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The items listed on this page have been selected as they may be helpful in supporting your therapeutic goals.   However, please note that neither full agreement with the contents of these resources, nor endorsement of their reliability, is implied.

crisis & resource numbers
Fire, Police, or Emergency   911

Sophie the Therapy Dog - Susie Morgan, LMFT in Encinitas - EMDR Therapy and CBT for PTSD, Complex Trauma, Rape, Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Childhood Abuse, Anxiety, Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Eating Disorders
Poison Control   800-222-1222
San Diego Suicide & Crisis Hotline   800-724-7240
San Diego Rape/Crisis Hotline   800-272-1767

San Diego Child Abuse Hotline   800-344-6000

Santa Cruz 24-Hour Mental Health Crisis Support   800-952-2335

Santa Cruz Access Team (for psychiatric crisis support)   831-454-4170

Santa Cruz Suicide Crisis Line  877-663-5433 or 831-458-5300

Santa Cruz Child Protective Services  831-454-4222
National Domestic Violence Hotline   888-799-7233   (relationshiop violence support)  858-413-6063 (relationship violence support - teens)
CA Youth Crisis Hotline   800-843-5200
Student Helpline   800-499-1116
The Student Helpline was established in response to concerns about school violence - Students and others can anonymously report a threat to school safety
Safe at Home   877-322-5227
Survivors of domestic violence may keep their home addresses confidential through this state program
San Diego Info Line   211
Provides referrals to health and social services throughout San Diego County. Multilingual, free, confidential. Good for information related to disasters, WIC, food, shelter, and clothing. 24 hours a day/7days a week
San Diego Area             (619) 230-0997
North County Coastal   (760) 943-0997
North County Inland     (760) 740-0997

brain-based approaches to diagnosis & treatment

emdr therapy / trauma


  • Trauma and Recovery (Judith Herman)

  • Getting Past Your Past:  Take Control of Your Life with Self-Help Techniques from EMDR Therapy (Francine Shapiro)

  • Coping with Trauma-Related Dissociation:  Skills Training for Patients and Therapists (Suzette Boon & Kathy Steele)

  • The Body Keeps the Score:  Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma (Bessel Van Der Kolk)

anxiety, depression & bipolar mood disorders

  • When Panic Attacks - The New Drug-Free Anxiety Therapy That Can Change Your Life  (David Burns)

  • The Anxiety Cure for Kids:  A Guide for Parents  (Elizabeth DuPont Spencer, Robert DuPont & Caroline DuPont)

  • The Mood Cure (Julia Ross)
  • The Feeling Good Handbook  (David Burns)
  • The Grief Recovery Handbook - The Action Based Program for Moving Beyond Death, Divorce, and Other Losses (John James & Russell Friedman)
  • The Bipolar Disorder Survival Guide - What You and Your Family Need to Know  (David Miklowitz)
  • Why Am I Still Depressed? - Recognizing the Ups and Downs of Bipolar II and Soft Bipolar Disorder  (Jim Phelps)

  • The Gifts of Imperfection (Brene Brown)

  • Daring Greatly (Brene Brown)

  • Rising Strong (Brene Brown)
eating & body image issues


  • The Diet Cure (Julia Ross)

  • Intuitive Eating (Evelyn Tribole & Elyse Resch)


  • The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work: A Practical Guide from the Country's Foremost Relationship Expert (John Gottman)

  • Love Sense: The Revolutionary New Science of Romantic Relationships (Sue Johnson)

  • Hold Me Tight:  Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love (Sue Johnson)

  • Attached:  The New Science of Adult Attchment and How It Can Help You Find - and Keep - Love (Amir Levine & Rachel Heller)

  • Parenting with Love and Logic (Foster Cline & Jim Fay)
  • Love and Logic Magic for Early Childhood:  Practical Parenting from Birth to Six Years (Jim Fay & Charles Fay)
  • Parenting Teens with Love and Logic (Foster Cline & Jim Fay)
  • Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child  (John Gottman, Joan Declaire, Daniel Goleman)
  • Setting Limits with Your Strong Willed Child  (Robert MacKenzie)
  • Siblings Without Rivalry (Adele Faber & Elaine Mazlish)
  • When Children Grieve - For Adults to Help Children Deal with Death, Divorce, Pet Loss, Moving, and Other Losses (John James, Russell Friedman & Leslie Matthews)

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