• Recommended Books:
  • The Gifts of Imperfection by Brene Brown  
  • The Four Agreements: A practical Guide to Personal Freedom by Don Miguel Ruiz
  • The Drama of the Gifted Child by Alice Miller 
  • The Untethered Soul by Michael A. Singer
  • The Only Dance There Is by Ram Dass
  • Though Shall not Be Aware by Alice Miller
  • Meeting Life by J. Krishnamurti  
  • On Relationships by J. Krishnamurti 
  • The EFT Manual by Dawson Church 
  • Toward a Meaningful Life (The Wisdom of the Rebbe) by Simon Jacobson 


Boorstein, S.  (2007).  Happiness is an Inside Job:  Practicing for a Joyful Life.  New           
      York:  Ballantine Books.

Brach, T.  (2003).  Radical Acceptance:  Embracing Your Life with the Heart of a
       Buddha.  New York:  Bantam Dell Publishing Group.

Brantley, J. (2005).  Five Good Minutes:  100 Morning Practices to Help You Stay Calm
       & Focused All Day Long.  Oakland, CA:  New Harbinger Publications, Inc.

Brantley, J. (2006).  Five Good Minutes in the Evening:  100 Mindful Practices to Help
      You Unwind from the Day & Make the Most of Your Night.  Oakland, CA:  New
      Harbinger Publications, Inc.

Brantley, J. (2007).  Calming Your Anxious Mind:  How Mindfulness & Compassion
      Can Free You from Anxiety, Fear, & Panic (second edition).  Oakland, CA:  New Harbinger
      Publications, Inc.

Buksbazen, J. (2002).  Zen Meditation in Plain English.  Somerville, MA:  Wisdom

Gunaratana, H.  (1994).  Mindfulness in Plain English.  Boston:  Wisdom Publications.

Kabat-Zinn, J.  (1990).  Full Catastrophe LivingUsing the Wisdom of Your Body and
      Mind to Face Stress, Pain, and Illness.  New York:  Delacorte Press.

Kabat-Zinn, J.  (1994).  Wherever You Go, There You Are:  Mindfulness Meditation in
      Everyday Life.  New York:  Hyperion.

Kabat-Zinn, J.  (2005).  Coming to our Senses:  Healing Ourselves and the World
      Through Mindfulness.  New York:  Hyperion.

Kabat-Zinn, J. (2006).  Mindfulness for Beginners (Audio CD).  Louisville, CO:  Sounds True,

Williams, M., Teasdale, J., Segal, Z, Kabat-Zinn, J. (2007).  The Mindful Way Through
      Depression:  Freeing Yourself from Chronic Unhappiness.  New York:  The Guilford


National Alliance on Mental Illness – Rochester


Mental Health Association of Rochester


 National Institute of Mental Health


 US National Library of Medicine


 US NIH Sponsored medical journal search


 Anxiety & Depression Association of America


 Information on anxiety disorders


 American Foundation for Suicide Prevention


 Meditation Oasis


 Partnership for prescription assistance


 Rochester area AA Meetings list & Info



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