By Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish
  • • The Mindful Child: How to Help Your Kid Manage Stress and Become Happier, Kinder and More Compassionate. By Susan Kaiser Greenland
  • • Positive Discipline For Parenting Preschoolers With Your Heart and Mind: A Parenting Book Filled With Strategies & Activities To Encourage Positive Discipline. By Samatha Evans.

Children’s Books
  • • Visiting Feelings. By Lauren Rubenstein
  • • When I Feel Sad. By Cornelia Mauden Sperman
  • • When I Feel Scared. By Cornelia Mauden Sperman
  • • When I Feel Worried. By Cornelia Mauden Sperman
  • • When I Feel Angry. By Cornelia Mauden Sperman
  • • When I Feel Jealous. By Cornelia Mauden Sperman
  • • When I Miss You. By Cornelia Mauden Sperman
  • • Calm Down Time. By Elizabeth Verdick
  • • Two Homes By Claire Masurel
  • • Dinosaurs Divorce By Laurie and Marc Brown
  • • My Family’s changing By Pat Thomas

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Nubia Edith Alfonso

nubia sqI am a Registered Clinical Social Worker. I have worked for over 15 years providing individual, couples, families and group therapy in a variety of settings and communities in Ontario.


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