RESOURCES

DR. JOHANNA

BERGER,

Clinical Psychologist

Below is a list of resources for additional support and guidance. Please note that the list is non-comprehensive. 

For emergencies and immediate help, call 911. For example, if you or your child are suicidal, engaging in life-threatening self-harming behaviors, or threatening to hurt yourself or someone else, get immediate emergency assistance by calling 911. 

Websites for Support during Crisis
 

  1. National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255. Trained counselors are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

  2. American Foundation for Suicide Prevention 

  3. New York State Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-942-6906

  4. Crisis Text Line: Text 741-741

  5. BeThe1To:  Additional information about helping someone in crisis.

  6. Vets4Warriors: 1-855-838-8255. Resource for veterans, service members, their families, and caregivers.

  7. NYC Well: 1-888-NYC-WELL (1-888-692-9355). Help for New Yorkers in crisis.

Parenting Resources6 Websites Recommended by American Psychological Association (APA)
 

  1. InfoAboutKids

  2. ACT Raising Safe Kids Program

  3. Effective Child Therapy

  4. Resilience Booster: Parent Tip Tool

  5. Everyday Parenting: The ABCs of Child Rearing

  6. Magination Press

Parenting Books
 

  1. When Kids Call the Shots: How to Seize Control from Your Darling Bully- and Enjoy Being a Parent Again. By Sean Grover 

  2. Everyday Blessings: The Inner Work of Mindful Parenting. By Myla and Jon Kabat-Zinn

  3. No-Drama Discipline: The Whole-Brain Way to Calm the Chaos and Nurture Your Child's Developing Mind. By Daniel J. Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson

  4. How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk. By Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish.

  5. How to Talk So Teens Will Listen & Listen So Teens Will Talk. By Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish.

Mindfulness Resources

  1. Breathe Like a Bear: 30 Mindful Moments for Kids to Feel Calm and Focused Anytime, Anywhere. By Kira Willey. 

  2. Ultimate Mindfulness Activity Book: 150 Playful Mindfulness Activities for Kids and Teen (And Grown-Ups Too!): By Christian Bergstrom

  3. Stop, Breathe, & Think: This app is appropriate for teens and adults. 

  4. Stop, Breathe, & Think Kids: This app is appropriate for children 5 to 10 years old.

ADHD Resources
 

  1. Suggestions for Planners and Accessories

  2. Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)

  3. Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA): Information about Adult ADHD.

  4. National Institute of Mental Health (NIH)

  5. ADDitude Magazine

  6. Totally ADD: A blog about ADHD.

  7. Understood: Information about learning and attention issues.

Anxiety Disorders Resources
 

  1. Anxiety and Depression Association of America

  2. National Institute of Mental Health (NIH)

  3. American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

  4. International OCD Foundation (IOCDF)

  5. Beyond OCD

Encopresis & Enuresis Resources

  1. Resources for Treating Encopresis and Enuresis

Other Helpful Websites
 

  1. Advocates for Children of New York (AFC): 1-866-427-6033. Help for families in New York City, dedicated to protecting every child’s right to an education.

  2. National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) 

  3. Mood Disorders Support Group - New York (MDSG-NY) 

  4. Sesame Street and Autism

  5. Common Sense Media: Age-Based Media Reviews for Families

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