Family Bookstore

family-bookstoreFamily Bookstore – Discover some of the best books written by those in the young adult treatment industry.

These books are recommended to many families as they take the first step into a residential program, clinical treatment program, eating disorder program, learning disability school, young adult transition program or wilderness program.

Many are recommended for coaches, employers, health care workers, juvenile attorneys, parents, professionals, teachers, and youth pastors.

Not by Chance hands you the strategy–in a most comprehensive, affordable, and palatable way–to become the game changer for your young adult’s treatment outcomes.

12 Steps on Buddha’s Path is an inspiring firsthand account of what happens when life seems hopeless and the miracle of finding out that it’s anything but.

This is a book that has ADD-Friendly advice with the ADDer in mind.

Addictive thinking often appears rational superficially, hence addicts as well as their family members are easily seduced by the attendant–and erroneous–reasoning process it can foster.

For those of us working through the heartbreak of grief, author Bozarth offers wise and comforting advice.

This is a must-have handbook written by an Aspergirl for Aspergirls, young and old. Rudy Simone guides you through every aspect of both personal and professional life, from early recollections of blame, guilt, and savant skills, to friendships, romance and marriage.

Essential reading for families and individuals affected by AS as well as teachers, professionals and employers coming in contact with people with AS, this book should be on the bookshelf of anyone who needs to know or is interested in this complex condition.

David Sheff traces the first subtle warning signs: the denial, the 3 A.M. phone calls (is it Nic? the police? the hospital?), the rehabs.

 Self-mutilation is a behavior so shocking that it is almost never discussed. Yet estimates are that upwards of eight million Americans are chronic self-injurers.

It comes down to this: People are not getting to where they want to go, because they don’t know how to do life the hard way. Entitlement keeps them from tackling challenges and finding success.

Welcome to the expedition of a lifetime. Join The Project To Learn About Your Story.

The one book every parent, teacher, coach, and youth pastor should read.

“Navigating the Cyberscape: Evaluating and Improving Our Relationship with Smartphones, Social Media, Video Games, and the Internet” explores the various dimensions of the cyber-world, how it interacts with our lives in the real world, and the way we as people tend to interact with it.

The Hidden History of Women Who Surrendered Children for Adoption in the Decades Before Roe v. Wade.

Krissy Pozatek, LICSW, has over ten years experience in wilderness therapy and adolescent treatment. She was educated at Middlebury College, Smith College School for Social Work, and NM Highlands Unversity, and is a licensed clinical social worker. In her therapy practice Krissy works with parents so that they grow alongside their young adult in treatment.

A book which adoptees call their “bible,” it is a must read for anyone connected with adoption: adoptees, birth parents, adoptive parents, therapists, educators, and attorneys.

Each chapter provides helpful overview information for parents; lessons with clear bulleted lists of key rules and steps; and expert advice on how to present the material to a young adult.

This important and compassionate new book from the creator of the successful God Allows U-Turns series will help parents and grandparents of the many adult children who continue to make life painful for their loved ones. 

Unstrange Minds has been selected for a 2008 Ken Award from the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) for: “Outstanding Literary Contribution to a Better Understanding of Mental Illness.”

This book is a complete guide to physical, emotional, psychological, and spiritual well-being. It is an essential manual for those who have experienced difficult, shattering experiences and want to reclaim thorough and immediate health.

How do today’s parents cope when the dreams we had for our children clash with reality?