• Krissy Mulpeter

A Couples Therapist's Book List

Updated: May 8

Whether you are currently in relationship therapy, considering starting therapy, or you are about to end therapy and are looking for resources as a refresher - reading books and exploring resources can be a great way to either supplement or enrich a therapeutic process.

There have been many books that have informed my perspective on relationships as well as my therapeutic approach. This list is a great place to start:

Fierce Intimacy: Standing Up to One Another with Love - Terry Real

The New Rules of Marriage - Terry real

The Intimacy Factor- Pia Mellody

Facing Love Addiction- Pia Mellody

Facing Codependence- Pia Mellody

Mating in Captivity - Esther Perel

Hold Me Tight - Dr. Sue Johnson

The State of Affairs: Rethinking Infidelity - Esther Perel

The Dance of Anger - Harriet Lerner

Why Won't You Apologize? Healing Big Betrayals and Everyday Hurts - Harriet Lerner

The New Monogamy: Redefining Your Relationship After Infidelity - Dr. Tammy Nelson

Come As You Are: The Surprising New Science That Will Transform Your Sex Life - Dr. Emily Nagoski

This list is ever-evolving and is bound to change and grow.

Krissy Mulpeter specializes in Couples Therapy and lives in Eugene, Oregon. Read more about her here.

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