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BOOKS

Assertiveness

Alberti, R., Emmons, M. (1990). Your perfect right: A guide to assertive
living. San Luis Obispo, CA: Impact Publishers.

Smith, M. (1975). When I say no, I feel guilty. New York: The Dial Press.

Aging

Cowley, M. The view from eighty.

Scott-Maxwell, F. The measure of my days.

Sedlar & Miners. Donít retire, rewire.

Career Development

Bolles, R., (2010). What color is your parachute? Berkeley, CA: Ten-Speed
Press.

Dating

De Angelis, B. (1992). Are you the one for me? Knowing who's right and
avoiding who's wrong. New York: Delacorte Press.

Sills, J. (1987). A fine romance: the psychology of successful
courtship--making it work for you. Los Angeles, CA: Jeremy P. Tarcher.

Wolf, S. (1993). Guerilla dating tactics: Strategies, tips and secrets for
finding romance. New York: Penguin Books.

Depression and Anxiety

Bourne, E. (1995). The anxiety & phobia workbook. (2nd Ed.) Oakland, CA:
New Harbinger Publications, Inc.

Burns, D., (1980). Feeling good: the new mood therapy. New York: Avon
Books.

Burns, D. (2007). When panic attacks. New York: Morgan Road Books.

Copeland, M. (1992). The depression workbook: A guide for living with
depression and manic depression. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications,
Inc.

Divorce

Gardner, R. (1983). The boys and girls book about divorce. Northvale, NJ:
Jason Aronson.

Ricci, I. (1997). Momís House, Dadís House: Making Two Homes for Your
Child

Fulfillment

Frankl, V. (1984) Man's search for meaning. New York: Pocket Books.

Peck, M.S. (1978). The road less traveled. New York: Simon & Schuster.

Seligman, M. (2012). Flourish: A visionary new understanding of happiness
and well-being. New York: Free Press.

Gender Communication

Gray, J. (1992). Men are from Mars, women are from Venus: A practical
guide for improving communication and getting what you want in your
relationship. New York: HarperCollins Publishers, Inc.

Tannen, D. (1990). You just don't understand: Women and men in
conversation. New York: Ballantine Books.

Infidelity

Abrahms Spring, J. (2012). After the Affair: Healing the Pain and Rebuilding
Trust When a Partner Has Been Unfaithful, 2nd Edition. New York: William
Morrow.

Life Transitions

Peck, M.S. (1978). The road less traveled: A new psychology of love,
traditional values, and spiritual growth. New York: Simon & Schuster, Inc.

Sheehy, G. (1974). Passages: Predictable crises of adult life. New York: E.P.
Dutton.

Loss

Kubler-Ross, E. (1969). On death and dying. New York: Macmillan.

Kushner, H. (1981). When bad things happen to good people. New York:
Schocken Books.

Parenting

Dinkmeyer, D., & McKay, G. (1973). Raising a responsible child: practical
steps to successful family relationships. New York: Simon & Schuster.

Dinkmeyer, D., & McKay, G. (1976) Systematic training for effectie
parenting. Circle Plains, MN: American Guidance Service.

Dreikurs, R., & Soltz, V. (1964). Children: the challenge. New York: E.P.
Dutton, Inc.

Miller, A. (1981). The drama of the gifted child. New York: Basic Books.

Relationships

Chapman, G. (2015) The Five Love Languages; the Secret to Love That
Lasts

Gottman, J., Silver, N. (2011) The Seven Principles for Making Marriage
Work

Hendrix, H. (2019) Getting the Love You Want; A Guide for Couples (Third
Ed.)

Johnson, S. (2013) Love Sense: The Revolutionary New Science of
Romantic Relationships

Johnson, S. (2008) Hold Me Tight: Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of
Love

Lehmiller, J. (2018) Tell me what you want: The science of sexual desire

Levine, A. (2012) Attached: The New Science of Adult Attachment and How
It Can Help YouFind - and Keep - Love

Perel, E. (2007) Mating in Captivity: Unlocking Erotic Intelligence

Powell, J. (1976) The Secret of Staying in Love

Wallerstein, J., Blakeslee, S. (1996) The Good Marriage: How and Why Love
Lasts

Self-Help

Birkedahl, N. (1990). The habit control workbook. Oakland, CA: New
Harbinger Publications, Inc.

Burns, D. (1993). Ten days to self-esteem. New York: Quill, William Morrow.

Weisinger, H. (1985). Dr. Weisinger's anger work-out book. New York: Quill.

Weiss, L. (1994). The attention deficit disorder in adults workbook. Dallas,
TX: Taylor Publishing Company.

Sexuality

Comfort, A. (1991) The new joy of sex. New York: Crown.

Stress Management

Benson, H. (1975). The relaxation response. New York: William Morrow.

Davis, M., Eshelman, E., & McKay, M. (1995). The relaxation & stress
reduction workbook. (4th Ed.) Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications, Inc.

Therapy

Ehrenberg, O., & Ehrenberg, M. (1986). The psychotherapy maze: A
consumer's guide to getting into and out of therapy. New York: Simon &
Schuster.

Time Management

Covey, S. (1989). The 7 habits of highly effective people. New York: Simon
& Schuster.

Smith, H. (1994). The 10 natural laws of successful time and life
management: Proven strategies for increased productivity and inner peace.
New York: Warner Books.

PODCASTS

Conversations, Alanis Morrisette, interviews with great psychologists
The Empathy Rising Podcast, Marissa Lawton
Hidden Brain
Invisibilia
Is it bedtime yet? Mental health and the experience of being a parent
Mind of State, psychology and sociopolitical issues
The Moth, intriguing stories
NPR LifeKit
Oprah's Super Soul Sunday's
Revisionist History
Rough Translation
The Space Between Us, from a psychoanalytic perspective
Super Soul Conversations
TED Radio Hour, ideas worth sharing
This American Life, intriguing stories
This Is Love, unique love stories
Unruffled, Janet Lansbury
Where Should We Begin? Esther Perel
Your Anxiety Toolkit, Kimberley Quinlan

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