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Mental Health

Cognitive Therapy for Depressed Adolescents
TCR Wilkes
Gayle Belsher
Ellen Frank

When Living Hurts (Directives for Treating Depression)
Michael Yapko

Dissociative Disorder (A Clinical Review)

Bipolar Child
Demitri Papolos
Janice Papolos

Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents
John S. March
Precise detail, clinical expertise, and demanding research standards shape each chapter.

The Bipolar Child
Demitri Papolos, M.D.
Janice Papolos
The Definitive and reassuring Guide to childhood’s most misunderstood disorder

Brief Therapy and Eating Disorders
Barbara McFarland
A Practical Guide to Solution-Focused work with Clients.

The Book
Speaking of Women’s Health Educating women on the significance of preventive health care.

The Childhood Depression Sourcebook
Jeffrey A. Miller, Ph.D.
Everything you need to know about:  Diagnosing the symptoms of childhood depression—problems that occur with depression--- parenting strategies to reduce depression.

The Challenging Child
Stanley Greenspan
A parenting guide that reassures parents that they do not simply have to “live with” their child’s temperament but can fit their parenting style to their child’s unique personality and help each child build on their strengths.

Clinician’s Thesaurus 4th Edition
Edward L. Zuckerman, Ph.D.
The fourth edition of this guidebook has been updated expended and is fully compatible with DSM-IV.

Clinical Handbook of Psychotropic Drugs
Kalyna Z. Bezchlibnyk-Butler, BScPhm
J. Joes Jeffries, MB, FRCPC
The Clinical Handbook is a user-friendly and very practical resource guide on the use of psychotropic drugs.

Common Solutions for the Uncommon Child
Kimberley Haag
Keith Kasper
Elizabeth Dziak Kryst
Edith Young
This book gives teachers quick, effective strategies for dealing with twenty-five different profiles.

Coping With Bed Wetting
Orchard’s Children’s Services
Video information on bed wetting.

Creative Interventions for Troubled Children & Youth
Liana Lwenstein, M.S.W., C.S.W., CPT-S
The activities are based on sound developmental principles and grounded in a rich understanding of the psychological issues that children and youth struggle with.

Dangerous Kids
Michael Sterba, M.H.D.
Jerry Davis, Ph.D.
Boys Town’s Approach for Helping Caregivers Treat Aggressive and Violent Youth.

Depression Is the Pits, But I’m Getting Better
E. Jane Garland, M.D.
Clinical depression can strike at any age.  When it happens during adolescence—a confusing time under the best of circumstances—it can be especially baffling and heart-wrenching for both the young person and his or her parents.

Diagnostic Criteria from DSM-IV
American Psychiatric Association
The most important feature of DSM-IV is its provision of diagnostic criteria to improve the reliability of diagnostic judgments.

The Difficult Child
Stanley Turecki, M.D.
Leslie Tonner
How to help – and cope with – the difficult child

Documenting Psychotherapy
Mary E. Moline
George T. Williams
Kenneth M. Austin
Essentials for Mental Health Practitioners.

DSM-lll-R Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders
American Psychiatric Association
This book reflectsthe most current state of knowledge regarding mental disorders.

Eating Disorders
John Bradshaw
Three (3)Videos --- Obsessions with Food  - The Danger of Diets – Ten components of Non-Addictive Eating

Eating Problems
Orchard’s Children’s Services
Video information on eating disorders.

Group Activities for Kids Who Hurt
Sally Jo Blair
This insightful resource provides concrete, usable tools to help kids come face to face with painful issues.

The Healing Power of the Family
Richard J. Delaney, Ph.D.
A tribute to foster and adoptive parents and to their potent influence upon the disturbed children who have joined their families

Helping the Child Who Doesn’t Fit In
Stephen Nowicki, Jr.
Marshall P. Duke, Ph.D.
These children have a form of learning disability that prevents them form properly using or understanding nonverbal communication.

How to Handle a Hard-to-Handle Kid
C. Drew Edwards, Ph.D.
Some children are simply more challenging than others.  If you’re parenting one of these high-maintenance kids, this book is for you.

It Couldn’t Happen Here
Cathy Corder
Kathryn Brohl
Recognizing and Helping Desperate Kids.

Infertility Option…Adoption!

The Inner Child Workbook
Cathryn L. Taylor M.A., M.F.C.C.
What to do with your past when it just won’t go away.

The Insider’s Guide to Mental Health Resources
John M. Grohol, PsyD.
Resources in psychology, psychiatry, and related areas such as self-help and patient education.

Living Well With Bipolar Disorder
For People with Bipolar illness and those who care about them

Living With Tourette Syndrome
Elaine Fantle Shimberg
This book presents solid information on coping with all aspects of the disease from diagnosis to treatment.

Love Is A Choice
Dr. Robert Hemfelt
Dr. Frank Minirth
Dr. Paul Meier
Your first step toward real freedom from codependency!

