Addiction Books

« Back to ResourcesAl-Anon Family Group. Courage to Change. (1992). Virginia Beach, VA.

Al-Anon Family Group. How Al-Anon Works for Families and Friends of Alcoholics. (1995). Virginia Beach, VA.

Al-Anon Family Group. Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions. (1981). Virginia Beach, VA.

Alcoholics Anonymous Big Book, Large Print 4th Edition.

Answers in the Heart: Daily Meditations For Men And Women Recovering From Sex Addiction. (1989). Hazelden.

Berger, Allen, Ph.D. 12 Stupid Things That Mess Up Recovery: Avoiding Relapse through Self-Awareness and Right Action. (2008) Hazelden.

Brown, Brené, Ph.D., L.M.S.W. The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You're Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are. (2010). Hazelden.

Carnes, Patrick, Ph.D., Delmonico, David L., Ph.D., & Griffin, Elizabeth, M.A., with Moriarity, Joseph M. In the Shadows of the Net, Breaking Free of Compulsive Online Sexual Behavior. (2001). Center City, MN: Hazelden.

Carnes, Patrick, Ph.D. A Gentle Path through the Twelve Steps: The Classic Guide for All People in the Process of Recovery. (2012). Hazelden; Third Edition.

Carnes, Patrick, Ph.D., and Harkin, Marianne. Facing the Shadow.(2010). Gentle Path Press; Second edition.

Carnes, Patrick, Ph.D. Out of the Shadows: Understanding Sexual Addiction. (2001) Hazelden; Third Edition.

Carnes, Patrick, Ph.D. Don't Call It Love: Recovery From Sexual Addiction. (1992). Bantam; Reprint edition.

Carr, Nicholas. The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains.(2011). W. W. Norton & Company; Reprint edition.

Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation, Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Boston University. Edited by Diane Doyle Pita, LeRoy Spaniol. A Comprehensive Guide for Integrated Treatment of People with Co-Occurring Disorders. (2002). Boston, MA.

Collins, George, M.A., and Adleman, Andrew. Breaking the Cycle: Free Yourself from Sex Addiction, Porn Obsession, and Shame. (2011). New Harbinger Publications; Original edition.

Coombs, Robert Holman, & Howatt, William A. The Addiction Counselor’s Desk Reference. (2005). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.

Doan, Andrew, P., M.D., Ph.D., and Strickland, Brooke, FEP. Hooked on Games: The Lure and Cost of Video Game and Internet Addiction. (2012). International.

Frykholm, A. Pastors and Pornography: Addictive Behavior. (September 4, 2007). Christian Century, pp. 20-22.

Greatful Members. The Twelve Steps for Everyone. (1990). Minneapolis, MN: CompCare Publishers.

Gorski, Terence T. Understanding the Twelve Steps, a Guide for Counselors, Therapists, and Recovering People. (1989). Independence, MO: Herald House/Independence Press.

Kurtz, Ernest, and Ketcham, Katherine. The Spirituality of Imperfection: Storytelling and the Search for Meaning. (1993). Bantam; Reprint edition.

Laaser, Mark, Ph.D. Healing the Wounds of Sexual Addiction. (2004) Zondervan; New edition.

Laaser, M and Earle, R. The Pornography Trap: Setting Pastors and Laypersons Free From Sexual Addiction. (2002) Kansas City: Beacon Hill Press.

Larsen, Earnie. Destination Joy: Moving Beyond Fear. Loss, and Trauma in Recovery. (2003). Hazelden.

Maltz, Wendy, LCSW, and Maltz, Larry, LCSW. The Porn Trap: The Essential Guide to Overcoming Problems Caused by Pornography. (2009). William Morrow Paperbacks; 1 Reprint edition.

May, Gerald G. Addiction and Grace: Love and Spirituality in the Healing of Addictions. (2007). HarperOne; Reissue edition.

Nakken, Craig. The Addictive Personality: Understanding the Addictive Process and Compulsive Behavior. (1996). Hazelden; 2nd edition.

O’Donohue, William T., and Sbraga, Tamara Penix. The Sex Addiction Workbook: Proven Strategies to Help You Regain Control of Your Life. (2004). New Harbinger Publications; 1 edition.

Roberts, Kevin. Cyber Junkie: Escape the Gaming and Internet Trap. (2010). Hazelden.

Rohr, Richard. Breathing Under Water: Spirituality and the Twelve Steps. (2011). St Anthony Messenger Press.

Sex Addicts Anonymous. (2008). 2nd edition.

Shapiro, Rami. Recovery--the Sacred Art: The Twelve Steps As Spiritual Practice (Art of Spiritual Living).(2009). Skylight Paths Pub; 1 edition.

Skinner, Kevin, Ph.D. Treating Pornography Addiction: The Essential Tools for Recovery. (2005) GrowthClimate.

S.L.A.A. Basic Text, Sex & Love. Addicts Anonymous.

Struthers, William M. Wired for Intimacy: How Pornography Hijacks the Male Brain. (2009). IVP Books; 6th Printing edition.

Twerski, Abraham J., M.D. Addictive Thinking: Understanding Self-Deception. (1997). Hazelden; Second Edition.

Whitehead, James D., and Whitehead, Evelyn Eaton. Nourishing the Spirit: The Healing Emotions of Wonder, Joy, Compassion, and Hope. (2012) Orbis Book.

Young, Kimberly S., & Nabuco de Abreu, Cristiano. Internet Addiction, a Handbook and Guide to Evaluation and Treatment. (2011). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.