Chodron, P (2012) Living Beautifully: with Uncertainty and Change

Chodron, P (2005) The Places That Scare You: A Guide fo Fearlessness in Difficult Times

Kabat-Zinn, J (2011) Mindfulness for Beginners: Reclaiming the Present Moment – And Your Life

Kabat-Zinn, J. (2005) Wherever You Go, There You Are

Ricard, M. (2010) Why Meditate: Working with Thoughts and Emotions

McCurry, C. (2009) Parenting Your Anxious Child with Mindfulness and Acceptance


Baer L. (2001) The Imp of the Mind: Exploring the Silent Epidemic of Obsessive Bad Thoughts

Ciarrocchi J.W. (1998) The Doubting Disease: Help for Scrupulosity and Religious Compulsions

Munford, P. R.(2004) Overcoming Compulsive Checking: Free Your Mind from OCD

Munford, P. R.(2005) Overcoming Compulsive Washing: Free Your Mind from OCD

Schwartz, J. M. (1996) Brain Lock: Free Yourself from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder


Collins-Donnelly, Kate (2013) Starving the Anxiety Gremlin: A Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Workbook on Anxiety Management for Young People

Collins-Donnelly, Kate (2013) Starving the Stress Gremlin: A Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Workbook on Stress Management for Young People

Flowers, S. H. (2009) The Mindful Path Through Shyness: How Mindfulness and Compassion Can Free You From Social Anxiety, Fear, and Avoidance

Forsyth, J.P., Eifert, G.H. (2007) The Mindfulness and Acceptance Workbook for Anxiety

Lejeune, C.(2007) The Worry Trap: How to Free Yourself from Worry and Anxiety Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

Wilson, K. G.(2010) Things Might Go Terribly, Horribly Wrong. A Guide To Life Liberated From Anxiety


Kristin Neff Self-Compassion (2011) The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself

Kristin Neff and Christopher Germer (2018) The Mindful Self-Compassion Workbook: A Proven Way to Accept Yourself, Build Inner Strength, and Thrive

Russell Kolts and Paul Gilbert PhD (2012) The Compassionate-Mind Guide to Managing Your Anger: Using Compassion-Focused Therapy to Calm Your Rage and Heal Your Relationships

Non-ordinary States of Consiousness

Stanislav Grof (2019) The Way of the Psychonaut 

William Richards (2015) Sacred Knowledge: Psychedelics and Religious Experiences

Marina Bystritsky, Ph.D. offers evidence-based psychotherapy to people struggling with anxiety, OCD, and stress-related issues as well as to people seeking personal development and fuller, more meaningful lives. With an office on  Street in San Francisco’s Cow Hollow neighborhood (between the Marina District, Pacific Heights, the Presidio, and Russian Hill), she serves clients from the city and from other San Francisco Bay Area communities including Sausalito, Tiburon, Mill Valley, Corte Madera, Marin City, and Larkspur.

2269 Chestnut St, Suite 

San Francisco, CA 94123

Tel: 415-458-2725