Resources

These are fantastic starting points for a journey to exceptional mental health and well-being. Please visit these great resources!

Dr. Cartmell shares several examples from his counseling practice about how he helped parents think differently about challenges that they face with their children, and how a few simple changes transformed their parent-child interactions.

To learn more, find his book “8 Simple Tools for Raising Great Kids” here: https://bit.ly/2L13OA9

Interview with Jeff Santee, Ph.D.

Dr. Jeff Santee talks about Emotional Freedom Therapy and Energy Psychology in general. Energy Psychology refers to is a family of mind-body protocols, which provide rapid beneficial outcomes in the treatment of anxiety, depression, and PTSD.

Books Recommended by our Staff

General Books

I Don’t Want to Talk About It: Overcoming the Secret Legacy of Male Depression by Terrence Real

Point Man by Steve Farrar

When Good Men Behave Badly by David Wexler

Wild at Heart by John Eldredge

Beyond Codependency by Melody Beattie

Codependent No More by Melody Beattie

Healing After Loss: Daily Meditations for Working Through Grief by Martha Whitmore Hickman

The Dance of Intimacy by Harriet Lerner

Women’s Bodies: Women’s Wisdom by Christine Northrup

Women with Attention Deficit Disorder by Sari Solden

Boundaries by Henry Cloud and John Townsend

Boundaries in Marriage by Henry Cloud and John Townsend

Driven to Distraction by Edward Hollowell and John Ratey

Love and Respect by Emmerson Eggerichs

Repeat After Me by Claudia Black

Saving Your Marriage Before It Starts by Les and Leslie Parrott

Second Chances by Judith Wallerstein

The Dance of Anger by Harriet Lerner

The Feeling Good Handbook by David Burns

The Language of Feelings by David Viscott

The Relaxation Response by Herbert Benson

The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work by John Gottman and Nan Silver

You Mean I’m Not Lazy, Stupid, or Crazy? by Kate Kelly and Peggy Ramundo

12 Steps to Happiness by Joe Klaas

Parenting Books

Help4Add@High School by Kathleen Nadeau

Keep the Siblings, Lose the Rivalry by Todd Cartmell

Respectful Kids: The Complete Guide to Bringing Out the Best in your Child by Todd Cartmell

Reviving Ophelia: Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls by Mary Pipher

Taking Charge of ADHD: The Complete, Authoritative Guide for Parents by Russell Barkley

Teenagers with ADD: A Parents’ Guide by Chris Zeigler Dendy

The Bipolar Child: The Definitive and Reassuring Guide to Childhood’s Most Misunderstood Disorder—Third Edition by Demitri Papolos and Janice Papolos

The OASIS Guide to Asperger Syndrome: Completely Revised and Updated: Advice, Support, Insight, and Inspiration by Patricia Romanowski Bashe, Barbara L. Kirby, Simon Baron-Cohen, and Tony Attwood.

The Parent Survival Guide by Todd Cartmell

What About The Kids? Raising Your Children Before, During, and After Divorce by Judith Wallerstein and Sandra Blakeslee

ADD and the College Student by Patricia Quinn

Dinosaurs Divorce by Laurene Krasny Brown and Marc Brown

Mr. Worry: A story about OCD by Holly Niner and Greg Swearington

Survival Guide for College Students with ADHD or LDby Kathleen Nadeau

The Story of Me (series) by Stan Jones

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