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General

American Psychological Association
National professional organization for psychologists. Resources, books and links.

The Guide to Self Help Books
Annotated guide to recommended Self Help books.

Mental Health Matters
Information and resources for consumers and professionals.

Mental Help Net
Educational site on mental health matters: mental health news, book reviews, links, self help resources, information on symptoms and treatments.

Mental Health & Psychology Resources Online
Annotated directory of mental health resources for professionals and consumers.

Nashville Psychotherapy Institute
Multidisciplinary organization of Nashville-area psychotherapists.

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill
Premiere national advocacy organization for the mentally ill and their families.

Tennessee Psychological Association
State professional organization for Tennessee Psychologists.

SelfGrowth.com
Self-improvement portal site.

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Anxiety and Panic

Anxiety Disorders Association of America
Information, resources and professional education about anxiety disorders..

Freedom From Fear
A national mental health advocacy organization providing education and resources on anxiety disorders.

MedlinePlus: Anxiety
Links and resources on anxiety from the U.S. National Library of Medicine.

National Institute of Mental Health Library on Anxiety Disorders and Their Treatment
Thorough discussion of symptoms and treatment of Generalized Anxiety Disorder; Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder; Panic disorder; Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder; and social Phobia.

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Depression

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
Patient-directed organization which provides education and support on Depression and Bipolar Disorder.

Depression Information and Treatment
Psychology Information Online information about depression, bipolar disorder and treatments.

MedlinePlus: Depression
Links and resources on depression from the U.S. National Library of Medicine.

National Mental Health Association: Depression Screening
The NMHA works to promote mental health, prevent mental disorders and improve treatment for mental disorders. This site offers an anonymous screening test for clinical depression.

Undoing Depression
Psychotherapist Richard O’Connor Ph.D., author of Undoing Depression, offers useful information on depression.

WebMD Depression Health Center
Resources on medical treatment for depression.

Wing of Madness: A Depression Guide
Information on clinical depression, current news, support and encouragement.

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Family Issues

American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
Resources on family issues; locate a family therapist.

American Family Therapy Academy
National organization of leading family therapy teachers, researchers and social scientists, dedicated to advancing systemic thinking and practices for families in their ecological context.

MedlinePlus: Family Issues
Links and resources on family issues from the U.S. National Library of Medicine.

Grief and Bereavement

The Compassionate Friends
National non-profit organization offering support to parents who have lost a child. Grief resources, education, support for siblings, chapter locator information.

Grief and Loss
AARP web resources for bereaved families, including end of life planning, funeral arrangements, legal and financial issues, social and emotional support.

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Health and Wellness

DrWeil.com
Andrew Weil, M.D., integrative medicine guru, with information on wellness, nutrition and practical health tips.

MedlinePlus Health Topics
Extensive links to web resources on over 650 topics on medical conditions, diseases, wellness and drugs, from the U.S. National Library of Medicine.

Mind/Body Medical Institute
Dr. Herbert Benson’s Harvard-based Institute with resources on health, wellness, stress management, nutrition, men’s and women’s health.

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
National Institute of Health website on integrative medicine with information about research on alternative medicine treatments.

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Intimate Relationships

Imago Relationships International
National organization of therapists who specialize in treating couples using Imago Relationship Therapy, co-created by Harville Hendrix, Ph.D. and Helen LaKelly Hunt, Ph.D. Their books on Imago Relationship Therapy have sold over two million copies, and have been translated into more than fifty languages.

Meditation

Belleruth Naperstak's Guided Meditations
Guided imagery meditations for wellness, coping with illness, chronic pain, grief. Links to further resources in mind-body healing.

Guided Meditations for Relaxation, Stress Management and Self Esteem
Heart-opening meditations with musical accompaniment for relaxation, stress relief, dealing with insomnia, chronic pain, and building self-esteem.

Instruction in Meditation
Online meditation room with meditation instruction and brief guided meditation audios.

Wildmind Buddhist Meditation
Large website with resources on Buddhist approaches to meditation.

Yoga Journal on Meditation
Collected articles on meditation from the Yoga Journal; the basics of meditation, the practice of meditation, and meditation in action.

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Men's Issues

American Coalition for Fathers and Children
Advocacy organization dedicated “to the creation of a family law system, legislative system, and public awareness which promotes equal rights for ALL parties affected by divorce, and the breakup of a family or establishment of paternity.”

Men's Stuff: The National Men's Resource
Portal website for men’s issues on the Internet.

Positive Psychology

Positive Psychology Center
Martin Seligman’s institute at the University of Pennsylvania focusing on research and education about Positive Psychology. Extensive resources and links to related sites.

