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Dr. Kelly’s Corner

Wellness Resources

The following article links, books and exercises are recommended by Dr. Kelly’s Corner to provide you with additional resources and online mental health care, counseling, coaching and wellness information to support you in your journey.

Addiction

  1. Understanding Relapse [Article]
  2. Beyond Addiction: How Science and Kindness Help People Change [Book]

ADHD/ADD

  1. Healing the 7 Types of ADD [Book]
  2. The ADHD Effect on Marriage [Book]
  3. Smart but Scattered for Adults [Book]

Adoption

  1. Journey of the Adopted Self: A Quest for Wholeness [Book]
  2. The Primal Wound: Understanding the Adopted Child [Book]

Affair Recovery

  1. Getting Past the Affair: A Program to Help You Cope, Heal, and Move On, Together or Apart [Book]

Anger & Aggression

  1. Anger vs. Aggression Fact Sheet[Article]
  2. Anger Management for Everyone: Seven Proven Ways to Control Anger & Live a Happier Life [Book]
  3. Overcoming Passive-Aggression: How To Stop Hidden Anger from Spoiling Your Relationships, Career and Happiness [Book]
  4. The Surprising Purpose of Anger: Beyond Anger Management: Finding the Gift (Nonviolent Communication Guides) [Book]

Anxiety

  1. 10 Best-Ever Anxiety Management Techniques: Understanding how your Brain Makes You Anxious & What You can Do To Change It [Book]
  2. Overcoming Anxiety, Worry and Peace: Practical Ways to Find Peace [Book]
  3. On Edge: A Journey Through Anxiety [Book]
  4. Anxiety Tracking Form [Assessment]

Attachment

  1. Healing the Fragmented Selves of Trauma Survivors [Book]
  2. Nurturing Resilience: Helping Clients Move Forward from Developmental Trauma [Book]

Binge Eating

  1. Overcoming Binge Eating, Second Edition: The Proven Program to Learn Why you Binge and How you Can Stop [Book]
  2. How To STOP, END, and CURE Compulsive, Emotional, and Binge Eating [Book]

Blended Families / Divorce

  1. The Smart Step Family: Seven Steps to a Healthy Family [Book]
  2. The Smart Stepfamily Marriage: Keys to Success in the Blended Family [Book]
  3. Becoming a Step Family: Patterns of Development in Remarried Families [Book]
  4. All About Families: The Second Time Around : A Book for Boys and Girls and Their Parents and Their Stepparents [Book]
  5. Surviving and Thriving in Stepfamily Relationships [Book]
  6. Divorce & New Beginnings: A Complete Guide to Recovery, Solo Parenting, Co-Parenting, and Stepfamilies [Book]
  7. Caught in the Middle: Protecting the Children of High-Conflict Divorce [Book]
  8. Divorce: The Art of Screwing Up Your Children [Book]
  9. Mom’s House, Dad’s House: Making two home for your child [Book]

Boundary and Goal Setting

  1. Boundaries: Where you End and I Begin [Book]
  2. Boundaries: When to Say Yes, How to Say No, to Take Control of your Life [Book]
  3. Goal Exploration [Website]
  4. Setting Boundaries [Activity]
  5. Identifying Triggers [Activity]

Bullying

  1. stopbulling.gov [Website]
  2. Cyberbulling.org [Website]

Cancer

  1. Cancer Journey: A Caregiver’s View from the Passenger Seat [Book]

Chronic Pain

  1. Panel cites need for individualized, patient-centered approach to treat and monitor chronic pain
  2. Mindfulness meditation alleviates fibromyalgia symptoms in women: results of a randomized clinical trial
  3. Risk factors of chronic daily headache or chronic migraine
  4. Reiki for the Management of Neuropathic Pain (Reiki4Pain)

