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Previous Classes

December 12th – Group Discussion led by Kerri Taylor – Coping With Holiday

October 10th – Dr. Allen Hansen – Is This a Healthy Relationship?

September 19th – Mike Cheney – Abuse and Personalities.

September 12th – Mike Cheney – Communication and Its Personalities continued.

September 5th – Mike Cheney – Communication and Its Personalities continued.

August 29th – Mike Cheney – Communication and Its Personalities continued.

August 22nd – Mike Cheney – Communication and Its Personalities.

August 15th – Heather Woolsey and Susan Mingl – Moving On.

August 8th – Dr. Matt Townsend – Learning How to Drive Your Worries and Succeed in the Race of Life.

August 1st – Sergeant John Jackson – Domestic Violence From a Police Officer’s View.

July 25th – Amy Banks, certified personal trainer – Proper Techniques and Exercises to Reach Your Fitness Goals.

July 18th – Dr. Grant Taylor – How to Overcome Depression.

July 11th – Jenny Johnson, CMAC – Personalizing and Its Effect On Self.

June 27th – Dustin Hardy, attorney, Choice Legal Services – Divorcing an Abusive Personality.

June 20th – Barbara Barrington Jones – A New You.

June 13th – Jewels Olsen, life coach and trainer – Creating a Life With Love and Being Happy in the Journey.

June 6th – Jonathan Sherman, LCSW, licensed therapist – Preventing and Responding to Youth Suicides.

May 30th – Dr. Rita Edmunds – Co-Parenting with a Narcissist or a Sociopath.

May 23rd – Darren Johanson, licensed professional counselor – How to Help Teenagers When Their Parents Are Going Through a Divorce.

May 16th – Lisa McDougal, founder of non-profit foundation LDS Divorce Survivors – 40 Flags of Toxic Relationships.

May 9th – Lisa McDougal, founder of non-profit foundation LDS Divorce Survivors – Healthy Boundaries.

May 2nd – Dr. Adam Moore – How to Help Loved Ones Recover From Addiction.

April 25th – Suzanne Ballard, professional public speaker – Bad Childhood—Good Life.

April 18th – Jennifer Howard, LCSW – Understanding a Narcissist and Trauma Bonding.

April 4th – Dr. Jonathan Swinton, Ph.D. – Should I Have Hope For This Relationship?

March 28th – Kortney Hughes, Provo Police Victim’s Advocate – Resources, Questions, and Answers.

March 21st – Laura H. Cabanilla, attorney and author of A Handbook to Divorce in Utah: A Plain-English Guide to Help You Make Informed Decisions.

March 14th – Kindra Kauer, Ms. Utah – Choose Love Over Fear.

March 7th – Jonathan Sherman, LMFT – Healthy, Happy Relationships—Questions and Answers.

February 21st – Reynnie Sandoval – Achieving Wellness and Understanding Addiction.

January 24th – Rachelle Call & friends – Music and Healing.

January 17th – Garrett Roundy – Trauma Counseling.

January 10th – Taryn Aiken – Suicide Prevention.


The Right Touch, winner of the Benjamin Franklin Award, by Sandy Kleven, LCSW, illustrated by Jody Bergsma  Talks about appropriate and inappropriate touching and about talking to an adult if someone touches you in a way that makes you uncomfortable.

Some Secrets Hurt: A Story of Healing by Linda Kay Garner, illustrated by D. Brandilyn Speth  Talks about grown-ups not always being kind, even those who might be close to our family or in our family, and the importance of telling an adult if something bad happens so a child can get better.

A Terrible Thing Happened by Margaret M. Holmes, illustrated by Cary Pillo  Talks about a child being affected by seeing something bad and how to deal with it.

Your Body Belongs to You by Cornelia Spelman, illustrated by Teri Weidner  Talks about appropriate and inappropriate touching in simple language, tells children they have the right to say no to others, including adults.


The 7: Seven Wonders That Will Change Your Life by Glenn Beck and Keith Ablow Talks about facing your past.

A Light in Dark Places by Jennifer Graves and Emily Clawson

Abused BOYS: The Neglected Victims of Sexual Abuse by Mic Hunter

Abused Men: The Hidden Side of Domestic Violence by Phillip W. Cook  For male victims.

Achieving the Balance by Leo Weidner and Mark Kastleman

An Affair of the Mind by Laurie Hall One woman’s experience of dealing with her husband’s pornography addiction.

The Anatomy of Peace: Resolving the Heart of Conflict by Arbinger Institute

Answers to 100 Marriage Questions by Kenneth W. Matheson

The Art of Giving and Receiving Criticism by John Lund

Bonds That Make Us Free by C. Terry Warner

The Broken Heart and the Believing Heart by Bruce Hafen

The Burning Within by Ranelle Wallace A woman’s true and inspiring story of survival after suffering deadly burns in a plane crash.

But He Never Hit Me by Jill A. Murray

But I Love Him: Protecting Your Teen Daughter by Jill Murray  About teens.

