Resources for Therapy Clients

Resources for Therapy Clients

The following resources are provided for people seeking additional information or services related to therapy, counseling, psychology, health and wellness. Please be aware that any and all information, opinions, and viewpoints expressed on other websites are the sole responsibility of those websites, and do not represent GoodTherapy.org. GoodTherapy.org is not responsible for the content found on external websites.

Abuse

We Are Survivors

Diane Champe, the Survivors' ChampionTM, established her blog "We Are Survivors" ( www.wearesurvivors.org ) as a national platform to discuss the core issues that impact the lives of adult survivors of child abuse and neglect. Survivors often comment on the many topics presented on the website and provide first-person accounts of the long-term impact of their abuse.

Addiction

My Addiction

MyAddiction.com brings people together around the issues of addictions by providing concise, up-to-date information and a meeting place for people with addiction, their friends and families, and professionals who offer pathways to recovery.

Children and Teens

Youthspace.ca offers emotional support and crisis intervention for Canadian youth under 30yrs. In crisis? Want to talk? Whatever's going on, our professionally-trained volunteers are here to offer confidential, nonjudgmental support - we won't tell you what to do. Chat everynight 6-11pm PST, access Email-Counselling, use the Forum or resource database anytime. Text 778-783-0177 tonight.

Families

Youth and Family Counseling Services

The Westfield, NJ Youth and Family Counseling Service is a continuum of individual, family, and group services provided at the YFCS office in Westfield and/or various community sites where flexible hours ensure individual availability requirements and can address urgent needs on a timely basis. Each year YFCS serves more than 1,200 youth and adults who are impacted by life challenges, crisis and mental illness. Seventy percent of the people served are youth (ages 5 – 18) along with members of their family. In response to the growing needs of youth confronting bullying, drug abuse, domestic violence, sexual abuse, suicide and other issues, YFCS strives to expand its services to youth in the community.

Forums

DepressionForums.org is a community support forum for individuals working with mental health issues including feelings of depression and other mood imbalances. It's facilitated in part by a team of volunteer moderators who do their best to ensure the quality and integrity of the community. This is a place to talk about the things that come up for you with people who have shared some of the same feelings.

Marriage

Therapy at Home WorkbooksTherapy at Home Workbooks

Therapy-At-Home Workbooks® is a cost effective, do-it-yourself, therapist-guided alternative/addition to counseling. This line of workbooks were written by Lisa Brookes Kift, LMFT. Currently available are The Marriage Refresher Course and The Premarital Counseling Workbooks for couples. Individuals or couples may use her workbooks as a starting point before entering therapy. Therapists may also purchase her workbooks as a guideline in their own practices, or to use particular worksheets out of the workbooks for their clients. You can find Lisa at The Toolbox at LisaKiftTherapy.com – with helpful tools and articles for couples and their emotional well-being. Lisa has appeared in the media on a number of occasions and has been seen in CNN, Martha Stewart Weddings Mag and the Huffington Post. This "counseling alternative" series of workbooks for couples is not meant to replace traditional face-to-face therapy but rather offer people something in addition to face-to-face therapy.

The Couples Clinic

The Couples Clinic is an organization dedicated to teaching successful principals which assist partners in engaging in an intimate relationship that works well for both parties. The Couples Clinic practice is based on years of extensive research and uses the pragmatic experiential approach to changing habits. In addition to the clinic itself, books and other tools have been developed around this approach and it has often been the topic of workshops, articles, and presentations centered on couples issues. The basis for this well researched approach to relationships stems from recognition that our brains over time develop predictable patterned responses to conflict in intimate relationships and by recognizing and changing those responses, a positive transformation of the relationship is possible.

Media and News Programs

Talk Therapy Television

Talk Therapy Television, Inc. or Talk Therapy TV is a private, not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting behavioral health awareness, treatment, and recovery. Talk Therapy TV produces and broadcasts weekly behavioral health television programming featuring leaders in the field, mental health experts, and personal stories of hope and recovery. Talktherapytv.org features an extensive library of on demand videos filled with information on warning signs, symptoms, and treatment options for the full spectrum of mental illnesses and addictions.

Products for Therapy Clients

Describe is one of the most versatile, meaningful conversation starting games available. It provides icebreakers as well as over a dozen activities and games for individuals, couples, families, and groups of all ages. Improve your conversations, increase emotional intelligence, explore identity, and much more! Currently featured on Kickstarter, you can find more information about Describe here.

MentalHappy.com makes the process of sending meaningful gifts easy with its popular product, the Cheerbox. Every Cheerbox is as unique as the person receiving it, and no two Cheerboxes are the same. Each Cheerbox contains tools to encourage healing, gratitude, and laughter with products such as games, wellness and stress relief products, healing guides, motivational books, inspired content, and more. Organizations such as American Cancer Society, Benioff Children's Hospital, NAMI, and Pepperdine University give Cheerboxes for occasions that call for more than a card, flowers, or candies.

Relationships

Relationship Coaching Institute

Relationship Coaching Institute, founded in 1997, was the first and largest international relationship coach training organization to provide training for practitioners who want to specialize in relationship coaching or add relationship coaching to their existing practice. RCI is committed to helping you get clients and have a successful practice. By utilizing a membership model we can provide unprecedented benefits to ensure your success. Besides affordable and easy to access training programs, our members enjoy ready-made, proven, proprietary programs and materials you can use to help your clients create successful relationships, and unparalleled support, mentoring and joint venture partnerships to help you create a successful relationship coaching practice.

Trauma

Gift From Within

Gift from Within is a credible nonprofit organization with the mission to help people experiencing posttraumatic stress, people with the risk of experiencing PTSD, and people who take care of others with trauma experiences. Gift from Within creates and provides educational information and materials, such as videos, books, articles, and a variety of other resources. A network list of international survivors of trauma is available to connect participants who have an interest in providing peer advocacy and support for trauma survivors, family and friends. Please feel free to share your ideas about PTSD and contribute to resources to reduce stigma, improve treatment, and provide inspiration and support for all survivors.

Last Update: 09-11-2018

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