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Alzheimer’s
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The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks

Anxiety and Fears
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  • Anxiety resources at org
  • Resources for childhood anxiety
  • National organization for anxiety and depression

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Bipolar
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  • Symptoms & signs of Bipolar Disorder
  • Description, symptoms, treatment of Bipolar-disorder
  • Resources for Bipolar Disorder at Psych Central

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Cultural and Ethnic Issues

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Death and Dying
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  • Death and dying resources
  • APA death and dying resources
  • Grief Share
  • The Compassionate Friends
  • Community Bereavement Resource Directory
  • Bereaved Parents USA
  • Survivors of Suicide
  • Friends for Survival
  • Love To Know

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  • Tuesdays With Morrie by Mitch Albom

Depression
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Domestic Violence
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  • Why Does He Do That?: Inside the Minds of Angry and Controlling Men. by Lundy Bancroft

Eating disorders

Happiness and Positive Psychology
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  • Learned Optimism: How to Change Your Mind and Your Life by Martin E. P. Seligman
  • Authentic Happiness: Using the New Positive Psychology to Realize Your Potential for Lasting Fulfillment by Martin E. P. Seligman

Health Psychology
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  • Stealth Health: How to Sneak Age-Defying, Disease-Fighting Habits into Your Life Without Really Trying by Reader’s Digest

Infidelity
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Intimacy
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LGBT
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Making the most of your Therapy session
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  • Make Every Session Count: Getting the Most of Your Brief Therapy. by John d. Preston PsyD ABPP, nicholette Varzos and Douglas LiebertMale Issues
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Medication
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Memory
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Mindfulness and Living in the Present
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  • Get Out of Your Mind and Into Your Life: The New Acceptance and Commitment Therapy by Steven C. Hayes and Spencer Smith
  • The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment by Eckhart Tolle
  • Officially a book on how to structure a business, it is also an excellent resource about how to appreciate yourself and what your time is worth while you are engaging fully in your life. The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich by Timothy Ferriss

Military
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Neuropsychology
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  • The 36-hour Day: A family guide to caring for people who have Alzheimer’s disease, related dementias, and memory loss. By Nancy L. Mace and Peter V. Rabins

Panic
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Parenting
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  • Time-out for Toddlers. by james W. Varni
  • Love and Logic Series-Jim Fay and Charles Fay

Relationships
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  • Mating in Captivity by Esther Perel
  • The Missing Piece Meets the Big O. by Shel Silverstein

Schizophrenia and Psychosis
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  • Psychotherapy of Schizophrenia: The Treatment of Choice by Bertram P. Karon and Gary R. VandenBos
  • Rethinking Madness: Towards a Paradigm Shift in Our Understanding and Treatment of Psychosis by Paris Williams
  • Inpatient Group Psychotherapy by Irvin D. Yalom
  • Cognitive Therapy of Schizophrenia by David G. Kingdon MD and Douglas Turkington MD
  • One therapists experience with psychosis. The Center Cannot Hold: My Journey Through Madness by Elyn R. Saks
  • The Day the Voices Stopped: A Schizophrenic’s Journey from Madness to Hope by Ken Steele and Claire Berman
  • How to Become a Schizophrenic by John Modrow

Senior Issues

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The Friendship Line- Call In Service from people 60+ years old and Call Out Service to contact older adults for support and well-being checks 800-971-0016.
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  • Stealth Health: How to Sneak Age-Defying, Disease-Fighting Habits Into Your Life Without Really Trying by Reader’s Diges

Sleep Problems
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Socio-Cultural Trauma
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  • Manual for the Peacemaker: An Iroquois Legend to Heal Self and Society by Jean Houston and Margaret Rubin
  • Teens Who Hurt: Clinical Interventions to Break the Cycle of Adolescent Violence by Kenneth V. Hardy and Tracey A. Laszloffy
  • Re-Visioning Family Therapy: Race, Culture, and Gender in Clinical Practice by Monica McGoldrick

Spectrum Disorders
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  • Quirky, Yes-Hopeless, No: Practical Tips to Help Your Child with Asperger’s Syndrome Be More Socially Accepted by Cynthia La Brie Norall and Beth Wagner Brust

Stress Reduction
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Suicide
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Trauma
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Traumatic Brain Injury TBI
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