Resources

Books:

Hold Me Tight by Sue Johnson

A step by step guide for learning the language of emotions and discovering and healing attachment wounds for couples

The Five Love Languages by Gary Chapman

Understand how you express and receive love

The Explosive Child by Ross W. Greene

A new approach for understanding and parenting easily frustrated, chronically inflexible children

And Baby Makes Three

by John and Julie Gottman

A practical guide for couples bringing their first child home

The Middle Passage: From Misery to Meaning in Midlife by James Hollis

Finding meaning during the middle years

Owning Your Own Shadow by Robert Johnson

Finding and exploring hidden aspects of your self

Help Lines:

 

Crisis Hotline Number: 1-800-273-8255

Domestic Violence Hotline: 800-799-7233

Teen Helpline: 1-800-400-0900

Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK

 

Helpful Websites:

National Alliance on Mental Illness

Offers information on mental illnesses and how to recognize them. Furthermore it offers resources for people who need help and support.  

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

SAMHSA is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities.

There are many resources that can complement the therapy work that you do. Some times seeking additional support or information presented in a particular way by a certain author can open doors and expand our options for growth. The following is a list of books and websites that may be helpful to you.