The following websites can provide you with additional information on mental health care. It is not meant to be a comprehensive list, nor is it an endorsement of the contents of the sites. Your therapist may also recommend resources to you during the course of your therapy work.
- American Art Therapy Association
- American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
- American Counseling Association
- American Psychological Association
- EMDR Institute
- HeartMath Institute
- NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness)
- National Institute of Mental Health
- National Sleep Foundation
- National Women’s Health Resource Center
- Psychology Today
Exploring ideas through additional reading often helps extend and enrich the therapeutic value of counseling. Here are a few of our staff’s trusted recommendations.
Transforming Anxiety: The HeartMath Solution for Overcoming Fear and Worry and Creating Serenity, Doc Childre and Deborah Rozman, Ph.D.
Archetypes & Images
The Red Book, C.G. Jung
Archetypes, Caroline Myss
Sacred Contracts, Caroline Myss
Childhood Sexual Abuse
The Courage to Heal, Laura Davis
The Courage to Heal Workbook, Laura Davis
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
The Feeling Good Handbook, David D. Burns, M.D.
Ten Days to Self-Esteem, David D. Burns, M.D.
Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life, Marshall B. Rosenberg, Ph.D.
Transforming Depression: The HeartMath Solution to Feeling Overwhelmed, Sad and Stressed, Doc Childre and Deborah Rozman, Ph.D.
Living With Uncertainty
Man’s Search for Meaning, Viktor E. Frankl
Full Catastrophe Living, Jon Kabat-Zinn
Living Beautifully with Uncertainty and Change, Pema Chodron
When Things Fall Apart, Pema Chodron
Ending the Struggle Against Yourself, Stan Taubman, DSW
Care of the Soul: A Guide for Cultivating Depth and Sacredness in Everyday Life, Thomas Moore, Ph.D.
Personal Growth and Acceptance
Radical Acceptance: Accepting Your Life with The Heart of a Buddha, Tara Brach
Radical Self-Forgiveness: A Revolutionary Five-Stage Process to Heal Relationships, Collin C. Tipping
Lincoln’s Melancholy: How Depression Challenged a President and Fueled His Greatness, Joshua Wolf Shenk
Art Heals: How Creativity Cures the Soul, Shaun McNiff
Thirst, Mary Oliver
Where The Sidewalk Ends, Shel Silverstein
A Light In The Attic, Shel Silverstein
Hold Me Tight, Sue Johnson, Ph.D.
The Emotional Incest Syndrome: What to Do When A Parent’s Love Rules Your Life, Patricia Love, Ed.D.
If It Hurts, It Isn’t Love: And 365 Other Principles to Heal and Transform Your Relationships, Chuck Spezzano, Ph.D.
Getting the Love You Want: A Guide For Couples, Harville Hendrix, Ph.D.
The Verbally Abusive Relationship: How to Recognize It and How to Respond, Patricia Evans
Rekindling Desire: A Step-By-Step Program to Help Low-Sex and No-Sex Marriages, Barry and Emily McCarthy
The New Rules of Marriage: What You Need to Know to Make Love Work, Terrence Real
Soul Mates: Honoring the Mystery of Love and Relationship, Thomas Moore, Ph.D.
The Body Image Workbook: An Eight-Step Program for Learning to Like Your Looks, Thomas Cash
The Anxiety & Phobia Workbook, Edmund J. Bourne
The OCD Workbook: Your Guide to Breaking Free from Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Bruce M. Hyman, Ph.D., and Cherlene Pedrick, RN
The PTSD Workbook: Simple, Effective Techniques for Overcoming Trauma, Mary Beth Williams and Soili Poijula, Ph.D.