Brene Brown: Empathy

Brene Brown: Listening to Shame

Esther Perel: The secret to desire in a long-term relationship

Esther Perel: Understanding Affairs

Esther Perel: INFIDELITY SERIES: Once Trust is Broken, Can it Be Healed?

Esther Perel: TED Talk: Rethinking infidelity … a talk for anyone who has ever loved

Sue Johnson: How can I tell if my marriage is in trouble,
and what can I do to prevent breakup?

Brene Brown: The Power of Vulnerability

Rick Hanson: Hardwiring Happiness

Bader and Pearson: How to stop an argument from getting out of control

Harriet Lerner: Marriage Rules

Barry McCarthy: Sexual Styles



After the Storm by Esther Perel
This article can help you understand and find hope when you are feeling the excruciating pain of an affair.

Eros and Aging by Michael Metz and Barry McCarthy
An article about aging and sexual pleasure in long term relationships. By sex therapist and couples therapist, Barry McCarthy, author of Rekindling Desire, and Finding your Sexual Style. Written with colleague Michael Metz, Ph.D.

Masters of Love by John Gottman
An article about the findings of John Gottman, Ph.D., written for The Atlantic, on what makes couples “the masters of love” or “disasters of love” with ideas about how to push your partner away, or bring them close in simple daily conversations.

Where Does Love Go Wrong? by Sue Johnson
An article on one of the core concepts of Sue Johnson’s research from her book Hold Me Tight; Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love, A book based on the power of attachment and connection as the keys to healing and sustaining love relationships.

When Three Threatens Two by Esther Perel
This article was the precursor to Esther Perel’s book, Mating in Captivity, Understanding Erotic Intelligence. In this first article she writes of the natural phenomenon for couples when “the very love and sex they share to make a baby”, to move forward with their dreams of being a family, often dampens the very spark of coupledom and their erotic life.


Mental Health Links
The following links are listed to provide you with additional online mental health care information and counseling resources.

Addiction and Recovery
Alcoholics Anonymous
Alcoholics Anonymous Recovery Resources
Center for On-Line Addiction
SAMHSA’s Substance Abuse/Addiction
SAMHSA’s Treatment and Recovery
Web of Addictions

Anxiety Disorders
Answers to Your Questions About Panic Disorder
National Center for PTSD
Obsessive Compulsive Information Center Calm Clinic

Associations & Institutes
American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
American Counseling Association
American Psychiatric Association
American Psychological Association
American Psychological Society
Canadian Mental Health Association
Center for Mental Health Services
National Institute of Mental Health
National Mental Health Association
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
ADDA – Attention Deficit Disorder Association
Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, NIMH
Born to Explore: The Other Side of ADD/ADHD

Child Abuse and Domestic Violence
Childhelp USA®
SAMHSA’s Children and Families
SAMHSA’s Protection and Advocacy
Questions and Answers about Memories of Childhood Abuse
The National Domestic Violence Hotline Website
Women, Violence and Trauma

Chronic Fatigue
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Bipolar Disorder News –
Depression and How Therapy Can Help
Depression Screening
Depression Test, Symptoms of Depression, Signs of Depression

Developmental Disorders
Asperger’s Disorder
Pervasive Developmental Disorders

DSM-IV-TR: Diagnoses and Criteria

Dissociation and Traumatic Stress
Sidran Foundation Home Page

Eating Disorders
American Dietetic Association
Something Fishy

Journals & Magazines
ADHD Report
Anxiety, Stress and Coping
Contemporary Hypnosis
Depression and Anxiety
Drug and Alcohol Review
Early Child Development and Care
Eating Disorders
Educational Assessment
Journal of Gambling Studies
Journal of Happiness Studies
Journal of Mental Health and Aging
Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy
Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology
Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment
Language and Cognitive Processes
Loss, Grief & Care
Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities
Metaphor and Symbol
Neuropsychological Rehabilitation
Personal Relationships
Personality and Individual Differences
Psychiatric Bulletin
Psychology of Men & Masculinity
Psychology Today
Stress and Health
Studies in Gender and Sexuality
Substance Abuse
Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior
Trauma, Violence & Abuse

Medications and Health Supplements
Drug Interactions,
Drug Interactions, DIRECT
Medical Dictionary
Medications, FDA
Medication, Internet Mental Health
Medications, PDR
Medline, Comparison
SAMHSA’s Psychiatry and Psychology

Mental Health Care General Links
Internet Mental Health
Let’s Talk Facts, APA
Mental Health Counselor Resources,
Mental Help Net
Mental Illnesses/Disorders
University of Michigan Health Topics A to Z
Web Sites You Can Trust, Medical Library Association

Personality Disorders
Mental Help Net – Personality Disorders
Personality Disorders – Focus Adolescent Counselor Services

Suicide Awareness and Hotlines
SAMHSA’s Suicide
Suicide Awareness Voices of Education
Suicide: Read This First

Additional Mental Health Care & Counseling Resources
Interpretation of Dreams
Keirsey (Myers-Briggs) Temperament Sorter
Signs of Menopause, Symptoms of Menopause

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