Resources

Recommended Resources for Adults

24/7 Distress Line

1-800 SUICIDE

Fraser Valley Crisis Line 604-951-8855

Online Distress Services

BC Mental Health & Substance Use Services  www.bcmhsus.ca

Crisis Intervention & Suicide Prevention Centre of BC    www.crisiscentre.bc.ca

 

Reading and Workbooks – General Wellbeing

Mindsight: The New Science of Personal Transformation –  Daniel Siegel

The Brain That Changes Itself – Norman Doigle

Buddha’s Brain: The Practical Neuroscience of Happiness, Love, and Wisdom – Rick Hanson and Richard Mendius

Just One Thing: Developing a Buddha Brain One Simple Practice at a Time – Rick Hanson

The Wise Heart: A Guide to the Universal Teachings of Buddhist Psychology – Jack Kornfield

The Gifts of Imperfection – Brene Brown

I Thought It Was Just Me (But It Isn’t) – Brene Brown

Daring Greatly – Brene Brown

The Dance of Anger – Harriet Lerner

When The Body Says No: The Cost of Hidden Stress – Gabor Mate

The New Peoplemaking – Virginia Satir

Mindfulness and Character Strengths: A Practical Guide to Flourishing – Ryan Niemiec

Finding Flow – Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

The Dance of Anger – Harriet Lerner

The Alchemist – Paulo Coelho

The Art of Racing in the Rain  – Garth Stein (a novel)

Man’s Search For Meaning – Viktor  E. Frankl

Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life – Marshall B. Rosenberg

Nonviolent Communication: Companion Workbook Lucy Leu

Depression and Anxiety

The Feeling Good Handbook – David Burns

Ten Days To Self-Esteem – David Burns

The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook – Edmund J. Bourne

Mind Over Mood – Dennis Greenberger & Christine Padesky

Being Happy – Andrew Mathews

Addictions

In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters with Addictions – Gabor Mate and Peter Levine

Drinking: A Love Story – Caroline Knapp

It Will Never Happen To Me: Growing Up with Addictions as Youngsters, Adolescents, Adults – Claudia Black

A Hole In The Sidewalk: The Recovering Person’s Guide to Relapse Prevention – Claudia Black

Trauma

Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma – Peter A. Levine

Healing Trauma: A Pioneering Program for Restoring the Wisdom of Your Body – Peter Levine

In An Unspoken Voice – Peter Levine

The Body Remembers: The Psychophysiology of Trauma and Trauma TreatmentBabette Rothschild

8 Keys To Safe Trauma Recovery – Babette Rothschild

Roadmap To Resilience: A Guide for Military, Trauma Victims and Their Families – Donald Meichenbaum

The Boy Who was Raised as a Dog: And Other Stories from a Child Psychiatrist’s Notebook – What Traumatized Children Can Teach Us About Loss, Love, and Healing – Bruce Perry

Emotional Survival For Law Enforcement: A Guide for Officers and Their Families – Kevin Gilmartin

Borderline Personality Disorder

Surviving A Borderline Parent – Kimberlee Roth & Freda B. Friedman

Skills Training Manual for Borderline Personality Disorder – Marsha Linehan


Recommended Resources for Teens

24/7 Distress Phone Service

1-800-SUICIDE

Online Distress Services

Youth Space in BC   www.youthspace.ca

PSST   www.psst-bc.ca

South Surrey/White Rock Area

Vine Youth Clinic   Address: 15455-Vine Ave, White Rock   Phone: 604-542-3926     Online: www.vineyouthclinic.com

 

Books and Workbooks

Worry Taming for Teens – Jane Garland & Sandra Clark

Creative Journalling forTeens – Lucia Capacchione

Anxiety Workbook for Teens – Lisa M. Schab

Fighting Invisible Tigers: A Stress Management Guide for Teens – Earl Hipp

Teen Relationship Workbook

What’s Eating You: A Workbook for Teens with Anorexia, Bulimia, and Other Eating Disorders  – Tammy Nelson

Queen Bees and Wannabees – Rosalind Wiseman

Safe Teen: Powerful Alternatives to Violence Anita Roberts

Sitting Like A Frog: Mindfulness Exercises for Kids (and Their Parents) – Eline Snel

 

Recommended Reading for Parents

Hold On to Your Kids: Why Parents Need To Matter More Than Peers – Gordon Neufeld & Gabor Mate

Parenting From the Inside Out – Daniel Siegal

The Whole-Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies To  Nurture Your Child’s Developing Mind – Daniel Siegal

Brainstorm: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain – Daniel Siegal

Trauma-Proofing Your Kids: A Parent’s Guide For Instilling Confidence, Joy and Resilience – Peter Levine

Children the Challenge – Rudolf Dreikurs

Boy Smarts – Barry MacDonald

How To Talk So Your Kids Will Listen and Listen So Your Kids Will Talk – Adele Faber

Kids are Worth It – Barbara Colorossa

Just Because It’s Not Wrong Doesn’t Make It Right – Barbara Colorossa

Siblings Without Rivalry –  Adele Faber& Elaine Mazlis

Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child – John Gottman

S.T.E.P. Parenting Manuals

Queen Bees and Wannabees – Rosalind Wiseman

Queen Bee Moms and King Pin Dads – Rosalind Wiseman

The Boy Who was Raised as a Dog: And Other Stories from a Child Psychiatrist’s Notebook – What Traumatized Children Can Teach Us About Loss, Love, and Healing – Bruce Perry

Toxic Divorce: A Workbook for Alienated Parents – Kathleen M. Reay

Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life – Marshall Rosenberg

Nonviolent Communication: Companion Workbook Lucy Leu

Sitting Like A Frog: Mindfulness Exercises for Kids (and Their Parents) – Eline Snel

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Recommended Reading For Couples

Hold Me Tight: Seven Conversations For a Lifetime of Love – Sue Johnson

The Dance of Anger – Harriet Lerner

Getting The Love you Want: A Guide for Couples – Harville Hendrix

Getting The Love You Want: Workbook – Harville Hendrix & Helen LaKelly Hunt

The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work – John M. Gottman & Nan Silver

The New Rules of Marriage – Terrence Real

The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Loved That Lasts – Gary Chapman

When Anger Hurts your Relationships – Kim Paleg and Matthew McKay