Here is a collection of Books/ Audio Books that you may find helpful. Most of these authors have presentations on youtube and that is a good place to start.

The Upside of Stress: Why Stress is Good For You and How to Get Good At It, by Kelly McGonigal, PhD.  Dr. McGonigal offers a new view on stress management and discusses how you can benefit from embracing stress.  "Excellent re-frame from the challenges to benefits of one's relationship with stress."  Aaron Cohen, PhD Senior Staff Psychologist CAPS. - Get it at the UC Berkeley Library

Positive Psychology:

  • Before Happiness by Shawn Achor

  • Happier by Tal Ben-Shahar, PhD.


  • Rising Strong by Brene Brown PhD

  • The Gifts of Imperfection by Brene Brown PhD

Self Compassion:

Self Care in the Work Setting:

  • The Power of Full Engagement by Jim Loher 

Attention and Concentration:

  • The Disorganized Mind by Nancy Ratey

Acceptance and Commitment:

  • Getting out of your head and into your life by Steven Hayes PHD

Healthy Relationships:

  • The Relationship Cure by John Gottman, PHD

Fat Positivity


Come As You Are: Revised and Updated: The Surprising New Science That Will Transform Your Sex Life by Emily Nagoski PhD

CAPS Informational Handouts, a variety of informational sheets on different mental health topics.