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Alcoholics Anonymous World Services, Inc. Alcoholics Anonymous: The Big Book, 3rd Edition. Alcoholics Anonymous World Services, Inc., New York. 1939, 1955, 1976.

Barna, George. The Second Coming of the Church. Thomas Nelson, Nashville. 1998.

Beck, Aaron T., Rush, A. John, Shaw, Brian F., and Gary Emery. Cognitive Therapy of Depression: A Treatment Manual. Guilford Press, New York. 1979.

Benson, Herbert. The Relaxation Response. Avon Books, New York. 1975.

Berlinski, David. The Devil’s Delusion: Atheism and its Scientific Pretensions. Basic Books, New York. 2009.

Berne, Eric. Games People Play. Ballantine Books, New York. 1964.

Borcherdt, Bill. You Can Control Your Feelings! 24 Guides to Emotional Well-Being. Professional Resource Exchange, Sarasota, FL. 1993.

Bynner, Witter. The Way of Life According to Lao Tzu. Putnam Publishing, New York. 1944.

Capra, Fritjof. The Tao of Physics: Third Edition, Expanded. Shambhala, Boston. 1991.

Csikszentmihalyi, Mihaly. Living with Flow. Nightingale Conant, Niles, IL. 1994.

Dryden, Windy. Dealing With Anger Problems: Rational-Emotive Therapeutic Interventions. Professional Resource Exchange, Sarasota, Florida. 1990.

Duncan, Ronald and Miranda Weston-Smith editors. The Encyclopedia of Ignorance: Everything you ever wanted to know about the unknown. Pergamon Press, Elmsford, NY. 1977.

Ellis, Albert. “RET Abolishes Most of the Human Ego.” Psychotherapy: Theory, Research and Practice. 13:4, 343-348. 1976. Reprint available from the Albert Ellis Institute,145 East 32nd Street, 9th Floor, New York, NY 10016. (212) 535–0822.

Ellis, Albert. Reason and Emotion in Psychotherapy, Revised and Updated. Carol Publishing, New York. 1994.

Ellis, Albert. How to Control Your Anxiety Before It Controls You. Carol Publishing Group, Secaucus, NJ. 1998.

Ellis, Albert. Feeling Better, Getting Better, Staying Better: Profound Self-Help for Your Emotions. Impact Publishers, Atascadero, CA. 2001.

Ellis, Albert. The Myth of Self-esteem: How Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy Can Change Your Life Forever. Prometheus, Amherst, NY. 2005.

Ellis, Albert, and Windy Dryden. The Practice of Rational-Emotive Therapy (RET). Springer, New York. 1987.

Ellis, Albert, and Robert A. Harper. A Guide to Rational Living, Third Edition. Wilshire Book Company, North Hollywood, CA. 1997.

Ellis, Albert, and Raymond C. Tafrate. How to Control Your Anger Before It Controls You. Kensington Publishing, New York. 1997.

FitzMaurice, Kevin Everett. Self-Concept: The Enemy Within. PalmTree Publishers, Omaha, NE. (out of print) 1989.

FitzMaurice, Kevin Everett. The Seventh Way: How to Live Beyond Self-Concepts. PalmTree Publishers, Omaha, NE. (out of print) 1990.

FitzMaurice, Kevin Everett. Beyond Thought and Feeling: Meditation and the Structure of the Ego. PalmTree Publishers, Omaha, NE. (out of print) 1990.

FitzMaurice, Kevin Everett. Discover the Fundamental Patterns that Dominate Human Thinking & Social Behavior: SuperTherapy (ST) Level One Intensive. PalmTree Publishers, Omaha, NE. (out of print) 2000.

FitzMaurice, Kevin Everett. The Code of Shit: Over 1000 Rules for Living Even a Fool Can Follow. PalmTree Publishers, Omaha, NE. (out of print) 2002.

