Client Resources

Healing From Incest - coverHealing from Incest: Intimate Conversations with My Therapist
by Geri Henderson and Seanne Emerton

Healing from Incest tells the journey of a victim-turned-survivor, working with her therapist to find healing. Read more about the book here.

Available at Amazon.com: http://t.co/BeIYrjiLHC
All proceeds from the book are being donated to RAINN (Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network)

Seanne's blog about the book: Her View from Home: Healing from Incest

Mental Health Screenings

  • Anxiety
    • GAD-7: This is a screening measure to help you determine whether you might have Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) and the severity.
    • OASIS: This form asks about anxieties and fears to identify overall anxieties.
  • Depression
  • ADHD
    • Vanderbilt ADHD Assessment: This assessment is used by healthcare professionals to help diagnose ADHD in children between the ages of 6 and 12 (includes provider, parent, teacher questionnaires).
  • Alcohol & Substance Use
    • CAGE-AID: This questionnaire is used to screen for alcohol and drug problems.
  • Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE)
    • This questionnaire is used to identify abuse, neglect, and household disfunction during a person's childhood, and then as guidance in identifying and dealing with responses to situations as adults.
  • Heartmath Personal Well-Being Survey
    • This scientifically developed assessment tool gives you a snap shot of your current level of well-being. Once taken, there are several free resources available: solutions for stress, quick coherence (inner poise), decision-making, resilience, etc. There are also products for sale that accompany these concepts.
  • Gottman Love Quiz: How Well Do You Know Your Partner?
    • Do you really know your partner?
  • Peterson & Seligman 24 Character Strengths & Virtues
    • Click here to see the chart of strengths and virtues.
  • Central Nebraska LOSS Team
    • After a suicide, loved ones are forced to cope with the loss. The pain, at times, is insurmountable.
    • Central Nebraska L.O.S.S. (Local Outreach to Suicide Survivors) is here to help loved ones in need. The L.O.S.S team consists of clinical professionals, law enforcement officials, clergy and survivors of a loved one’s suicide.
    • Contact [email protected] for more information.

Books

  • 10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help That Actually Works--A True Story by Dan Harris
    • "After having a nationally televised panic attack, Dan Harris knew he had to make some changes. A lifelong nonbeliever, he found himself on a bizarre adventure..."
    • This is a read recommended by several of our therapists. It's engaging and entertaining while being useful!
  • The State of Ease by Doc Childre
    • In this downloadable booklet, HeartMath founder Doc Childre explains the a balance, alignment and cooperation between the heart, mind and emotions. This balance is known as coherence and it “promotes more intuitive connection with our highest potential for effective reasoning, discernment and interactions (with others).”
  • The Five Love Languages: The Secret to Love That Lasts by Gary Chapman
    • "Whether your relationship is flourishing or failing, Dr. Gary Chapman’s proven approach to showing and receiving love will help you experience deeper and richer levels of intimacy with your partner..."
  • Marriage Rules by Harriet Lerner, PhD
    • "Marriage Rules offers new relationship advice to age-old problems as well as modern ones..."
  • The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work by John Gottman, PhD
    • "...Here is the culmination of [Gottman's] work: the seven principles that guide couples on a path toward a harmonious and long-lasting relationship. Straightforward yet profound, these principles teach partners new approaches for resolving conflicts, creating new common ground, and achieving greater levels of intimacy..."

Recommended Websites:

  • Mindful.org: Learn to be mindful of this moment and to appreciate the positives in your life
  • Happify.com: Train yourself for happiness with scientifically-based skills
  • The Recovery Village: Network of rehabilitation facilities for people suffering from substance use disorders, and also provides treatment for co-occurring disorders such as depression, anxiety, or PTSD."
  • Drug and Alcohol Rehav Centers for Vetrans in the US. Alcohol and drug abuse is a grave health concern faced by many veterans, especially those who struggle with post-traumatic stress (PTSD) disorder following service. In fact, one in 10 veterans who returned from recent wars struggled with drug and alcohol abuse.These rehab facilities aim to provide services which address issues faced by many veterans. Substance abuse treatment can help veterans reach and maintain a substance-free life as they learn to manage substance abuse and mental health issues alike.

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