Resources

Here is a list I add to frequently of books, articles, and online content that I think is worth your time. Some of these are intended for young adults and others are aimed more at parents. Feel free to send me a comment with suggestions — I'm always on the lookout for more great information!

BOOKS

ON MINDFULNESS AND MANAGING ANXIETY

Comfortable With Uncertainty  

PEMA CHODRON

Mindfulness for Unravelling Anxiety  

RICHARD GILPIN

A Path With Heart  

JACK KORNFIELD

The Power of Now  

ECKHART TOLLE

My Anxious Mind: A Teens Guide to Managing Anxiety and Panic  

MICHAEL A. TOMPKINS, PH.D. AND KATHERINE MARTINEZ, PSY.D.

ON TRANSITIONING TO ADULTHOOD

Mastering Adulthood  

LARA FIELDING, PSY.D.

How to Raise an Adult: Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success 

JULIE LYTHCOTT-HAIMS 

Failure to Launch: Why Your Twentysomething Hasn’t Grown Up and What to Do About It  

MARK MCCONVILLE, PH.D.

Girls and Sex: Navigating the Complicated New Landscape  

PEGGY ORENSTEIN

 

ON TRAUMA

Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma  

PETER A. LEVINE

Healing Developmental Trauma: How Early Trauma Affects Self-Regulation, Self-Image, and the Capacity for Relationship  

LAWRENCE HELLER PH.D., ALINE LAPIERRE, PSY.D.

MISCELLANEOUS

A Mind of Your Own  

KELLY BROGAN, MD

Learning How to Learn  

BARBARA OAKLEY, PH.D., AND TERRY SEJNOWSKI, PH.D.

ARTICLES AND VIDEO

ON ANXIETY AND MENTAL HEALTH MODALITIES

Psychological flexibility: How love turns pain into purpose | Steven Hayes, Co-founder of ACT Therapy

Anxiety.org: Why DBT works where other therapies fail

NYT: Can What We Eat Affect How We Feel?

NPR: Feeling Insecure? 6 Tips To Quiet Your Inner Critic
How to Cope with Anxiety | Olivia Remes, University of Cambridge

ON PARENTING A YOUNG ADULT


NYT: As Students Struggle With Stress and Depression, Colleges Act as Counselors

NYT: Four Ways to Help Your College Student Grow Up 

NPR: How to Do Well (and Be Happy!) in College

APPS FOR MEDITATION AND THERAPY

Insight Timer

Headspace