FitzMaurice, Kevin Everett. Breathe. FitzMaurice Publishers, Portland, OR. 2010. Available for computers, smartphones, tablets, and e-readers from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Kobo, Google, and Apple. Buy Breathe

FitzMaurice, Kevin Everett. Garden. FitzMaurice Publishers, Portland, OR. 2010. Available for computers, smartphones, tablets, and e-readers from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Kobo, Google, and Apple. Buy Garden

FitzMaurice, Kevin Everett. Not. FitzMaurice Publishers, Portland, OR. 2011. Available for computers, smartphones, tablets, and e-readers from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Kobo, Google, and Apple. Buy Not

FitzMaurice, Kevin Everett. Ego. FitzMaurice Publishers, Portland, OR. 2011. Available for computers, smartphones, tablets, and e-readers from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Kobo, Google, and Apple. Buy Ego

FitzMaurice, Kevin Everett. Something For Nothing. FitzMaurice Publishers, Portland, OR. 2011. Available for computers, smartphones, tablets, and e-readers from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Kobo, Google, and Apple. Buy Something For Nothing

FitzMaurice, Kevin Everett. Anything Goes. FitzMaurice Publishers, Portland, OR. 2011. Available for computers, smartphones, tablets, and e-readers from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Kobo, Google, and Apple. Buy Anything Goes

FitzMaurice, Kevin Everett. Acid Test. FitzMaurice Publishers, Portland, OR, 2011. Available for computers, smartphones, tablets, and e-readers from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Kobo, Google, and Apple. Buy Acid Test

FitzMaurice, Kevin Everett. Attitude Is All You Need! Second Edition. FitzMaurice Publishers, Portland, OR. 1997, 2011. Available for computers, smartphones, tablets, and e-readers from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Kobo, Google, and Apple. Buy Attitude Is All You Need!

FitzMaurice, Kevin Everett. 3D: Daily Dose of Discernment: 2005. FitzMaurice Publishers, Portland, OR. 2011. Available for computers, smartphones, tablets, and e-readers from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Kobo, Google, and Apple. Buy 3D: Daily Dose of Discernment: 2005

FitzMaurice, Kevin Everett. 3D: Daily Dose of Discernment: 2003-4. FitzMaurice Publishers, Portland, OR. 2012. Available for computers, smartphones, tablets, and e-readers from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Kobo, Google, and Apple. Buy 3D: Daily Dose of Discernment: 2003-4

FitzMaurice, Kevin Everett. Garbage Rules. FitzMaurice Publishers, Portland, OR. 2012. Available for computers, smartphones, tablets, and e-readers from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Kobo, Google, and Apple. Buy Garbage Rules

FitzMaurice, Kevin Everett. Carl Rogers, Control Freak. FitzMaurice Publishers, Portland, OR. 2012. Available for computers, smartphones, tablets, and e-readers from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Kobo, Google, and Apple. Buy Carl Rogers, Control Freak

FitzMaurice, Kevin Everett. We’re All Insane! Second Edition: Six Reasons Why You’re Insane. FitzMaurice Publishers, Portland, OR. 1991, 2012. Available for computers, smartphones, tablets, and e-readers from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Kobo, Google, and Apple. Buy We’re All Insane! Second Edition

FitzMaurice, Kevin Everett. How to Govern Anything: Ocean Government. FitzMaurice Publishers, Portland, OR. 2012. Available for computers, smartphones, tablets, and e-readers from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Kobo, Google, and Apple. Buy How to Govern Anything: Ocean Government

FitzMaurice, Kevin Everett. 3D: Daily Dose of Discernment: 2006. FitzMaurice Publishers, Portland, OR. 2012. Available for computers, smartphones, tablets, and e-readers from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Kobo, Google, and Apple. Buy 3D: Daily Dose of Discernment: 2006

FitzMaurice, Kevin Everett. 3D: Daily Dose of Discernment: 2007. FitzMaurice Publishers, Portland, OR. 2012. Available for computers, smartphones, tablets, and e-readers from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Kobo, Google, and Apple. Buy 3D: Daily Dose of Discernment: 2007

