Resources

ADD/ADHD

You Mean I’m Not Lazy, Stupid, or Crazy?!: The Classic Self-Help Book for Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder -Kate Kelly & Peggy Ramundo

Driven to Distraction (Revised): Recognizing and Coping with Attention Deficit Disorder -Edward M. Md Hallowell & John J. Md Ratey

4 Weeks to an Organized Life with AD/HD – Jeffery Freed & Joan Shapiro  

Scattered: How Attention Deficit Disorder Originates and What You Can Do About It – Gabor Mate

The ADHD Effect on Marriage: Understand and Rebuild Your Relationship in Six Steps – Melissa Orlav

www.chad.org/  CHADD-The National Resource on ADHD

ANGER

The Anger Control Workbook – Matthew McKay & Peter D. Rogers

Beyond Anger: A Guide for Men: How to Free Yourself from the Grip of Anger and Get More Out of Life – Thomas Harbin

The Dance of Anger: A Woman’s Guide to Changing the Patterns of Intimate Relationships – Harriet Lerne

ANXIETY

When Panic Attacks: The New Drug-Free Anxiety Therapy That Can Change Your Life – David Burns

How to Stop Worrying and Start Living – Dale Carnegie

The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook – Edmund Bourne

The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook (New Harbinger Self-Help Workbook) -Matthew McKay & Martha Davis

BIPOLAR DISORDER

An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness – Kay Redfield Jamison

The Bipolar Disorder Survival Guide, Second Edition: What You and Your Family Need to Know – David J. Miklowitz

Welcome to the Jungle: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Bipolar but Were Too Freaked Out to Ask – Hilary T. Smith

BORDERLINE PERSONALITY DISORDER

Walking on Eggshells – Taking Your Life Back When Someone You Care About Has Borderline 

Personality Disorder – Paul Mason & Randi Kreger

I Hate You-Don’t Leave Meg – Understanding the Borderline Personality – Jerold Kreisman & Hal Straus

Surviving a Borderline Parent: How to Heal Your Childhood Wounds and Build Trust, Boundaries, and Self-Esteem – Kimberlee Roth

CO-DEPENDENCY

Facing Codependence – What it is, Where it Comes From, How it Sabotages Our Lives – Pia Mellody

Codependent No More: How to Stop Controlling Others and Start Caring for Yourself – Melody Beattie 

DEPRESSION

The Feeling Good Handbook – David Burns

Ten Days to Self-Esteem – David Burns

The Cognitive Behavioral Workbook for Depression: A Step-by-Step Program – William Knaus & Albert Ellis

Healing the Shame That Binds You – John Bradshaw

DIVORCE

Splitting: Protecting Yourself While Divorcing Someone with Borderline or Narcissistic Personality Disorder – Randi Kreger & Bill Eddy

Helping Your Kids Cope with Divorce the Sandcastles Way – M. Gary Neuman

FAMIILY DYSFUNCTION

Bradshaw On: The Family – A New Way of Creating Solid Self-Esteem – John Bradshaw

Healing the Child Within – Discovery and Recovery for Adult Children of Dysfunctional Families – Charles Whitfield

Toxic Parents – Overcoming Their Hurtful Legacy and Reclaiming Your Life – Susan Forward

Children of the Self-Absorbed: A Grown-Up’s Guide to Getting Over Narcissistic Parents – Nina Brown

INFERTILITY

Taking Charge of Your Fertility – The Definitive Guide to Natural Birth Control, Pregnancy Achievement, and Reproductive Health – Toni Weschler

Unsung Lullabies: Understanding and Coping with Infertility – Marth Diamond & David Diamond

HAPPINESS

Wired for Joy: A Revolutionary Method for Creating Happiness from Within by Laurel Mellin

HEALTH

Love, Medicine & Miracles – Lessons Learned About Self-Healing From a Surgeon’s Experience with Exceptional Patients – Bernie Siegel

Spontaneous Healing by Andrew Weil

HealthJourneys.com – numerous guided imagery CDs and downloads available

LOSS

A Silent Sorrow – Pregnancy Loss: Guidance and Support for You and Your Family – Ingrid Kohn, & Perry-Lynn Moffit

NARCISSTIC PERSONALITY DISORDER

Why is it Always About You?  The Seven Deadly Sins of Narcissism by Sandy Hotchkiss

PARENTING

The Out-of-Sync Child – Recognizing and Coping with Sensory Processing Disorder – Carol Stock Kranowitz

How to Talk so Kids Will Listen and Listen so Kids Will Talk by Adele Faber & Elaine Mazlish

The Explosive Child: A New Approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated, Chronically Inflexible Children – Ross W. Greene

PERFECTIONISM

I Thought It Was Just Me (but it isn’t) – Telling the Truth About Perfectionism, Inadequacy and Power – Brene Brown

Be Happy Without Being Perfect: How to Break Free from the Perfection Deception – Alice Domar

When Perfect Isn’t Good Enough: Strategies for Coping with Perfectionism – Martin Antony

 

PTSD

Trauma and Recovery – The Aftermath of Violence – From Domestic Abuse to Political Terror – Judith Herman

RELATIONSHIP

After the Affair-Healing the Pain and Rebuilding Trust When a Partner Has Been Unfaithful – Janis Abrahms Spring

The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work – John Gottman

The Relationship Cure – A 5 Step Guide to Strengthening Your Marriage, Family, and Friendships – John Gottman

Why Marriages Succeed or Fail and How You Can Make Yours Last – John Gottman

Too Good to Leave, Too Bad to Stay: a Step-by-Step Guide to Help You Decide Whether to Stay In or Get Out of Your Relationship – Mira Kirshenbaum

Not “Just Friends”: Rebuilding Trust and Recovering Your Sanity After Infidelity – Shirley P. Glass & Jean Coppock Staeheli

How Can I Forgive You? The Courage to Forgive, The Freedom Not To – Janis A. Spring

SELF-INJURY

Self-Injury – Simple Answers to Complex Questions – Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital

Cutting – Understanding and Overcoming Self-Mutilation – Steven Levenkron

Bodily Harm – The Breakthrough Healing Program for Self-Injurers – Karen Conerio & Wendy Lader

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

Alcoholics Anonymous – www.aa.org

American Psychological Association – www.apa.org/

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline  1 (800) 273-8255  Hours: 24 hours, 7 days a week.

     Website: www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org

National Domestic Violence Hotline 1 (800) 799-SAFE (7233)

Website: www.thehotline.org

www.PsychCentral.com

National Institute of Mental Health – http://www.nimh.nih.gov/

Groups

www.Rainbows.org   Support groups for children who have suffered significant loss in their lives, either through death, divorce, or other painful transitions.

sensoryintegrationgroup@yahoogroups.com

PDD-BPkids@yahoogroups.com