Mental Health Resources
National Alliance on Mental Illness. http://.namihptnn.org. www. namiva.org. http://www.nami.org.
PsychCentral.com. Large website of mental health information.
MentalHelp.net. Large website of mental health information.
PsychologyToday.com. Cultural topics relevant to psychotherapy and mental health.
ADHD and YOU. (A division of Shire US, Inc.) adhdandyou.com
www.amenclinic.com. 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:
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. http://www.cnvc.org
Controlling Anger — Before It Controls You. American Psychological Association. www.apa.org/pubinfo/anger.html
App – “Breathing Zone – Relaxing Breathing Exercises.” https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/breathing-zone-free-relaxing/id416021553?mt=12
Medline Plus. www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/anxiety.html
The Anxiety Disorders Association of America (ADAA). /www.adaa.org
Children’s Center for OCD and Anxiety,
Dale Carnegie. How to Stop Worrying and Start Living.
Depression and Bipolar Disorder Alliance. http://www.dbsalliance.org
Judith S. Beck. The Beck Diet Solution.
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.
CBT For Insomnia
“Hope for the Aching Heart” by Margaret Nyman.
“Widows Wear Stilettos: A practical and Emotional Guide for the Young Widow”
by Carole Brody Fleet with Syd Harriet, Ph.D., Psy.D.
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.
The Institute for Advanced Psychotherapy Training and Education
Focus: Letting go of self-destructive behaviors
The Family Institute at Northwestern University
Focus: “Internal Family Systems” – dealing with parts of oneself.
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
Focus: Understanding and treating trauma.
The Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Relationship by Diane England.
Healing Together by Suzanne Phillips.