Biblio Therapy Book Club

Biblio Therapy Book Club

Formerlly the Helping Professionals Book Club

The Helping Professionals Book Club is our newest book club, starting just before the holidays in 2019. They are led by Towne customer Annalisa and read books primarily from our psychology section. Most of the selections have been New York Times or Indie Bestsellers. Books each month are picked collaboratively by the group the month before each meeting.

Helping Professionals Book Club meets on the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 7pm.

Upcoming Meetings and Selections
Presence by Amy Cuddy
When Things Fall Apart by Pema Chodron

Previous Selections
February 2020: The Gifts of Imperfection by Brene Brown
January 2020: Lost Connections by Johann Hari
December 2019: The Body Keeps the Score by Bessel Van Der Kolk
November 2019: Letters to a Young Therapist by Mary Pipher

When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times (20th Anniversary Edition) Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781611803433
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Shambhala - June 7th, 2016

Pema Chödrön's perennially best-selling classic on overcoming life's difficulties cuts to the heart of spirituality and personal growth--now in a newly designed 20th-anniversary edition with a new afterword by Pema--makes for a perfect gift and addition to one's spiritual library.


Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316256582
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little, Brown Spark - January 30th, 2018

Have you ever left a nerve-racking challenge and immediately wished for a do over? Maybe after a job interview, a performance, or a difficult conversation? The very moments that require us to be genuine and commanding can instead cause us to feel phony and powerless. Too often we approach our lives' biggest hurdles with dread, execute them with anxiety, and leave them with regret.


The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You're Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781592858491
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Hazelden Publishing - August 27th, 2010

When our embarrassments and fears lie, we often listen to them anyway. They thwart our gratitude, acceptance, and compassion—our goodness. They insist, “I am not worthy.” But we are worthy—of self-discovery, personal growth, and boundless love.


Lost Connections: Why You’re Depressed and How to Find Hope Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781632868312
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - December 3rd, 2019

The New York Times bestseller from the author of Chasing the Scream, offering a radical new way of thinking about depression and anxiety.


The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9780143127741
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Books - September 8th, 2015

#1 New York Times bestseller

“Essential reading for anyone interested in understanding and treating traumatic stress and the scope of its impact on society.” —Alexander McFarlane, Director of the Centre for Traumatic Stress Studies


Letters to a Young Therapist Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780465039685
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Basic Books - February 9th, 2016

From "one of America's best-known psychologists" (Chicago Tribune) and the bestselling author of Women Rowing North and Reviving Ophelia, an essential and inspiring book for therapists and anyone seeking to live a good life