Here at EAP, we have a large library of books that we lend to people who receive our services. These books are on a range of topics and organized by category. Reading can be a very useful addition to counseling. It can deepen your understanding of a problem and provide useful strategies for change.
Click below on a category that interests you. If you are an EAP client, ask your counselor to assist you in checking out a book of your choice. If you are not currently an EAP client, consider scheduling a counseling appointment at (408) 241-7772 and becoming one.
You can return the book at a future EAP counseling session or you can pony the book to:
1885 The Alameda, Suite 211
San Jose, CA 95126
We have over 20 books that talk about compulsive behaviors that include alcohol/drug addictions, gambling, sexual addictions, food addictions and codependency. These books also contain literature about adult children of alcoholics and interventions for families. There are printable, easy to read flyers about the subject of addiction.
Domestic Violence and Anger Management
These books address verbal, social and physical abuse for teens and adults. Information about other forms of domestic violence is offered; including rape, mismanaged anger, identifying the batterer and adults abused as children. There are printable, easy to read flyers on this subject.
We have books that discuss emotional and practical aspects of caring for aging parents. These books contain information about Alzheimer's disease, dementia and the spectrum of worries that children face. There are printable, easy to read flyers.
Grief, Loss, Death and Dying
We have several books on the topic of death, dying, coping with loss and grief.
These books discuss the healing process for both adults and children. There are printable, easy to read flyers on this subject.
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT)
We have books regarding lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues for individuals and parents. There are printable, easy to read flyers on this subject.
Marriage, Divorce, Relationships & Communication
We have books on the topic of marital issues, divorce, infidelity, money management and communication issues. There are printable, easy to read flyers on this subject.
Parenting, Family, Teens and Children
We have books offering help for parents struggling with acting out teenagers, blended family issues, siblings, single parent households and discipline. There are printable, easy to read flyers on this subject.
We have books about anxiety, depression, suicide, behavioral problems, ADHD and disruptive behaviors, causing problems at home or school. Literature discussing trauma and other emotional problems that interfere with a person's ability to lead a normal life, are discussed. There are printable, easy to read flyers on this subject.
Stress, Health, Well-Being, Self-Care and Self-Esteem
We have books about stress and aspects of health including self-esteem, weight loss, self-coaching, chronic pain, forgiveness and courage. There are printable, easy to read flyers on this subject.
Work, Career, Money & Retirement
We have books on the topic of work management, finding a career that is gratifying to you, success at work, coping with lay-offs, coping with difficult people & retirement planning. There are printable, easy to read flyers on this subject.
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