Resources

Web sites

 

The Sacred Art of Living Center

 

Wellness Development Group 

 

Center for Action and Contemplation 

 

Contemplative Outreach Thomas Keating and Centering Prayer

 

Enneagram in the Narrative Tradition (Helen Palmer, David Daniels, Peter O'Hanrahan)   

 

International Enneagram Association

 

Enneagram Institute – Russ Hudson

 

University of Massachusetts Medical School – Center for Mindfulness (Jon Kabat-Zinn)

 

Physicians Insurance of Washington - Provider Support - "Leading Well"

 

WorkwellNW

 

Vera Whole Health

 

 

Powerpoint presentation for Physician- Provider support from Physicians Insurance

Leading Well™: Promoting Clinician Resilience and Patient Safety through Provider Support

 

 

Books

 

The Healers Art

My Grandfather’s Blessings and Kitchen Table Wisdom, Rachel Naomi Remen

 

Mindfulness Meditation and Buddhist Teachings

Christian Insight Meditation, Following in the Footsteps of John of the Cross, Mary Jo Meadow

The Miracle of Mindfulness and Anger and No Death, No Fear, Thich Nhat Hanh

Full Catastrophe Living, and Wherever You Go There You Are and Coming to our Senses, John Kabat-Zinn

Heal Thyself, Saki Santorelli, MD

A Path with Heart, Jack Kornfield 

Breath by Breath, The Liberating Practice of Insight Meditation, Larry Rosenfeld

Seeking the Heart of Wisdom, The Path of Insight Meditation, Joseph Goldstein and Jack Kornfield

When Things Fall Apart, and The Places That Scare You, Pema Chodron

Buddhism with Attitude, The Tibetan Seven-Point Mind Training and The Four Immeasurables, Cultivating A Boundless Heart, B. Alan Wallace

A Heart As Wide As The World, Sharon Salzberg

 

Spiritual Direction

Partners in Covenant – The Art of Spiritual Companionship, Barbara A. Sheehan, S.P.

Spiritual Freedom – From an Experience of the Ignatian Exercises to the Art of Spiritual Guidance, John J. English, SJ

Friend of the Soul and No Moment Too Small, Norvene West

Eyes To See, Ears To Hear, and An Introduction to Ignatian Spirituality, David Lonsdale

Draw Me Into Your Friendship, The Spiritual Exercises, Thomas J. Fleming, S.J.

Hearts On Fire, Praying with Jesuits, ed Michael Harter, S.J.

A Vacation with the Lord, A Personal Directed Retreat, Thomas Hall, SJ

A 12 Step Approach to the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius, Jim Harbaugh

Too Deep for Words, Rediscovering Lectio Divina, Thelma Hall

Praying with Ignatius of Loyola, Jacqueline Syrup Bergan and Marie Schwan

Praying with Benedict, Katherine Howard

Group Spiritual Direction, A Community for Discernment, Rose Mary Dougherty

Coming Down the Mountain, How To Turn Your Retreat Into Everyday Living, Thomas Hart

As Sure as the Dawn – A Spiritual Guide through Times of Darkness, Patrick J. Howell, S.J.

Praying With Dorothy Day, James Allaire and Rosemarie Broughton

Sadana- A Way to God, Christian Exercises in Eastern Form, Anthony De Mello

Saying Yes to Change – Essential Wisdom for Your Journey, Joan Borysenko

Handbook of Positive Prayer, Hypatia Hasbrouck

The Sacred Art of Lovingkindness, Preparing to Practice, Rabbi Rami Shapiro

The Healing Presence, Spiritual Exercise for Healing, Wellness, and Recovery, Thomas A. Droege

 

Coaching

Coaxial Coaching, Whitworth, Kimsey-House, Sandahl

Life Makeovers, Stand Up For Your Life, Cheryl Richardson

Living in Balance, A Dynamic Approach for Creating Harmony and Wholeness in a Chaotic World, Joel and Michele Levy

A Guide to Getting It: Purpose and Passion, Marilyn Shwager, ed.

