Recommended Reading

DENNIS SMITH - Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

The following titles may be of benefit to you. I cannot guarantee any of the content you may read. All reading material needs to be judged by each reader in terms of it's value.


Bringing Up Boys, Dr. James Dobson
Parenting Isn't For Cowards, Dr. James Dobson, Word Publishing
The Strong Willed Child, Dr. James Dobson, Tyndale
How to Really Love Your Child, Dr. Ross Campbell, Victor Books
How to Really Love Your Teenager, Dr. Ross Campbell, Victor Books
Children at Risk, Dr. James Dobson & Gary Bauer, Word
The Key to Your Child's Heart, Gary Smalley, Word
The Raising of a Modern Day Knight, Robert Lewis, Focus on the Family
Parenting With Love and Logic, Cline & Fay, Pinon Press
Raising Sons and Loving It, Gary and Carrie Oliver, Zondervan
Relational Parenting, Campbell, Moody
Always Daddy’s Girl, Norm Wright


The Triumphant Marriage, Neal Clark Warren, Focus on the Family
Give and Take, Willard Harley, Revell
Fighting For Your Marriage, Markman, Stanley, and Blumberg, Jossey-Bass
The Hidden Value of a Man, Gary Smalley and John Trent, Focus on the Family
The Five Love Languages, Gary Chapman, Northfield Publishing
The New Building Your Mates Self Esteem, Dennis and Barbara Rainey, Nelson
The Language of Love, Gary Smalley and John Trent, Focus on the Family
Five Steps to Romantic Love, Willard Harley, Revell
His Needs, Her Needs, Willard Harley, Revell
The Second Half of Marriage, David and Claudia Arp, Zondervan
When the One You Love Wants to Leave, Donald Harvey, Baker
The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work, John Gottman, Three Rivers Press
Restoring the Pleasure, Penner and Penner, Word Publishing
A Lasting Promise, Stanley, McCain, Trathen, Bryan, Jossey Bass Pub.
The Relationship Cure, Gottman, Crown.
Men and Sex, Penner and Penner, Nelson
1001 Ways to be Romantic, Godek, Casablanca Press
The Smart Step-Family, Ron Deal, Bethany House
For Women Only, Shaunti Feldhan, Multnomah
For Men Only, Shaunti Feldhan, Multnomah
Love and Respect, Eggerichs, Focus on the Family
The DNA of Relationships, Gary Smalley, Tyndale


Faithful and True, Mark Laaser, Zondervan
An Affair of the Mind, Laurie Hall, Focus on the Family
Every Man's Battle, Arterburn and Stoeker, Watch Tower


Understanding Grief, Helping Yourself Heal, Wolfelt, Accelerated Development ( 1-800-821-8312 )
Restoring Emotional, Physical, Financial, and Times Reserves to Overloaded Lives, Dr. Richard Swenson, Navpress
Torn Asunder, Recovering From Extra Marital Affairs, Dave Carder, Moody
Make Anger Your Ally, Neil Clark Warren, Focus on the Family
Boundaries, When to Say Yes and When to Say No, Cloud and Townsend, Zondervan
Forgiving our Parents, Forgiving Ourselves, David Stoop, Vine Books-Servant Publications
Secrets of your Family Tree, Healing for Adult Children of Dysfunctional Homes, Carder, Henslin, Cloud, Townsend, and Brawand, Moody
When God Doesn't Make Sense, Dr. James Dobson, Tyndale
The Making of a Man, Devotions for the Challeneges that Men Face in Family and Career, Exley, Honor Books
Who Moved My Cheese, Spencer Johnson, G.P. Putnam
Finding Contentment, Neil Clark Warren, Nelson
The Prayer of Jabez, Wilkinson, Multnomah
Secrets of the Vine, Wilkinson, Multnomah
The Overload Syndrome, Richard Swenson, Navpress
The Dream Giver, Bruce Wilkinson, Multnomah
Telling Yourself the Truth, Backus and Chapman, Bethany House

Readlist 7/2006