Online Resources

Addiction and Recovery
Alcoholics Anonymous
Alcoholics Anonymous Recovery Resources
Center for On-Line Addiction
Habit Smart
SAMHSA’s Substance Abuse/Addiction
SAMHSA’s Treatment and Recovery
Web of Addictions

Anxiety Disorders
Answers to Your Questions About Panic Disorder
National Center for PTSD
Obsessive Compulsive Information Center

Associations & Institutes
American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
American Counseling Association
American Psychiatric Association
American Psychological Association
American Psychological Society
Canadian Mental Health Association
Center for Mental Health Services
National Institute of Mental Health
National Mental Health Association
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
ADDA – Attention Deficit Disorder Association
Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, NIMH
Born to Explore: The Other Side of ADD/ADHD

Child Abuse and Domestic Violence
Childhelp USA®
SAMHSA’s Children and Families
SAMHSA’s Protection and Advocacy
Questions and Answers about Memories of Childhood Abuse
The National Domestic Violence Hotline Website
Women, Violence and Trauma

Chronic Fatigue
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Bipolar Disorder News –
Depression and How Therapy Can Help
Depression Screening
Depression Test, Symptoms of Depression, Signs of Depression

Developmental Disorders
Asperger’s Disorder
Pervasive Developmental Disorders

DSM-IV-TR: Diagnoses and Criteria

Dissociation and Traumatic Stress

International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation
The Valor Institute
The Sidran Foundation

Eating Disorders

Binge-Eating Disorders Association
American Dietetic Association
Something Fishy

Journals & Magazines
ADHD Report
Anxiety, Stress and Coping
Contemporary Hypnosis
Depression and Anxiety
Drug and Alcohol Review
Early Child Development and Care
Eating Disorders
Educational Assessment
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
Neuropsychological Rehabilitation
Personal Relationships
Personality and Individual Differences
Psychiatric Bulletin
Psychology of Men & Masculinity
Psychology Today
Stress and Health
Studies in Gender and Sexuality
Substance Abuse
Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior
Trauma, Violence & Abuse

Medications and Health Supplements
Drug Interactions, Alternative, MotherNature
Drug Interactions, DIRECT
Medical Dictionary
Medications, FDA
Medication, Internet Mental Health
Medications, PDR
Medline, Comparison
SAMHSA’s Psychiatry and Psychology

Mental Health Care General Links
Internet Mental Health
Let’s Talk Facts, APA
Mental Health Counselor Resources,
Mental Help Net
Mental Illnesses/Disorders
University of Michigan Health Topics A to Z
Web Sites You Can Trust, Medical Library Association

Personality Disorders
Mental Help Net – Personality Disorders
Personality Disorders – Focus Adolescent Counselor Services

Suicide Awareness and Hotlines
SAMHSA’s Suicide
Suicide Awareness Voices of Education
Suicide: Read This First

Additional Mental Health Care & Counseling Resources
Interpretation of Dreams
Keirsey (Myers-Briggs) Temperament Sorter
Signs of Menopause, Symptoms of Menopause

Recommended Readings

Individual Psychotherapy

  • Necessary Losses by Judith Viorst
  • Feeling Strong by Ethel Person, MD
  • The Healing Connection by Jean Baker Miller, MD & Irene Stiver, Ph.D
  • Going To Pieces Without Falling Apart by Mark Epstein, MD
  • A User’s Guide To Therapy by Tamara Kaiser, MSW, Ph.D
  • Dance Of Intimacy by Harriet Lerner, Ph.D.
  • Dance of Anger by Harriet Lerner, Ph.D

Couple’s Relationships

  • We Have to Talk by Samuel Shem, MD & Janet Surrey, Ph.D
  • Hold Me Tight by Sue Johnson, Ph.D
  • Ten Lessons To Transform Your Marriage by John Gottman, Ph.D and Julie Gottman, Ph.D
  • Should You Leave? by Peter Kramer, MD
  • After The Affair by Janis Abrahms Spring, Ph.D
  • Angry Marriage by Bonnie Maslin, Ph.D
  • Mapping the Terrain Or The Heart by Stephen Goldbart, Ph.D & David Wallin, Ph.D
  • Wired For Love by Stan Tatkin, Psy.D, MFT
  • Dreams Of Love & Fateful Encounters by Ethel Person, MD


  • For Yourself by Lonnie Barbach, Ph.D
  • For Each Other by Lonnie Barbach, Ph.D
  • Resurrecting Sex by David Schnarch, Ph.D
  • Passionate Marriage by David Schnarch, Ph.D

Family, Child and Adolescents

  • First Feelings by Stanley Greenspan, MD & Nancy Thorndike Greenspan
  • The Family Crucible by Augustus Napier, Ph.D & Carl Whitaker, MD
  • Oneness and Separateness by Louise Kaplan, Ph.D
  • The Difficult Child by Stanley Turecki, MD
  • Understanding Children by Richard Gardner, MD
  • Surviving Your Adolescents by Thomas Phelam, Ph.D
  • The New Approach to Discipline by Rudolf Dreikurs, MD
  • How To Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk by Adele Faber, MSW &
  • Elaine Mazlish, Ph.D
  • The Bully, The Bullied & The Bystander by Barbara Coloroso, MSW

Trauma , Dissociation and PTSD

  • Shelter From the Storm by Richard Kluft, MD, Ph.D
  • Trauma & Recovery by Judith Herman, MD

Aging and Caretaking

  • Aging to Saging by Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi & Ronald Miller
  • How to Live by Henry Alford, Ph.D
  • Doing the Right Thing by Roberta Satow, Ph.D
  • Coping With Your Difficult Older Parent by Grace Lebow, MSW & Barbara Kane, MSW
  • The Creative Age by Gene Cohen, MD, Ph.D
  • How Did I Become My Parent’s Parent? By Harriet Sarnoff Schiff
  • The Secret Life of the Grown-Up Brain by Barbara Straugh

For Psychotherapists

  • Semrad: The Heart Of A Therapist by Susan Rako, MD & Harvey Mazer, MD
  • Psychoanalytic Diagnosis by Nancy McWilliams, Ph.D
  • The Many Faces of Shame by Donald Nathanson, MD
  • The Development and Sustaining of Self-Esteem in Childhood by John Mack, MD & Steven Ablon, MD
  • Making Contact by Lester Havens , MD
  • Relational Psychoanalysis by Stephen Mitchell & Lewis Aaron, Ph.D
  • Manic-Depressive Illness by Fredrick Goodwin, MD & Kay Redfield Jamison, Ph.D
  • Nothing Was The Same by Kay Redfield Jamison, Ph.D
  • Countertransference in Couples Therapy by Marion Solomon , MSW, Ph.D & Judith Siegel, MSW, Ph.D Love and War in Intimate Relationships by Marion Solomon, MSW, Ph.D I Stan Tatkin, Psy.D, MFT
  • Psychoanalytic Studies of the Personality by W. Ronald D. Fairbairn
  • The Ambiguity of Change by Edgar Levinson, MD
  • The New Psychology of Women by Jean Baker Miller, MD
  • Treating the Elderly With Psychotherapy, Joel Sadavoy, MD & Molyn Leszcz, MD
  • Psychodynamic Group Psychotherapy by Scott Rutan, MD & Walter Stone, MD
  • Difficult Topics in Group Psychotherapy by Jerome Gans, MD


  • Peace Is Every Step by Thich Nhat Hanh
  • Mindfulness for Beginners by John Kabat Zinn, MD