Of Interest .. .
Resources for your Relationship
Smart Couple:Check out the cheat sheet to de-escalate fights in less than 10 minutes
Weekend to Remeber: Family Life Ministries hosts weekend retreats to help enhance your relationship
Gottman Card Decks: Downloadable app to help couples improve their relationship (iTunes and Google Play)
Marriage Minute: Email newsletter put out by the Gottmans twice weekly with gentle reminders and tips
Mental Health America's Work Health Survey
Three Meditation Apps (iTunes and Google Play)
1. Headspace 2. Calm 3. Pause
**New From Bill O'Hanlon**
Out of the Blue: Six Non-Medication Ways to Relieve Depression
DIVORCE BUSTING by Michele Weiner-Davis
An excellent book for any relationship that needs improving, not just those on the brink of divorce.
This is a practical book that gets to the nuts and bolts of marriage. A must read for all marriages.
This is an extremely valuable book for those considering marriage and want to make sure they start marriage in the best possible manner.
Everyone knows it, but few can do it well. What is it? Communicate!! This is a mandatory read for relationships struggling with communication and relationship difficulties.
Michelle does a great job offering advice and guidance to couples who seem to have forgotten how to be sexually intimate and fun.
Resurrecting Sex: Resolving Sexual Problems and Rejuvenating Your Relationship
by David Morris Schnarch
Passionate Marriage: Keeping Love and Intimacy Alive in Committed Relationships by David Schnarch
David Schnarch is recognized as one of the leading experts in sexual challenges. A must read for anyone wanting to improve their sex life.
Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child
by John M. Gottman
Simply put, MANDATORY READ, for any parent wanting to insure their child is able to cope with life and make emotionally intelligent decisions.
Parenting Toward Solutions: How Parents Can Use Skills They Already Have to Raise Responsible, Loving Kids
by Linda MetcalfDon’t wait until you have tried everything else, start here. Linda does an excellent job of outlining practical parenting strategies for today’s generation. This is an exceptionally good book for struggling parents.
Help Me I Have a Teenager: The Nitty Gritty Guide to Parental Sanity
by Annie Drake
This is an excellent guide, filled with practical tips, about how to parent a teenager.
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens Workbook
by Sean Covey
Based on The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens, this workbook is a must for a teen wanting to develop healthy and productive habits.
The The Traveler's Gift : Seven Decisions that Determine Personal Success (Paperback)
by Andy Andrews
An ABSOLUTELY FANTASTIC read for anyone questioning their life.
Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy
David D., Md. Burns, Aaron T. Beck (Preface)
For those struggling with mood related problems, this practical guide is exceptional at offering ideas and strategies to feel better about yourself and your situation.
The Anxiety & Phobia Workbook
by Edmund J. Bourne
Mental Health Links
The following links are listed to provide you with additional online mental health care information and counseling resources.
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Associations & Institutes
American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
American Counseling Association
American Psychiatric Association
American Psychological Association
Association for Psychological Science
Canadian Mental Health Association
Center for Mental Health Services
National Institute of Mental Health
Mental Health America
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Child Abuse and Domestic Violence
SAMHSA's Children and Families
SAMHSA's Protection and Advocacy
Questions and Answers about Memories of Childhood Abuse
The National Domestic Violence Hotline Website
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
DSM-IV-TR: Diagnoses and Criteria
Dissociation and Traumatic Stress
Sidran Traumatic Stress Institute
Journals & Magazines
Anxiety, Stress and Coping
Depression and Anxiety
Drug and Alcohol Review
Early Child Development and Care
Journal of Gambling Studies
Journal of Happiness Studies
Journal of Mental Health and Aging
Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy
Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology
Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment
Language and Cognitive Processes
Loss, Grief & Care
Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities
Metaphor and Symbol
Personality and Individual Differences
Psychology of Men & Masculinity
Stress and Health
Studies in Gender and Sexuality
Trauma, Violence & Abuse
Medications and Health Supplements
Drug Interactions, Drugs.com
Drug Interactions, DIRECT
Medication, Internet Mental Health
Mental Health Care General Links
Internet Mental Health
Let’s Talk Facts, APA
Mental Health Counselor Resources, About.com
Mental Help Net
University of Michigan Health Library
Web Sites You Can Trust, Medical Library Association