Co-Dependency

  1. Co-Dependency: The New Addiction [Article]
  2. Co-Dependent No More [Book]
  3. The New Co-Dependency: Help & Guidance for Today’s Generation [Book]
  4. Women Who Love Too Much [Book]
  5. Beyond Co-Dependency & Getting Better All The Time [Book]
  6. The Art of Letting Go [Book]

COVID-19

  1. Government Resources [Website]
  2. Public Health Updates [Website]
  3. Stress and Coping Tips From CDC [Website]
  4. Science-Based Coping Strategies [Website]
  5. How Teenagers Can Protect Their Mental Health [Website]
  6. Clinical Psychologists Guide on How to Manage Mental Health [Website]
  7. Information and Resource Guide – National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) [Website]
  8. How to Protect Yourself Financially [Website]
  9. 125 Things To Do With Your Kids [Website]
  10. 100 Things To Do Inside [Website]
  11. How to Support Healthcare Workers [Website]
  12. How to Stand Behind Frontline Workers [Website]
  13. Coping With Isolation [Website]
  14. Coping With Loneliness [Website]
  15. Pregnancy and Breastfeeding [Website]
  16. Information for Older Adults [Website]
  17. Grief and Fear After a Death [Website]
  18. Coping With Grief During a Lockdown [Website]
  19. Funerals and Alternatives [Website]
  20. Understanding the Quarantine, Isolation, and Distancing [Website]
  21. COVID-19 Projections [Website]
  22. Intimacy during The Pandemic [Website]
  23. Sex and the Corona Virus [Website]
  24. Safe Sex Practices during Pandemic [Website]
  25. Senior Guide to Mental Health [Website]
  26. Tips to Self Help [Website]

Depression

  1. Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy [Book]
  2. I Don’t Want to Talk About It: Overcoming the Secret Legacy of Male Depression [Book]
  3. Depression Tracking Form [Assessment]
  4. Why Some People Are More Prone to Depression [Article]
  5. The Chemistry of Depression – Neurotransmitters and More [Article]
  6. Rhodiola Rosea for Depression – Verywell Mind [Article]

Empowerment

  1. 70 Affirmations to Help You Stay Positive, Focused and Motivated [Article]
  2. 5 Secrets to Manifesting Your Own Destiny [Article]
  3. Authentic Happiness [Book}
  4. Learned Optimism [Book}
  5. The Power of NOW: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment [Book}
  6. The Art of Creating the Life You Want [Book}
  7. How to Live in the Now: Achieve Awareness, Growth and Inner Piece In Your Life [Book}
  8. Social Support [Website]
  9. Assertive Communication [Website]
  10. Personal Values Card Sort [Website]
  11. Assertive Communication [Activity]
  12. Positive Experiences [Activity]

Feelings

  1. How Do You Feel Today[Exercise]
  2. Changing Your Emotional Blue Print [Article]
  3. Authentic Happiness: Using the New Positive Psychology to Realize Your Potential for Lasting Fulfillment [Book]
  4. Learned Optimism: How to Change Your Mind and Your Life [Book]
  5. Gratitude Exercises [Website]
  6. Feeling Wheel [Exercise]

Forgiveness

  1. The Book of Forgiving: The Fourfold Path for Healing Ourselves and Our World [Book]
  2. I Thought We’d Never Speak Again: The Road from Estrangement to Reconciliation [Book]
  3. How Can I Forgive You?: The Courage to Forgive, The Freedom Not To [Book]

