Reading is an essential part of the counseling process. Have you ever heard the saying, “Don’t reinvent the wheel.”? Lots of information about many different topics is available that you don’t have to try to come up with for yourself. Almost too much information is available. Also, some information may not be worthy of your time. But using a counselor as a resource who can help point you to good material and help you to utilize that material the right way can go a long way in solving a problem much more quickly.
Below is a list of quality books for different types of situations or topics that you may find helpful. Remember, a book may provide good advice, but sometimes consulting a professional may be more effective.