Alongside therapy, there are many useful resources that can help guide individuals through their challenges to a more positive outcome. Below are some of my recommendations:

Online Resources

Beyond Blue – Australian national initiative on depression

Headspace – Mental health and anxiety information

Lifeline – 24-hour crisis support and suicide prevention service

Mindframe Media – Useful facts and statistics on anxiety in Australia

PANDA – Facts and support for women experiencing perinatal depression

SANE – Anxiety information and useful tips

Say Yes To Life – Information about dealing with anxiety

Books

Emotional Volatility

  • Stop Overreacting, Judith Siegel

Depression

  • The Mindful Way Through Depression, Mark Williams, John Teasdale, Zindel Segal & Jon Kabat-Zinn
  • The Way of Rest, Jeff Foster

Self-Esteem

  • Letting It Go, Bev Aisbett

Relationships

  • Hold Me Tight, Sue Johnson
  • The Five Love Languages, Gary Chapman
  • 101 Things I Wish I Knew When I Got Married, Charlie Bloom and Linda Bloom
  • Wired for Love, Stan Tatkin

Family & Parenting

  • Parenting from the Inside Out, Daniel J. Segal
  • No Drama Discipline, Daniel J. Segal and Tina Payne Bryson
  • Mom’s House, Dad’s House, Isolina Ricci