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MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES/LINKS - BOOK REFERENCES

RESOURCE LISTS:

AIDS AND HIV
  • The AMFAR AIDS Handbook: The Complete Guide to Understanding HIV & AIDS -Ward & Krim
  • The AIDS Dictionary -Walsteen & Chandler
  • AIDS: The Ultimate Challenge
  • The AIDS Caregiver's Handbook -Edison
  • AIDS Memoir: Journal of an HIV Positive Mother -Wyatt-Morley
  • After You Say Goodbye:When Someone You Love Dies of AIDS -Froman
  • Living with Life- Threatening Illness -Doka
ANGER
  • When Anger Hurts -McKay, Roger, & McKay
  • When Anger Hurts Your Children -McKay
  • Angry All The Time - Potter & Ephron
  • The Anger Workbook - Bilodeau
  • Anger Management: A Practical Guide -Eggert
  • Anger-Free: Ten Basic Steps To Managing Your Anger - Gentry
  • 21 Ways To Defuse Anger and Calm People Down - Staver
  • Anger: How To Live with It and Without It - Ellis
  • A Volcano in My Tummy: Helping Children to Handle Anger : A Resource Book for Parents, Caregivers and Teachers - Whitehouse
ANXIETY, PANIC DISORDER, SHYNESS, SOCIAL PHOBIA, OCD
  • Feel The Fear and Do It Anyway - Jeffers
  • The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook - Bourne
  • Healing Fear - Bourne
  • The Anxiety Disease - David
  • Anxiety and It's Treatment - Griest
  • The Fear Book - Huber
  • Dying of Embarassment - Markway, Carmen, et al
  • Stop Obsessing - Foa & Wilson
  • Asserting Yourself - Bower and Bower
  • Brain Lock - Schwartz
  • Full Catastrophic Living - Kabat-Zinn
ATTENTION DEFICIT DISORDER
  • Driven to Distraction: Recognizing and Coping with Attention Deficit Disorder from Childhood through Adulthood - Hallowell
  • The Myth of Laziness - Levine
CODEPENDENCY
  • Facing Codependence - Mellody, Miller & Miller
  • Codependent No More - Beattie
  • Boundaries & Relationships - Whitfield
  • An Adult Child's Guide to What's "Normal" - Friel and Friel
  • Boundaries: Where You End and I Begin - Katherine
  • When I Say No I Feel Guilty - Smith
  • Hidden Guilt - Engel & Ferguson
  • Letting Go of Shame - Potter & Efron
DEPRESSION
  • A Bright Red Scream: Self-Mutilation and the Language of Pain - Strong
  • Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy - Burns
  • The Depression Workbook - Copeland
  • How To Heal Depression - McWilliams
  • When Someone You Love Is Depressed - Rosen & Amador
  • Helping Your Depressed Child - Kerns & Lieberman
  • I Don't Want To Talk About It (MEN) - Real
  • The Beast - Thompson
  • Darkness Visible - Styron
  • A Mood Apart - Whybrow
  • Prozac - Fieve
  • Moodswing - Fieve
  • We Heard The Angels of Madness - Berger & Berger
DIVERSITY
  • I'm Chocolate, You're Vanilla: Raising Healthy Black and Biracial Children in a Race-Conscious World - Wright
  • Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? - Tatum
DIVORCE
  • Be a Great Divorce Dad - Condrell
  • Divorced Dad's Survival Book - Knox
  • Good Parenting through Your Divorce - Hannibal
EATING DISORDERS, WEIGHT, BODY IMAGE
  • The Best Little Girl in the World - Levenkron
  • Deadly Diet - Sandbek
  • Dying to Be Thin - Slacker & Zimmer
  • Emotional Eating - Abramson
  • Breaking Free From Compulsive Eating - Roth
  • Eating Our Hearts Out - Newman
  • Hope, Help & Healing for Eating Disorders - Jantz
  • Hunger Pains: The Modern Woman's Tragic Quest for Thinness - Pipher
  • No Body's Perfect: Stories by Teens about Body Image, Self- Acceptance, and the Search for Identity - Kirbergerr
  • Journey to Self Acceptance - Wiley
  • When Food's a Foe - Kolodny
  • Wasted: A Memoir of Anorexia and Bulimia -Hornbacherr
