Links & Resources

Though I can take no responsibility for the content of other sites or for your experience when visiting them, I will on occasion recommend other websites with which I am familiar, as well as books, articles or other resources I believe you may find interesting and helpful.


Lotus Flower Lovely 4 minute meditation of the lotus.  Give yourself a few minutes of space to really be present with this. Dance as spiritual practice through awareness of the body.  Books, CD's, classes. Information on use of neuroplasticity in psychotherapy, trauma-informed psychotherapy, video clips, training information and more. The official website for the book, "The Brain That Changes Itself," which provides fascinating information and applications of neuroplasticity in many areas of health, including psychotherapy. Belleruth Naparstek's Guided Imagery is well known internationally.  She provides well researched imagery for many health issues and other areas of life.  She provides free downloads of stress reduction imagery.  Lots of resources. Home page for the Foundation for Human Enrichment, the organization that provides training and support for Somatic Experiencing practitioners.  While intended more for professionals, it provides a brief description of Somatic Experiencing, latest research projects, with a video interview of Dr. Peter Levine who created the model.  You can find an SE practitioner on this site. Home Page for the American Society for Clinical Hypnosis which offers more information about the type of training and credentials of their members, as well as information about the professional use of hypnosis in psychotherapy.  You can locate licensed professionals who are trained in hypnosis here. Home Page for EMDR Institute which provides information about EMDR clinical treatment and research.  Lots of information.  You can find an EMDR thpist on this site.


Women Who Run With The Wolves by Clarissa Pinkola Estes, Ph.D . (Jungian archetypes of the female psyche illustrated through traditional stories.  There is much wisdom here.)

King, Warrior, Magician Lover: Rediscovering the Archetypes of the Mature Masculine by Douglas Gillette and Robert Moore (I recommend this with some reservation because I haven't yet read it though it has been recommended by several men.  I've ordered it and when I read it I will remove this disclaimer.  I suspect it offers men similar insights and wisdom to what Clarissa Pinkola Estes offers women.)

Sacred Practices for Conscious Living by Nancy J. Napier (How to live with awareness of the sacred in everyday life, personal experiences, mindfulness, exercises, meditations.  Wonderful wisdom and kind guidance.)

703:  How I Lost More Than A Quarter Ton and Gained A Life by Nancy Makin (An inspirational book written by a woman who gave up, then reclaimed, her life)

Mindsight, Daniel Siegel, M.D . (For professionals or anyone interested, about integration in the brain, neuroplasticity and mindfulness, a powerful combination)

The Brain That Changes Itself, Norman Doidge, M.D. (For anyone, a book about neuroplasticity, fascinating and hopeful)

Waking the Tiger,  Peter Levine,  Ph.D . (By the creator of the Somatic Experiencing model of trauma treatment.  If there is trauma energy in your nervous system this book will resonate with you)

Crash Course, Diane Poole Heller, Ph.D. (Somatic Experiencing as applied to motor vehicle accidents.  Read it if you've had any shock trauma as it explains clearly how the process works and provides exercises you can safely do to help reregulate your nervous system)

Getting Through the Day, Nancy Napier, MFT (Validation, compassion, exercises for anyone who suffered abuse or neglect as a child)

Radical Acceptance, Tara Brach, Ph.D. (Healing and accepting ourselves from a Buddhist perspective. Compassion and wisdom)

Full Catastrophe Living, Jon Kabat-Zinn, Ph.D. (Mindfulness based stress reduction, an 8-week program)

The Power of Now , Eckhart Tolle (Wisdom, presence)

Wherever You Go There You Are, Jon Kabat-Zinn, Ph.D . (More mindfulness from a master)

The Biology of Belief, Bruce H. Lipton, Ph.D.

Please note that this site and the information it contains is not to be considered treatment, nor is it intended to replace or substitute for psychotherapy with a licensed professional.

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