Links & Resources
For Fun and/or Expansion
Martin Seligman’s AuthenticHappiness.org is a great resource for self-evaluations. I recommend learning about your strengths by taking the VIA Survey for Character Strengths.
YourPersonality.net is a site with several helpful personality tests. I am particularly fond of the Attachment Styles questionnaire.
Trusted Professionals and Tools
Need technology tools as a therapist? Check out Sylvain Roy’s blog. He reviews all manner of mobile apps for client care and professional practice.
Liana Lowenstein, MSW offers Original Therapeutic Resources for Mental Health Professionals and Families.
Psychology Tools a website by Matthew Whalley, Clinical Psychologist working in the UK.
An excellent resource gatherer and blogger on books and research is Will Baum.
Self-guided meditations by Christopher Germer, Ph.D.
An excellent resource for tools in and about therapy is Lisa Kift’s site. It is chock full of articles and advice about relationships and mental health.
Alice Boyes, a psychologist in New Zealand, has a variety of useful CBT tools for therapy on her website and blog.
Do you need a good self-help book? Check out Dr. Elizabeth Buckley’s blog of the best self-help books. A wonderful resource.
Need ideas about weight loss? Check out Balanced Weight Management. You won’t believe all the resources you’ll find here. The sites owner Bob Wilson, claims, “You will discover how to become your own mindful and compassionate lifestyle self-manager as you cultivate twelve essential skills that create life-long well-being, a healthy weight, and a more vibrant friskiness.” Who could pass that up?! Bob is a playful and engaging man who has accumulated a wealth of information on his site.
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy is a powerful and effective therapeutic approach. There are several wonderful sites offering resources and links. The Psychotherapy Brown Bag is one such site. Michael Anestis, Ph.D. writes a very informative blog.
Liana Lowenstein, MSW offers a great set of therapy tools on her website, www.lianalowenstein.com. Her online newsletter offers reviews of tools and give-aways. An excellent resource.
Resources for Parenting
Richard and Rebecca at Parents “R” Talking offer great on-line parenting advice and coaching. They have a special interest in helping parents of multiples.
Johanna Manalis offers expert parenting advice and guidance in Portland, OR. She specializes in helping parents of children with sensory integration challenges, autism, physical disabilities or developmental delays. She also works with adoptive, blended, and “regular” families helping them create the kind of family environment they desire.
Resources to Bloom
Look at beauty in a new way. Watch this piece from Dove.
Short video to help us remember the days are long, but the years are short from The Happiness Project.
Recommended Support Services
MindEase Billing Service – Peace of Mind for the Mental Health Professional. The billing pros that Dr. Martindale recommends for busy mental health practitioners.
Dewpoint Productions – Web sites, wordpress, and SEO services, responsible for the code and maintenance of our very own site.
Jen Wick Studio – Like our logo? We sure do. This is the lady responsible for it.
Anders Printing – Professional printing and design services in Portland, Oregon since 1946!