Patti E. Hard,

M.S., L.M.F.T., C.A.D.C., A.A.S.E.C.T.
Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, Certified Sex Terapist, Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor  |  Lexington Kentucky



Recommended Reading

Marital Therapy

John Gottman and Julie Gottman, The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work, The Rivers Press NY, 1999
Judith Wallerstein and Sandra Blakeslee, The Good Marriage, Houghton Mifflin Co., 1999
Gary Chapman, The Five Love Languages: The Secret to Love That Lasts, Northfield Publishing, 1992
Sue Johnson, Hold Me Tight, Little Brown, 2008


Shirley Glass, Not Just Friends: Rebuilding Trust and Recovering Your Sanity After Infidelity, Free Press, 2003


Michele Weiner-Davis, Divorce Busting, Simon & Shuster, 1992
Constance Ahrons, The Good Divorce: Keeping Your Family Together When Your Marriage Comes Apart, Harper Perennial, 1995

Marital Empowerment

Wayne Sotile, Ph.D and Mary Sotile, The Medical Marriage: Sustaining Health Relationship for Physicians and Their Families, Am. Medical Assoc., 2000

Sex Therapy

Barry McCarthy and Emily McCarthy, Sexual Awareness: Your Guide to Healthy Couple Sexuality, New Harbinger, 2012
Ester Perel, Mating In Captivity, Harper Collins, 2006

Sexual Abuse

Ruth Cohn, Coming Home to Passion, Praeger, 2011
Lenore Terr, Too Scared to Cry, Harper and Row, 1990

Substance Abuse

Sharon Wegscheider, Another Chance: Hope and Health for the Alcoholic Family, Science and Behavior Books, Inc., 1981
Sharon Wegscheider-Cruse, Coupleship: How to Build a Relationship, Health Communications, 1988

Adult Children of Alcoholics

Janet Woititz, Adult Children of Alcoholics, Health Communications, 1983
Melody Beattie, Codependent No more, Hazelden, 1986


Jolene Brackey, Creating Moments of Joy, Purdue University, 2007

Grief Therapy

Ted Menten, Gentle Closings: How to Say Goodbye to Someone You Love, Running Press, 1991
Ted Menten, After Goodbye, How to Begin Again After the Death of Someone You Love, Running Press, 1994
Karen Katafiasz, Elf Help Books, Grief Therapy, Abbey Press, St. Meinard, Indiana, 47577


Patti E. Hard, M.S.  |  1517 Nicholasville Road, Lexington, KY 40503  |  859-278-4364