Nonviolent Communication, A Language of Life, Marshall Rosenberg

Don't Be Nice, Be Real - Balancing Passion For Self With Compassion For Others, A Handbook For Nonviolent Communication, Kelly Bryson

 

Daily Devotional

The Book of Awakening, Mark Nepo

Illuminations, Marianne Williamson

Pocket Full of Miracles, and Inner Peace for Busy People, Joan Borysenko

Radical Grace, Richard Rohr

The Language of Letting Go, Melody Beattie

Listening to Your Life, Daily Meditations, Frederick Buechner

 

Psychological

The Drama of the Gifted Child, The Search for the True Self and Thou Shalt Not Be ware – Society’s Betrayal of the Child, Paths of Life: Seven Scenarios, Alice Miller

The Road Less Travelled, M. Scott Peck

Imperfect Control, Judith Viorst

The Gift of Vulnerability and Daring Greatly, Brene Brown

Neurotic Styles, David Shapiro

Our Inner Conflicts, A Constructive Theory of Neurosis, Karen Horney, MD

Power vs. Force: The Hidden Determinants of Human Behavior, David Dawkins, MD, PhD

Feeling Good, David Burns

Moodswing, Ronal Fieve, MD

Don't Shoot The Dog, Karen Pryor

 

Addiction

Recovery from Addiction and Process Addiction

Codependent No More and Beyond Codependency, Melody Beattie

Loving What Is, Byron Katie

Addiction and Grace, Gerald May

Breathing Under Water, A Spirituality of the Twelve Steps, Richard Rohr

Living in Process, Basic Truths for Living the Path of the Soul and When Society Becomes an Addict, Anne Wilson Schaeff

A 12 Step Approach to the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius, Jim Harbaugh

Thirst for Wholeness – Attachment, Addiction, and the Spiritual Path, Christina Groff

 

Jungian – Women

Goddesses in Older Women, Archetypes in Women Over Fifty, Becoming a Juicy Crone, Goddesses in Every WomanGods in Every Man, Close to the Bone, and Crossing to Avalon, Jean Shinoda Bolen

The Feminine in Fairy Tales and Creation Myths, Shadow and Evil in Fairy TalesThe Cat – A Tale of Feminine Redemption and Animus and Anima in Fairy Tales, and Archetypal Dimensions  of the Psyche, Marie Louise Von Franz

The Pregnant Virgin  Addiction to Perfection, The Still Unravished Bride and Dancing in the Flames, The Dark Goddess in the Transformation of Consciousness, Marion Woodman

The Moonlit Path, Reflections on the Dark Feminine, and The Black Madonna of Einsiedeln, An Ancient Image for Our Present Time, Fred Gustafson

Pregnant Darkness, Monika Wikman

Women Who Run With The Wolves, Clarissa Pinkola Estes

 

Spirituality, Religion, InterFaith

Listening to the Heartbeat of God, A Celtic Spirituality, J. Phillip Newell

Sabbath, How Then Shall We Live, Four Simple Questions That Reveal the Beauty asnd Meaning of Our Lives, Wayne Muller

Everything Belongs, The Naked Now, Immortal Diamond, Falling Up, Radical Grace, Richard Rohr

The Song of the Bird, Awakenings, Wellsprings, and The Way to Love, Anthony De Mello

Beginning Contemplative Prayer, Out of Chaos Into Quiet,  Kathryn J. Hermes, esp

An Invitation to Centering Prayer, M. Basil Pennington, O.C.S.O.