FitzMaurice, Kevin Everett. The Secret of Maturity, Third Edition. FitzMaurice Publishers, Portland, OR. 1989, 1990, 2012. Available for computers, smartphones, tablets, and e-readers from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Kobo, Google, and Apple. Buy The Secret of Maturity, Third Edition

FitzMaurice, Kevin Everett. Stress for Success, Second Edition. FitzMaurice Publishers, Portland, OR. 2013. Available for computers, smartphones, tablets, and e-readers from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Kobo, Google, and Apple. Buy Stress for Success, Second Edition

FitzMaurice, Kevin Everett. 3D: Daily Dose of Discernment: 2008. FitzMaurice Publishers, Portland, OR. 2013. Available for computers, smartphones, tablets, and e-readers from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Kobo, Google, and Apple. Buy 3D: Daily Dose of Discernment: 2008

FitzMaurice, Kevin Everett. Self: Who Am I? FitzMaurice Publishers, Portland, OR. 2013. Available for computers, smartphones, tablets, and e-readers from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Kobo, Google, and Apple. Buy Self: Who Am I?

FitzMaurice, Kevin Everett. 3D: Daily Dose of Discernment: 2009. FitzMaurice Publishers, Portland, OR. 2013. Available for computers, smartphones, tablets, and e-readers from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Kobo, Google, and Apple. Buy 3D: Daily Dose of Discernment: 2009

FitzMaurice, Kevin Everett. Games Ego Plays. FitzMaurice Publishers, Portland, OR. 2014. Available for computers, smartphones, tablets, and e-readers from Amazon. Buy Games Ego Plays

FitzMaurice, Kevin Everett. Journal Journey from Ego. FitzMaurice Publishers, Portland, OR. 2014. Available for computers, smartphones, tablets, and e-readers from Amazon. Buy Journal Journey from Ego

FitzMaurice, Kevin Everett. Ego Playground. FitzMaurice Publishers, Portland, OR. 2014. Available for computers, smartphones, tablets, and e-readers from Amazon. Buy Ego Playground

FitzMaurice, Kevin Everett. 3D: Daily Dose of Discernment: 2010. FitzMaurice Publishers, Portland, OR. 2015. Available for computers, smartphones, tablets, and e-readers from Amazon. Buy 3D: Daily Dose of Discernment: 2010

FitzMaurice, Kevin Everett. What’s Your Story? FitzMaurice Publishers, Portland, OR. 2015. Available for computers, smartphones, tablets, and e-readers from Amazon. Buy What’s Your Story?

FitzMaurice, Kevin Everett. World Within: The Inner Life. FitzMaurice Publishers, Portland, OR. 2016. Available for computers, smartphones, tablets, and e-readers from Amazon. Buy World Within: The Inner Life

FitzMaurice, Kevin Everett. Planet Earth: Insane Asylum for the Universe, Second Edition. PalmTree Publishers, Portland, OR. 2016. Available for computers, smartphones, tablets, and e-readers from Amazon. Buy Planet Earth: Insane Asylum for the Universe, Second Edition

FitzMaurice, Kevin Everett. Games Ego Plays, Revised Version. FitzMaurice Publishers, Portland, OR. 2014, 2017. Available as a paperback book from Amazon. Buy Games Ego Plays, Revised Version

FitzMaurice, Kevin Everett. Secret of Maturity, Fourth Edition. FitzMaurice Publishers, Portland, OR. 1989, 1990, 2012, 2017. Available for computers, smartphones, tablets, e-readers, and in paperback from Amazon. Buy Secret of Maturity, Fourth Edition

FitzMaurice, Kevin Everett. Discovery Demands 5TP. FitzMaurice Publishers, Portland, OR. 2017. Available for computers, smartphones, tablets, e-readers, and in paperback from Amazon. Buy Discovery Demands 5TP

FitzMaurice, Kevin Everett. Problem Solved! 3Rs. FitzMaurice Publishers, Portland, OR. 2017. Available for computers, smartphones, tablets, e-readers, and in paperback from Amazon. Buy Problem Solved! 3Rs

FitzMaurice, Kevin Everett. The Story of Life. FitzMaurice Publishers, Portland, OR. 2018. Available for computers, smartphones, tablets, e-readers, and in paperback from Amazon. Buy The Story of Life

Frankl, Victor E. Man’s Search for Meaning: An Introduction to Logotherapy. Beacon Press, Boston. 1959, 1963.

