Resources for the Public

For Parents & Families


 Eating Disorders

Parenting Techniques 

Separation & Divorce

Supporting Seniors

Local & National Organizations


Driven to Distraction by Edward Hallowell and John Ratey


Eating Disorders

100 Questions About Eating Disorders by Carolyn Costin

Goodbye Ed, Hello Me by Jenni Schaefer

Life Without Ed by Jenni Schaefer & Thom Rutledge

Crave: Why You Binge Eat and How To Stop by Cynthia Bulik

Eating With Your Anorexic by Laura Collins

How To Help Your Teenager Beat an Eating Disorder by James Lock & Daniel le Grange

Surviving an Eating Disorder: Strategies for Families and Friends by Michelle Siegal, Judith Brisman, and Margot Weinshel

When Your Child Has an Eating Disorder: A Step-by-Step Workbook for Parents and Other Caregivers by Abigail Natenshon


Parenting Techniques 

1-2-3 Magic: Effective Discipline for Children 2-12 by Thomas Phelan

Healing Parents: Helping Wounded Children Learn to Trust and Love by Michael Orlans and Terry Levy


How to Keep Your Teenage Out of Trouble and What To Do If You Can't by Neil Bernstein 

How to Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk by Adele Faber & Elaine Mazlish

Parenting Teens with Love and Logic by Foster Cline and Jim Fay

Parenting with Love and Logic by Foster Cline and Jim Fay

Screamfree Parenting: The Revolutionary Approach to Raising Your Kids by Keeping Your Cool by Hal Runkel

The Ten Basic Principles of Good Parenting by Laurence Steinberg

Your Defiant Teen: 10 Steps to Resolve Conflict and Rebuild Your Relationship by Russell Barkley and Arthur Robin



Separation & Divorce

Planning for Parenting Times: Arizona's Guide for Parents Living Apart by the Supreme Court (this guide is designed to help separated parents develop a sound, effective parenting plan)

Surviving the Breakup: How Children and Parents Cope with Divorce by Judith Wallerstein & Joan Kelly

What About the Kids?: Raising Your Children Before, During, and After Divorce by Judith Wallerstein

NOTE: The resources on this page are personal recommendations by AzAMFT Members and do not necessarily represent the views of AzAMFT. The resources are not intended to serve as substitutes for professional help. If you or someone you know is struggling with a mental health issue and/or relationship distress, please seek assistance from a licensed mental health professional.