Mental Health, Counseling, Self-help & Support
Emotional Processing - Explores
how styles and deficits in handling emotions contribute to mental health, including
the role of faulty emotional processing in panic attacks, fatigue, pain, intrusive
emotions and physical illness.
Mental Wellness - News and information
on mental health issues, the history of mental illness understanding and treatment,
basic facts about various mental illnesses, and tips on living with it.
MSN Groups : Alexithymia
- Support group for partners, parents, employees, and others who interact with individuals
who suffer from alexithymia, defined as an inability to talk about feelings due
to a lack of emotional awareness.
Organic Mental Disorders
- Online book by Dr. Shahul Ameen discusses the diagnosis and management of conditions
with organic causes, including dementia and other cognitive disorders, traumatic
brain injury, and delusional, mood, and anxiety disorders.
Psych Central - Symptoms and Treatments
of Mental Disorders - Lists culled from current diagnostic criteria most
commonly used in the United States by mental health professionals. These are divided
into three broad categories: adult, childhood, and personality disorders.
Health : Mental Health - Find mental health information, covering symptoms,
causes, risks, treatments and types. Discuss mental health issues with others in
forums, blogs, personal stories and recommendations.
When a Patient Has No Story To
Tell: Alexithymia - Psychiatric Times article presents case histories of
several patients unable to express their emotions.
About Psychotherapy - Information
explaining what psychotherapy is, how it works, why it works, what should happen
there, why go, when to stop, how to find and choose a therapist.
Cancer as a Turning Point -
Lawrence LeShan, PhD and staff offer cancer support retreats and individual marathon
therapy sessions, in NYC, NC and CT.
Center for Cognitive Rehabilitation -
Provides evaluation and treatment services for people with a wide range of physical
and emotional problems. Includes information about the evaluation, links and contact
details. Located in Decatur, Georgia.
Claremont Behavioral Services - Resource
for personal, practical worksite-focused EAP services to private and public sector
employers, their employees and family members.
Connections Counselling - Offering
support on a range of personal issues via various means. Includes information on
support options and fees.
Could Counselling Help? - Information
on different types of counselling and psychotherapy, how they work, FAQs, common
issues including anxiety and depression, and online tests.
- Written by Dr. Daniel Baney, an ordained United Methodist minister and licensed
psychologist, this article examines what to look for in a choosing a counselor.
CounsellingResource.com - Provides
educational materials on mental health and psychotherapy, including diagnostic criteria,
descriptions of different therapeutic approaches, an bibliography, discussion and
support groups, and book reviews.
Cybershrink.org - General resource for
counseling and psychotherapy. Includes FAQs staffed by professionals and information
on how to find a qualified mental health counselor.
Damien O'Farrell Foundation - Dedicated
to personal growth, curing addictions, nutrition, health, stress management, and
self-love. Private sessions, workshops, courses, and seminars. Located in Rome,
Italy. Travels internationally.
The Doctors Gurr - Husband and wife team of
psychologists in New York State. Includes newsletter articles and links for the
general public and mental health professionals.
Dr. Kathy Marshack, Ph.D. - Family business
counselling, family business online therapy, psychotherapy and family business consultation.
Author of "Entrepreneurial Couples: Making it Work at Work and at Home".
Dr. Marian Stansbury, Ph.D. - Offers counseling
and coaching for individuals and couples. Online quizzes, tests, and articles. Office
Dr. Ofer Zur, Ph.D. - Therapy without the constraints
and intrusion of managed-care. Online catalog, free downloads, seminars. California,
DRB Alternatives - Articles on general
counseling, substance abuse quiz, and mediation. Participate in on-line infidelity
research questionnaire. Licensed clinical social worker provides general counseling,
in-person or telephone consultations. Naperville, IL.
Dr.Deborah Sunbeck and Infinity Walk - Training,
books and videos: an accelerated sensory motor cognitive language development program
for ages 6-adult, special education, occupational therapy, superlearning, all learning
styles, dyslexia, multiple intelligence, whole brain learning, improved self-esteem,
The Excel Center - Counselling and hypnotherapy
clinic in Alberta Canada. Offers a mental health therapist referral service, hypnosis
audio programs, and on-line Inspiration Journal and Forum.
FEI Behavioral Health - Employee assistance
programs. Work, life, and crisis management. Services are provided in-person, over
the phone and through a customized website.
Behavior Health Digest - A psychologist's
papers on such topics as mental health, developmental/ learning disabilities and
forensic psychology. By Abraham Kuperberg Ph.D
Behavioral Medicine Associates - BMA establishes
relationships with medical practices to offer mental health services in the physicians
Cambridge Psychometric Consultants - Providing
cognitive testing consultancy to the pharmaceutical and biotech industries.
Charlene K. Schneider, Ph.D. - Discover...
Self-Esteem, Self-Awareness, Self-Respect
American and International Association of Online Psychotherapists
- AAOP, offers visitors direct access to educational and professional resources.
Educates clinicians and the public about existing health and mental health resources
as well as to promote ethical standards in online counseling.
American Counseling Institute - Provides
e-mail access to clinical psychologists offering online and telephone counseling
for depression, anxiety, and relationship problems.
E-mail and Chat Therapy
Research Study - A university sanctioned study needs internet therapy participants
with five free minutes a week to provide their experiences of exchanges/sessions
and of the therapist-client relationship. Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.
