Suggested Books

Below, you will find four lists of books that may be helpful as you navigate through your journey of self improvement. The first three lists contain books written by our director, Robert H. Phillips, Ph.D. (Contact us for further information about these books.) The fourth list contains helpful books by other authors.

Current books by Dr. Phillips include:

Additional books by Dr. Phillips include:

  • “Coping with Osteoarthritis” (2nd ed) (Penguin Putnam/Avery, 2001)

  • “Coping with Endometriosis” (Penguin Putnam/Avery, 2000)
  • “Coping with Diabetes” (Penguin Putnam/Avery, 2000)
  • “Coping with Breast Cancer” (Avery Publishing Group, 1998)
  • “Coping with Prostate Cancer” (Avery Publishing Group, 1994)
  • “Coping with Mitral Valve Prolapse” (Avery Publishing Group, 1992)
  • “No Ifs, Ands, Or Butts” (Avery Publishing Group, 1991)
  • “Rising To The Challenge” (Avery Publishing Group, 1990)
  • “Coping with Rheumatoid Arthritis” (Avery Publishing Group, 1988)
  • “Coping with Kidney Failure” (Avery Publishing Group, 1987)
  • “Coping with An Ostomy” (Avery Publishing Group, 1986)

Strategy Guidebooks by Dr. Phillips include:

  • “Successful Living with PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome): A Strategy Guidebook” (Balance, 2002)

  • “Successful Living with Breast Cancer: A Strategy Guidebook” (Balance, 2002)
  • “Successful Living with Multiple Sclerosis: A Strategy Guidebook” (Balance, 2002)
  • “Successful Living with Scleroderma: A Strategy Guidebook” (Balance, 2002)
  • “Successful Living with Endometriosis: An Action Workbook” (Balance, 2001)
  • “Successful Living with Lupus: An Action Workbook” (Balance, 2001)
  • “Overcome Your Panic: An Action Workbook” (Balance, 2001)

Books by other authors include:

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