resources

Our staff will often recommend and provide additional reading, articles, or other resources that we believe may benefit our clients. Some of the resources we recommend are listed below; we will be happy to provide you with additional resources, tailored specifically to your needs.

Stress management and mindfulness:

Mindful: Taking Time for What Matters  : website about general overview of mindfulness

Simple Habit  : subscription based app; we like the “on the go” tab best, which can be used without a subscription

Calm : subscription based app

Tiny Beautiful Things: book, general ‘go to’ for help getting through life’s challenges

Meditation Oasis : wide variety of guided meditations

The Mindful Way through Depression : book

Full Catastrophe Living : book

Relationships:

The Seven Principles to Making Marriage Work  : book

Too Good to Leave, Too Bad to Stay : book

Mend : break-up self care app; more about Mend here

Maybe Baby : book about decision making and family planning

And Baby Makes Three : book about preserving intimacy after baby arrives

Scary Mommy : website about a variety of topics related to family planning and parenting

ADDitude: Inside the ADHD Brain  : website about relationships and management of ADHD

Neurological conditions and chronic illness:

POTS : general POTS information and support

ALS : national ALS : local Chicago chapter

MS : national MS: local Illinois chapter

Parkinson’s : national Parkinson’s : local Illinois Chapter

Depression:

Different types of depression: article

How to support a loved one with depression : article

Sleep apps:

Sleep Cycle : sleeping tracking and alarm clock

Pillow: Smart sleep tracking : sleep tracking

Informative and supportive podcasts: 

Terrible, Thanks for Asking

The Hilarious World of Depression

Dear Sugars

Research on evidence based treatments:

The Efficacy of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: A Review of Meta-analsyses 

Effects of Mindfulness of Psychological Health: A Review of Empirical Studies