Helpful Resources


Montgomery County Crisis Center:
(240) 777-4000
National Suicide Prevention Hotline:
Maryland Parenting Coordinators
Montgomery County Health & Human Services
International Academy of Collaborative Professionals:
Information on collaborative divorce
Collaborative Dispute Resolution Professionals:
Local resource of collaborative professionals
Net Smartz:
Information on internet safety for children and teens
Information and resources for parents of children of all ages
Parent Encouragement Program (PEP):
(301) 929-8824
RESOLVE – The National Infertility Association
Infertility support groups as well as other resources
Postpartum Support International
Postpartum support groups in Maryland as well as other resources


Books: General Interest

Books: Children & Adolescents

Books: Couples/Marriage

Fighting for Your Marriage
by Scott M. Stanley, Susan L. Blumberg Howard J. Markman
The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work: A Practical Guide from the Country’s Foremost Relationship Expert
by John M. Gottman & Nan Silver
The Five Love Languages: The Secret to Love That Lasts 
by Gary Chapman
Take Back Your Marriage: Sticking Together in a World That Pulls Us Apart 
by William Doherty
The Divorce Remedy: The Poven 7-Step Program for Saving your Marriage 
by Michele Weiner Davis
The Relationship Cure: A 5 Step Guide to Strengthening your Marriage, Family, and Friendships
by John M. Gottman and Joan DeClaire
Things I Wish I’d Known Before We Got Married
by Gary Chapman
What Makes Love Last?: How to Build Trust and Avoid Betrayal
by John M. Gottman and Nan Silver
Hold Me Tight
by Dr. Sue Johnson

Books: Affairs

Getting Past the Affair: A Program to Help you Cope, Heal, and Move on –Together or Apart 
by Douglas K. Snyder PhD, Donald H. Baucom PhD and Kristina Coop Gordon PhD
Not “Just Friends”: Rebuilding Trust and Recovering Your Sanity After Infidelity 
by Shirley P. Glass & Jean Coppock Staeheli

Books: Intimacy

The Dance of Intimacy
by Harriet Lerner
Intimacy & Desire: Awaken the Passion in Your Relationship
by David Schnarch
Passionate Marriage: Keeping Love and Intimacy Alive in Committed Relationships 
by David Schnarch

Books: Abuse

The Courage to Heal Workbook: A Guide for Women and Men Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse
by Laura Davis
Allies in Healing: When the Person You Love Was Sexually Abused as a Child
by Laura Davis


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