Topic Specific Resources

 

 

Sex Talk

Audio

  • Student Health offers an online SexTalk audio and video series to address concerns about sex and sexual health. The Sex Talk series is recorded by Lisa DiGiorgio-Haag, who is an experienced nurse practitioner and has experience working with diverse populations.

 

Just In Case App

Website

  • The Just In Case app is a real-time resource for students who have questions about coping, responding to stress, improving sleep, and getting help with a variety of other concerns such as reporting a sexual assault.

 

Sex and Sexual Health

Books/Self-Help

  • S.E.X. by Heather Corinna
  • The Guide to Getting it On by Paul Joannides
  • I Heart Female Orgasm: An Extraordinary Orgasm Guide by Dorian Solot
  • The V Book: A Doctor’s Guide to Complete Vulvovaginal Health by Elizabeth G. Stewart
  • Healing Painful Sex: A Woman’s Guide to Confronting, Diagnosing and Treating Sexual Pain by Deborah Coady
  • For Each Other: Sharing Sexual Intimacy by Lonnie Garfield Barbach
  • The New Male Sexuality by Bernie Zilbergeld
  • Websites

 

Relationships

Books/Self-Help

  • Reconcilable Differences, 2nd Edition: Rebuild Your Relationship by Rediscovering the Partner You Love – Without Losing Yourself by Andrew Christensen, Brian Doss, and Neil Jacobson
  • Lesbian Couples: A Guide to Creating Healthy Relationships by Merilee Clunis and G. Dorsey Green
  • 7 Principles for Making Marriage Work by John Gottman
  • Hold Me Tight by Sue Johnson
  • Getting The Love You Want: A Guide for Couples by Harville Hendrix
  • Keeping The Love You Find by Harville Hendrix
  • Co-Dependent No More by Melody Beattie
  • Destructive Relationships by Jill Murry
  • Do I Have to Give Up Me To Be Loved By You? by Jordan Paul and Margaret Paul
  • Facing Love Addiction: Giving Yourself the Power to Change the Way You Love by Pia Mellody, Andrea Wells Miller
  • Fighting for Your Marriage by Howard Markman, Scott Stanley and Susan Blumberg
  • The High Conflict Couple by Alan Fruzzetti
  • In Love and In Danger by Barrie Levy
  • May I Kiss You? by Michael Domitrz
  • Rebuilding When Your Relationships End by Fisher, Bruce and Alberti, Robert
  • Podcasts
    • 5 Love Languages (Cost: free)
    • Couple (Cost: free)
    • The Ice Break (Cost: $1.99)
    • Love Maps (Cost: $1.99)

 

Sexual Assault and Abuse

Books/Self-Help

  • After Silence by Nancy Raine
  • Against Our Will by Susan Brownmiller
  • Breaking Free from Partner Abuse by Mary Marecek
  • Free At Last by Frances Shuker-Haines
  • How to Stop a Stalker by Mike Proctor
  • I Never Called It Rape by Mary Koss
  • It’s Not Okay Anymore by Greg Enns
  • Man-to-Man: When Your Partner Says No by Scott Allen
  • No Safe Haven by Mary P Koss, et al
  • Recovering From Rape by Linda Ledray
  • Sex Without Consent edited by Merril D. Smith
  • Sexual Assault in Context by Christopher Kilmartin
  • The Sexual Healing Journey by Wendy Maltz
  • The Survivor’s Guide to Sex by Staci Haines
  • When You Are the Partner of a Rape of Incest Survivor by Robert Levine

 

Drugs and Alcohol

Books/Self-Help

  • The Tao of Sobriety: Helping You to Recover from Alcohol and Drug Addiction by David Gragson and Jay S. Efran, PhD
  • Drinking: A Love Story: by Caroline Knapp

Websites

 

Sleep and Insomnia

Books/Self-Help

  • No More Sleepless Nights Workbook by Peter Hauri
  • Quiet Your Mind & Get to Sleep: Solutions to Insomnia for Those with Depression, Anxiety or Chronic Pain by Colleen Carney and Rachel Manber
  • Say Good Night to Insomnia by Gregg Jacobs and Herbert Benson

Apps

 

Eating Concerns and Body Image

Books/Self-Help

  • 8 Keys to Recover from an Eating Disorder by Carolyn Costin and Gwen Schubert Grabb
  • End Emotional Eating by Jennifer Taitz
  • Health at Any Size by Linda Bacon
  • Intuitive Eating by Evelyn Tribole
  • Mindful Eating 101 by Susan Albers
  • Overcoming Binge Eating by Christopher Fairbairn
  • Why Weight?: A Guide to Ending Compulsive Eating by Geneen Rot
  • Eating Mindfully: How to End Mindless Eating and Enjoy a Balanced Relationship with Food by Susan Albers
  • The Adonis Complex by Harrison Pope
  • The Beauty Myth by Naomi Wolf
  • The Body Image Workbook by Thomas Cash
  • Bodylove by Rita Freedman
  • The Good Body by Eve Ensler
  • Making Weight by Arnold Andersen

Websites

 

Women’s Health

Websites

 

Men’s Health

Websites

 

Exercise and Sports Injury Prevention

Books/Self-Help

  • Applying Sport Psychology by Jim Taylor and Gregory Wilson, editors
  • Awaken the Olympian Within compiled by John Naber
  • Exercise Psychology by Janet Buckworth and Rod Dishman
  • Motivating People to Be Physically Active by Bess Marcus and LeighAnn Forsyth
  • The Sport Psych Handbook by Shane Murphy
  • Sport Psychology in Practice by Mark Andersen

 

LGBTQIA Health and Gender Identity

Books/Self-Help

  • Coming Out of Shame by Gershen Kaufmen and Lev Raphael
  • For Yourself: The Fulfillment of Female Sexuality by Lonnie Barbach
  • Free Your Mind by Ellen Bass
  • Looking Queer: Body Image and Identity in Lesbian, Bisexual, Gay, and Transgender Communities by Dawn Atkins (editor)
  • The Macho Paradox by Jackson Katz
  • Men’s Lives compiled by Michael S. Kimmel
  • Real Boys by William Pollack

Websites

 

Trauma and Grief

Books/Self-Help

  • A Long Shadowed Grief by Harold Smith
  • Necessary Losses by Judith Viorst
  • Life After Trauma by Dena Rosenbloom and Mary Williams
  • Trauma and Recovery by Judith Herman
  • Trust After Trauma by Aphrodite Mataski

Apps

  • PTSD Coach (Free app developed by the VA National Center for PTSD) 
  • eCBT Trauma (Cost: iTunes $0.99)

 

General / Wellness

Websites

Apps