This section of our website contains a selection of books that have been personally reviewed by Badge of Life Canada. These books are pertinent and directly related to our mission statement. They are a valuable resource for anybody who reads them and will provide helpful information in your journey to achieve healthy living and post-traumatic growth.

If you have a book that you would like listed on our website, please contact Badge of Life Canada using our Contact Form found in the menu above.


A 21-day practice for resilience and mental health.

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Resilience The Science of Mastering Life's Greatest Challenges

Resilience refers to the ability to “bounce back” after encountering difficulty.

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Using Neuroscience to Reverse the Course of Depression, One Small Change at a Time.

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Claudia Black’s bestselling classic on the experience and legacy of being raised in an addictive household.

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A short description of the various therapist certifications in Ontario.

Clinical Psychologists

Clinical Psychologists are required to complete a related Masters and Ph.D. program to practice in the province of Ontario that must be research-based and subsequently have a thesis component. They are governed by the College of Psychologists of Ontario (CPO).

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Registered Psychotherapists

Registered Psychotherapists (RPs) are registered by the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO) and, like Registered Social Workers and Clinical Psychologists, are permitted to perform the controlled act of psychotherapy.

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Registered Social Workers

Registered Social Workers (RSW) are helping individuals to enhance their well-being. They are governed by the Ontario College of Social Workers.