Centering Prayer and Inner Awakening and Mystical Hope, Cyntia Bourgeault

The Human Condition, Contemplation and Transformation and Intimacy With God, An Introduction to Centering Prayer and Open Mind Open Heart, and Invitation To Love, The Way of Christian Contemplation, Thomas Keating

Minding The Body, Mending The Mind, Joan Borysenko

Encounter with God, Morton Kelsey

Spiritual Quest, A Guide to the Changing Landscape, Thomas Hart

The Book of Awakening, Having the Life You Want by Being Present to the Life You Have, and Facing the Lion, Being the LionFinding Inner CourageReduced to JoySeven Thousand Ways to Listen: Staying Close to what is Sacred, Mark Nepo

How to be an Adult and How to be an Adult in Relationship and The Sacred Heart of the World, David Ricco

Creation spirituality, The Hidden Spirituality of Men, Original Blessings, Creation Spirituality, and One River, Many Wells, Mathew Fox

Addiction and Grace, Care of Mind, Care of Spirit, The Awakened Heart, Simply Sane, Gerald May

Meeting Jesus Again For The First Time, Marcus Borg

The Genesis Meditations, and Blessings of the Cosmos, Prayers of the Cosmos, and The Sufi Book of Life, Neil Douglas-Klotz

The Return of the Prodigal Son, Henri Nouwen

A Course in Miracles: Foundation for Inner Peace, Helen Schucman and William Thetford

The Gift of Change, The Unmistakeable Touch of Grace, A Return to Love: Reflections on the Principles of "A Course in Miracles", Illuminata: A Return to Prayer, A Woman's Worth, Everyday Grace, Marianne Williamson

Honey From The Rock, Lawrence Kushner

Sacred Journey, Frederick Buechner

Spirit of Fire, the Life and Vision of Teillard de Chardin, Ursula King

The Divine Milieu, and The Phenomenon of Man, and Christianity and Evolution  Teillard de Chardin

Silent Hope, Living With The Mystery of God, John Kirvan

Jesus and Buddha, the Parallel Sayings and Meeting Jesus Again for the Firsst Time, Marcus Borg

How to Practice -The Way to a Meaningful Life and How to See Yourself as You Really Are and How to Expand Love, and Widening the Circle of Loving Relationships, His Holiness the Dalai Lama

The Gospel of John in the Light of Indian Mysticism, Ravi Ravindra

Embracing The Light, Achieving Spiritual Integration, Leichtmann, MD and Japikse

Quantum Theology, Spiritual Implications of the New Physics, Diarmuid O'Murchu

How To Know God, The Soul's Journey Into The Mystery of Mysteries, Deepak Chopra

The Art of Forgiving, Lewis Smedes

Radical Forgiveness, Colin Tipping

 

Death and Dying and Near Death Experiences

Denial of Death, Ernest Becker

On Death and Dying and Death, The Final Stage of Growth, and Life Lessons Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

Dignity and Dying – a Christian Appraisal, ed by John KIlner,

Dying Well, Peace and Possibilities at the End of Life, Ira Byock

Mortally Wounded and A Place of Healing, Michael Kearney

Dancing with Mr. D, Notes on Life and Death, Bert Keizer

The American Way of Dying, Richard Groves

The Tibetan Book of the Dead, Sogyal Rinpoche

A Celtic Book of Dying, Watching the Dying, Travelling with the Dead, Phylllda Anam-Aire

The Celtic Book of Living and Dying, Juliette Wood

Mind of Clear Light, Advice on Dying and Living a Better Life, Dalai Lama

Who Dies?  Healing Into Life and Death, and Embracing the Beloved, Relationship as a Path of Awakening, Stephen Levine

The Last Adventure of Life, Maria Dancing Heart

Final Gifts, Callanan and Kelly

Our Greatest Gift, a Meditation on Dying and Caring, Henri Nouwen

Final Exit, Derek Humphrey

Night Falls Fast, Understanding Suicide, Kay Redfield Jamison

A Manual of Dying, Stanislav Groff

Is There Life After Death?,  Levitt Weldon

Journey Home, What Near Death Experiences and Mysticism Teach Us About the Gift of Life, Phillipe Berman

The Ultimate Journey and The Stormy Search for the Self, and Spiritual Emergency, Stanislav Groff, MD

Closer to the Light, Raymond Moody

Near-Death Experiences, What TheyTeach Us About Living, Dying,And Our True Purpose, P.M. Atwater

The Ultimate Journey, Consciousness And The Mystery Of Death, Stansislv Groff, MD

 