  • Surviving an Eating Disorder - Sigel, Brisman & Weinshel
GRIEF, LOSS BEREAVEMENT
  • Beyond Grief - Staudacher
  • The Grieving Teen - Fitgerald
  • Straight Talk About Death for Teenagers - Grollman
  • Talking About Death - Grollman & Avishai
  • The Worst Loss - Rosef
  • How To Survive The Loss of a Child - Sanders
  • The Kid's Book About Death & Dying - Rofes
  • Silent Grief - Living In The Wake of Suicide - Lucas & Seiden
  • After You Say Goodbye: When Someone You Love Dies of AIDS - Froman
  • Necessary Losses - Viorst
  • Living Through Personal Crisis - Stearns
  • Safe Passage - Fumia
HEALING - CHRONIC ILLNESS, CHRONIC PAIN
  • Mending The Body, Mending The Mind - Borysenko
  • You Are Not Your Illness - Topf
  • Healing From Within - Jaffe
  • Close To The Bone - Bolens
  • Kitchen Table Wisdom - Remen
  • Remarkable Recoveries - Hushberg & Barash
  • Rituals of Healing - Achterberg, Dossey & Kolkmier
  • The Chronic Pain Control Workbook - Mohr
  • The Wellness Community - Benjamin
LEARNING DIFFERENCES
  • A Mind at a Time - Levine
  • The Myth of Laziness - Levine
MIDDLE SCHOOL & ADOLESCENT YEARS
  • Be True to Yourself: A Daily Guide for Teenage Girls - Ford & Berning
  • Children in Danger - Garbarino
  • Get Out of My Life But First Could You Drive Me and Cheryl to the Mall?- Wolf
  • Girls: What's So Bad about Being Good?: How to Have Fun, Survive the Preteen Years, and Remain True to Yourself - Mosatche
  • Girl Wise: How to Be Confident, Capable, Cool, and in Control -Devillers
  • How to Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk - Faber & Mazlish
  • Lost Boys - Garbarino
  • Odd Girl Out: The Hidden Culture of Aggression in Girls - Simmons
  • Odd Girls Speaks Out: Girls Write about Bullies, Cliques, Popularity, and Jealousy - Simmons
  • Raising Children in a Socially Toxic Environment -Garbarino
  • Real Boys - Pollack
  • Real Boys Voices - Pollack
  • Real Boys Workbook - Pollack
  • Raising Cain: Protecting the Emotional Life of Boys -. Kindlon, et al
  • Reviving Ophelia: Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls - Pipher
  • The Romance of Risk: Why Teenagers do the Things they do - Ponton
  • Speaking of Boys - Thompson
  • Best Friends, Worst Enemies: Understanding the Social Lives of Children -Thompson
  • Raising Cain: Protecting the Emotional Life of Boys - Thompson
  • Too Old for This, Too Young for That: Your Survival Guide for the Middle School Years - Mosatche
  • Queen Bees and Wannabes: Helping Your Daughter Survive Cliques, Gossip, Boyfriends, and Other Realities of Adolescence - Wiseman
PARENTING / RELATIONSHIPS WITH PARENTS
  • Giving the Love That Heals: A Guide for Parents - Harville Hendrix and Helent Hunt
  • When You and Your Mother Can't Be Friends - Secunda
  • Women and Their Fathers - Secunda
  • Between Mother and Son - Bassoff
  • Mothers and Daughters - Bassoff
  • Daughters and Mothers - Firman
  • Mothers Who Love Too Much - Grizzle
  • Letting Go of Our Adult Children - Harder
  • When Parents Love Too Much - Ashner & Meyerson
  • Emotional Incest Syndrome - Love
  • Toxic Parents - Forward
  • The Soul of Adulthood - Friel & Friel
  • The Blessing of a Skinned Knee: Using Jewish Teachings to Raise Self-Reliant Children - Mogel
  • The Smart Parent: Strategies for the Middle School Years -Ezzo & Ezzo
  • The Survival Guide for Parents of Gifted Kids - Walker
  • Uncommon Sense for Parents of Teenagers - Riera
  • Field Guide to the American Teenager - Riera
  • Staying Connected to Your Teenager - Riera
  • Youth at Risk: A Prevention Resource for Counselors, Teachers, and Parents -Capuzzi & Gross, ed.
