Resources for Counselors
We have a website for counselors at Help for Counselors. Click to access resources and ideas for running your practice.
Resources for Clients
Keep scrolling for some resources we recommend and our clients have found helpful in their lives.
Lonnie Mullet, LPC recorded this relaxation MP3. Many of our clients enjoy using this tool throughout the week.
Mental Health Resources
Here is a link to Brene Brown’s Ted Talks. The Power of Vulnerability and Listening to Shame. After first discovering these videos, I have had clients, friends and even neighbors tell me how much they have appreciated it. Her presentation skills are excellent and I challenge you to watch these videos and not learn something!
The US government has a website data base called SAMHSA which has all kinds of research and materials on substance abuse and mental health you can access it it by clicking here.
Find activities and resources for processing grief with children here from the Dougy center.
For parent’s grieving the loss of a child the compassionate friends site can be helpful.
Another source of online support from the site hello grief.
The Marriage Minute from the Gottman Institute. Sign up for a daily email with 1 thing each day to help your marriage.
“Co-Dependent No More” by Melody Beattie. This book is now a classic and details how you can learn to let go of the need to care take for another person and begin taking care of yourself. “Codependent No More Workbook” is the companion workbook; there is also a daily devotional called “The Language of Letting Go“.
“The Inspired Caregiver: Finding Joy While Caring for those You Love” by Peggi Speers
“Torn Asunder” by Dave Carder is a book from a pastoral counseling perspective that provides understanding how infidelity develops and can respond to treatment from a Christian perspective.
“Emotional Intelligence” by Danel Goleman. A powerful book describing all the ways managing our emotions impacts not just our relationships but our career success.
“When Panic Attacks” by Dr. David Burns who uses a cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) approach to help anxiety sufferers learn to cope with the distorted thoughts using dozens of techniques and interventions.
“The Seven Principles of Making Marriage Work” by Drs. John and Julie Gottman. This book has the more practical and easily accessible marital exercises. On the surface they are interesting and engaging activities just beneath the research lies some of the most comprehensive research of marriage.