Help is sometimes just a click or call away. There are many different papers, checklists, and other resources that can help you on your journey, freely available from me, but also some amazing programs out there.
Please take a look at this list of resources:
Walk and Talk Therapy – WebMD – Exercise is good for the body and the mind. It may also improve psychotherapy sessions.
NRP Shots – Why exercise may do a teenage mind good.
About.com – Walking for your mind and spirit.
BBC News – Walking could be a useful tool in treating depression.
NY TIMES – How exercise may tame our anxiety.
Prevention – Drug-free plan to improve your mood.
Brainblogger – Exercise for depression; a gold standard therapy.
Huffington Post – How to put your Monster Anxiety on a Diet
http://shar.es/ibK0E – Forget about wonder drugs, a spate of new research shows that exercising today is the key to staying sharp tomorrow.
NY TIMES – Hollywoods new stars – pedestrians.
Book Recommendations for Mental & Physical Wellness:
Spark, The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain by John Ratey, MD
The Power of Habit by Charles Duhig
Self-Compassion: Stop Beating Yourself Up and Leave Insecurity Behind by Kristin Neff, PhD
Radical Acceptance by Tara Brach, PhD
Intuitive Eating by Evelyn Tribole, MS, RD and Elyse Resch MS, RD
Codependent No More by Melody Beattie
Book Recommendations for Relationship Fulfillment:
Helping Your Troubled Teen by Cynthia Kaplan, PhD, Blaise Aguirre, MD, Michael Rater, MD
Don’t Feed the Ants (for young kids with anxiety) by Erin Bernardi
How To Improve Your Marriage Without Talking About It by Patricia Love, ED.D. and Steven Stosny, PhD
Passionate Marriage by David Schnarch, PhD
Divorce Busting by Michele Weiner-Davis
The Sex-Starved Marriage by Michele Weiner-Davis
Change Your Life and Everyone In It by Michele Weiner-Davis
Where to Draw the Line by Anne Katherine, MA
Love is a Verb by Bill O’Hanlon and Pat O’Hanlon
Boundaries by Dr. Henry Cloud and Dr. John Townsend
It Takes One to Tango by Winifred M. Reilly, MA, MFT
You Are the One You’ve Been Waiting For by Richard C. Schwartz
The Road Back to You by Ian Morgan Cron and Suzanne Stabile
Tarah Brach Podcast– for Mental Wellness
SelfWork Podcast– for Mental Wellness
Relationship Alive Podcast– for Relationships
Headspace App– for Mindfulness Meditation
Calm App– for Meditation and Sleep
Moodnotes App– Thought Journal
Vulnerability Ted Talk by Brene Brown
Listening to Shame Ted Talk by Brene Brown
The Secret to Desire in a Long-Term Relationship Ted Talk by Esther Perel
Rethinking Infidelity Ted Talk by Esther Perel
American Counseling Association National Board for Certified Counselors Center for Credentialing & Education Greater Greenbrier Chamber of Commerce West Virginia Counseling Association West Virginia Board of Examiners in Counseling Psychology Today GoodTherapy Therapy Den MintLeaf Open Counseling Therapist.com Inclusive Therapists Mental Health Match Secular Therapy
988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline
Help4WV (844) 435-7498
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (800) 273-8255 National Domestic Violence Hotline (800) 799-7233 Family Violence Helpline (800) 996-6228 National Hopeline Network (800) 784-2433 Self-Harm Hotline (800) 366-8288 Planned Parenthood Hotline (800) 230-7526 Amer Assoc of Poison Control Centers (800) 222-1222 Alcoholism & Drug Dependency Hope Line (800) 622-2255 National Crisis Line, Anorexia and Bulimia (800) 233-4357 GLBT Hotline (888) 843-4564 TREVOR Crisis Hotline (866) 488-7386 AIDS Crisis Line (800) 221-7044 Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline (800) 422-4453 The Trans Lifeline (877) 565-8860