  • Playful Parenting - Cohn
  • How to Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk - Faber & Mazlish
POST TRAUMATIC STRESS AND TRAUMA
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder: The Victims Guide to Healing - Flannery
  • Straight Talk about PTSD - Porterfield
  • How to Survive Trauma - Clodzin
  • I Can't Get Over It - Matsukis
  • Trauma and Recovery by Judith Herman MD
  • Recovering From Rape - Ledray
  • Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma: The Innate Capacity to Transform Overwhelming Experiences - Levine
RELATIONSHIP
  • Dance of Anger - Lerner
  • Dance of Intimacy - Lerner
  • Love Is Never Enough - Beck
  • Couple Skills - McKay & Fanning
  • Messages - McKay, Davis & Fanning
  • Fighting For Your Marriage - Markman, Stanley & Blumberg
  • Getting The Love You Want - Hendrix
  • Letting Go - Zev, Wanderer & Cabot
  • Too Good to Leave, Too Bad To Stay - Kershenbaum
  • Surviving The Breakup - Wallerstein & Kelly
  • Divorce & New Beginnings - Clapp
  • How To Mend A Broken Heart: Letting Go and Moving On - Komar
  • Facing Love Addiction - Mellody, Miller & Miller
  • How To Break Your Addiction To a Person - Halpern
  • Women, Sex & Addiction - Kasl
  • Rebuilding When Your Relationship Ends -Fisher
  • How To Survive the Loss of A Love -Colgrove, Bloomfield & McWilliams
  • How To Be Your Own Best Friend - Newman & Berkowitz
  • The Verbally Abusive Relationship - Evans
  • Verbal Abuse: Survivors Speak Out -Evans
  • You Can't Say That To Me: Stopping The Pain of Verbal Abuse - Elgin
  • Verbal Abuse: Healing The Hidden Wound - Ketterman
  • When Words Hurt - Heldman
SELF ESTEEM
  • Asserting Yourself - Bowers & Bowers
  • Celebrate Yourself - Briggs
  • How to Love Yourself - Wegscheider-Cruse
  • Perfectionism - What's Bad about Being Too Good? - Adderholdt-Elliott
  • Prisoners of Belief - McKay
  • Self Esteem - McKay
  • There Is Nothing Wrong With You - Huber
  • Your Child's Self Esteem (For Adults, Too) - Briggs
SEXUAL ABUSE, ADULTS ABUSED AS CHILDREN
  • Victims No Longer (Men) -Lew
  • Right To Innocence - Engel
  • Sexual Healing Journey - Maltz
  • Courage to Heal - Bass & Davis
  • Partners In Recovery - Engel
  • Divorcing a Parent - Engel
  • Wounded Boys-Heroic Men - Sonkin
  • Healing the Child Within - Whitfield
SEXUALITY
  • Who's who in Contemporary Gay and Lesbian History -Aldrich & Wotherspoon, ed.
  • The Queer Parent's Primer - A Lesbian and Gay Families' Guide to Navigating the Straight World - Brill
  • Growing Up Gay/ Growing Up Lesbian: A Literary Anthology - Singer, ed
WOMEN'S ISSUES
  • Too Good for Her Own Good - Bepko & Kerstan
  • Coming Into Our Fullness: On Turning (She has a book for 40, one for 50, and one for 60) - Rountree
  • No More Frogs, No More Princes - Vickers & Thomas
  • I Am Becoming the Woman I've Wanted - Martz
  • When I Am Old, I Shall Wear Purple - Martz
  • Women Who Hurt Themselves - Miller
  • Getting Our Bodies Back - Caldwell
  • Trusting Ourselves - Johnson
  • The Women We Become - Thomas
  • A Woman's Book of Life -Borysenko
  • Goddesses In Everywoman - Bolens
  • Encouragements for the Emotionally Abused Woman - Engel
WORK, STRESS, VERBAL ABUSE
  • The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook - Davis, Eschelman & McKay
  • Is It Worth Dying for? - Eliot & Brio
  • Beat Stress - Kenton
  • Coping With Difficult People - Bramson
  • Coping With Difficult Bosses - Bramson
  • Crazy Bosses - Bing
  • Your Boss Is Not Your Mother - DesRoches
  • Dealing With People You Can't Stand - Brinkman & Kirschner
  • Tung Fu - Horn
  • When Words Hurt - Heldman
  • Coping With The Stressed Out People in Your Life - Nathan & Stuart