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© 2010, David J. Bookbinder.

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RELATED SITES AND BOOKS

SELF-HELP WEBSITES

Resource Index: Psychology Self-Help Resources on the Internet

Mental Health portal: MentalHelp.net

Addiction: Addiction Resource Guide, AA Meeting Finder, NA Meeting Finder, Substance Abuse Treatment Facility Locator

Borderline Personality Disorder: bpdcentral.com

Focusing: Focusing.org

Giftedness: National Association for Gifted Children, Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted

Relationships: Imago Relationships

SELF-HELP BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS

These are the self-help books I’ve found most helpful in my work with clients:

The Highly Sensitive Person, by Elaine Aron

No, you are not “too sensitive,” you are highly sensitive, like about 15% of us.

Art and Fear, by David Bayles and Ted Orland

Amazingly concise and helpful handbook on the issues that artists typically live with and how to deal well with them.

The Anxiety and Phobias Workbook, by Edmund Bourne

Best book I’ve found on dealing with anxiety and panic.

Focusing, by Eugene Gendlin

Basic handbook of the Focusing technique Gendlin created.

Driven to Distraction, by Edward M. Hallowell and John J. Ratey

The seminal self-help book for people with ADD or ADHD.

Getting the Love You Want, by Harville Hendrix

Best book I’ve found on working through couples issues.

Stop Walking on Eggshells, by Paul T. Mason and Randi Kreger

Working with friends or family members who have Borderline Personality Disorder.

When I Say No I Feel Guilty, by Manuel Smith

Essential assertiveness training manual.

Anger and Being Peace, by Thich Nhat Hanh

Two seminal works on applying principles of Mindfulness to anger and on incorporating it into daily life.

 

BLOGS

Please take a look at my blog, which contains posts on self-help, art, healing, and photography, as well as updates on events and related activities.

Feel free to comment on blog articles or to e-mail me your comments.

VIDEOS/PRESENTATIONS/WORKSHOPS

healing image: the mandalas of david bookbinder, a short film about my work as a therapist and artist, by Lawrence ‘Doc’ Pruyne.

Treating Addiction: Finding the Hero, Guiding the Journey presentation, a PowerPoint presentation from the 2011 Creativity & Madness conference in Santa Fe, NM.

Treating Addiction: Finding the Hero, Guiding the Journey handouts, related handouts from my workshop at the 2011 Creativity & Madness conference in Santa Fe, NM.

Resilience and Post-Traumatic Growth presentation, a PowerPoint presentation from the 2010 Creativity & Madness conference in Santa Fe, NM.

PRACTICE DOCUMENTS

Following are some downloadable documents that describe my practice and background in more detail. More information is available by clicking PRACTICE, ABOUT, and GROUPS.

Information for Psychotherapy Clients

Client Bill of Rights

Confidentiality in Therapy

David J. Bookbinder’s Resume

 

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