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Distress Centre Calgary
24 hour crisis line: 403-266-4357
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24 Hour crisis line: 403-264-8336


"The Whole Parent: How To Become A Terrific Parent Even If You Didn't Have One"
by Debra Wesselmann
"Parenting From the Inside Out"
by Daniel J. Siegel & Mary Hartzell
"How to Talk so Kids Can Listen: How to Listen so Kids Can Talk"
by Adelle Faber & Elaine Mazlish

Special Interest:
Family Supports for Children with Disabilities

Trauma, PTSD, and EMDR

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing
"Life After Trauma", Second Edition: A Workbook for Healing
by Dena Rosenbloom & Mary Beth Williams
"Tapping the Healer Within: Using Thought-Field Therapy to Instantly Conquer you Fears, Anxieties and Emotional Distress"
by Roger Callahan & Richard Trubo
"The Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Sourcebook: A Guide to Healing, Recovery, and Growth"
by Glenn R. Schiraldi
"Treating PTSD: Cognitive-Behavioural Strategies"
by David W. Foy
"Treating Trauma Survivors with PTSD"
by Rachel Yehuda
"Post Traumatic Stress Disorder: The Victim's Guide to Healing and Recovery"
by Raymond B. Flannery
"8 Keys to Safe Trauma Recovery"
by Babette Rothschild

Depression & Anxiety

"Mind Over Mood: Change How You Feel by Changing the Way You Think"
by Dennis Greenberger & Christine Padesky
"Feeling Good, The New Mood Therapy"
by Dr. David Burns
"The Feeling Good Workbook"
by Dr. David Burns
"Control Your Depression", Revised Edition
by Peter Lewinsohn
"Mastering Depression through Interpersonal Psychotherapy: Patient Workbook"
by Myrna W. Weissman
"The Mindful Way through Depression: Freeing Yourself from Chronic Unhappiness"
by J. Mark G. Williams, John D. Teasdale, Zindel V. Segal PhD, and Jon Kabat-Zinn