We asked 3,500 therapists what BOOKS THEY loved reading: here's their list.

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We asked: What was the last book that you LOVED and recommend to everyone you know?

Here's what they said...

But It’s Your Family...

by Dr. Sherrie Campbell - a member of the Mentally Fit Advisory Board

The Body Keeps the Score

Bessel van der Kolk

The Power of Vulnerability: Teachings of Authenticity, Connection, and Courage

Dr. Brené Brown PhD

Against The Stream

by Noah Levine


  1. But It’s Your Family…: Cutting Ties with Toxic Family Members and Loving Yourself in the Aftermath by Dr. Sherrie Campbell
  2. The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma by Bessel van der Kolk
  3. The Power of Vulnerability: Teachings of Authenticity, Connection, and Courage by Dr. Brené Brown PhD
  4. Against The Stream by Noah Levine.
  5. Maybe You Should Talk to Someone: A Therapist, HER Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed by Lori Gottlieb
  6. Big Magic, Creative Living Beyond Fear by Elizabeth Gilbert
  7. The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
  8. Girl, Wash Your Face: Stop Believing the Lies About Who You Are So You Can Become Who You Were Meant to Be by Rachel Hollis
  9. When Things Fall Apart by Pema Chodron
  10. Poverty Safari by Darren McGarvey
  11. Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children From Nature-Deficit Disorder by Richard Louv
  12. High Achiever by Tiffany Jenkins
  13. The Five Love Languages: The Secret to Love That Lasts by Gary Chapman
  14. The Girl on the Velvet Swing: Sex, Murder, and Madness at the Dawn of the Twentieth Century by Simon Baatz
  15. The Tao of Pooh by Benjamin Hoff
  16. Healing the Child Within: Discovery and Recovery for Adult Children of Dysfunctional Families by Charles Whitfield
  17. Damaged: The Heartbreaking True Story of a Forgotten Child by Cathy Glass
  18. My Mysterious Son: A Life-Changing Passage Between Schizophrenia and Shamanism by Dick Russell
  19. Lost and Found: Helping Behaviorally Challenging Students (and, While You're at It, All the Others) by Ross W. Greene
  20. White Like Me: Reflections on Race From a Privileged Son by Tim Wise

Would you read any of these books? Comment and let me know!