Recommended Books

Anxiety

  • www.algy.com/anxiety
  • 10 Simple Solutions to Panic: How to Overcome Panic Attacks, Calm Physical Symptoms & Reclaim your Life by Martin Antony & Randi E.
  • The Anxiety Book by Jonathan Davidson & Henry Dreher
  • What to do When You Worry Too Much: A Kid’s Guide to Overcoming Anxiety by Dawn Huebner & Bonnie Matthews

Bipolar Depression

  • www.pendulum.org
  • The Bipolar Disorder Survival Guide: What You and Your Family Need to Know by David Miklowitz

Chronic Pain

  • Managing Pain Before It Manages You by Margaret A. Caudill

Depression

  • The Feeling Good Handbook by David Burns
  • The Depression Workbook by Mary Ellen Copeland
  • Helping Your Depressed Teenager by Gerald Ost

Divorce / Separation

  • Mom’s House, Dad’s House by Isolina Ricci
  • Getting Apart Together by Martin Kranitz
  • Children’s Book About Divorce by Richard Gardner
  • Parent’s Book About Divorce by Richard Gardner
  • My Dad is Getting Married Again by Lisa Schab & Bruce Van Patter
  • Dinosaurs Divorce by Laurie and Marc Brown
  • Helping Your Child Through Your Divorce by Florence Bienenfeld
  • After the Affair by Janis Abrahms Spring and Michael Spring

Domestic Violence

  • www.blainn.cc/abuse

Eating Disorders

  • The Hungry Self by Kim Chernin
  • When Food is Love by Geneen Roth
  • Feeding the Hungry Heart by Geneen Roth
  • www.something-fishy.org

Family Issues

  • www.aacap.org

Grief and Loss

  • How to Go on Living When Someone You Love Dies by Therese Rando
  • Man’s Search for Meaning by Victor Frankl
  • The Dead Get By with Everything by Bill Holm
  • Transitions by William Bridges
  • Bereavement: Counseling the Grieving Through the Life Cycle by David A. Crenshaw
  • A Mother’s Loss Workbook by Diane Hambrook and Gail Eisenberg
  • When Dinosaurs Die by Laurie and Marc Brown (children’s book)
  • www.webhealing.com
  • www.death-dying.com

Obsessive Compulsive Disorders & Behavior

  • www.ocfoundation.org

Career / Life Changes

  • New Rules of the Job Search Game by Larson and Comstock
  • What Color is Your Parachute by Richard Bolles
  • Job Shift by William Bridges
  • Creating You and Company: Learn to Think like the CEO of Your Own Career by William Briggs
  • Do What You Are by Teger and Teger
  • Crossing the Unknown Sea: Working as a Pilgrimage of Identity by David Whyte
  • Let Your Life Speak: Listening to the Voice of Vocation by Parker Palmer
  • How to Find the Work You Love by Lawrence Boldt
  • Repacking Your Bags: Lighten Your Load for the Rest of Your Life by Ledider & Shapiro
  • Transitions: Making Sense of Life Changes by William Bridges
  • The Wand Chooses the Wizard: Insights into Changing Careers to Deepen Personal Fulfillment by Kirk Lamb

Parenting Skills – Adolescents

  • Reviving Ophelia by Mary Pipher
  • Parenting Teens and Boundaries by Jane Bluestein
  • Parenting Teens with Love and Logic by Jim Fay and Foster Cline
  • Parenting Your Teenager by David Eklkind
  • Adolescence: The Survival Guide for Parents and Teenagers by Elizabeth Fenwick

Parenting Skills – Children

  • Nurture by Nature by Tieger
  • 1-2-3 Magic: Effective Discipline for Children 2-12 by Thomas Phelan
  • Helping Your Children Handle Stress by Kersey
  • Parenting with Love and Logic by Jim Fay and Foster Cline
  • Siblings without Rivalry by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish
  • Raising your Spirited Child by Mary Sheedy Kurcinka
  • Living with Your Active Alert Child by Linda Budd
  • How to Talk so Kids Will Listen by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish
  • Becoming Parents by Sandra Jaffe and Jack Viertel
  • Earth Father, Sky Father by Arther and Libby Coleman
  • Surviving with Kids by Wane Bartz and Richard Raser
  • One of a Kind by LaVonne Neff
  • Lonely, Sad, Angry: A Parent’s Guide to Depression in Children and Adolescent by B. Ingersell & S. Goldstein
  • Ready, Set, Relax: Relaxation, Learning & Self-Esteem for Children by Jeffrey Al & Roger Klein
  • The 7 Secrets of Effective Fathers by Ken Canfield

Phobias & Panic Disorders

  • The Boy Who Couldn’t Stop Washing by J. Rapoport
  • Brain Lock by Jeffrey Schwartz
  • The Good News About Panic, Anxiety and Phobias by Mark Gold

