Books regarding assertiveness:
Alberti, R. E., & Emmons, M. L. (2008). Your Perfect Right: A Guide to Assertive Living (9th ed.). Atascadero, CA: Impact Publishers, Inc.
Bishop, S. (2006). Develop Your Assertiveness (2nd ed.). Philadelphia: Kogan Page Publishers.
Dryden, W. & Constantinou, D. (2005). Assertiveness Step by Step. London: Sheldon Press.
McClure, J. S. (2003). Communication with Backbone…Not Bite. Denver: Albion Street Press.
Paterson, R. J. (2000). The Assertiveness Workbook: How to Express Your Ideas and Stand Up for Yourself at Work and in Relationships. Oakland: New Harbinger Publications.
Townend, A. (2007). Assertiveness and Diversity. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.
Books regarding dysfunction in families:
Toxic Parents. S. Forward. New York: Bantam Books, 1989.
Cutting Loose. H. Halpern. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1976.
How to Deal with Your Parents When They Still Treat You Like a Child. L. Osterkamp. New York: Berkley Books, 1992.
Books regarding alcohol/addiction in familes:
Beattie, Melody. 1992. Co-Dependent No More: How to Stop Controlling Others and Start Caring for Yourself (2nd edition). Center City, Minnesota: Hazelden Foundation.
Beattie, Melody. 1989. Beyond Co-Dependency. Center City, Minnesota: Hazelden Foundation.
Black, Claudia. 2002. Changing Course: Healing from Loss, Abandonment and Fear (2nd edition). Center City, Minnesota: Hazelden Foundation.
Black, Claudia. 2001. It Will Never Happen to Me: Growing Up with Addiction as Youngsters, Adolescents, Adults (2nd edition, revised). Bainbridge Island, WA: MAC Publishing.
Lerner, Harriett Goldhor. 2001. The Dance of Anger. New York, NY: Quill Harper Collins.