Attachment and Interpersonal Neurobiology (IPNB)

Interpersonal Neurobiology Reading list

Attached: The New Science of Adult Attachment and How it Can Help You Find -and Keep- Love– Amir Levine & Rachel S. F. Heller

The Whole Brained Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child’s Developing Mind- Daniel J. Siegel

The Master and his Emissary: The Divided Brain and the Making of the Western World– Iain McGilchrist

Free Lecture: Things Are Not What They Seem

Podcast for attachment: Therapist Uncensored– Sue Marriott and Ann Kelley

Geeks, Gamers, and Misfits ResourcesGeeks gamers and misfits resources

Working with Video Gamers and Games in Therapy-Anthony Bean

The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains– Nicholas Carr

Reality is Broken: Why Games Make us Better and How They Can Change the World– Jane McGonigal

Video Games and Social Competence– Rachel Kowert

Wired to Create: Unraveling the Mysteries of the Creative Mind– Scott Barry Kaufman & Carolyn Gregoire

The Misfit’s Manifesto– Lidia Yuknavitch

Unf*ck Your Brain: Getting Over Anxiety, Depression, Anger, Freak-Outs, and Triggers with Science– Faith Harper

Microcosm Publishing– Faith Harper Zines and more!

Neurodiversity: ADHD and Autism Spectrumneurodiversity resources

Focused Forward: Navigating the Storms of Adult ADHD– James Ochoa

Podcast about living with ADHD: The Complex– James Ochoa

Youtube Channel on Autism Tools and Topics: Neurodivergent Rebel – Christa Holmans

ADHD Alien– Webcomic about one person’s experience with ADHD

The Journal of Best Practices: A Memoir of Marriage, Asperger’s Syndrome, and One Man’s Quest to be a Better Husband– David Finch

Pretending to be Normal: Living with Asperger’s Syndrome– Liane Holliday Willey

Uniquely Human: A Different Way of Seeing Autism– Barry M. Prizant

All the Weight of our Dreams: On Living Racialized Autism – Edited by Lydia X. Z. Brown; E. Ashkenazy; Morenike Giwa Onawiu

EmbraceAutism -website with a list of free neurodivergence assessments online

Mindfulness Resourcesmindfulness resources

The Mindful Self-Compassion Workbook– Kristin Neff

Free Self-Compassion Guided Meditations by Kristin Neff

Daring Greatly– Brene Brown

Maya Benattar Free Guided Meditation Tracks

Free Humorous Guided Meditation: F*ck That: An Honest Meditation– Jason Headley

Relationships, Sexuality, and Gender Identity

Relationships gender and sexuality resources

Mating in Captivity: Unlocking Erotic Intelligence– Esther Perel

Come as You Are- Emily Nagoski

Podcast for modern/poly relationships: Swoon– Gina Senarighi and Julie Jeske

The ABC’s of LGBT+ – Ashley Mardell

Transgender History: The Roots of Today’s Revolution– Susan Stryker

Gender Born, Gender Made: Raising Healthy Gender-Nonconforming Children– Diane Ehrensaft

A Guide to Gender: The Social Justice Advocate’s Handbook– Sam Killermann

Gender: Your Guide – Lee Airton

Sexual Outsiders: Understanding BDSM Sexualities and Communities– David Ortmann & Richard A. Sprott

The Ethical Slut: A Practical Guide to Polyamory, Open Relationships, and Other Freedoms in Sex and Love– Janet W. Hardy & Dossie Easton

Polysecure- Jessica Fern

Designer Relationships– Mark A. Michaels and Patricia Johnson

Opening Up: A Guide to Creating and Sustaining Open Relationships – Tristan Tormino

The Austin Polyamory Social Group

racial justice resources

Racial Justice, Indigenous Cultures, and Decolonization

How to be an Antiracist – Ibram X. Kendi

My Grandmother’s Hands– Resmaa Menakem

Native American Postcolonial Psychology– Eduardo Duran and Bonnie Duran

Podcast: Seeing White -John Biewen

Restorative Yoga for Ethnic and Race-Based Stress and Trauma– Gail Parker

So You Want to Talk About Race – Ijeoma Oluo

Article: Subversive Self-Care: Centering Black Women’s Wellness – Shanesha Brooks-Tatum

The Color of Success: Asian Americans and the Origins of the Model Minority– Ellen D. Wu

How Does It Feel To Be a Problem? -Moustafa Bayoumi

An African American and Latinx History of the United States– Paul Ortiz

Resources For Counselorsfor counselors resources

The Polyvagal Theory in Therapy: Engaging the Rhythm of Regulation- Deb Dana

Being a Brain-Wise Therapist: A Practical Guide to Interpersonal Neurobiology– Bonnie Badenoch

I Don’t Want to Talk About It: Overcoming the Secret Legacy of Male Depression– Terrence Real

Love’s Executioner: & Other Tales of Psychotherapy– Irvine Yalom

In Over Our Heads: Mental Demands of Modern Life– Robert Kegan

The Healing Connection: How Women Form Relationships in Therapy and in Life– Jean Baker Miller & Irene Pierce Stiver

Trauma Stewardship: An Everyday Guide to Caring for Self While Caring for Others– Laura Van Dernoot Lipsky

Sandtray Therapy: A Practical Manual – Linda E. Hoemeyer and Daniel S. Sweeney

Skills in Gestalt Counselling & Psychotherapy – Phil Joyce & Charlotte Sills

Non-profit training opportunities on relationships, parenting, and psychological growth: Austin IN Connection

Podcast for therapists (and inclusive directory): Therapy Den- Jeff Guenther

Inclusive Therapists Directory, Training, Events, and Resources -Melody Li

Podcast for de-stigmatizing therapy: But, Have you Considered Therapy?– Melanie Dyer

Graphic Novels Resourcesgraphic novel resources

Marbles: Mania, Depression, Michelangelo, and Me: A Graphic Memoir– Ellen Forney

Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic– Alison Bechdel

Are you my Mother? – Alison Bechdel

Neurocomic: A Comic About the Brain – Matteo Farinella & Hana Ros

Hyperbole and a Half: Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem, and Other Things that Happened– Allie Brosh

Introvert Doodles: An Illustrated Look at Introvert Life in an Extrovert World– Maureen “Marzi” Wilson

Blankets– Craig Thompson

Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood– Marjane Satrapi


Adult Children of Emotionally Immature Parents– Lindsay C. Gibson

Complex PTSD: From Surviving to Thriving– Pete Walker

The Drama of the Gifted Child: The Search for the True Self– Alice Miller

Miscellaneousmiscellaneous resources

It’s OK That You’re Not OK: Meeting Grief and Loss in a Culture That Doesn’t Understand– Megan Devine

The Intuitive Eating Workbook: Ten Principles for Nourishing a Healthy Relationship with Food – Evelyn Tribole

Tacky: Love Letters to the worst Culture We Have to Offer- Rax King

The Mortified Podcast