Grief and Loss

On Grief and A Grief Observed, C.S. Lewis

When People Grieve, the Power of Love in the Midst of Pain, A New Set of Eyes, Encountering the Hidden God, and Sacred Threshold, Exploring the Inner Barriers To A Deeper Love, Paula D’Arcy

How We Grieve, Relearning the World, Thomas Attig

Swallowed by a Snake-Men’s Grief, Thomas Golden

Understanding Your Grief, Ten Essential Touchstones for Finding Hope and Healing Your Heart, Alan Wofelt, PhD

Grief Counseling and Grief Therapy, J. William Worden

The Grief Recovery Handbook, A Step-By-Step Program for Moving Beyond Loss, Johan W. James ad Frank Cherry

 

Mind-Body-Spirit

Journey of Awakening, Be Here Now, The Only Dance There Is, Grist For The Mill, Ram Das

Anatomy of Spirit, Carolyn Myss

Intuitive Self Healing, Marie Manuchehri, RN

Spiritual Dimension of Therapeutic Touch and Accepting Your Power to Heal, The Personal Practice of Therapeutic Touch, Dora Kunz with Dolores Kreiger, PhD, RN

Body, Breath, & Consciousness: A Somatic Anthology, Iam MacNaughton

How The Mind Can Heal The Heart, Emotional Alchemy, Tara Bennet-Goleman

The Relaxation Response, Herbert Benson

Heal Yourself, Louise Hay

 

Energy Awareness and Evolution of Consciousness

The Path of Energy and The Path of Emotions, Dr. Synthia Andrews, ND

Living In The Light, Shakti Gawain

A Brief History of Everything, Ken Wilbur

 

Soul Work, Shamanism, and Native American Healing

The Power of Now and A New Earth, Awakening to your Life’s Purpose, Eckhart Tolle

Soulcraft and Nature and the Human Soul, Bill Plotkin

The Four Fold Way, Walking the Path of the Warrior, Teacher, Healer, and Visionary, Gratitude: The Essential Practice for Happiness and Fulfillment, and The Second Half of Life, Angeles Arriens

Anamcara, and Beauty and Eternal Echoes and To Bless The Space Between Us, John O’Donahue

Transitions and The Way of Transition, William Bridges

The Four Agreements, The Mastery of Love, and The Fifth Agreement, Michael Ruiz

Dance of The Four Winds, Secrets of the Inca Medicine Wheel and Shaman, Healer, Sage, Alberto Villoldo

The Andean Codex, Adventures and Initiations Among the Peruvian Shamans, J. E. Williams

The Way of the Shaman, Michael Harner

Shamanism, Mircea Elliade

Coyote Medicine, Lessons from Native American Healing, Lewis Mehl-Madrona

Circle of Life – Traditional Teaching of Native American Elders, James David Audlin (Distant Eagle)

Black Elk Speaks

Teaching Around the Sacred Wheel, Finding the Soul of the DreamTime, Lynn Andrews

When The Impossible Happens, Adventures In Non-Ordinary Realities, Stanislav Groff, MD

 

Mysticism and Spiritual Classics

7 Paths to God, the Ways of the Mystic, Joan Z. Borysenko, PhD

Dark Night of the Soul, St. John of the Cross

A Meditation With Meister Eckhart, Mathew Fox

Interior Castle and The Way of Perfection, Teresa of Avila

The Cloud of Unknowing, author unknown

The Ecstatic Journey, The Transforming Power of Mystical Experience, Sophy Burnham

The Unfolding Now, A. H. Almaas

 

Poetry

The Heart Aroused, Across an Unknown Sea, The House of BelongingEverything is Waiting for You, David Whyte

The Soul of Rumi and Rumi, the Book of Love, Rumi

Four Quartets and Letters to a Young Poet, Ranier Maria Rilke

Why I Wake Early, A Thousand Mornings, Thirst, Dog Songs, American Primitive, Mary Oliver

The Heights of Machu Picchu Pablo Neruda

The Collected Poems, Wallace Stephens

 

The Illness experience

The Wounded Healer, Henry Nouwen

The Illness Narrative, Suffering, Healing, and the Human Condition, Arthur Kleinman

