Sean Latimer - Registered Clinical Counsellor
Sean Latimer - Registered Clinical Counsellor

Resources & Links

Fast Trauma Relief

One Eye Integration: Client Handbook by Dr. Richard Bradshaw & Audrey Cook.
A practical resource to understand and use One Eye Integration (OEI) “at home” once you have experienced treatment with your Certified OEI Therapist. (Not available in stores, so email me for the purchase price and to order a copy)

 

Tapping In: Activating your Healing Resources through Bilateral Stimulation, by Laurel Parnell, Ph.D.
A practical resource to use trauma healing techniques to build strength and wellbeing.
  Transforming Trauma: EMDR, by Laurel Parnell, Ph.D.   Small Wonders: Healing Childhood Trauma with EMDR, by Joan Lovett, M.D.
   
         
EMDR: The Breakthrough “Eye Movement” Therapy for overcoming Anxiety, Stress and Trauma, by Francine Shapiro, Ph.D. and Margot Silk Forrest   Changing Course: Healing from Loss, Abandonment and Fear, by Claudia Black, Ph.D.    
     

Healthy Connected Relationships

The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work, by John M. Gottman, Ph.D.
Easy to understand research-based learning from successful couples to illustrate what couples do wrong and how to put it right.
  The Relationship Cure: A 5-Step Guide to Strengthening Your Marriage, Family, and Friendships, by John Gottman, Ph.D
Based on the Seven Principles to teach you more fully how to connect and communicate emotionally.
  Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life, by Marshall B. Rosenberg, Ph.D
Simple model for honest expression and empathetic receiving without judgement.
   
         
Ten Lessons to Transform Your Marriage: America's Love Lab Experts Share Their Strategies for Strengthening Your Relationship,
by John Gottman, Ph.D, Julie Schwartz Gottman, Ph.D, and Joan Declaire
Based on the Seven Principles to teach you through 10 topical chapters each targeting a relationship challenge.
  Getting the Love You Want: A Guide for Couples, by Harville Hendrix, Ph.D.
Discussion and exercises to transform a relationship from unconscious to conscious, and to show how our partner is a mirror that reflects who we are back to us – a wonderful learning and growth opportunity.
  The Couple’s Journey: Intimacy as a Path to Wholeness, by Susan M. Campbell, Ph.D
Easy to read book examining couples’ journey through stages and how they get stuck in a power struggle.
   
         
The Mystery of Marriage: Meditations on the Miracle,
by Mike Mason         
  The Heart of the Five Love Languages: How to Express Heartfelt Commitment to your Mate, by Gary Chapman
Simple adjunct to developing ways to touch your partners heart.
  Passionate Marriage: Keeping Love and Intimacy Alive in Committed Relationships, by David Schnarch, Ph.D
In depth case studies in bringing intimacy and passion back into a relationship.  
   
         
Family Ties That Bind: A Self-Help Guide to Change Through Family of Origin Therapy by Dr. Ronald W. Richardson 
Helpful guide for a couple to let go of family of origin rules and to develop rules that work for their current family.
  NOT Just Friends: Rebuilding Trust and Recovering Your Sanity After Infidelity, by Shirley Glass, Ph.D
Interesting perspective on affairs that brings relief to the injured party, and discusses the importance of “windows and not doors”.
  Divorce & New Beginnings, by Genevieve Clapp, Ph.D
Practical guide to changing relationships and practical ways to focus on emotional divorce after the physical divorce
   
         
Too Good to Leave; Too Bad to Stay, by Mira Kirshenbaum         Private Lies, by Frank Pittman    
     

Depression and Anxiety

Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy, by David D. Burns, M.D.
Hopeful and helpful resource for dealing with issues around depression and low self-esteem
  When Panic Attacks, by David D. Burns, M.D.    
     

Grief

Motherless Daughters: The Legacy of Loss, by Hope Edelman.
Helpful resource for women who are grieving the loss of their mother
       
       

Parenting and Family

And Baby Makes Three: The Six-Step Plan for Preserving Marital Intimacy and Rekindling Romance After Baby Arrives, John M. Gottman, Ph.D, and Julie Schwartz Gottman, Ph.D   Strengthening Family Resilience, Froma Walsh, Ph.D   How to Talk so Kids will Listen & Listen so Kids will Talk. Adele Faber & Elaine Mazlish
   
         
Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child: The Heart of Parenting, by John Gottman, Ph.D and Joan Declaire.   Hold on to your Kids: Why Parents need to Matter more than Peers, by David D. Burns, M.D.   Kids Are Worth It!: Giving Your Child The Gift Of Inner Discipline
by Gordon Neufeld, Ph.D. and Gabor Mate, M.D.
   
         
How Children Raise Parents, by Dan B. Allender, Ph.D.   Stop Walking on Eggshells: Taking your life back when someone you care about has Borderline Personality Disorder, by Paul Mason and Randi Kreger    
     
         

Fast Trauma Relief

One Eye Integration (OEI)                                    

EMDR

Healthy Connected Relationships

Gottman Institute

Centre for Nonviolent Communication

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