• Full Catastrophe Living     Jon Kabat-Zinn
  • An excellent discussion of mindfulness and a description of the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Program
  • Gradual Awakening  Stephen Levine     Describes the process of developing mindfulness.
  •  The Mindful Way Through Depression    Mark Williams, John Teadale, Zindel Segal, and Jon Kabat-Zinn
  • Mind Body Medicine    Daniel Goleman, Ph.D. and Joel Gurin
  • Stress Free For Good   Frederic Luskin and Ken Pelletier
  • Waking the Tiger, Healing Trauma       Peter Levine and Ann Frederick
  • Peter is a master at working with trauma.  His book has very helpful exercises.
  • The Body Bears the Burden: Trauma, Dissociation, and Disease      RobertScaer,  MD
  • Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy with Trauma Survivors    Sue Johnson
  • Unattended Sorrow   Stephen Levine
  • Parenting From the Inside Out      Daniel Siegel and Mary Hartzell
  • A must read for any parent, teacher, or anyone working with children.  It is also a clear discussion of what is involved in developing a healthy relationship.
  • Reversing Chronic Pain     Maggie Phillips, Ph.D.
  • Finding the Energy to Heal    Maggie Phillips, Ph.D.
  • An Unquiet Mind   Kay Redfield Jamison
  • Bipolar Disorder Survival Guide     David Miklowitz, Ph.D.
  • A guided workbook


US government websites that include mental health information:

  Non-governmental websites that include mental health information: 

  • Depression and Bipolar Support  Alliance
  •    800-826-3632
  • National Alliance for the Mentally Ill
  •       800-950-6264
  • Provides expert information on numerous mental health topics
  • National Mental Health Association
  •         800-969-NMHA
  • Website with a wealth of information on the effects of stress and trauma on the brain and the whole person