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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.

ADD

http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/adhd/complete-publication.shtml

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.

 Addiction

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

Al-Anon

Here are substance abuse sites that may be helpful –

Recovery.org

Rehabs.com

http://www.recovery.org/browse/newport-news-va/

http://www.rehabs.com/local/newport-news-va/

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.

 Alzheimers

http://www.news-medical.net/news/20150304/Non-drug-approaches-work-better-in-people-with-Alzheimers-disease-dementia.aspx

Anger

The Center for Nonviolent Communication. http://www.cnvc.org

Controlling Anger — Before It Controls You. American Psychological Association. www.apa.org/pubinfo/anger.html

http://www.bullies2buddies.com

 Anxiety

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,

http://www.worrywisekids.org

Dale Carnegie. How to Stop Worrying and Start Living.

 Bipolar Disorder

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

Depression

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/depression.html

Dieting

Judith S. Beck. The Beck Diet Solution.

Fibromyalgea

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.

http://www.csmc.edu/5187.html?gclid=CL3kzP7x-JACFQIQFQodeEsy2A

Mayo Clinic

http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/fibromyalgia/DS00079/DSECTION=1

Insomnia

CBT For Insomnia

http://www.cbtforinsomnia.com/products-page/

Grief

“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.

 

 

 

Trauma

The Mayo Clinic

http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/post-traumatic-stress-disorder/basics/symptoms/con-20022540

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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