Grief & Loss

  1. The Art of Listening in a Healing Way [Book]
  2. Companioning You!: A Soulful Guide to Caring for Yourself While You Care for the Dying and the Bereaved [Book]
  3. The Understanding Your Grief Journal: Exploring the 10 Essential Touchstones [Book]
  4. Healing Your Grieving Soul: 100 Spiritual Practices for Mourners [Book]
  5. The Handbook for Companioning the Mourner: Eleven Essential Principles [Book]
  6. Final Gifts: Understanding the Special Awareness, Needs and Communication of the Dying [Book]
  7. Talking with Children About Loss [Book]
  8. Helping Children Cope with Death [Book]
  9. The Grieving Teen: A Guide for Teenagers and Their Friends [Book]
  10. Nobody’s Child: How Older Women Say Goodbye to Their Mothers [Book]
  11. Griefnet.org [Website]
  12. Symptoms of Grief [Article]
  13. Grief Wheel [Article]
  14. Grief After Suicide Pamphlet[Article]
  15. Window to Window: Thoughtful, Practical Ideas for Rebuilding Your Life [Book]
  16. Grief Emotions Aren’t Good or Bad, They Just Are [Article]
  17. Normal Grief Responses [Article]
  18. Guidelines for Grief Support Group [Article]
  19. The Grief Recovery Handbook: The Action Program for Moving Beyond Death, Divorce, and Other Losses [Book]
  20. On Grief and Grieving: Finding the Meaning of Grief Through the Five Stages of Loss [Book]
  21. Bereavement Camps for Children and Adolescents [Book]
  22. Helping Children Cope with Separation and Loss [Book]
  23. Finding Meaning: The Sixth Stage of Grief [Book]
  24. Courses, Semincars, Videos, and Workshops to Help Deal With Grief [Website]

Identity

  1. My Mother/Myself: The Daughters Search for Identity [Book]
  2. Wheel of Life [Activity]
  3. Identity Mind Map[Activity]
  4. Core Beliefs [Website]

Journals

  1. Gratitude Journal [Website]
  2. Positive Journal [Website]

LGBTQ+

  1. Guides for Sex and Relationships [Website]

Meditation

  1. Guided Meditation on Difficult Emotions [Article]

Mindfulness

  1. Mindfulness for Beginners: Reclaiming the Present Moment and Your Life [Book]
  2. Wherever You Go, There You Are [Book]
  3. Mindfulness for Dummies [Book]
  4. The Mindful Way Through Stress: The Proven 8-Week Path to Health, Happiness, and Well-Being [Book]
  5. The Mindful Way Through Anxiety: Break Free from Chronic Worry and Reclaim Your Life [Book]
  6. The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment [Book]
  7. Relaxation Techniques [Website]
  8. Mindfulness Exercise [Website]

Naturopathic Care

  1. Ulta Lab Tests [Assessment]
  2. Pure Caps Pro: Vitamins, Dietary & Health Supplements [Products]
  3. Blood Work – Definition of Terms [Article]
  4. Heal Yourself With Food [Article]
  5. Essential Oils to Help Ease Stress [Article]
  6. 10 Ways to Neutralize Body Acids [Article]
  7. How to Reduce Tension with Progressive Muscle Relaxation [Article]
  8. Nutritional Resources: Flower Remedies [Products]
  9. 6 Foods That Reduce Anxiety [Article]
  10. 10 Evidence Based Health Benefits of Tumeric [Article]

Pain

  1. Pain Tracking Form [Assessment]

Parenting

  1. Toxic Parents: Overcoming Their Hurtful Legacy and Reclaiming Your Life [Book]

Postpartum Depression

  1. This Isn’t What I Expected [2nd Edition]: Overcoming Postpartum Depression [Book]
  2. Postpartum Depression: How to Overcome Postpartum Depression and Be a Happy Mom [Book]
  3. Postpartum Depression Demystified: An Essential Guide for Understanding and Overcoming the most Common Complication after Childbirth [Book]
  4. Women’s Moods: What Every Woman Must Know About Hormones, the Brain, and Emotional Health [Book]

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

  1. Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma [Book]

