NATIONAL SUICIDE PREVENTION LIFELINE

Trained crisis workers are available to talk 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.

1-800-273-8255


NATIONAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HOTLINE

1-800-787-3224 or www.thehotline.org

MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATIONS & INSTITUTES

• National Association of Social Workers

www.socialworkers.org

• Association for Marriage and Family Therapy

www.aamft.org

• American Counseling Association

www.counseling.org

• American Psychological Association

www.apa.org

• American Psychiatric Association

www.psychiatry.org

• American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

www.aacap.org

• National Institute of Mental Health

www.nimh.nih.gov

• Mental Health America

www.mentalhealthamerica.net

• Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration

www.samhsa.gov

• National Eating Disorders Association

www.nationaleatingdisorders.org

• Michigan Association for Infant Mental Health

www.mi-aimh.org

• Association for Play Therapy

www.a4pt.org

HELPFUL BOOKS


ANGER

• Dance of Anger by Harriet Lerner

• The Abusive Personality: Violence and Control in Intimate Relationships by Donald Dutton

• Beyond Anger by Thomas Harbin

• Taking Charge of Anger: How to Resolve Conflict, Sustain Relationships, and Express Yourself without Losing Control by W. Robert Nay


ANXIETY

• The 10 Best Anxiety Busters by Margaret Wehrenberg

• The Anxiety and Worry Workbook by David Clark and Aaron Beck

• Tough-to-Treat Anxiety by Margaret Wehrenberg

• The Anxiety & Phobia Workbook by Edmund J. Bourne

• Fear and Other Uninvited Guests by Harriet Lerner

• The Worried Child by Paul Foxman


ATTENTION DEFICIT / HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER (ADHD)

• Taking Charge of ADHD: The Complete, Authoritative Guide for Parents by Russell A. Barkley

• The ADHD Workbook for Kids by Lawrence Shapiro

• A Bird’s—Eye View of Life with ADD and ADHD: Advice from Young Survivors by Chris A. Zeigler Dendy, Alex Zeigler

• ADHD and Me: What I Learned From Lighting Fires at the Dinner Table by Blake Taylor

• Different Minds: Gifted Children with AD/HD, Asperger Syndrome, and Other Learning Deficits by Dierdre V. Lovecky


DEPRESSION

• The 10 Best Anxiety Management Techniques Workbook by Margaret Wehrenberg

• The Depression Workbook by Mary Ellen Copeland & Matthew McKay

• Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy by David Burns

• The Mindful Way through Depression: Freeing Yourself from Chronic Unhappiness by Mark Williams, John Teasdale, Zindel Segal and Jon Kabat-Zin

• Anxiety & Depression: Effective Treatment of the Big Two Co-Occurring Disorders by Margaret Wehrenberg

• The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression by Andrew Solomon


EATING DISORDERS

• Life Without Ed: How One Woman Declared Independence from Her Eating Disorder and How You Can Too by Jenni Schaefer and Thom Rutledge

• Eating in the Light of the Moon: How Women Can Transform Their Relationship with Food Through Myths, Metaphors, and Storytelling by Anita Johnston

• Gaining: The Truth About Life After Eating Disorders by Aimee Liu

• Food to Eat: Guided, Hopeful and Trusted Recipes for Eating Disorder Recovery by Lori Lieberman & Cate Sangster

• Brave Girl Eating: A Family’s Struggle with Anorexia by Harriet Brown


COUPLES

• The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work by John M. Gottman and Nan Silver

• The Five Love Languages by Gary Chapman

• Hold Me Tight by Sue Johnson

• Healing from Infidelity by Michelle Weiner-Davis

• Boundaries by Henry Cloud and John Townsend

• Take Back Your Marriage: Sticking Together in a World that Pulls Us Apart by William Doherty

• When the One You Love Wants to Leave: Guidance and Comfort for Surviving Marital Crisis by Donald R. Harvey

• Why Marriages Succeed or Fail: And How You Can Make Yours Last by John Gottman


OBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE DISORDER (OCD)

• The Mindfulness Workbook of OCD: A Guide to Overcoming Obsessions and Compulsions Using Mindfulness and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy by Jon Hershfield, Tom Corboy & James Claiborn

• The Imp of the Mind: Exploring the Silent Epidemic of Obsessive Bad Thoughts by Lee Baer

• The OCD Workbook: Your Guide to Breaking Free from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder by Bruce Hyman

• Stop Obsessing! How to Overcome Your Obsessions and Compulsions by Edna Foa


PARENTING

• Boundaries with Kids by Henry Cloud and John Townsend

• Easy to Love, Difficult to Discipline: The 7 Basic Skills for Turning Conflict into Cooperation by Becky A. Bailey

• The Everything Toddler Book: From Controlling Tantrums to Potty Training, Practical Advice to Get You and Your Toddler Through the Formative Years by Linda Sonna

• How To Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish

• Parenting Young Children by Dinkmeyer et.al

• The Parents Handbook by Dinkmeyer et.al

• Parking Lot Rules & 75 Other Ideas for Raising Amazing Children by Tom Sturges

• Playful Parenting by Lawrence J. Cohen

• Secrets of the Baby Whisperer for Toddlers by Tracy Hogg and Melinda Blau


TRAUMA

• The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind and Body in the Healing of Trauma by Bessel van der Kolk

• Allies in Healing: When the Person You Love Was Sexually Abused as a Child by Laura Davis

• The Courage to Heal: A Guide for Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse by Ellen Bass and Laura Davis

• The PTSD Workbook: Simple Effective Techniques for Overcoming Traumatic Stress Symptoms by Mary Beth Williams

• Trauma and Recovery: The Aftermath of Violence–from Domestic Abuse to Political Terror by Judith Herman