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Helpful Resources

UNDERSTANDING MENTAL HEALTH / MENTAL HEALTH FOUNDATIONS / ETC

Books:

The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook – Edmund J. Bourne
Building a Life Worth Living: A Memoir by Marsha Linehan
Maybe You Should Talk to Someone – Lori Gottlieb 

Online Resources:

Brain Story Resources: https://www.albertafamilywellness.org/training
Canadian Mental Health Association Information & Resources: www.cmha.ca
What is anxiety? https://www.anxietycanada.com/
https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/about-mental-health.html
https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/topics/mental-health-wellness.html
https://www.thelancet.com/series/global-mental-health

RESOURCES FOR PARENTS

Eating Disorder Information for Caregivers:
A Lionheart Foundation resource for parents and caregivers – please contact info@lionheartfoundation.ca to request a copy

Books:

Anxious Child Anxious Parent – By Lyons & Wilson
This Too Shall Pass: Stories of Change, Crisis and Hopeful Beginnings – By Julia Samuel
Untangled: Guiding Teenage Girls Through the Seven Transitions Into Adulthood – By Lisa Damour
The Power of Showing Up: How Parental Presence Shapes Who Our Kids Become and How Their Brains Get Wired – By Daniel J. Siegel & Tina Payne Bryson
7 Simple Steps to UNDERSTANDING YOUR TEENAGER (Just Kidding, That’s Impossible) – By Danelle Spence
The Whole Brain Child – Daniel J. Siegel, Tina Payne Bryson
I Still Love You: Nine Things Troubled Kids Need From Their Parents – By Michael Ungar
Hold On To Your Kids: Why Parents Need to Matter More Than Peers – By Gabor Mate
The Conscious Parent – By Shefali Tsabary
Untamed: Guiding Teenage Girls Through the Seven Transitions Into Adulthood – By Lisa Damour
Getting Past Your Past – By Francine Shapiro
The Opposite of Worry: The Playful Approach to Childhood Fears and Anxieties – By Lawrence J. Cohen
What to Say to Kids When Nothing Seems to Work – Dr. Adele LaFrance and Dr. Ashley Miller

Online Resources:

https://www.drdansiegel.com/
https://edsna.ca/
https://nedic.ca/
https://www.emotionfocusedfamilytherapy.org/resources/parents/
https://neufeldinstitute.org/resources/
http://www.worrywisekids.org/
https://www.anxietycanada.com/articles/parent-child/
https://www.copingcatparents.com/Resources_for_Kids

Apps:

Calm
10% Happier
Anxiety Release
Mindshift

RESOURCES FOR YOUTH

Workshops:

Taming Back to School Anxiety – August 24, 2021

Books:

What To Do When You Worry Too Much: A Kid’s Guide to Overcoming Anxiety, by Heubner & Matthews
What Do You Do With a Feeling? Your Guide To Becoming a Feelings Expert – By Tasha Belix
What do You Do With a Problem? – By Kobi Yamada
In My Heart – By Jo Witek
Getting in Touch With Your Inner Bitch: Don’t Pretend You Don’t Know What I’m Talking About – By Elizabeth Hilt

Online Resources:

https://gozen.com/
https://copingskillsforkids.com/calming-anxiety

Apps:

Little Children, Big Challenges: Breathe, Think, Do with Sesame
Headspace
Three Good Things: A Happiness Journal
Stop, Breathe, Think!
Super Stretch Yoga HD
Smiling Mind
Insight Timer

RESOURCES FOR PROFESSIONALS

Books:

The Body Keeps the Score – By Bessel van der Kolk
Waking the Tiger – By Peter Levine with Ann Frederick
Doing Psychotherapy – By Robin Shapiro
Easy Ego State Interventions – By Robin Shapiro
The Highly Sensitive Child – By Elaine Aron
Treatment Manual for Anorexia Nervosa: A Family-Based Approach – By James Lock, Daniel le Grange, W. Stewart Agras, and Christopher Dare
Internal Family Systems Therapy – By Richard Schwartz

Online Resources:

https://www.nicabm.com/
https://emdrcanada.org/