In additional to therapy, self-help and outside reading can be valuable tools in your journey. Below are some resources you may consider:


Mind Over Mood: Change How You Feel By Changing the Way You Think
Dennis Greenburger & Christine Padesky

The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook
Edmund Bourne

Families: Applications of Social Learning to Family Life
Gerald R. Patterson

1-2-3 Magic: Effective Discipline for Children 2-12
Thomas W. Phelan

Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Workbook: Practical DBT Exercises for Learning Mindfulness, Interpersonal Effectiveness, Emotion Regulation, & Distress Tolerance
Matthew Mckay, Jeffrey Wood, Jeffrey Brantley

Transforming Body Image: Learning to Love the Body You Have
Marcia Germaine Hutchinson

The Anger Workbook for Teens
Raychelle Cassada Lohmann MS LPC

Heath At Every Size: The Surprising Truth About Your Weight
Linda Bacon, Ph.D.

Child of Mine: Feeding With Love and Good Sense
Ellyn Satter

The Beauty Myth: How Images of Beauty are Used Against Women
Naomi Wolf

Self-Help Groups/ Additional Resources

National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Related Disorders

National Eating Disorders Association

Rape Victim Advocates

Department of Child and Family Services Child Abuse Hotline
(800) 25-ABUSE, or 217-524-2606

Alcoholics Anonymous

Narcotics Anonymous

Parents Anonymous