Acacia Counseling

Gene Douglas, M.Ed. LPC LMFT

Recommended Reading

The Parents' Guide -- Dinkmeyer & McKay

When I Say No, I Feel Guilty -- Manuel Smith

Games People Play -- Eric Berne

I Ain't Much Baby, But I'm All I Got -- Jess Lair

What Do I Do Now, God? -- Jess Lair

Winning Through Intimidation -- Robert Ringer 

(New title:  To Be or Not To Be Intimidated -- That is the question.)

Looking Out For Number One -- Robert Ringer

How to Win Friends and Influence People -- Dale Carnegie (Original version is better than the one edited by his heirs.)

Scripts People Live: Transactional Analysis of Life Scripts -- Claude Steiner

Games Alcoholics Play -- The Analysis of Scripts -- Claude Steiner

Games Alcoholics Play -- The Analysis of Life Scripts -- Eric Berne

How to Stop the One You Love From Drinking -- Mary Ellen Pinkham

Beyond Games and Scripts -- Eric Berne

What do You Say After You Say Hello? -- Eric Berne

Born to win: Transactional Analysis with Gestalt Experiments 1971 -- Dorothy Jongeward and Muriel James

I'm OK - You're OK -- Thomas Harris

Type A Behavior and Your Heart -- Meyer Friedman

Why Women Get the Blues Brian Greer, M.D., and Carla Greer. Globe Communications, Boca Raton, FL; NY, NY.) (Available on

Time For a Better Marriage -- Dinkmeyer & Carlson

Domestic Conflict Containment Program -- Peter Neidig ... Behavioral Science Assoc., Beaufort, S.C.

Learning to Live Without Violence -- Sonkin & Durphy....... Volcano Press, San Francisco

How to Raise Your Self-Esteem -- Nathaniel Branden

The Psychology of Self-Esteem -- Nathaniel Branden

Man the Manipulator -- Everett Shoestrom

Between Man and Woman, The Dynamics of Intersexual Relationships -- Everett Schostrom

The Relaxation Response -- Herbert Benson