RECOMMENDED BOOKS & RESOURCES
  
Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy
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A classic self-help book for individuals suffering from depression. Learn some of the best cognitive-behavioral strategies.
The Feeling Good Handbook

Feeling Good Handbook
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Discusses how to overcome fears, phobias, and panic attacks; improve intimate communication, and cope with anxiety disorders, and includes information about commonly prescribed medications.


Happiness is an Inside Job
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A wonderful book with simple ideas of mindfulness.


Calming Your Anxious Mind: How Mindfulness & Compassion Can Free You from Anxiety
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Mindfulness for Beginners (Audio Book)
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A comprehensive tutorial on the basics of mindfulness meditation


Buddhist Meditation for Beginners (Audio Book)
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A comprehensive introduction to the practice of "insight" meditation to cultivate a profound inner calm and awaken to the truth.


Mastery of Your Anxiety and Panic
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A great book for understanding the nature of panic attacks and powerful cognitive-behavioral treatment strategies.


Mastery of Your Anxiety and Worry
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Step by step cognitive-behavioral therapy strategies for individuals suffering from chronic anxiety and worry.


Mastery of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
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Step by step cognitive-behavioral therapy strategies for individuals suffering from obsessive worry and compulsive behavior difficulties.
The OCD Workbook: Your Guide to Breaking Free from Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
OCD Workbook: Your Guide to Breaking Free from Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
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Another great self-help book for individuals suffering from OCD.


Mastery of Your Specific Phobia
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This self-help manual describes step by step programs for overcoming a variety of fears and phobias.

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Conversationally Speaking: Tested New Ways to Increase Your Personal & Social Effectiveness
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A superb book for improving social and conversational skills.


INTERNET RESOURCES

The following internet access sites may be of interest to you:

  • Anxiety Disorders Association of America: Complete information on anxiety, as well as a special section on teen anxiety.
  • Seattle's 24-hour Crisis Clinic: For those in need of emergency assistance please contact this very helpful crisis hotline. They also are an invaluable resource for community information, including low/no cost counseling services in the Seattle area. A teen link and TDD line is available.
  • Resources on Coping With Traumatic Events: It goes without saying, that many of us have suffered with our nation's recent tragedies. This APA-sponsored site will link you to a variety of helpful resources.
  • Brain Injury Association of Washington State: Information, resources, and links for survivors of TBI and their families.
  • Dr. Bob's Psychopharmacology Tips: Information on medications for psychiatric disorders. This site also incorporates interesting and helpful mental health links.
  • Medscape: Medical news, updated daily, covering various aspects of medicine, including headlines, medications, specialties, and a daily question and answer.
  • Rational Recovery: A non-12 step program for ending alcohol addiction through planned abstinence.
  • Seattle Insight Meditation Society: A community offering teachings on practices to promote personal investigation, wisdom and compassion. Insight meditation classes are offered in the Seattle area and online.