On the Bookshelf

Recommended Reads

Below are suggested readings that may help you along your journey. One book is not right for everyone. I strongly encourage you to read the descriptions and reviews of any book you are interested in before buying anything. Some books may have religious undertones or language you may be uncomfortable with.

Disclaimer: Please note that I do not have any affiliations with nor am I responsible for the content, claims, or representations for any of the following publications. All information, resources, writing, blog posts, and material offered or provided on this site are not intended to be, act as, or replace therapy, mental health services, or medical advice. It does not constitute a provider/patient relationship. For questions and support consult your mental heath or medical provider. 

Anxiety and Depression

Infertility and Reproductive Technologies

Get a Life His and Hers Survival Guide to IVF

by Rosie Bray

Hold On, Baby!: A Soulful Guide to Riding the Ups and Downs of Infertility and IVF

by Lisa White

Hilariously Infertile

by Karen Jeffries

The Two Week Wait Challenge

by Lindsay M Fischer

It Starts With The Egg Edition 1 and Edition 2

by Rebecca Fett

I Still Want to Be a Mom

by Shara Hutchinson

Through Not Around

by The 16 Percent

Hope Strong

by Christina Oberon

Not Broken

by Dr. Lora Shahine


by Elizabeth Katkin

Peace (In)Fertility Workbook

by Cathie Quillet 

Intimacy and Relationships

Gender, Sexuality, and Identity


Perinatal: Before, During, and After Pregnancy

Race, Ethnic Identity, and Culture

So You Want to Talk About Race

by Ijeoma Oluo

How to Be an Antiracist

by Ibram X. Kendi

Healing Racial Trauma 

by Sheila Wise Rowe  

The Racial Healing Handbook: Practical Activities to Help You Challenge Privilege, Confront Systemic Racism, and Engage in Collective Healing (The Social Justice Handbook Series) 

by Anneliese A. Singh PhD , Tim Wise , Derald Wing Sue Ph.D.

The State of Black Girls: A Go-To Guide for Creating Safe Space for Black Girls 

by Marline Francois-Madden LCSW

Black Women's Mental Health: Balancing Strength and Vulnerability 

by Stephanie Y. Evans 

Soothe Your Nerves: The Black Woman's Guide to Understanding and Overcoming Anxiety, Panic, and Fearz

by Angela Neal-Barnett Ph.D

Shifting: The Double Lives of Black Women in America 

by Ms. Charisse Jones, Kumea Shorter-Gooden 

My Grandmother's Hands: Racialized Trauma and the Pathway to Mending Our Hearts and Bodies 

by Resmaa Menakem

Blindspot: Hidden Biases of Good People

by Mahzarin R. Banaji and Anthony G. Greenwald

Mindful of Race: Transforming Racism from the Inside Out

by Ruth King





For more books, check out our Amazon list and PSI's Book List.



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