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Staff Recommendations

Our staff likes to keep a running list of resources that we find interesting, helpful or insightful for clients and other clinicians. Check out these websites and other books to help yourself or someone you love.  


Online Relaxation Exercises

Blog: Emotional Fitness

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Other Staff Recommendations:

  • Check out our Blog: Emotional Fitness

    • One of our staff psychiatrist, R. Ryan Patel, D.O., FAPA, writes on happiness, success, and brain health for college and beyond, incluiding practical ideas from emerging evidence.  Bite size happiness in one page or less. 
  • Wherever you go there you are: Mindfulness meditation in everyday life, by Jon Kabat-Zinn

  • A Path with Heart, by Jack Kornfield   

  • Anxiety Free: Unravel your fears before they unravel you, by Robert K. Leahy, Ph.D.

  • Get Out of your mind and into your life: the new acceptance and commitment therapy, by Steven C. Hayes, Ph.D.

  • The Shyness and Social Anxiety Workbook: Second Edition, by Martin Antony, Ph.D. and Richard Swinson, MD

  • The Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Workbook, by Matthew McKay, Ph.D., Jeffrey C. Wood, Psy.D. and Jeffrey Brantley MD 

  • Stop Overreacting: Effective Strategies for Calming Your Emotions, by Judith P. Siegel, Ph.D., LCSW

  • Brain Lock, for OCD, by Jeffrey M. Schwartz