Resources for Everyone: Links, Books, Phone Numbers

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The below are links and resources that my clients and I have found to be helpful.

This list is not meant to be a complete list of all available support.

Please refer to your local phone directory and speak to friends, family or your medical health providers to find further connections and support.

If you feel that you are dealing with a medical / mental emergency and can’t get a hold of me or another mental health professional, please contact your doctor or visit the nearest ER.

Emergency Phone Numbers:

Children’s Aid Society of Toronto: 416-924-4646

Domestic Abuse and Sexual Assault: 1-800-521-6004

Youth Distress Centre Toronto:  416-408-4357 (416-408-HELP)

Kids Help Phone:  1-800-668-6868

CAMH – Emergency line: 416-535-8501 ext. 6885 (24 hours)

Professional Support:

Markham-Stouffville Hospital

Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Services

Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)

SickKids Eating Disorder Program

CMHA – Canadian Mental Health Association

Addiction Resource.com

Specialized Colleagues:

Children and Teen Counselling: Grace Nostbakken

Teen and Family Counselling: Mary Marano

Family and Couples Counselling: Mary Ann Macri

Couples Counselling: Linda Hovanessian

Raven Essences – energetic flower essences

Other Interesting Pages:

The JED Foundation: Protecting Emotional Health. Preventing Suicide (for young adults).
NOTE: this is a US based site and many of the contact links won’t work for Canada. However, the page contains interesting and helpful suggestions and many of our young people study in the USA, so I decided to include this information here.

Timothy Cox: Spiritual Science and Anthroposophy e-books

Frank Gross – Photographer

Therapy Next (referrals and articles)

Psychology Today (information, referrals, and articles)

Laughter Yoga: Marjorie Moulin

All about vulnerability: Brene Brown

The Grief Alchemist (a blog about grief)

Therapeutic Resources, Support Groups, and Educational Resources on ADD/ADHD, Alzheimer’s, Bereavement, Stress Management and more

Night Terror Resource Centre

Regulatory Institutions:

College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO)

Canadian Professional Counsellors Association (CPCA)

Canadian Humanistic and Transpersonal Association (CHATA)

Office of the Information and Privacy Officer of Ontario

Books

Inner Child and Subpersonalities

Inner Bonding by Dr. Margaret Paul

Discover Your Subpersonalities: Our Inner World and the People In It by John Rowan

Subpersonalities: The People Inside Us by John Rowan

Healing the Child Within: Discovery and Recovery for Adult Children of Dysfunctional Families by Cardwell Nuckols and Charles Whitfield

Fear

Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway by Susan Jeffers

Freeing the Soul From Fear by Robert Sardello

The Places that Scare You: A Guide to Fearlessness in Difficult Times by Pema Chodron

Love Is Letting Go of Fear by Gerald Jampolsky

Shame

Healing the Shame that Binds You by John Bradshaw

Letting Go of Shame by Ronald Potter-Efron and Patricia Potter-Efron

Shame and Guilt by Jane Middelton-Moz

Shame and Grace by Lewis B. Smedes

Dreams

Understand Your Dreams by Alice Anne Parker

Dreamscaping: New and Creative Ways to Work with Your Dreams by Stanley Krippner and Mark Robert Waldman

Relationships

Getting the Love You Want: A Guide For Couples by Harville Hendrix

Codependent No More: How to Stop Controlling Others and Start Caring for Yourself by Melody Beattie

Partnering: A New Kind of Relationship by Hal Stone

Chakras, Energy Work, Past Lives

Wheels of Life: A User’s Guide to the Chakra System by Anodea Judith

Eastern Body Western Mind by Anodea Judith

Sacred Contracts: Awakening Your Divine Potential by Caroline Myss

Anatomy of the Spirit: The Seven Stages of Power and Healing by Caroline Myss

Animal Speak: The Spiritual & Magical Powers of Creatures Great and Small by Ted Andrews

Nature-Speak: Signs, Omens and Messages in Nature by Ted Andrews

Psychic Protection by Ted Andrews

Life Between Life by Joel Whitton

Many Lives, Many Masters: The True Story of a Prominent Psychiatrist, His Young Patient, and the Past-Life Therapy That Changed Both Their Lives by Brian L. Weiss

Other

How To Get What You Want and Want What You Have by John Gray

On Death and Dying by Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

Grief Counseling and Grief Therapy: A Handbook for the Mental Health Practitioner by J. William Worden

Raising a Teenager (other books in the series: family, daughter, son) by Ellium & Ellium