Brace for Impact: Miracle on the Hudson Survivors Share Their Stories of Near Death and Hope for New Life

Written by Dorothy with co-author Kevin Quirk, this is an account of the ditching of Flight 1549 in the Hudson River. But rather than focus on the crash itself, it is an in-depth account of how this near death experience changed the lives of some of the passengers.

Counseling in a Complex Society: Contemporary Challenges to Professional Practice.

Written as an attempt by a group of experienced counselors and professors of counseling to come to grips with the complex environment of the 21st century and the challenges it lays on people entering or practicing in the field. Race, ethnicity, class, gender, sexual preference all have to be understood in their relation to the client's identity and addressed in an appropriate manner. Dorothy as a contributor offers the humanistic and transpersonal view of psychosynthesis as a powerful tool for working with all populations in this complicated world. Read Didi's article

Daughters and Mothers: Making it Work

The owners manual for mothers or daughters. A book full of insights on this important relationship filled with practical exercises to repair/strengthten the bond between mother and daughter. Written with her mother 20 years ago this book is still in print and the techniques still work. Writing this book together prompted Didi and her mom to begin doing a series of workshops on the subject that drew hundreds of people where ever they held them and continued to be a sucess until Didi's mother retired, well into her 80's

Counseling with Confidence: From Pre-Service to Professional Practice

A second book edited by Nick Young & Chris Michael on the nuts and bolts of starting a successful practice. This book includes everything from choosing a counseling modality, a population to work with, to furniture and finances. Dorothy's article focuses on strategies for the beginner entering the field, advice both practical and philosophical.

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Celebrating Mothers and Daughters

More stories from the Firman trio.

Chicken Soup for the
Mother & Daughter Soul

Co-authored with her mother, Julie and her sister, Frances, Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen, this collection of heart warming stories made the New York Times Best Seller List.

Chicken Soup for the Father & Son Soul

Dorothy's final entry in the Chicken Soup series, this one co-authored with her husband Ted.

Engaging Life

Dorothy's latest book on dealing with chronic illness.