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Misty Slopes


RESOURCEs for parenting, couples, individuals
Parenting Resources

Often I'm asked what my favorite resources are for parents looking to improve their relationships with their children​. Below are some of my favorite books, podcasts, websites depending on age and need. There are many more resources out there, however these are my most recommended.


The Whole Brained Child and No Drama Discipline

by Tina Payne Bryson and Daniel Siegal


Trauma Proofing Your Kids, A Parents’ Guide to Instilling Confidence, Joy and Resilience

by Peter A. Levine and Maggie Kline

Raising Cooperative Kids, Parent Practices for a Connected, Health Family

by Marion Forgatch, Gerald Patterson, PhD, and Tim Friend

Specifically for understanding teenagers:


by Daniel Siegal


Specifically for teenage girls:

Untangled, Guiding Teenage Girls Through the Seven Transitions Into Adulthood

by Lisa Damour, Ph.D.


For girls ages 3-13:

No More Mean Girls

by Katie Hurley, LCSW


Websites and blogs for all ages: by Karen Young by Dr. Laura Markham

Couples Resources


The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work

by John M. Gottman, Ph.D., and Nan Silver


The Gottman Institute also has a wonderful blog and resources:


Terry Real resources and blog:


Esther Perel resources and blog:



Marriage Therapy Radio with Zach and Laura

Where Should We Begin? With Esther Perel

Individual Resources

The Mindful Path to Self-Compassion, Freeing Yourself from Destructive Thoughts and Emotions

by Christopher K. Germer, PhD


I Thought It Was Just Me (But It Isn’t)

by Brene Brown, Ph.D., LMSW

The Body Keeps the Score

by Bessel van der Kolk

Waking the Tiger

by Peter Levine

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