Book Recommendations

Below are several book recommendations for my clients:

Brain Science
  • The Brain That Changes Itself and The Brain’s Way of Healing by Norman Doidge
  • Magnificent Mind At Any Age and Unleash The Power Of The Female Brain by Dr. Daniel Amen
  • The Ultramind Solution by Dr. Mark Hyman
  • Why Zebras Don’t Get Ulcers: The Acclaimed Guide To Stress, Stress Related Diseases and Coping by Robert Sapolsky
  • The Polyvagal Theory: Neurophysiological Foundations of Emotions, Attachment, Communication, Self Regulation by Stephen Porges
  • Grain Brain and Brain Maker by Dr. David Perlmutter
  • Brainstorm: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain by Dan Siegel
  • Super Brain – Deepak Chopra & Rudolph
  • In An Unspoken Voice: How the Body Releases Trauma and Restores Goodness
  • When The Body Says No: Exploring the Stress-Disease Connection by Gabor Mate, MD
  • The Body Bears The Burden and The Trauma Spectrum by Robert Scaer
  • Hold On to Your Kids: Why parents need to matter more than peers by Gordon Neufeld and Gabor Mate
Marriage and Couples
  • The 5 Languages of Love by Gary Chapman
  • The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work: A practical guide from the country’s foremost relationship expert by John Gottman and Nan Silver
  • Love and Respect Love & Respect: The Love She Most Desires; The Respect He Desperately Needs by Emerson Eggerichs
Grief & Loss
  • Being with Dying by Joan Halifax
  • Difficult Grief: a widow's story by Joyce Carol Oates
  • Young Adults who have lost parents: the
  • True Refuge: when facing grave adversity by Tara Brach
  • Tibetan Book of Living and Dying by Sogyal Rnpoche
  • Zen Master Raven by Robert Aitken
  • Search Inside yourself by Chade-Meng Tan
  • A Heart Full of Peace by Josepth Goldstein
  • Lovingkindness by Sharon Salzberg
  • Novice to Master, insights on facing death and overcoming fear by Soko Morinaga
  • The Way of Transition: Embracing life’s most difficult moments by William Bridges
  • A Mindful Way through Depression: Freeing Yourself from Chronic Unhappiness by Mark Williams, John Teasdale, Zindel Segal, and Jon Kabat-Zinn
Emotional Health
  • The 9 Steps to Emotional Fitness: A toolkit for life in the 21st Century by Warren Redman
  • Emotional Intelligence: Why it can matter more than IQ by Daniel Goleman
  • The Lost Art of Listening: How learning to listen can improve relationships by Michael Nichols
Simply Good Reading
  • Focusing by Eugene Gendlin
  • The Prophet by Kahil Gibran
  • The Cup of Our Life: A guide for spiritual growth by Joyce Rupp
  • Simplicity and Success: Creating the life you long for by Bruce Elkin
Psychological Services
Service Type
Psychological Services
Provider Name
Maria R Schmid, Registered Psychologist,
1111 Olympic Way SE,Calgary,Alberta-T2G 0E6,
Telephone No.403-801-4839
Calgary, Alberta
Maria R. Schmid, Registered Psychologist, is a passionate counsellor, committed to the mental health and wholeness of individuals, couples and families. If you are looking for a psychologist in Calgary, please contact Maria R. Schmid, Psychology and Counselling Services.