Clinical Emergency Needs

If you are considering or contemplating suicide or feel that you may be a danger to yourself or to others, please immediately call 911, notify police or contact emergency.


        24 hour Crisis Hotlines

         Suicide Hotline:             1-800-273-8255

         Georgia Crisis Hotline:  1-800-715-4225

         Teens in Crisis:             1-800-968-5463


         Psychiatric Hospitals

         Ridgeview Institute (ages 11-18 and adults): 770-434-4567

         Peachford Hospital (ages 4-18 and adults): 770-454-2302



Atlanta Mindfulness Center

University of Massachusetts Center for Mindfulness

Insight Meditation Society

Southern Darma Retreat Center 


Wherever You Go There You Are by Jon Kabat-Zin

Full Catastrophe Living: Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind To Face Stress, Pain, and Illness by Jon Kabat-Zin

Arriving at Your Own Door by Jon Kabat-Zin

Dancing with Life by Philip Moffet


ADHD and Learning Concerns for Children

Psychoeducational Testing (national resource on ADHD)


Anxiety and Depression

 Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy by David Burns, MD

Feeling Good Handbook by David Burns, MD

Anxiety Gone: The Three C’s of Anxiety Recovery by Stanley Hibbs, Ph.D.

Calming your Anxious Mind: How Mindfulness and Compassion Can Free You From Anxiety, Fear, and Panic by Jeffrey Brantley

The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook by Edward J. Bourne

I Don’t Want to Talk About It  by Terry Real

Overcoming Depression: A Cognitive Therapy Approach by Mark Gibson, et al.

Overcoming Depression One Step at a Time: The New Behavioral Activation Approach to Getting your Life Back by Michael E. Addis, Ph.D. and Christopher R. Martell, Ph.D.



 Codependent No More: How To Stop Controlling Others and Start Caring for Yourself by Melody Beattie

Boundaries: When to Say Yes and When to Say No, by Dr. Henry Cloud and Dr. John Townsend 

Grief and Loss

Healing Your Grieving Heart by Alan Wolfelt, Ph.D.

Understanding Your Grief by Alan Wolfelt, Ph.D.

Healing After Loss by Martha Hickman

When Bad Things Happen to Good People by Harold Kushner

Final Conversations: Helping the Living and Dying Talk to Each Other by Maureen P. Keeley, Ph.D. and Julie M. Yingling, Ph.D.

Option B:  Facing Adversity, Building Resilience and Finding Joy by Sheryl Sandberg



Parents are Teachers by Wesley Becker, Ph.D.

Escaping the Endless Adolescence: How We Can Help Our Teenagers Grow Up Before They Grow Old by Joseph Allen and Claudia Worrell Allen

Nurture Shock: New Ways of Thinking About Children by Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman

The Collapse of Parenting: How We Hurt Our Kids When We Treat Them Like Grownups by Leonard Sax, MD, Ph.D.

Get Out of My Life, But First Can You Drive Me and Cheryl to the Mall: A Parent’s Guide to the New Teenager by Anthony Wolfe, Ph.D.

Parents, Teens and Boundaries: How to Draw the Line by Jane Bluestein, Ph.D. 

Helping Your Anxious Child: A Step by Step Guide for Parents by Ronald Rapee, Ph.D. and Ann Wignall



The Body Remembers: The Psychophysiology of Trauma and Trauma Treatment by Babette Rothschild

Waking the Tiger by Peter Levine

The Body Keeps Score: Brain Mind and Body in the Healing of Trauma by Bessel Van der Kolk, MD

Reach for the Rainbow: Advanced Healing for Survivors, by Lynne Finney, J.D., MSW

Getting Through the Day: Strategies for Adults Hurt as Children by Nancy J. Napier