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)
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.
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
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
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
Understand Your Dreams by Alice Anne Parker
Dreamscaping: New and Creative Ways to Work with Your Dreams by Stanley Krippner and Mark Robert Waldman
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
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