Collective Resources

Collective Resources and Reading

On the web

  1. Henry Cameron, MA A therapist based out of Portland, Oregon, Henry Cameron’s blog posts combine his experience as a therapist, along with humor and great insights.  His blog posts were very helpful as I started my own recovery work.  He also offers therapy sessions via Skype.

2. The Narcissist in Your Life, Linda Martinez-Lewi, PhD

Her book and weekly updated blog are a helpful aid for anyone who has a narcissist in his or her life.  Her book uses examples of people who are on the more severe end of the spectrum for NPD.  She also offers telephone sessions.  Visit her blog.

3. Stigma Fighters – A mental health non-profit dedicated to helping real people living with mental illness.  On their website, many people have shared their stories (myself included!) with their struggles.

4. Shrink Talk by: Rob Dobrenski, PhD

5. Healthy Place – Healthy Place is one of the largest, comprehensive mental health sites on the web today.  They feature an online mental health support network: blogs (read my guest post), forums, expert information, resources, and directories.  A great community.

6. After Psychotherapy, by: Joseph Burgo, PhD – A psychotherapist who discusses various topics from bipolar disorder to sexuality.  He also offers online therapy sessions via Skype.

7.  Yellowbrick Blog –  Yellowbrick’s mission is to provide full spectrum, specialized approach to the emotional, physical and developmental challenges of emerging young adults.  The blog provides advice, support and insights on emerging adulthood.  Visit them here.

8. Dropping Keys – Stories of recovery and hope, including mine.  A similar platform to Stigma Fighters.

9. Drug Rehab “DrugRehab.com is a web resource provided and funded by Advanced Recovery Systems (ARS). ARS is an integrated behavioral health care management organization dedicated to the treatment of addiction, substance abuse, eating disorders and mental health issues.”

 

 

Books

1. Reinventing Your Life: How to Break Free From Negative Life Patterns  by: Jeffrey E. Young

2. Will I Ever Be Good Enough? by: Karyl McBride, PhD

3. Free from Lies by: Alice Miller (Really anything by Alice Miller)

4. The Gift of Therapy: An open letter to a new generation of therapists and their patients by: Irvin D. Yalom, MD

5. Healing the Shame That Binds You by: John Bradshaw

 

*I will be adding more to this list as I go.  Thank you to all the bloggers and writers who have shared their own experiences.  Please feel free to add suggestions in the comments section or by messaging me.

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