ANXIETY/DEPRESSION

APPS

  • MoodMeter (track moods)

  • ACT Coach (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy - coaching and tracking)

  • Moodify

  • Happify

BOOKS

  • Rewire Your Anxious Brain by Catherine M. Pittman and Elizabeth M. Karle 

  • Yoga for Anxiety by Mary NurrieStearns and Rick NurrieStearns

  • Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy by David Burns

 

WEBSITES

COUPLES/RELATIONSHIPS

BOOKS

  • Mating in Captivity by Esther Perel     

  • Set Boundaries, Find Peace by Nedra Glover Tawwab    

  • The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work by John Gottman   

WEBSITES

INFERTILITY/NEONATAL LOSS/MISCARRIAGE

BOOKS 

  • Coping with Infertility, Miscarriage and Neonatal Loss by Amy Wenzel, PhD

  • The Brink of Being by Julia Bueno

WEBSITES

MINDFULNESS/MEDITATION

APPS

  • Calm

  • Insight Timer

  • Headspace

  • Ten Percent Happier

  • Buddhify

BOOKS

  • How to Relax by Thich Nhat Hanh

  • What Now? by Yael Shy (“meditations for your twenties and beyond”)

  • Wherever You Go There You Are by Jon Kabat-Zinn (“mindful meditation in everyday life”)

  • Real Happiness at Work by Sharon Salzberg

  • Buddha’s Brain by Rick Hanson and Richard Mendius

  • The Mindfulness Solution by Ron Siegel   

WEBSITES

PARENTING

BOOKS

  • Parenting from the Inside Out by Daniel Siegel and Mary Hartzell

  • Peaceful Parent, Happy Kids by Laura Markham

  • Mindful Parenting by Kirsten Race

  • The Self-Driven Child by William Stixrud and Ned Johnson

  • Growing an In-Sync Child by Carol Kranowitz and Joye Newman

  • Anxious Kids, Anxious Parents by Reid Wilson and Lynn Lyons

  • Far from the Tree by Andrew Solomon

  • Late, Lost and Unprepared by Joyce Cooper-Kahn and Laurie Dietzel 

  • Different, Not Less by Temple Grandin

  • In a Different Key: The Story of Autism by John Donovan and Caren Zucker

  • Married with Special Needs Children by Laura E. Marshak and Fran Pollock Prezant

PERINATAL/POSTPARTUM

BOOKS

  • The Fourth Trimester by Kimberly Ann Johnson

  • This Isn’t What I Expected by Karen R. Kleiman and Valerie Davis Raskin

  • The Postpartum Husband by Karen Kleiman 

  • Postpartum Depression and Anxiety: A Self-Help Guide for Mothers by The Pacific Postpartum Support Society

  • Mindful Motherhood by Cassandra Vieten

  • Transformed by Birth by Britta Bushnell 

  • Sexy Mamas by Cathy Winks and Anne Semans

WEBSITES 

Postpartum Support international (online groups, therapy resources and other help) www.postpartum.net/

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SELF-CARE and OTHER RECOVERY (Body-Mind Basics)

BOOKS

  • Spontaneous Healing: How to Discover and Enhance Your Body’s Natural Ability to Heal Itself by  Andrew Weil

  •  The Breathing Book by Donna Farhi

  • Tapping In by Laura Parnell (bilateral stimulation)

  • After the Rain by Alexandra 

  • The Gifts of Imperfection by Brene Brown

  • Wintering: The Power of Rest and Retreat in Difficult Times by Katherine May

WEBSITES/VIDEO 

SLEEP

APPS

  • Calm (look for guided meditations focused on sleep)

  • Insight Timer (look for guided meditations focused on sleep)

  • Pzizz (soothing sound tracks)

  • Relax and Sleep Well

BOOKS

  • Goodnight Mind by Colleen e. Carney and Rachel Manber (sleep)

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WEBSITES

TRAUMA RECOVERY

BOOKS

  • The Transformation: Discovering Wholeness and Healing After Trauma by James S. Gordon

  • How to Do the Work by Nicole LaPera         

  • My Grandmother’s Hands by Resmaa Menakem

  • Restorative Yoga for Ethnic and Race Based Stress and Trauma by Gail Parker

  • The Body Keeps the Score by Bessel Van der Kolk

 

WEBSITES