Resources

Resources

Anxiety and Depression

International OCD Association
This organization offers information about OCD and its treatment for individuals and their families.

DBSA-Boston
Offers information and a number of support groups for individuals who have bipolar disorder or depression and their families.

EMDR (Eye Movement and Desensitization and Reprocessing)

EMDRIA
This is an international organization of EMDR professionals. It offers information about EMDR and links to research supporting its effectiveness.

EMDR Institute
The Institute was founded by Francine Shapiro, Ph.D., the originator of EMDR. It offers information to lay people and professionals about EMDR and its effectiveness.

General Mental Health and Psychotherapy

American Psychological Association
This website has useful information about a number of diagnoses and treatments. It also has useful information about mental health in general.

American Group Psychotherapy Association
This website explains what one might expect in group psychotherapy and why it is a useful modality.

National Alliance on Mental Illness
This is an organization that offers support groups and advocacy for individuals with mental illnesses and their families.

Learning Disabilities, Attention Deficit Disorder, and Autism Spectrum Disorders

The Asperger/Autism Network
This organization offers information, activities and support for adults and children who have Asperger Syndrome or other diagnoses on the autism spectrum and their families. They have a particular service for couples in which one partner is on the autism spectrum disorder

CHADD
A national organization that offers information about ADD and ADHD and sponsors support groups.