Counseling Associates of the Four States - Resources



The Five Love Languages:
The Secret to Love That Lasts
by Gary Chapman

The Color Code:
A  New Way to See Yourself, Your Relationships, and Life
by  Taylor Hartman

Hold Me Tight
by Dr. Sue Johnson

Created for Connection
by  Kenneth Sanderfer  &  Dr. Sue Johnson


IFS Explained by Richard Schwartz:

You Are The One You’ve Been Waiting For:  Bringing Courageous Love to Intimate Relationships
by Richard C. Schwartz

Yoga & Meditation:

Overcoming Trauma through Yoga: Reclaiming Your Body
by David Emerson and Elizabeth Hopper

Yoga for Emotional Trauma: Meditations and Practices for Healing Pain and Suffering
by Mary NurrieStearns and Rick NurrieStearns

Full Catastrophe Living: Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain, and Illness
by Jon Kabat-Zinn and Thich Nhat Hanh

Emotional Yoga: How the Body Can Heal the Mind
by Bija Bennett

Yoga for Emotional Balance:  Simple Practices to Help Relieve Anxiety and Depression
by Bo Forbes


Complex PTSD: From Surviving to Thriving
by Pete Walker

Being In My Body: What you Might Not Have Known about Trauma, Dissociation and the Brain
by Toni Rahman and Kenny Greene

In an Unspoken Voice: How the Body Releases Trauma and Restores Goodness
by Peter A. Levine

Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma
by Peter A. Levine and Ann Frederick

The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma
by Bessel van der Kolk M.D.


Boundary Books
by  Henry Cloud & John Townsend

From Panic to Power
by Lucinda Bassett

Getting Past Your Past
by Francine Shapiro

The Dance of Anger
by Harriet Lerner


The Breathing Space (3 Minute Meditation) | Jon Kabat Zinn

The Power of Vulnerability | Brene Brown

Listening to Shame| Brene Brown

How childhood trauma affects health across a lifetime | Nadine Burke Harris

Crisis Helpline Numbers:

Suicide Prevention Lifeline:
1-800-273-TALK  (8255)

Ozark Center Crisis Hotline
In Joplin Area: (417) 347-7720
Outside Joplin: 1-800-247-0661

Missouri State Child Abuse/Neglect Hotline:

Missouri Victim Center:

Eating Disorders Helpline:

Rape,  Abuse,  Incest National Network:
1-800-656-HOPE (4673)

Runaway Hotline:

Drug Abuse Treatment/Mental Health & Referral Hotline:
1-800-662-HELP (4357)

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence:
1-800- 622-2255