Captivating, Unveiling the Mysteries of the Woman’s Soul by John and Stasi Eldredge

Chain Breakers: A true story of healing from abuse by Michele R. Sorensen

Christlike Parenting: Taking the Pain Out of Parenting by Glenn Latham  Discusses parenting techniques using Christ’s example.

Clean Hands, Pure Heart by Philip A. Harrison An L.D.S. man’s story of overcoming pornography.

Codependent No More: How to Stop Controlling Others and Start Caring for Yourself by Melody Beattie

The Color Code by Taylor Hartman, Ph.D. Describes four different personality types and tells you which one(s) you are.

Confronting Abuse by Anne L. Horton, B. Kent Harrison, and Barry L. Johnson  L.D.S. perspectives on abuse.

Controlling People: How to Recognize, Understand, and Deal With People Who Try to Control You by Patricia Evans

The Courage to Heal by Ellen Bass and Laura Davis

Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes are High by Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, Ron McMillan, and Al Switzler

The Destructive Narcissistic Pattern by Nina W. Brown

Disarming the Narcissist: Surviving & Thriving with the Self-Absorbed by Wendy T. Behary

Don’t Leap With the Sheep: And Other Scriptural Strategies for Avoiding Satan’s Snares by S. Michael Wilcox

The Drug of the New Millennium: The Brain Science Behind Internet Pornography Use by Mark B. Kastleman

The Emotionally Abusive Relationship: How to Stop Being Abused and How to Stop Abusing by Beverly Engel

Everyday Parents Raising Great Kids by Dr. James A. McArthur

Excuse Me, Your Life is Waiting: The Astonishing Power of Feelings by Lynn Grabhorn

Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway by Susan Jeffers

Feelings Buried Alive Never Die by Karol K. Truman

The Five Love Languages: How to Express Heartfelt Commitment to Your Mate by Dr. Gary Chapman  Discusses the 5 different ways people express and feel love.

For All Eternity by Dr. John L. Lund

Forgive For Good by Dr. David Luskin

The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz

Freeing Yourself from the Narcissist in Your Life by Linda Martinez-Lewi

Getting the Love You Want: A Guide for Couples by Harville Hendrix

The Gift of Fear, Survival Signals by Gavin DeBecker  Using your instincts and fears to better protect yourself, listening to and trusting those feelings.

The Gifts of Imperfection by Brene Brown

Grieving: The Pain and the Promise by Deanna Edwards.

He Did Deliver Me From Bondage by Colleen C. Harrison Overcoming addictions.

Hearing the Voice of the Lord by Gerald Lund

Help, I’m in Love with a Narcissist by Steven Carter

Helping Her Get Free by Susan Brewster  For families with abused loved ones.

The Hidden Messages in Water by Masaru Emoto Amazing studies done with water that show how words and other things affect us.

The Hiding Place by Corrie Ten Boom with John and Elizabeth Sherrill  The true story of Corrie and Betsie Ten Boom, survivors of concentration camps during World War II.

Hold on to Hope: Suggestions for L.D.S. Codependents by Hidden Treasures Institute

How Can I Forgive You? The Courage to Forgive, The Freedom Not to  by Janis Abrahms Spring

How to Avoid Falling in Love with a Jerk: The Foolproof Way to Follow Your Heart Without Losing Your Mind by John Van Epp

How to Hug a Porcupine: Dealing with Toxic & Difficult to Love Personalities by Dr. John L. Lund

How to Hug a Teenage Porcupine by Dr. John L. Lund (Audio CD)

How to Spot a Dangerous Man Before You Get Involved by Sandra Brown

I Can’t Get Over It by Aphrodite Matsakis

I Don’t Have to Make Everything All Better by Gary B. Lundberg

I Will Not Die an Unlived Life: Reclaiming Purpose and Passion by Dawna Markova

Instinctive Eating: Your Diet Replacement by Kristen B. Lamb  A guide to losing weight by eating what and when you want.

Keeping the Love You Find: A Personal Guide by Harville Hendrix

The Key: The Missing Secret for Attracting Anything You Want by Joe Vitale

The Language of Letting Go by Melody Beattie

Led by Faith: Rising from the Ashes of the Rwandan Genocide by Immaculee Ilibagiza The sequel to Left to Tell, Immaculee’s life after the genocide.

Left to Tell: Discovering God Amidst the Rwandan Holocaust by Immaculee Ilibagiza The true story of a woman who survived the Rwandan Holocaust.

Legacy of the Heart: Spiritual Advantages of a Painful Childhood by Wayne Muller

Like Dragons Did They Fight by Lucas J. Reynolds and Maurice W. Harker

Living a Covenant Marriage by Douglas K. Brinley and Daniel K. Judd

Love Yourself, Heal Your Life by Louise Hay

Making Sense of Suffering by Wayne and Brickey

Man’s Search for Meaning by Victor E. Frankl

Matters of the Mind by Marleen S. Williams, Dean Belnap and John P. Livingston

The Mindful Path to Self-Compassion by Christopher K. Germer, Ph.D.

Miss America By Day by Marilyn Van Derbur  The autobiography of Marilyn Van Derbur, her story of surviving sexual abuse.

