Claire McKay, M.A.

Licensed Professional Counselor

VIA Institute on Character. A website that offers a free self-assessment to help you identify your character strengths.  

http://www.viacharacter.org/www/Character-Strengths/VIA-Classification


Books

Thank You For Being Such a Pain by Mark Rosen, Ph.D.  How to understand and heal relationships with difficult people. 

Legacy of the Heart:  The Spiritual Advantages of a Painful Childhood by Wayne Muller. A wonderful book that helps us take a spiritual perspective in order to transmute our suffering and start to free ourselves from the past.

The Wisdom of Your Dreams: Using Dreams to Tap into Your Unconscious and Transform Your Life by Jeremy Taylor.  One of the best books on dreams and how to decipher them.

The Four Agreements by Miguel Ruiz.  Toltec wisdom on the path to personal freedom.  

The Highly Sensitive Person by Elaine Aron.  This book will help you understand either yourself or some other highly sensitive person in your life. The author puts sensitivity into perspective and helps one feel more at home in a world that values extroversion. 

Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking by Susan Cain.  The title says it all......