Racial Stressors

  1. Anti-Racism for Kids 101 [Article]
  2. White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism [Book]

Relationship Change in Love

  1. Communication that Makes a Difference [Article]
  2. Stand by Your Man [Article]
  3. Stand by your Woman [Article]
  4. The Five Love Languages: The Secret to Love the Lasts [Book]
  5. The Five Love Languages: How to Express Heartfelt Commitment to Your Mate [Book]
  6. Calling in “The One”: 7 Weeks to Attract the Love of Your Life [Book] Clients Choice
  7. The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work: A Practical Guide from the Country’s Foremost Relationship Expert [Book]
  8. Getting the Love You Want, 20th Anniversary Edition: A Guide for Couples [Book]
  9. Keeping the Love You Find: A Personal Guide [Book]
  10. Making Marriage Simple: Ten Relationship-Saving Truths [Book]
  11. Making Marriage Simple: Ten Truths for Changing the Relationship You Have into the One You Want [Book]
  12. Giving The Love That Heals [Book]
  13. Receiving Love: Transform Your Relationship by Letting Yourself Be Loved [Book]
  14. Relationship Map[Activity]
  15. Conversation Starters for Couples [Activity]
  16. Speaker Listener Technique[Activity]
  17. Couples Strengths Exploration [Activity]
  18. Couples Gratitude Journal [Activity]
  19. Relationship Growth Activity [Activity]

Self-Esteem

  1. Personal Inventory (Negative) [Assessment]
  2. Personal Inventory (Positive) [Assessment]
  3. Homecoming: Reclaiming and Championing Your Inner Child [Book]
  4. Positive Traits [Activity]
  5. My Strengths and Qualities [Activity]
  6. Challenging Negative Thoughts [Activity]

Sexual Addiction

  1. Facing the Shadow: Starting Sexual and Relationship Recovery [Book]

Sexual Development & Behavior in Children

  1. Sexual Development & Behavior in Children: Information for Parents & Caregivers [Article]

Stalking Challenges

  1. I Know you Really Love Me: A Psychiatrist’s Journal of Erotomania, Stalking and Obsessive Love [Book]
  2. Stop the Stalker: A Guide for Targets [Book]

Stress

  1. Symptoms of Stress [Website]

Suicide Prevention

  1. Lifeline: A Special Confidential Service: 24 Hour Suicide Prevention Hotline
  2. My Son…My Son…: A Guide to Healing After Death, Loss, or Suicide [Book]

Teen Issues

  1. The Teenage Brain: A Neuroscientist’s Survival Guide to Raising Adolescents & Young Adults [Book]
  2. Parenting Teenagers: A Guide to Solving Problems, Building Relationship, and Creating Harmony in the Family [Book]

Trauma, Violence & Abuse

  1. Trauma & Recovery: The Aftermath of Violence–From Domestic Abuse to Political Terror [Book]
  2. Homecoming: Reclaiming and Championing Your Inner Child [Book]
  3. Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma [Book]
  4. The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma [Book]
  5. Getting Past Your Past: Take Control of Your Life with Self-Help Techniques from EMDR Therapy [Book] Clients Choice
  6. The Verbally Abusive Relationship [Book]

Women’s Issues

  1. Women’s Who Love Too Much: When you Keep Wishing and Hoping He’ll Change [Book]
  2. Lioness Arising: Wake Up and Change Your World [Book]
  3. Successful Women Think Differently: 9 Habits To Make You Happier, Healthier & More Resilient [Book]
  4. Happy Women Live Better [Book]
  5. What’s Really Holding You Back?: Closing the Gap Between Where You Are and Where You Want To Be [Book]
  6. Where Will You Go From Here? Moving Forward When Life Doesn’t Go as Planned [Book]

Workplace Change

  1. Who Moved My Cheese: An Amazing Way to Deal with Change in Your Work & in Your Life [Book]
  2. The Purpose Driven Life: What on Earth am I Here For? [Book]
  3. 7 Habits of Highly Effective People [Book]
  4. Get Unstuck: Be Unstoppable [Book]
  5. What Are the Different Types of Resume Formats? [Article]
  6. Smarter Faster Better: Work Smarter, Not Harder and Be Productive in Life and Business (Productivity Hacks for Financial Freedom) [Book] Clients Choice
  7. Smarter Faster Better: The Transformative Power of Real Productivity [Book] Clients Choice
  8. Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance [Book]