Mother Had a Secret by Tiffany Fletcher A daughter’s perspective on growing up with a mother with multiple personalities, as a result of her traumatic childhood sexual abuse.

Narcissistic Lovers: How to Cope, Recover and Move On by Cynthia Zayn and M.S. Kevin Dibble

New Personality Self-Portrait by John Oldham, M.D.

No Future Without Forgiveness by Desmond Tutu

“Not to People Like Us”: Hidden Abuse in Upscale Marriages by Susan Weitzman

Outgrowing the Pain by Elian Gil, Ph.D.

Parental Power  by Paul H. Jenkins, Ph.D.

Parenting Teens with Love and Logic by Foster W. Cline and Jim Fay

Parenting with Love and Logic by Foster W. Cline and Jim Fay

The Peacegiver by James L. Ferrell  A story that teaches about forgiveness.

People of the Lie  by M. Scott Peck

The Power of Impossible Thinking: Transform the Business of Your Life and the Life of Your Business by Jerry Wind, Colin Crook, and Robert Gunther

The Power of Positive Thinking by Norman Vincent Peale

The Power of the Other Hand by Lucia Capacchione

The Promise of the Atonement by Ester Rasband

Prospering Woman by Ruth Ross

Protecting the Gift: Keeping Children and Teenagers Safe (and Parents Sane) by Gavin DeBecker Offers insights into how to teach children to listen to their fears and instincts in order to protect themselves from danger.

The PTSD Workbook: Simple, Effective Techniques for Overcoming Traumatic Stress Symptoms by Mary Beth Williams and Soili Poijula

Recovery of Your Inner Child by Lucia Capacchione  A workbook that helps you work through your emotions by drawing.

The Right to Innocence: Healing the Trauma of Childhood Sexual Abuse by Beverly Engel, M.F.C.C.  Deals with several aspects of sexual abuse including anger, guilt, recovery, and dealing with family.  Very informative.

Sacred Innocence by Wendy M. Johnson An L.D.S. woman’s perspective on growing up in an abusive environment and how she worked on healing and raised her own family without abuse.

Saving Beauty from the Beast by Vicki Crompton and Ellen Zelda Kessner  About teens.

The Secret of the Shadow by Debbie Ford

Shattered Silence: The Untold Story of a Serial Killer’s Daughter by Melissa G. Moore with M. Bridget Cook

Shattered: Six Steps from Betrayal to Recovery by Bettyanne Bruin and Fay A. Klinger

Snakes in Suits: When Psychopaths Go to Work by Paul Babiak and Robert D. Hare

Starved Stuff: Feeding the 7 Basic Needs of Healthy Relationships by Matt Townsend

The Secret by Rhonda Byrne

The Silent Storm by Marion Marsh Brown and Ruth Crone, illustrated by Fritz Kedel  The inspiring biography of Annie Sullivan Macy–the woman who taught Helen Keller.

The Sociopath Next Door by Martha Stout

The Survivor’s Club: The Secrets and Science that Could Save Your Life by Ben Sherwood

Tough Times Never Last But Tough People Do by Robert Schuller

Trauma and Recovery: The Aftermath of Violence From Domestic Violence to Political Terror by Judith Herman

The Traveler’s Gift by Andy Andrews A fictional story about a man in crisis meeting several different heroes and learning from them.

Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom A fictional story about a dying professor who teaches life lessons to one of his old students.

What Can I Do About Me? by Rhyll Anne Croshaw  Shines light on the darkness of pornography and sexual addiction, the trauma felt by loved ones, and the hope that recovery and peace are possible.

When Dad Hurts Mom: Helping Your Children Heal the Wounds of Witnessing Abuse by Lundy Bancroft

When Good Men Behave Badly by David B. Wexler  About abusers.

When I Say No I Feel Guilty by Manuel J. Smith

When Love Goes Wrong by Ann Jones and Susan Schechter

When Times Are Tough by John Bytheway Discusses 5 L.D.S. scriptures that will help get you through tough times.

When Your “Perfect Partner” Goes Perfectly Wrong: Loving or Leaving the Narcissist in Your Life by Mary Jo Fay

Who Really Cares: The Surprising Truth About Compassionate Conservatism by Arthur C. Brooks and James Q. Wilson

Why Does He Do That: Inside the Minds of Angry and Controlling Men by Lundy Bancroft  About abusers.

Why is it Always About You?: The Seven Deadly Sins of Narcissism by Sandy Hotchkiss and James F. Masterson

The Wizard of Oz and Other Narcissists: Coping with the One-Way Relationship in Work, Love, and Family by Eleanor Payson

Understanding Pornography and Sexual Addiction: A Resource for LDS Parents and Leaders by S.A. Lifeline Foundation

The Verbally Abusive Man, Can He Change?: A Woman’s Guide to Deciding Whether to Stay or Go by Patricia Evans

The Verbally Abusive Relationship: How to Recognize it and How to Respond by Patricia Evans

Zero Limits: The Secret Hawaiian System for Wealth, Health, Peace, and More by Joe Vitale and Ihaleakala Hew Len