Relationships

  • The Fellowship of the Rings: Common Sense Wisdom for Lasting Marriages by Kirk Lamb
  • Try to See It My Way: Being Fair in Love and Marriage by Janet Hibbs, PhD
  • Back from Betrayal: Saving a Marriage, a Family, a Life by Suzy Farbman
  • Getting the Love You Want by Harville Hendrix
  • The Mindful Couple: How Acceptance and Mindfulness Can Lead You to the Love You Want by Robyn D. Walser, PhD, and Darrah Westrup, PhD
  • Ten Lessons to Transform Your Marriage: America’s Love Lab Experts Share Their Strategies for Strengthening Your Relationship, by John Gottman
  • Why Marriages Succeed or Fail: And How You Can Make Yours Last, by John Gottman
  • Keeping the Love You Want by Harville Hendrix
  • Every Day I Love You More (Just Not Today): Lessons in Loving One Person for Life by Nancy Shulins
  • The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work by John Gottman
  • The Dance of Anger by Harriet Lerner
  • Love is a Verb by Bill O’Hanlan and Patricia Hudson
  • The Book of Guys by Garrison Keillor
  • Women Who Run with Wolves by Clarisa Pinkola-Estes
  • Men are from Mars by John Gray
  • Women are from Venus by John Gray
  • We by Robert Johnson
  • After the Affair by Janis Spring
  • The Good Marriage by Judith Wallerstein and Sandra Blakeslee
  • Passionate Marriage by David Schnarch
  • Why Marriages Success or Fail and How You Can Make Yours Last by John Gottman with Nan Silver
  • Second Chances: Men, Women and Children a Decade after Divorce by Judith Wallerstein and Sandra Blakeslee
  • Divorce Busting by Michelle Weiner-Davis
  • Fighting for Your Marriage by Markman, Stanley and Blumberg
  • 10 Great Dates to Revitalize Your Marriage by Claudia and David Arp
  • Second Half of Marriage by Claudia and David Arp
  • The Monogamy Myth: A Personal Handbook for Recovering from Affairs by Peg Vaughn
  • www.smartmarriages.com

Self-Care / Stress Management

  • Learned Optimism by Marting Seligman
  • Minding the Body, Mending the Mind by Joan Boryshenko
  • Recovering the Soul by L. Dossey
  • Spiritual Optimism by Joan Boryshenko
  • Slow Down to the Speed of Life by Richard Carlson and Josephy Bailey
  • The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron
  • Relaxation and Stress Management Workbook by David, Eshelman and McKay
  • Growing Up Again by Jean Illsley Clarke and Connie Dawson
  • Full Catastrophe Living by Jn Kabat-Zinne
  • Feeling Good by David Burns
  • A New Guide to Rational Living by Albert Ellis
  • Rest and Relax: A video tape you can request from The Stress Specialist; 3 Morning Place; Norwalk CT 06854 or call them at 800-367-1604
  • Ready, Set, Relax: Relaxation, Learning and Self-Esteem for Children by Jeffrey Al and Roger Klein
  • Dear Job Stress: 100 Tips by Mary Demcy and Rene Tihista
  • Wherever You Go, There You Are by Jon Kabat-Zinn

Sexuality

  • For Yourself: The Fulfillment of Female Sexuality by Lonnie Barbach
  • For Each Other: Sharing Sexual Intimacy by Lonnie Barbach
  • Male Sexuality by Bernie Zielbergeld
  • The Hite Report by Sheree Hite
  • The Hite Report on Male Sexuality by Sheree Hite

Spirituality

  • The Second Miracle by Richard Moss
  • Fire in the Soul by Joan Boryshenko
  • Way of the Peaceful Warrior by Don Millman
  • Everyday Soul by Bradford Keeney
  • A Path with Heart by Jack Kanfield
  • Loving Kindness: The Revolutionary Art of Happiness by Sharon Salzberg
  • Crossing Boundary Waters by Andrew Rogness
  • Four Wisdoms by James W. Bryer

Ted Talks

  • http://www.ted.com
  • TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading.
  • We recommend listening to Brene Brown’s talks on shame and vulnerability. There are many other speakers and blogs that may be useful to connect with TED Talks – UTube
  • Your Erroneous Zones by Wayne Dwyer

Physical Health Links

The following resources are general resources to support over-all well-being and physical health. The resources are intended to complement, not replace, professional medical advice.

Medications and Health Supplements

Women’s Health

Fitness

General Health

Conditions

Mental Health Links

The following links are listed to provide you with additional online mental health care information. Please also check the additional links provided for physical health for a more comprehensive understanding of your over-all well-being. The following is not meant to be a comprehensive list, nor is it an endorsement of the content of the sites.

Associations & Institutes

Suicide Awareness and Hotlines

Depression

Anxiety Disorders

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Addiction and Recovery

Eating Disorders

Personality Disorders

Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Child Abuse and Domestic Violence

Developmental Disorders

Diagnosis

Medication

  • DrugWatch.comprovides up-to-date information about prescription and over-the-counter medications, including details about associated side effects.
  • Drugalert.org is a comprehensive database with information and news alerts about potentially dangerous drugs currently on the market or previously available worldwide.