Recommended Reading

Here are a few of the books we recommend the most.  If you are looking for a book on a specific topic, please let us know and we’ll provide you with any recommendation we have.





Love & Respect 

by: Dr. Emerson Eggerichs




The Five Love Languages   

by: Gary Chapman


Parenting with Love & Logic 

by: Foster Cline & Jim Fay




How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk

by: Adele Faber & Elaine Mazlish


The Smart Stepfamily 

by: Ron Deal 




Compassion Family Counseling is a private practice in Arlington Texas. We specialize in Play Therapy, Adolescent counseling, Marriage counseling, Pre-marital counseling & Individual counseling.


If you are a licensed counselor, a counselor intern or interested in individual or group supervision and would like to join our team, please contact us.

Meredith Akin-Ivey, is a Licensed Professional Counselor-Supervisor and a Registered Play Therapist- Supervisor.  Please E-mail or call her for more details.

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Compassion Counseling
2214 Michigan Ave
Suite F
Arlington, Texas

Phone: (817) 723-1210

Fax: (866) 776-5116

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At Compassion, our counselors have experience counseling a variety of issues including but not limited to: adoption, anxiety, abuse, body image, depression, couples, faith, families, grief, play therapy, parenting, teens, trauma, christian sex therapy, and self-esteem. Please call our office for more information regarding each counselor's specialty.