The Magic Daughter
Jane Phillips
Living with Multiple Personality Disorder

The Oppositional Child
O. Randall Braman, Ph.D.
Learn how to recognize and change children’s self-defeating behavior through discussion, diagnosis, case studies, drawings and more!

Forms for Helping the Oppositional Child
Whitney Roban, Ph.D.
Best Practices – Short-term Therapy.

The Mental Health Challenge of Special Needs Adoption
Children’s Psychiatric Center Oregon Health Sciences University
This Handbook is a way for mental health professionals to better understand what those needs are and how they might be addressed.

Mental Health: A Report of the Surgeon General
Department of Health and Human Services
The Center for Mental Health Services;  Substance abuse and Menatal Health Services Administration.

Mental Health, United States, 2002
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Center for Mental Health Services.

A Minute in the Morning
Pat Baker
150 Devotions for Women.

More Creative Interventions for Troubled Children & Youth
Liana Lowenstien
Full of practical techniques that provided a playful, yet effective means to engage children in the therapeutic process, and assist them in working through their treatment issues in a safe and non-threatening manner.

Next Steps in Parenting the Child Who Hurts (Tykes and Teens)
Caroline Archer
It looks at potential hazards, such as addictive behavior, sexual acting-out and drug and alcohol use, all now, arguably, the birth-right of any parent.
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No One Saw My Pain
Andrew E. Slaby, M.D.
Lili Frank Garfinkel
Why teens kill themselves.

Parents and Teachers as Allies
Joyce Burland, Ph.D.
Recognizing Early-onset Mental Illness in Children and Adolescents.

Play in Family Therapy
Eliana Gil
Eliana shows us how to use all family members’ capacities for expressive play simultaneously.

Pediatric Psychopharmacology
LeAdelle Phelps
Ronald T. Brown
Thomas J. Power
Combining Medical and Psychosocial Interventions.

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Aphrodite Matsakis, Ph.D.
A Complete Treatment Guide

Prescription Drugs
Cheryl Nunn-Thompson, Pharm.D.,BCPS
Mary Lynn Moody, R.Ph.
Joan Stachnik, Pharm.D., BCPS
This book tells you everything you need to know about more than 1,200 brand-name products, including the latest on Prozac.

The Problem-Solving Workbook
Tracy Zimmerman
Children Become Master Detectives at Solving Their own Problems.

Relax  -- Ten Minutes
Three compact Discs & Informative Booklets

The Scared Child
Barbara Brooks, Ph.D.
Paula M. Siegel
Helping Kids Overcome Traumatic Events.

Six (6) Relaxation Cassette Tapes
Way of the Bear (Harmony)
The Star Within (Self-esteem)
Good Night (Sleep well)
The Healing Heart (Comfort)
Way of the Leaf  (Acceptance)
Energy & Me ( Relaxation)
Social Skills VideoSkits
Berthold Berg, Ph.D.
Making Friends Cooperating, Responding Positively and Communicating Needs. Video

Taking Charge
PACER Center
A Handbook for Parents Whose Children Have Emotional Handicaps.

Treating Depressed Children
Charma D. Dudley, Ph.D.
A Therapeutic Manual of Cognitive Behavioral Interventions.

Troubled Transplants
Richard J. Delaney, Ph.D.
Frank R. Kunstal, Ed.D.
Unconventional strategies for helping disturbed Foster and Adoptive Children.

Understanding Children’s Drawings
Cathy A. Malchiodi
Malchiodi puts aside assumptions that a drawing could have a fixed meaning a guides and challenges the therapist to address the multidimensional aspects of children’s drawings and to respect the uniqueness of each child’s artwork.

Understanding Mental Illness
Julie Tallard Johnson
For Teens Who Care about someone with Mental Illness.

The Ups and Downs of Raising a Bipolar Child
Judith Lederman
Candida Fink, M.D.
A survival guide for parents.

A Volcano In My Tummy
Warwick Pudney
Eliane Whitehouse
Helping children to handle anger. A resource book for Parents, Caregivers and Teachers

When Chicken Soup Isn’t Enough
Bradley P. Barris, Ph.D.
Managing your anger in an increasingly angry world.

What Hurts/What Helps
Joyce Burland, Ph.D.
A Guide to What Families of Individuals with Serious Brain Disorders Need from Mental Health Professionals.

Working With Children and Adolescents in Groups
Sheldon D. Rose
Jeffrey L. Edleson
In this book we have emphasized not only group interventions but the use of the group in applying all intervention.

Why I’m Already Blue
Terry Farish
A novel that deals with the not unfamiliar situation of parents and children who love—and grow—in the face of seemingly insurmountable odds.

Your Anxious Child
John S. Dacey
Lisa B. Fiore
How Parents and Teachers can Relieve Anxiety in Children.