Totally Unique Thoughts
Daily personalized email affirmations written from the perspective of The Universe, revealing the magic of possibility in the here and now.

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Recovering From Abuse

Resources for Victims of Sexual Abuse
Stephen Braveman, M.A. L.M.F.T.’s website with many informational articles, resources and links on healing from sexual abuse.

Sexual Abuse of Males
Rich source of information, resources, articles and books on the prevalence and the effects of sexual abuse on boys.

Survivors of Incest Anonymous
Online resource for survivors of childhood sexual abuse, based on a 12-step model.

The Trauma Center
The Trauma Center's mission is to help trauma survivors re-establish a sense of safety and predictability in the world, and to provide them with state-of-the-art therapeutic care during the process of reconstructing their lives.

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Sexual Health

American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors and Therapists
Interdisciplinary professional organization which promotes understanding of human sexuality and healthy sexual behavior. Sex therapist location information.

American Social Health Association
Facts and answers about STDs.

Stephen L. Braveman, M.A., L.M.F.T., D.S.T.
Certified sex therapist in Monterey, California.

Lori Buckley, Psy.D.
Certified sex therapist in Pasadena, California.

Society for the Advancement of Sexual Health
Resources on sexual addiction treatment for the public and healthcare professionals.

Valentine Counseling
Sally Valentine, Ph.D., LCSW is a certified sex therapist in Boca Raton, Florida.

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Sexuality

Bisexual Resource Center
Comprehensive resource for information on bisexual lifestyles, bi-related events, books, videos, recordings.

Coalition for Positive Sexuality
Candid sex education materials for teens provided by not-for-profit, activist organization.

The Electronic Journal of Human Sexuality
Peer-reviewed research articles on sexuality; articles of general interest on sexuality; book, movie and media reviews. From the Institute for the Advanced Study of Human Sexuality.

Go Ask Alice
Question and answer Internet service addressing sexuality and health-related issues, developed by Columbia University’s Health Education Program.

Institute for the Advanced Study of Human Sexuality
San Francisco-based private institute offering courses of study leading to advanced degrees in Sexology, Human Sexuality, and Public Health.

The Kinsey Institute
Pioneering sexological research institute, located at Indiana University.

Planned Parenthood
Sexuality education resources.

Sex, etc.
Sexuality education and information site written by and for teens, sponsored by Rutgers University. Google "sex" and it's number one.

Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States
The national voice for sexuality education, sexual health and sexual rights for over 40 years.

Society for Human Sexuality
Positive sexuality educational organization dedicated to further understanding and appreciation for the many forms of adult intimate relationships and consensual sexual expression. Articles, books, links and resources.

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Stress Management and Relaxation

Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care and Society: Stress Reduction Program
Program founded by Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn; 25 years’ research into mindfulness-based stress reduction practice; extensive professional and research bibliography.

Guided Meditations for Relaxation, Stress Management and Self Esteem
Heart-opening meditations with musical accompaniment for relaxation, stress management, dealing with insomnia, chronic pain, and building self esteem.

Wildmind Buddhist Meditation
Meditation approaches to dealing with stress.

Suicide

American Society of Suicidology
Dedicated to the understanding and prevention of suicide, this site offers information, resources and links to other relevant sites.

If You Are Thinking About Suicide . . . Read This First
Compassionate and thoughtful advice for the suicidal person, with resources, links and phone numbers.

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Tantra

Loving Way
Relationship as Spiritual Path.

The Omnipotent Oom: Tantra and its Impact on Modern Western Esotericism, by Hugh B. Urban
Dr. Urban, a historian of religion, looks at the impact of Tantra on the West in this scholarly article.

Society for Human Sexuality Tantra Articles
Dozens of articles on all aspects of Tantra.

Tantraworks
Nik Douglas’ interactive Tantra guide, database and resource, with articles on Tantric practice, history of Tantra in America and extensive bibliography.

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Women's Issues

Signs of Menopause, Symptoms of Menopause
Evaluate symptoms of menopause and find information on menopause treatment.

Yoga and Pilates

B.K.S. Iyengar Yoga Official Website
“When I practice, I am a philosopher; when I teach, I am a scientist; when I demonstrate, I am an artist.“

International Association of Yoga Therapists
Authoritative source of information about contemporary Yoga education, research, and statistics. Extensive bibliographies on many areas of yoga and health.

Pilates Method Alliance
Introductory website with history and description of the Pilates Method.

Yoga Journal
Large website with yoga information, meditation information, links and directory of teachers and yoga studios.

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