Self Help Tools

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Free Mindfulness Course

Palouse Mindfulness "This online MBSR training course is 100% free, created by a fully certified MBSR instructor, and is modeled on the program founded by Jon Kabat-Zinn at the University of Massachusetts Medical School."

The Mighty

 The Mighty is a website dedicated to providing a space for those with with a disability, whether mental or physical. They also accept personal stories from contributors all over the world.  

OC87 Recovery Diaries

 OC87 Recovery Diaries is a website that features everything from first person essays about recovery of mental health disorders to resources and recommended books and films. 

Kimberly Quinlan: Anxiety & OCD Expert

Your Anxiety Toolkit
Kimberly Quinlan is an amazing instructor and therapist who presents tools and techniques for managing OCD and anxiety in a way that is user-friendly and comforting. Check out her website for all kinds of great things to help you help yourself cope with your anxiety. Her podcast Your Anxiety Toolkit is available on iTunes .

Books for Anxiety and Depression

Get Out of Your Mind and Into Your Life

Steven Hayes

The Mindfulness Workbook for OCD:

Jon Hershfield and Tom Corboy

Overcoming Unwanted Intrusive Thoughts 

Sally M. Winston (Author), Martin N. Seif 

Mind Over Mood Dennis Greenberger, Christine A. Padesky

The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook

Edmund Bourne PhD 

The Imp of the Mind: Exploring the Silent Epidemic of Obsessive Bad Thoughts

Lee Baer 


Other Self Help Books to Read

F#ck Feelings  

Michael I. Bennett and Sarah Bennett

I'm Okay, You're Okay

Thomas A. Harris

No Mud, No Lotus

Thich Nhat Hanh

Breaking Free From Emotional Eating

Genee Roth

Self Compassion

Kristin Neff , PHD

*PLEASE NOTE THAT THESE RESOURCES ARE NOT MEANT TO REPLACE PROFESSIONAL HELP.