Updated: Dec. 8, 2017

Titles on Mental Health from the Lending Library

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Attorney Recovery Stories (DVD)
New York State Assistance Trust (2006)
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Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking
Malcolm Gladwell (April 2007)
A book about how our brains work and how we make choices that seem to be made in an instant.
ISBN 9780316010665
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The Body Never Lies: The Lingering Effects of Cruel Parenting
Alice Miller (May 2005)
Shows how a child’s humiliation, impotence, and bottled rage can manifest itself as adult illness.
ISBN 9780393060652
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The Confidence Gap: A Guide to Overcoming Fear and Self-Doubt
Russ Harris (September 2011)
Solutions to low self-confidence, shyness, and insecurity by forming a new and wiser relationship with them and freeing yourself from fears.
ISBN 9781590309230
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Daring Greatly
Brené Brown, Ph.D., LMSW (2012)
Discover how embracing vulnerability can lead to a more fulfilling life and how vulnerability increases courage.
ISBN  9781592408412
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A Deeper Understanding of Your Career Choices: A Companion to The Hidden Sources of Law School Stress
Lawrence S. Krieger
A booklet that incorporates decades of scientific knowledge and practical experience to guide you to a real, ongoing satisfaction in your work and life.
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Emotional Intelligence 2.0
Travis Bradberry and Jean Greaves (June 2009)
A step-by-step program to increase your emotional intelligence by achieving your fullest potential through self-awareness, self-management, social awareness and relationship management
ISBN 9780974320625
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Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway
Susan Jeffers (January 2007)
Insight and tools to improve your ability to handle any given situation and learn to live your life the way you want.
ISBN 9780091907075
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The Happiness Trap: How to Stop Struggling and Start Living
Russ Harris (2007)
Explains that the ways we try to find happiness may cause stress, anxiety, and depression and the author presents the insights and techniques of acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT).
ISBN 9781590305843
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The Hidden Sources of Law School Stress: Avoiding the Mistakes that Create Unhappy and Unprofessional Lawyers
Lawrence S. Krieger
A booklet that explains why law school is so stressful and why it doesn’t have to be that way.
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I Don’t Want to Talk About It: Overcoming the Secret Legacy of Male Depression
Terrence Real (March 1998)
Reveals how men can unearth their pain, heal themselves, restore relationships, and break the legacy of abuse.
ISBN 0684835398
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I Thought It Was Just Me (But It Isn't)
Brené Brown, Ph.D., LMSW (2007)
Learn tools to move through the by-products of shame; fear, blame, and disconnection to live your best, authentic life.
ISBN  9781592403356
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The Language of Letting Go: Daily Meditations for Codependents
Melody Beattie (June 1990)
A daily meditation book written for those who struggle with the issue of codependency.
ISBN 0894866370
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Lawyers, Anger, and Anxiety: Dealing with the Stresses of the Legal Profession
Rebecca Nerison, Ph.D. (April 2010)
Examines how anger and anxiety are related and the symptoms and costs associated with them, and provides advice on seeking happiness through all stages of your career.
ISBN 9781604429497
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Major Issues in Cognitive Aging (Oxford Psychology Series)
Timothy Salthouse (January 2010)
Identifies phenomena in the field of cognitive aging and discusses issues relevant to the investigation and interpretation of them.
ISBN 9780195372151
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The Mastery of Love: A Practical Guide to the Art of Relationship
Don Miguel Ruiz (March 1999)
A Toltec wisdom book where the author brings to light the commonly held fallacies and misplaced expectations about love that permeate most relationships and uses stories to import the wisdom of three fundamental Toltec masteries (awareness, transformation, and love).
ISBN 9781878424426
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Men, Women & Worthiness
Brené Brown, PhD, LMSW (2012)
A map for navigating emotions that hold us back in order to live a life of authenticity and connection.
ISBN  9781604078510
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Practicing Law and Wellness: Modern Strategies for Lawyers Dealing with Anxiety, Addiction and Depression
Texas Lawyers’ Assistance Program (2010)
A DVD that presents recovery strategies and wellness techniques for lawyers.
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The Power of Vulnerability
Brené Brown (2012) 6 CDs
Learn how embracing your vulnerability can lead to courage and living your best life.
ISBN  9781604078589
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The Reflective Counselor:  Daily Meditations for Lawyers
F. Gregory Coffey and Maureen C. Kessler (2008)
Increase well-being and satisfaction in your personal and professional life with 365 meditations.
ISBN  9781590319567
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The Six-Minute Solution
Scott L. Rogers, M.S., J.D. (2009)
Learn the practice of mindfulness to become a more effective lawyer and a happier, healthier person.
ISBN  9780977345526
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The Soul in Grief: Love, Death and Transformation
Robert Romanyshyn (September 1999)
Provides alternative perspectives on life, love and death.
ISBN 9781556433153
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Stress Hardiness for Lawyers and Judges
Oregon State Bar Professional Liability Fund (April 2011)
Two DVD Discs 
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Stress Management For Lawyers: How to Increase Personal & Professional Satisfaction in the Law (3rd Edition)
Amiram Elwork, Ph.D. (January 2007)
Written for lawyers to help them have a satisfying career and personal life by taking effective action against the stress that is associated with practicing law.
ISBN 9780964472730
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Thriving in Mind:  The Workbook
Dr. Katherine Benziger, PhD (2013)
Through a series of exercises, learn your brain's natural preferences and work toward a happier, healthier life with less anxiety and depression.
ISBN  9781453743997
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Touched With Fire: Manic-Depressive Illness and the Artistic Temperament
Kay Redfield Jamison (October 1996)
Shows the profound and surprising links between manic-depression and creativity.
ISBN 068483183X
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What to do When Someone You Love is Depressed: A Practical, Compassionate and Helpful Guide
Mitch Golant, Ph.D. and Susan K. Golant
Discusses how to distinguish between depression and the blues, comforting a depressed person, maintaining intimacy and communication, specific things to do and say that will help, and what to do when someone threatens suicide.
ISBN 080505829X
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