The Alchemy of Illness, Kat Duff

At the Will of the Body, Arthur W. Frank

The Body Speaks, James and Melissa Griffith, MDs

Where Healing Waters Meet, touching mind and emotion through the body, Clyde Ford

 

Jungian –Shadow, Archetypes, and Religion

A Little Book on The Human Shadow and Iron John, Robert Bly

Make Friends With Your Shadow and Your Golden Shadow, William Miller

The Hero Within and Awakening the Hero Within, Carol Pearson

Ego and Archetype and The Sacred Psyche A Psychological Approach to the Psalms and Transformation of the God Image, An elucidation of Jung’s Answer To Job, and The Christian Archetype, A Jungian Commentary on the Life of Christ and The Mystery of The Conjunctio, Alchemical Image of Individuation, Edward Ettinger

The Living God and Our Living Psyche, What Christians Can Learn From Carl Jung, Anne Belford Ulanov

The Guru Papers, Joel Kramer and Diana Alstad

Power In The Helping Professions, Adolf Guggenbuhl-Craig

 

Meaning and Purpose

Man’s Search for Meaning, Victor Frankel

Let Your Life Speak and A Hidden Wholeness, Parker Palmer

The Adventure of Living, Escape from Loneliness, The Strong and The Weak, To Understand Each Other, Guilt and Grace: A Psycological Study, Healing of Persons, Secrets, The Meaning of Persons, Paul Tournier

Journal Workshop, Ira Progoff

 

Healing and Spirituality

Love, Medicine, and Miracles, Peace, Love, and Healing, and How to Survive Between Office Visits, Bernie Siegel, MD

Healing Words: The Power of Prayer and the Practice Of Medicine, Recovering the Soul: A Scientific and Spiritual Approach, Reinventing Medicine: Beyond Mind-Body to a New Era of Healing, Healing Beyond the Body: Medicine and the Infinite Reach of the Mind, The Power of Premonition, and Prayer is Good Medicine: How to Reap the Healing Benefits of Prayer, Larry Dossey, MD

 

Enneagram

The Essential Enneagram, David Daniels and Virginia Price

The Enneagram and The Enneagram In Love and Work, Helen Palmer

The Spirituality of the Enneagram, Sandra Maitri

The Enneagram, A Christian Perspective, Richard Rohr and Andreas Ebert

My Best Self, Using the Enneagram to Free the Soul, and Discover Your Soul Potential, Using the Enneagram to Awaken Spiritual Vitality, Kathleen Hurley and Theodore Dobson

The Enneagram and Kabbalah, Reading Your Soul, Rabbi Howard A. Addison

The Complete Enneagram, 27 Paths to Greater Self-Knowledge, Bea Chestnut

The Wisdom of the Enneagram, Don Riso and Russ Hudson

 

Midlife, Aging, and Eldering

Aging Well, George Valliant, MD

From Aging To Sage-ing, A Profound Vision of Growing Older, Zalman Schachter Shalomi

Urgings of The Heart, A Spirituality of Integration, Wilkie Au and Noreen Cannon

Celebrate Midlife, Jungian Archetypes and Mid-Life Spirituality, Janice Brewi and Anne Brennan, Mark Gerzon

Callings, Greg Levoy

The Virtues of Aging, Jimmy Carter

Learn to Grow Old, and The Seasons of Life, Paul Tournier

 

Narrative Medicine

Narrative Medicine, The Use of History and Story in the Healing Process, Lewis Mehl-Madrona, MD, PhD

Healing Stories, Narrative in Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, ed. Glenn Roberts and Jeremy Holmes

 

Positive Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience

Authentic Happiness, Learned Helplessness, and Flourishing, Arthur Seligman

The Happiness Advantage, Shawn Achor

Buddha’s Brain and Hard Wiring for Happiness, and Just One Thing, Rick Hansen

The Mindful Brain, Reflection and Attunement In The Cultivation of Well-Being, Daniel Siegel

The Feeling of What Happens, and Descartes  Error, Antonio Damasio