Book Recommendations

Book of the Month: Beautifully Unique Sparkleponies, On myths, morons, free speech, football, and assorted absurdities by Chris Kluwe

Therapist’s Pick/Book of the Month Therapist: Dawn Krull MA, MS, TLLP Theme: Leisure, Advocacy Yes, Beautifully Unique Sparkleponies, On myths, morons, free speech, football, and assorted absurdities by Chris Kluwe (2013) is a real book, and it’s as fantastic as it sounds. It’s raw, it’s real, it doesn’t make sense at times; but it’s fun.… Read More Book of the Month: Beautifully Unique Sparkleponies, On myths, morons, free speech, football, and assorted absurdities by Chris Kluwe

Articles and Other Reading

11 Things You Don’t Owe Anyone — Period By ELIZABETH ENOCHS 1/9/17

  11 Things You Don’t Owe Anyone — Period By ELIZABETH ENOCHS Jan 9 2017 No matter who you are or where you grew up, almost all of us are conditioned from childhood to believe that it’s impolite to refuse to give what is expected of us. Whether it’s our time, our bodies, our smiles, our… Read More 11 Things You Don’t Owe Anyone — Period By ELIZABETH ENOCHS 1/9/17

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Book of the Month: On Death & Dying, What the dying have to teach doctors, nurses, clergy & their own families by Kubler-Ross

Therapist’s Pick/Book of the Month Therapist: Dawn Krull MA, MS, TLLP Theme: Death and Dying On Death & Dying, What the dying have to teach doctors, nurses, clergy & their own families is a hard emotional read, but very well worth it. It is especially beneficial for individuals who work in professions where end of… Read More Book of the Month: On Death & Dying, What the dying have to teach doctors, nurses, clergy & their own families by Kubler-Ross

Articles and Other Reading

What I wish my friends had said to me after my mom died by Chelsea Gray Nov 20, 2018

It’s hard to know what to say to a friend who is grieving. Here’s what you should keep in mind. “How are you doing?” This is the question I heard relentlessly from friends, co-workers, and acquaintances after my mom died. Most of the time, I wanted to respond with “I have zero fucking clue.” Some moments, I… Read More What I wish my friends had said to me after my mom died by Chelsea Gray Nov 20, 2018

Articles and Other Reading

Boys need better access to mental health care. Why aren’t they getting it? By Julie Compton 12/15/18

Boys need better access to mental health care. Why aren’t they getting it? “If you can’t turn to someone in your life and say how you are really feeling, then you’re only going to end up hurting yourself somehow down the road.” Dec. 15, 2018 / 12:10 PM EST By Julie Compton Throughout high school, Alexander… Read More Boys need better access to mental health care. Why aren’t they getting it? By Julie Compton 12/15/18

Articles and Other Reading

Everything to Know About Brain Stimulation Therapies for Mental Health By Claire Gillespie 11/3/18

When you hear the words “electroconvulsive therapy,” you might picture the scene in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest where Jack Nicholson’s character, Randle Patrick McMurphy, is subjected to barbaric, unjustified shock treatment as a punishment rather than as a mental health therapy. Cultural depictions like this have attached a stigma to electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) and other brain… Read More Everything to Know About Brain Stimulation Therapies for Mental Health By Claire Gillespie 11/3/18