St. Louis Area Resources

12-STEP FELLOWSHIPS

FAITH-BASED SUPPORT GROUPS

ANGER

The Anger Workbook, Less Carter, PHD & Frank Minirth, MD

BOUNDARIES

Boundaries, Drs. Henry Cloud & John Townsend

COUPLE COUNSELING

10 Lessons to Transform Your Marriage, John Gottman, PhD & Julie Schwartz Gottman, PhD

Hold Me Tight, Sue Johnson, PhD

Intimate Allies, Dan Allender, PhD & Tremper Longman, III, PhD

Sacred Marriage, Gary Thomas

Take Back your Marriage, William Doherty

DEPRESSION

Acedia & Me, Kathleen Norris

When Life Goes Dark: Finding Hope in The Midst of Depression, Richard Winter, MD

DIVORCE-RECOVERY

The Fresh Start Divorce Recovery Workbook, Bob Burns, DMin & Tom Whiteman, PhD

DOMESTIC ABUSE

A Cry for Justice, Jeff Crippen & Anna Wood

Why Does He Do That, Lundy Bancroft

FRIENDSHIP

Samson and the Pirate Monks, Nate Larkin, MDiv

Life Together, Dietrich Bonhoeffer

The Spirit of Food, Leslie Leyland Fields, Editor

GRIEF / GRIEVING / LAMENT / PAIN

A Grief Observed, C.S. Lewis

A Sacred Sorrow, Michael Card, PhD

Lament for a Son, Nicholas Wolterstorff, PhD

Surprised by Joy, C.S. Lewis

On Death and Dying, Elizabeth Kubler Ross, M.D.

Where Is God When It Hurts, Philip Yancey

HOMOSEXUALITY

Homosexuality and the Christian, Mark A. Yarhouse, PsyD

Out Of A Far Country, Christopher Yuan & Angela Yuan

Washed and Waiting, Wesley Hill, PhD

Institute For the Study of Sexual Identity

MOTHER-ENMESHED MEN

When He’s Married to Mom, Kenneth M. Adams, PhD

Silently Seduced: Revised & Updated, Kenneth M. Adams, PhD

PASTORAL

Ashamed No More, T.C. Ryan, MDiv

The Wounded Healer, Henri J. M. Nouwen

The Return of the Prodigal Son, Henri J. M. Nouwen

Resilient Ministry, Burns, Chapman, & Guthrie

PERFECTIONISM

Perfecting Ourselves to Death, Richard Winter MD

PORNOGRAPHY ADDICTION

Wired for Intimacy, William M. Struthers, PhD

The Demise of Guys, Philip Zimbardo & Nikita Duncan

SEX / CHASTITY

Real Sex: The Naked Truth about Chastity, Lauren Winner

Sexuality and Holy Longing, Dr. Lisa McMinn

Soul Virgins, Doug Rosenau, EdD, LMFT & Michael Todd Wilson

SEXUAL ABUSE

Counseling Survivors of Sexual Abuse, Diane M. Langberg, PhD

Betrayed As Boys, Richard Gartner, PhD

The Wounded Heart, Dan B. Allender, PhD

SEXUAL ADDICTIONS

Spouses of Sex Addicts, Richard Blankenship, LPC, NCC, CCSAS, CCH

Your Sexually Addicted Spouse, Barbara Steffens, PhD & Marsha Means, MA

Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy with Trauma Survivors, Sue Johnson, PhD

False Intimacy, Dr. Harry W. Schaumburg

Pure Desire, Dr. Ted Roberts, CSAT

Sex Addiction 101, Rob Weiss, MSW, CSAT

SPIRITUALITY

Emotionally Healthy Spirituality, Peter Scazzero, DMin

“Hope waits but does not sit. It strains with eager anticipation to see what may be coming on the horizon. Hope does not pacify; it does not make us docile and mediocre. Instead, it draws us to greater risk and perseverance”

- Dan B. Allender