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Resources

Throughout your life, you may struggle with difficult situations and mental health symptoms. At Anne Huebner & Associates, we're here to provide therapy, counseling, psychological assessments, and neuropsychological assessments when you need them. Depending on your circumstances or concerns, online, phone, and print resources can also be helpful. Here we share a variety of options to consider. 

Online and Phone Resources

 

Child Abuse and Family Violence

 

 

Disability Services

 

Eating Disorders

 

Gastrointestinal Difficulties

 

Grief

  • Grief Recovery | Information on workshops, books, and other resources for adjusting to loss.

 

Mental Health

Rape & Sexual Assault

Printed Resources

 

Parenting Books for Teens

  • Canter, L., & Hausner, L. (1987). Homework without tears: A parent’s guide for motivating children to do homework and to succeed in school. New York: Harper/Collins.

  • Edgette, J. S. (2002). Stop negotiating with your teen: Strategies for parenting your angry, manipulative, moody, or depressed adolescent. New York: Berkley Publishing Group.

  • Faber. A., & Mazlish, E. (2005).  How to talk so teens will listen & listen so teens will talk. New York: Harper/Collins.

  • Gottman, J. (1997). Raising an emotionally intelligent child:  The heart of parenting. New York: Simon & Schuster.

  • Phelan, T.W. (1998). Surviving your adolescents: How to manage and let go of your 13-18 year olds (2nd ed.). Glen Ellyn, ILL: Child Management, Inc.

 

Communication Skills

  • Beebe, S.A., Beebe, S. J., & Redmond, M.V. (2002). Interpersonal communication: Relating to others (3rd ed.). Boston:  Allyn & Bacon. Introductory information to communication skills such as perception and adjusting to others, listening and responding verbally or nonverbally, conflict management skills, and more. Skill-building sections in each chapter reinforce learning goals.

  • Brownell, J. (2006). Listening: Attitudes, principles, and skills. Boston: Pearson. An indispensable text on listening skills, including theories and research about the listening process, plus application exercises to facilitate personal learning.

  • Davis, M., Paleg, K., & Fanning, P. (2004). The messages workbook: Powerful strategies for effective communication at work & home. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger. Easy-to-read and use, this workbook individualizes communication skill building through numerous practical exercises. It can be used alone or as a companion to McKay, Davis, & Fanning’s (1995) Messages textbook.

  • Hickson, M., Stacks, D.W., & Moore, N. (2004). Nonverbal communication: Studies and applications (4th ed.) Los Angeles:  Roxbury. An in-depth volume, this text provides and introduction to the various forms of nonverbal communication. Recent research and application of information facilitates greater understanding of this form of communication.

  • McKay, M., Davis, M., & Fanning, P. (1995). Messages: The communication skills book (2nd ed.). Oakland, CA: New Harbinger. Authors McKay, Davis, and Fanning provided a training program for building skills such as active listening and negotiation in this easy-to-read, thorough book. A workbook by Davis, Paleg, and Fanning (2004), noted above provides additional skill building.

  • Valentis, M., & Valentis, J. (2003). Romantic intelligence:  How to be as smart in love as you are in life. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger. An easy-to-read and engaging book, this text provides information about the fundamentals empathic communication, the building block of any romantic relationship. Emphasis is also made on improving communication skills while learning to understand your partner’s emotional style.

  • Wexler, D.B. (2004).  When good men behave badly. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger. Recent research on men’s development provides explanations for typical struggles faced when communicating on emotional levels and how these struggles can evolve into behavioral problems. Exercises and strategies are provided to facilitate emotional labeling and communication.

  • Wood, J.T. (2005). Gendered lives: Communication, gender, & culture (6th ed.). Belmont, CA:  Wadsworth/Thomson. A deeper and more complex text, this book provides theories and research to build an understanding of the development of men’s and women’s communication styles. It seeks to generate strategies for more respectful and assertive communication between genders.

 

Couple/Relationship Skills

  • Fruzzetti, A.E. (2006). The high-conflict couple. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger. This helpful skill-building book focuses on reducing fights from emotional reactivity by teaching distress tolerance, mindfulness, and other calming strategies to build more effective negotiation and conflict management.

  • Glasser, W., & Glasser, C. (2007). Eight lessons for a happier marriage. New York: Harper. Renowned theorist and writer, Dr. Wm Glasser joins with his wife to encourage personal responsibility in using an empathetic, conscientious approach with our partner while building communication skills. Numerous examples illustrate the Glassers’ points throughout this short book.

  • Gottman, J. (1994). Why marriages succeed or fail…and how you can make yours last. New York: Simon & Schuster. A recognized relationship researcher, Dr. Gottman provides critical information about our human need to understand both our partner and his/her world. He also provides basic information about attitudes and behaviors that promote greater understanding and respect between partners.

  • McKay, M., Fanning, P., & Paleg, K. (2006).  Couple skills: Making your relationship work(2nd ed.). Oakland, CA: New Harbinger. This practical and understandable text helps readers build basic and advanced communication skills and also develop important listening and thinking styles for understanding partners.

  • Metz, M.E., & McCarthy, B.W. (2004). Coping with premature ejaculation: How to overcome PE, please your partner & have great sex.Oakland, CA: New Harbinger. Since little educational information has been written for those couples coping with premature ejaculation, Metz and McCarthy’s book promotes learning and skill building exercises to overcome PE.

  • Metz, M.E., & McCarthy, B.W. (2004). Coping with erectile dysfunction: How to regain confidence & enjoy great sex. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger. Like their book on premature ejaculation, Metz and McCarthy provide practical information and exercises to help couples rebuild a healthy sex life.

 

Forensic Psychology

  • Demeter, S.T., & Andersson, G.B.J. (2003). Disability evaluation, (2nd ed.). St. Louis, MO: Mosby.

  • Ekstrom, R.B., & Smth, D.K. (Eds.). (2002). Assessing individuals with disabilities in educational, employment, and counseling settings. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

  • Goldstein, A.E. (Ed). (2007). Forensic psychology: Emerging topics and expanding roles. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley & Sons.

  • Turk, D.C., & Melzack, R. (Ed.). (2001). The handbook of pain assessment, (2nd ed.). New York: Guilford.

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