The following books and links provide information that may be useful when seeking help or answers to questions.  Please contact me if you have any mental-health questions; I am happy to assist you!

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  • Bradley, Michael. Yes, Your Teen Is Crazy.
  • Brown, Brene. Daring Greatly; How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead.
  • Brown, Brene. The Gifts of Imperfection.
  • Chapman, Gary. The 5 Love Languages. (Series)
  • Costin, Carolyn. 8 keys to Recovery from an Eating Disorder
  • Cloud Henry. Boundaries: When to Say Yes, How to Say No To Take Control of Your Life.
  • Cloud Henry. Changes that Heal.
  • Farber Adele & Mazlish Elaine.  How to Talk So Teens Will Listen & Listen So Teens Will Talk. 
  • Goleman, Daniel. Emotional Intelligence.
  • Hickman Martha.  Healing After Loss.  Daily meditations for working through grief.
  • Kusgber, Harold. When Bad Things Happen To Good People.
  • Mate, G. When The body Says No: Understanding the Stress- Disease Connection.
  • McGonical, Jane. Super Better: A Revolutionary Approach to Getting Stronger, Happier, Braver, and More Resilient.
  • Mrgole, Leonida. Connect With Your Teenager: A Guide to Everyday Parenting.
  • Musby, Eva.  Anorexia and Other Eating Disorders.  How to Help Your Child Eat Well and Be Well.
  • Noel, Brook & Blair, Pamela. I Wasn’t Ready to say Goodbye.
  • Pennebaker, James.  Writing to Heal
  • Roe, Gary.  Please Be Patient, I’m Grieving.  How to Care For and Support the Grieving Heart Roe Gary.  Shattered: Surviving the Loss of a Child.
  • Scott S.J. & Davenport Barrie. Declutter Your Mind:  How to Stop Worrying, Relieve Anxiety and Eliminate Negative Thinking.
  • Scott S.J. & Davenport Barrie.  Ten-minute Mindfulness: 71 Habits for Living in the Present
  • Schaefer, Jennifer.  Goodbye ED Hello Me.
  • Schaefer, Jennifer.  Life without ED.
  • Siegel, Daniel.  Mindsight: The New Science of Personal Transformation. 
  • Siegel, Michele. Surviving an Eating Disorder: Strategies For Family and Friends.
  • Siegel,Daniel. The Whole Brain Child.
  • Sorensen, Michael.  I Hear You.
  • Van der Kolk, Bessel. The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind and Body in the Healing of Trauma. 
  • Zahariades, Damon.  The Art of Saying No: How To Stand Your Ground, Reclaim Your Time and Energy, And Refuse To Be Taken For Granted.

TED Talks

  • Brene Brown: The power of vulnerbility.
  • Brene Brown: Listening to shame.
  • Nadine Burke Harris: How childhood trauma affects health across a lifetime.
  • Jane McGonigal: The game that can give you 10 extra years to your life
  • Kelly McGonigal: How to make stress your friend
  • Martin Seligman: The new era of positive psychology

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photo by Quinn Dombrowski (flickr: quinnanya)