We get to the heart of relationships

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:

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. 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.

 Bipolar Disorder

Depression and Bipolar Disorder Alliance. http://www.dbsalliance.org




Judith S. Beck. The Beck Diet Solution.


Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.


Mayo Clinic



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.

Website: http://www.traumacenter.org/about/about_bessel.php

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

Website: http://www.lisaferentz.com
Richard Schwartz

The Family Institute at Northwestern University

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

Website: http://www.selfleadership.org/about-richard-schwartz.html
Peter Levine

Somatic Experiencing Trauma Institute
Focus: Healing stress and trauma.

Website: http://www.traumahealing.org/peter-a-levine-phd.php
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

Website: http://www.centerforcontextualchange.org/bios-mjbarrett.html
Janina Fisher

Focus: Understanding and treating trauma.

Website: http://www.janinafisher.com

The Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Relationship by Diane England.

Healing Together by Suzanne Phillips.


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