Mental Health Resources

National Alliance on Mental Illness. www. Large website of mental health information. Large website of mental health information. Cultural topics relevant to psychotherapy and mental health.


ADHD and YOU. (A division of Shire US, Inc.)  ADD website. ADD test is $4.95; Book: Change Your Brain, Change Your Body by Daniel Amen, M.D.

The Disorganized Mind by Nancy Ratey.

Taking Charge of Adult ADHD by Russell Barkley.


I Tell You I’m Not An Alcoholic!

When alcohol or drug use is interfering with your personal life or work, consider:

Alcoholics Anonymous

Narcotics Anonymous


Here are substance abuse sites that may be helpful –

You can also talk to your family doctor or use a group like ours to evaluate what might be helpful. Hospitalization is a choice if you might physically harm yourself or someone else.



The Center for Nonviolent Communication.

Controlling Anger — Before It Controls You. American Psychological Association.


App – “Breathing Zone – Relaxing Breathing Exercises.”

Medline Plus.

The Anxiety Disorders Association of America (ADAA). /

Children’s Center for OCD and Anxiety,

Dale Carnegie. How to Stop Worrying and Start Living.

 Bipolar Disorder

Depression and Bipolar Disorder Alliance.



Judith S. Beck. The Beck Diet Solution.


Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.

Mayo Clinic


CBT For Insomnia


The Mayo Clinic

Bessel van der Kolk

Trauma Center At Justice Resource Institute

Focus: Post-traumatic stress.


His latest book is: The Body Keeps the Score. Some of my patients have found it helpful.

Lisa Ferentz

The Institute for Advanced Psychotherapy Training and Education

Focus: Letting go of self-destructive behaviors

Richard Schwartz

The Family Institute at Northwestern University

Focus: “Internal Family Systems” – dealing with parts of oneself.

Peter Levine

Somatic Experiencing Trauma Institute
Focus: Healing stress and trauma.

Mary Jo Barrett

Director: The Center for Contextual Change
Faculty: University of Chicago, School of Social Service Administration
The Chicago Center for Family Health
Family Institute of Northwestern University
Focus: Transform the lives of those impacted by abuse and trauma

Janina Fisher

Focus: Understanding and treating trauma.


The Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Relationship by Diane England.

Healing Together by Suzanne Phillips.


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