Emotional Relief - Free public service
resource of information, tools, techniques, and practitioners. Free sessions of
the latest energy therapy techniques for rapid relief of trauma and stress.
Life Therapy - Online counseling with Gretchen
Dittmar by e-mail and live chat. Sessions for depression, anxiety, marriage and
relationships. Find details about e-therapy, Ms Dittmar and the services offered.
Tranquil Counseling - Online counseling
via secured encrypted chat and email. Find a FAQs, fees and service information,
code of ethics, and contact details.
ABCs of Personal Growth - Psychological tests
and quizzes together with book excerpts and a variety of articles.
As a Man Thinketh So Is He - Ways to
improve thoughts. Information on creating reality with thought process and belief
systems. Links to articles, books, and self improvement resources.
Ask KRS Edstrom - Free advice column for help
with stress reduction, motivation, relaxation, wellness and spirituality. Offers
a variety of self-help tools, news and reviews, and details of seminars and retreats.
The Calm Centre - Offers calming advice
and tests as well as selling books and music on calm.
Connects - Mental health and learning
disabilities portal. A worldwide, interactive, personalised forum for the sharing
of information by people whose lives are touched by mental health problems and/or
learning disabilities. (Requires free registration.)
Coping.org - Free onsite manuals for coping
with a variety of life's stressors including: variety of adult mental health
issues and parenting especially dealing with children with disabilities.
Emotion Toolkit - Notes and quotes from
the journal of a psychology student about self-help topics.
Affirmations For Positive
Thinking - Offers personal affirmations tutorials, together with a free
daily affirmation. Includes pricing and order details.
AspireNow - On-line seminars and programs
for individuals to discover your purpose and live more abundantly. Interactive help
for success with goals, relationships, and work.
Careapy - Distance learning courses developed
by Barbara and Glenn Smyly through their work in the Alivening Project. Personal
development, spiritual psychology and character education programs.
Counselors Association Inc - Offering
LifeChange program which combines hypnosis with a workbook. Tutorials, resources
and associated articles.
Children of Mentally Ill Parents - Community forum and links for adult children
of mentally ill parents.
American Mental Health Association - Schizophrenia,
depression, bipolar and schizoaffective disorder, NBD, alcoholism, and drug addiction
are discussed in terms of cause, treatment, prevention, recovery, and online self-help
Angel Survive - A support site (chat and
forum) for victims and survivors of abuse. Includes forums for triggers, articles,
partners, survivors' stories, self-harm, eating disorders, and happy endings.
Breath of Fresh Air - Contains
articles, stories, experiences, art, and poetry submitted by patients, caregivers,
families, and medical professionals. Includes mental health news, advocacy, and
AJ Novick Group - Offers anger and stress
management classes for adults, adolescents, businesses and court referrals. They
also offer workshop programs, home study courses and professional training.
Association HelpCenter - Warning Signs on-line brochure providing information
on detecting a tendency of violence and on controlling the anger driving it.
Anger Management Services Online - Learn anger
management techniques by Leonard Ingram that will help you improve your personal
and family relationships, relationships with co-workers, or deal with the loss of
a loved one.
Anger Management Techniques
- Offers tips and techniques for anger control and management. Contains articles,
tips and contact details.
- A free Anger Management Test scored on-line. Evaluates the ability to deal with
anger in various types of situations.
ABA: Child Law Practice
- Informational Journal in Adobe Acrobat (PDF) format. Contains Tips for Representing
Teen Clients and Tips for Caseworkers on Testifying in Court
Adults and Children Together Against Violence
(ACT) - Sponsored by the American Psychological Association and others,
ACT seeks to prevent violence by providing young children with positive role models
and environments that teach nonviolent problem-solving. Information on managing
anger, resolving conflicts, and violence prevention.
Almanac of Policy
Issues: Child Abuse - Find articles, information and links related to child
abuse in America.
American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children
- Addresses all facets of the professional response to child maltreatment: prevention,
assessment, intervention, and treatment.
At Health.com - This newsletter
issue provides links to child abuse information, treatment and prevention resources.
The American Institute of Stress - Details
ways to identify and manage stress effectively.
eMedicine Health Stress
- Overview of stress and its causes, symptoms, and treatment.
FitnessZone - Stress - Featuring
articles on stress, healthy living and wellness. Includes links, products, services
and other stress-related information.
How to Survive Unbearable Stress - By
Steve and Kimberley Burns. A free, illustrated web book explaining stress, depression,
anxiety and drug use.
Relaxation Direct - Stress fundamentals,
stressful lifestyles and strategies for coping with stress.
Stress - Detailing the pressure
to perform and difficulty with relaxation and sleep.
Stress and the Immune System
- Paper by Hannah Koenker regarding the effects of stress on the immune system.
Psychology - Lecture notes from the University of Toronto's Abnormal
Psychology class taught by Prof. Rector.
APA Help Center - Information on many topics
including family and relationships. Quality articles and a resource for finding
psychologists. Resources for dealing with everyday problems. From the American Psychological
At Health - Covers mental health
diseases and conditions. Newsletter, practitioner directory, treatment center directory,
featured articles, and a bookstore.
Australian Mental Health
- Aiming to help, assist, support and educate the wider community on mental health
illnesses. General mental health information and links for Australian resources.
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