LA PERLA COUNSELING & Trauma Response Services, Inc.

425-449-8171 

office@laperlacounseling.com

1611 - 116th Ave NE, Suite 221, Bellevue, WA, 98004

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  • Clergy Sexual Misconduct: A Systems Approach to Prevention, Intervention, and Oversight  Edited by John Thoburn, Ph.D., and Rob Baker, M.A. Sonja Rudie, MA, LMHC, CSAT, contributing author. Nearly 10 percent of pastors have adulterous affairs and 15 percent are addicted to Internet pornography. Clergy Sexual Misconduct addresses how prevention, education, and treatment interventions can positively impact all levels of the clergy system. Numerous contributing experts share guidance on how individuals, families, congregants, and denominations can achieve recovery and reconciliation through a systemic approach.

  • Mending A Shattered Heart: A Guide for Partners of Sex Addicts by Dr. Stephanie Carnes, Editor. Sonja Rudie, MA, LMHC, CSAT, contributing author. Where do I go from here? You are not alone. Thousands of unsuspecting people wake up every day to discover their loved one, the one person that they are supposed to trust completely, has been living a life of lies and deceit because they suffer from a disease - a disease called sex addiction. Stephanie Carnes brings together several authors to guide the reader through an assortment of topics like “How Do I Handle This?” and “What Do I Tell the Kids?”

  • The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You're Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are, by Brené Brown. Find it hereIn The Gifts of Imperfection, Brené Brown, a leading expert on shame, authenticity, and belonging, shares ten guideposts on the power of Wholehearted living—a way of engaging with the world from a place of worthiness.

  • Daring Greatly: How the Courage to be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead by Brené Brown. 

  • Rising Strong: If We Are Brave Enough, Often Enough, We Will Fall by Brené Brown. This is a book about what it takes to get back up and how owning our stories of disappointment, failure, and heartbreak gives us the power to write a new ending. 

  • Self-Compassion Step by Step: The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself by Kristin Neff

  • Out of the Dog House: A Step-by-Step Relationship-Saving Guide for Men Caught Cheating by Robert Weiss. Helping men move past the usual roadblocks in ways that will not only save a damaged relationship but make it better than ever.