Fromm, Eric. The Art of Loving. Harper and Row, New York. 1956.

Goldberg, Marilee C. The Art of the Question. John Wiley & Sons, New York. 1998.

Goleman, Daniel. Emotional Intelligence. Bantam Books, New York. 1995.

Gordon, Thomas. Parent Effectiveness Training: The Proven Program for Raising Responsible Children. Three Rivers Press, New York. 2000.

Hauck, Paul A. Overcoming the Rating Game: Beyond Self-Love, Beyond Self-Esteem. Westminster/John Knox Press, Louisville, KY. 1991.

Hedges, Chris. When Atheism Becomes Religion: America’s New Fundamentalists. Free Press, New York. 2008.

Hoff, Benjamin. The Tao of Pooh. Dutton, New York. 1982.

Hume, David. A Treatise of Human Nature. Edited by David Fate Norton and Mary J. Norton. Oxford Philosophical Texts. Oxford University, Oxford, England. 2000. Original publication 1739.

James, Muriel, and Dorothy Jongeward. Born to Win: Transactional Analysis with Gestalt Experiments. Addison-Wesley, Reading, MA. 1971.

Kapleau, Philip. The Three Pillars of Zen: Teaching, Practice, and Enlightenment. Beacon Press, Boston. 1967.

Kierkegaard, Søren. The Sickness unto Death: A Christian Psychological Exposition for Upbuilding and Awakening. Edited and translated by Howard V. Hong and Edna H. Hong. Princeton University Press, Princeton. 1980.

Kierkegaard, Søren. Purity of Heart Is to Will One Thing: Spiritual Preparation for the Office of Confession. Translated by Douglas V. Steere. Harper and Row, New York. 1938.

Kierkegaard, Søren. Works of Love: Some Christian Reflections in the Form of Discourses. Translated by Howard V. Hong and Edna H. Hong. Harper and Row, New York. 1962.

Kierkegaard, Søren. Training in Christianity and the Edifying Discourses. Translated by Walter Lowrie. Princeton University Press, Princeton. 1967.

Kierkegaard, Søren. Attack upon “Christendom.” Translated by Walter Lowrie. Princeton University Press, Princeton. 1944.

Kierkegaard, Søren. Christian Discourses. Translated by Alas. Princeton University Press, Princeton. 1971.

Kierkegaard, Søren. Either/Or: Part I. Edited and translated by Howard V. Hong and Edna H. Hong. Princeton University Press, Princeton. 1987.

Kohlberg, Lawrence. “Stage and Sequence: The Cognitive-Developmental Approach to Socialization.” In D. A. Goslin (ed.), Handbook of Socialization Theory and Research. Rand McNally, Chicago. 1969.

Korzybski, Alfred. Science and Sanity: An Introduction to Non-Aristotelian Systems and General Semantics, Fourth Edition. The International Non-Aristotelian Library Publishing Company, Lakeville, CT. 1958. Charlotte Schuchardt Read.

Krishnamurti, J. [Jiddu]. The First and Last Freedom. With a foreword by Aldous Huxley. Harper and Row Publishers, New York. 1954. Krishnamurti Foundation.

Krishnamurti, J. [Jiddu]. Think on These Things. Edited by D. Rajagopal. Harper and Row Publishers, New York. 1964. Krishnamurti Foundation.

Krishnamurti, J. [Jiddu]. Freedom from the Known. Edited by Mary Lutyens. Harper and Row Publishers, New York. 1969. Krishnamurti Foundation.

Krishnamurti, J. [Jiddu]. The Flight of the Eagle. Harper and Row Publishers, New York. 1972. Krishnamurti Foundation.

Laing, R.D. Knots. Penguin, London. 1970.

