Recommended Reading for Parents:

What Angry Kids Need:  Parenting your angry child without going mad.  Jennifer Brown and Pam Hopkins.

Parenting with Love and Logic.  Foster Kline and Jim Fey.

The Explosive Child: A New Approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated, Chronically Inflexible Children. Ross Greene

Brainstorm:  The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain.  Dan Siegel

Parenting From the Inside Out.  Dan Siegel

How to Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk, Faber & Mazlish

Parenting from the Inside Out. Dan Siegel

Smart but Scattered. Peg Dawson Dawson and Richard Guare (ADHD specific)

Freeing Your Child from OCD, Tamar Chansky.

Freeing Your Child from Anxiety, Tamar Chansky.

Freeing Your Child from Negative Thinking.  Tamar Chansky.

Attachment-Focused Parenting: Effective Strategies to Care for Children. Daniel A. Hughes

Creating Loving Attachments: Parenting with PACE to Nurture Confidence and Security in the Troubled Child. Daniel A Hughes.

Dealing with Disappointment:  Helping kids cope when things don't go their way.  Elizabeth Crary.

Web resources:

www.apahelpcenter.org (Addresses psychological issues via articles)

www.healthsupportcenter.org (Whatcom County Health Resource Center. Local community resources and information for ADHD, Alzheimer’s Society, Depression and Bipolar groups)

www.nami.org (National Alliance for the Mentally Ill)

www.chadd.org(For children and adults)

www.afsp.org (American Foundation for Suicide Prevention)


www.bpkids.org (Child & Adolescent Bipolar Foundation)

www.ATTACh.org