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Resources for Adults

General

BC Partners for Mental Health & Addictions Information
www.heretohelp.bc.ca
A great website with a wealth of self-help resources for a range of mental health concerns (See Wellness Modules).

Anxiety

Anxiety BC
www.anxietybc.com
An excellent website with information, self-help resources, and videos about anxiety (See Adults: Self-Help - Home Toolkit).

Canadian Psychological Association- “Psychology Works” Factsheets
www.cpa.ca/psychologyfactsheets
A great website with a wealth of information on a range of mental health concerns.

Anxiety and Phobia Workbook - Edmund Bourne (2010).
This helpful book teaches skills to manage a wide range of anxiety problems.  

Panic

10 Simple Solutions to Panic:  How to Overcome Panic Attacks, Calm Physical Symptoms, and Reclaim Your Life - Martin Antony & Randi McCabe (2004).

Social Anxiety

10 Simple Solutions to Shyness: How to Overcome Shyness, Social Anxiety, and Fear of Public Speaking - Martin Antony (2004).

The Shyness and Social Anxiety Workbook:  Proven, Step-by-Step Techniques for Overcoming Your Fear - Martin Antony & Richard Swinson (2008).

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Overcoming Obsessive Thoughts:  How to Gain Control of Your Obsessive Thoughts - Christine Purdon & David Clark (2005).

Overcoming Compulsive Checking:  Free Your Mind From OCD - Paul Munford (2004).

Overcoming Compulsive Washing:  Free Your Mind From OCD - Paul Munford (2005).

International OCD Foundation
www.ocfoundation.org
A great website with lots of information and resources for OCD.

Dr. Michelle Haring Discusses OCD

 

Generalized Anxiety and Worry

10 Simple Solution to Worry: How to Calm Your Mind, Relax Your Body, and Reclaim Your Life - Kevin Gyoerkoe and Pamela Wiegartz (2006).

Mastery of Your Anxiety and Worry - Michelle Craske and David Barlow (2006).

Dr. Rami Nader's Presentation on Worry and Generalized Anxiety

 

Dr. Melanie Badali Discusses Generalized Anxiety Disorder

 

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder

Overcoming the Trauma of Your Motor Vehicle Accident: A Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment Program Workbook. Edward Hickling & Edward Blanchard (2006).

Transforming Tragedy: Finding Growth Following Life's Traumas. Edward Hickling (2012).

Dr. Rami Nader's Presentation on Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

 

Dr. Rami Nader Discusses Characteristics of PTSD

 

Dr. Rami Nader Discusses Treatment of PTSD

 

Perfectionism

When Perfect Isn’t Good Enough:  Strategies for Coping with Perfectionism - Martin Antony and Richard Swinson (2009).

Health Anxiety

It’s Not All In Your Head:  How Worrying About Your Health Could Be Making You Sick, and What You Can Do About It - Gordon Asmundson & Steven Taylor (2005).

Self-Esteem

Self-Esteem: A Proven Program of Cognitive Techniques for Assessing, Improving & Maintaining Your Self-Esteem - Matthew McKay & Patrick Fanning (2000).

Dr. Melanie Badali discusses Self-Esteem

 

Anger Management

The Anger Control Workbook: Simple, Innovative Techniques for Managing Anger and Developing Healthier Ways of Relating - Matthew McKay & Peter Rogers (2000)

ACT on Life Not on Anger: The New Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Guide to Problem Anger - Georg Eifert et al. (2006).

Depression

Dr. Michelle Haring's Presentation on Depression

 

Bounce Back Program
www.bouncebackbc.ca
Bounce Back is an evidence-based program designed to help adults experiencing symptoms of mild to moderate depression, low mood, or stress.

Living Life to the Full
www.llttf.ca
A course that provides tools to help people make positive changes in their lives to reduce stress and manage mood.  

Antidepressant Skills Workbook
www.comh.ca/antidepressant-skills/adult
A link to a printable CBT-based self-help workbook for people struggling with depression.

Mind Over Mood: Change How You Feel by Changing the Way You Think - Dennis Greenberger & Christine Padesky (1995).

Your Depression Map:  Charting Your Own Course Back to Health - Randy Paterson (2002).

The Feeling Good Handbook - David Burns (1999).

Adult Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD; ADD)

Canadian ADHD Resource Alliance
www.caddra.ca/cms4
A website devoted to information and resources for individuals of any age who suffer from ADHD and their families.

Russell Barkley’s website
www.russellbarkley.org
Another website devoted to information and resources for ADHD across the lifespan from one of the top experts in the field.

Dementia

Dr. Sarah Greer's Presentation on Dementia

 

At the North Shore Stress and Anxiety Clinic, we recommend high quality resources for our clients and families that are based on the best, up-to-date, scientific research available.