Below are some resources, including links to books, articles, and websites, that you may find helpful whether you are deciding if therapy is appropriate for you or would like to learn more about therapy. Additionally, I have provided some resources for those individuals or couples that are thinking about or are in the process of starting a family.

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Social Justice

  • “The Wretched of the Earth” – Frantz Fanon
  • “Black Skin, White Masks” – Frantz Fanon
  • “Go Tell it on the Mountain” – James Baldwin
  • “Giovanni’s Room” – James Baldwin
  • “The Fire Next Time” – James Baldwin
  • “I Must Resist: Bayard Rustin’s Life in Letters” – Michael Long (Ed.)
  • “We Are One: The Story of Bayard Rustin” – Larry Brimner
  • “The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness” – Michelle Alexander
  • “Hunger of Memory: The Education of Richard Rodriguez” – Richard Rodriguez
  • “Brown: The Last Discovery of America” – Richard Rodriguez
  • “We Were Eight Years in Power: An American Tragedy” – Ta-Nehisi Coates
  • “Between the World and Me” – Ta-Nehisi Coates
  • “The Beautiful Struggle: A Memoir” – Ta-Nehisi Coates
  • “Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood” – Trevor Noah
  • “Bodies that Matter: On the Discursive Limits of Sex” – Judith Butler
  • “Undoing Gender” – Judith Butler
  • “The Psychic Life of Power: Theories in Subjection” – Judith Butler
  • “Dispossession: The Performative in the Political” – Judith Butler
  • “Madness and Civilization: A History of Insanity in the Age of Reason” – Michel Foucault
  • “The Archaeology of Knowledge: And the Discourse on Language” – Michel Foucault
  • “Power/Knowledge: Selected Interviews and Other Writings, 1972-1977” – Michel Foucault and Colin Gordon


  • “The Velvet Rage: Overcoming the Pain of Growing Up Gay in a Straight Man’s World” – Alan Downs