Ann Silvers, Counselor Counselor, Personal & Relationship Coach Ann Silvers, Gig Harbor Counselor



Emotional Intelligence

Emotional Intelligence: Why it can matter more than IQ.
Goleman, Daniel (1995). New York: Bantam.

Working with Emotional Intelligence.
Goleman, Daniel (1998). New York: Bantam.

Raising Your Emotional Intelligence: A hands-on program for harnessing the power of your instincts & emotions.
Segal, Jeanne (1997). New York: Henry Holt.

P.E.T., Parent Effectiveness Training: The tested way to raise responsible children.
Gordon, Thomas (1975). New York: Plume.

How to Talk so Kids Will Listen & Listen so Kids Will Talk.
Faber, Adele; Mazlish, Elaine (1980).New York: Avon.

Controlling Anger—Before It Controls You: American Psychological Association


Del Morrill of Transitions, Inc. (I use her hypnotherapy scripts extensively in my practice)


Male Survivor, Overcoming Sexual Victimization of Boys & Men

I Don’t Want to Talk About It: Overcoming the secret legacy of male depression.
Real, Terrance (1997). New York: Scribner. Excerpts & commentary on this book

Spiritual Abuse

Summary of Research on Spiritual Abuse

Counseling Resources


Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom: Creating physical & emotional health & healing.
Northrup, C., M.D (1998). New York: Bantam.

The Wisdom of Menopause: Creating physical & emotional health & healing during the change.
Northrup, C., M.D (2001). New York: Bantam.

Women’s Health: Dr. Christiane Northrup website

Is it Hot in Here?  Or is it Me? The complete guide to menopause.
Pat Wright and Barbara Kantrowitz. Workman Publishing Company, 2006


Hot Monogamy. Essential steps to more passionate, intimate lovemaking. 
Dr. Patricia Love & Jo Robinson. Penguin Group, 1994.

Spousal Abuse

Domestic Abuse Cycle

Reasons People Stay in Abusive Relationships

Domestic Violence Help Line, Pierce County, WA: confidential, 24-hour:
253-798-4166 | Toll Free 1-800-764-2420
(TDD Telecom Device for the Deaf: 253-798-6050)