Loftus, Elizabeth F. and Doyle, James M. Eyewitness Testimony: Civil and Criminal. Lexis Law Publishers, New York. 1997.

Maultsby, Jr., Maxie C. Rational Behavioral Therapy. Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs, NJ. 1984.

Medved, Diane. The Case Against Divorce. Ivy Books, New York. 1993.

Mercer, Michael W., and Maryann V. Troiani. Spontaneous Optimism: Proven Strategies for Health, Prosperity and Happiness. Castlegate, Lake Zurich, IL. 1998.

Merton, Thomas. The Way of Chung Tzu. New Directions. New York. 1965.

Mills, David. Overcoming “Self-esteem”: Why Our Compulsive Drive for “Self-esteem” Is Anxiety-Provoking, Socially Inhibiting, and Self-Sabotaging. Pamphlet available from the Albert Ellis Institute for Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy, 45 East 64th Street, New York, NY. 10021-6593. (212) 535–0822.

Müller, F. Max (translator, 1879). The Upanishads, Vol. I. Dover Publications, Mineola, NY. 1962.

Nietzsche, Friedrich Wilhelm. Beyond Good and Evil: Prelude to a Philosophy of the Future. Translated by R. J. Hollingdale. Penguin Books, New York. 1973.

Olney, Kathryn. “Can Violent Men Be Treated?” The Family Therapy Networker, January/February, pp. 12–13. 1994.

Page, Susan. How One of You Can Bring the Two of You Together: Breakthrough Strategies to Resolve Your Conflict and Reignite Your Love. Broadway Books, New York. 1997.

Peele, Stanton. Love and Addiction. New American Library, New York. 1975.

Plato. The Republic of Plato. (See Part II, Book IV, Chapter XIII). Translated, with introduction and Notes, by Frances MacDonald Cornford. Oxford University, New York. 1941.

Rifkin, Jeremy. Algeny: A New Word—A New World. In collaboration with Nicanor Perlas. Penguin Books, New York. 1983.

Rosellini, Gale & Worden, Mark. Of Course You’re Angry. Hazelden, Center City, Minnesota. 1985.

Rogers, Carl R. On Becoming a Person: A Therapist’s View of Psychotherapy. Houghton Mifflin, Boston. 1961.

Siegel, Bernie S. Love, Medicine and Miracles: Lessons Learned about Self-healing from a Surgeon’s Experience with Exceptional Patients. Harper and Row, New York. 1986.

Stone, Douglas, Bruce Patton, and Sheila Heen. Difficult Conversations: How to Discuss What Matters Most. Viking Press, New York. 1999.

Szasz, Thomas, S. The Myth of Mental Illness: Foundations of a Theory of Personal Conduct (revised ed.). Harper and Row, New York. 1974.

Tavris, Carol. Anger: The Misunderstood Emotion. Simon and Schuster, New York, N.Y. 1982.

Tzu, Chuang. The Sayings of Chuang Chou [Tzu]. Translated by James R. Ware. The New American Library of World Literature, New York. 1963.

Tzu, Lao. Tao of Lao Tsze. Translated by Charles H. Mackintosh. The Theosophical Publishing House, Wheaton, IL. 1926.

Tzu, Lao. The Way of Life: According to Lao Tzu. Translated by Witter Bynner. Putnam Publishing, New York. 1944.

Tzu, Sun. The Art of War. Translated by Thomas Cleary. Shambhala Publications, Boston. 1988.

Vernon, Ann. Thinking, Feeling, Behaving: An Emotional Education Curriculum for Children/Grades 1-6, Revised Edition. 2006.

Walen, Susan R., Raymond DiGiuseppe, and Windy Dryden. A Practitioner’s Guide to Rational-Emotive Therapy, Second Edition. Oxford University Press, New York. 1992.

Weinberg, Harry L. Levels of Knowing and Existence: Studies in General Semantics. Harper and Brothers, Publishers, New York. 1959.

Winn, Marie. The Plug-In Drug, Revised Edition. Penguin Books, New York. 1985.


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