Counselling Resources

 individual-counselling

 

A large collection of General Counselling Resources are listed below.

Addictions

1.  “Web of Addictions” www.well.com/user/woa/
2. “College Students and Gambling” www.campusblues.com/gambling.asp
3. Gambling www.utexas.edu/student/cmhc/booklets/gambling/gamb.html
4. Women for Sobriety, Inc. www.Womenforsobriety.org/
5. Alcoholics Anonymous www.alcoholics-anonymous.org/?Media=PlayFlash. 6. Narcotics Anonymous http://www.na.org  7. Al-Anon/Alateen http://www.al-anon.org/ :  8. Addiction Center: Providing the most up-to-date information on various addictions and details of treatment centers  http://www.addictioncenter.com

Anger Management
1. Anger: A website developed for college students
www.campusblues.com/anger.asp
2. “Anger Toolkit” www.angermgmt.com/measure.html

Assertiveness
1. Learning to be Assertive
www.utexas.edu/student/cmhc/booklets/assert/assertive.html
2. Assertive Communication www.uwec.edu/counsel/pubs/assertivecommunication.htm
3. Basic Strategies for Behaving More Assertively http://caps.unc.edu/content/view/86/0/
4. Articles on Assertiveness www.campusblues.com/studentoflife_4.asp

Attention-Deficit Disorder
1. ADD Links http://www.mentalhelp.net/poc/view_index.php

2. ADD and the College Student
www.gmu.edu/departments/csdc/add.htm/
3. National Association of ADD www.add.org/
4. National Institute of Mental Health
www.nimh.nih.gov/publicat/adhd.cfm

Bipolar Disorder
1. Bipolar Disorder
http://www.mentalhelp.net/poc/view_doc.php?type=doc&id=610&cn=4&c.Int.%3DcInt00001
2. Mania Questionnaire http://www.mentalhelp.net/poc/view_doc.php?type=doc&id=975&cn=4
3. National Institute of Mental Health: Bipolar Disorderhttp://www.nimh.nih.gov/healthinformation/bipolarmenu.cfm
4. Bipolar Disorder: Links from Medline Plus
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/bipolardisorder.html
5. Bipolar Disorder
www.psycom.net/depression.central.bipolar.html

Body Image
1. 20 Ways to Love Your Body www.campusblues.com/body_image1_1.asp
2. 10 Steps to Positive Body Image
www.campusblues.com/body_image1_2.asp
3. Body Image Issues http://womensissues.about.com/od/bodyimageissues

Career Planning
1. Resource Links from WSU Career Services
www.winona.edu/career/page09.htm
2. Career Planning
http://careerplanning.about.com/
3. Career Planning A-Z
http://careerplanning.about.com/library/blatoz.htm?PM=5512_careerplanning
4. Mapping Your Future
www.mapping-your-future.org/planning/
5. Career and College Planning Resources www.khake.com/page51.html
6. The “Real” World—Seniors Transitioning to a New Job and New Locations
www.uwec.edu/counsel/pubs/realworld.htm
7. Career Planning
http://dir.yahoo.com/Education/Career_and_Vocational/Career_Planning/
8. Occupational Outlook Handbook—Information on hundreds of careers
www.bls.gov/oco/

Depression
1. How to Heal Depression—A Web Book
www.hypericum.com/dep/deptoc.htm
2. Depression Brochures from National Institute of Mental Health
http://www.nimh.nih.gov/healthinformation/depressionmenu.cfm
3. Let’s Talk Facts about Depression: http://healthyminds.org/multimedia/depression.pdf

4. How to help Someone with Depression
http://depression.about.com/cs/basicfacts/a/howtohelp.htm
5. Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
http://depression.about.com/cs/sad
6. Depression in College www.uwec.edu/counsel/pubs/beatdepression.htm
7. Depression: What is it? What to do?
www.utexas.edu/student/cmhc/booklets/depression/depress.html
8. What you need to Know
www.nimh.nih.gov/publicat/depression.cfm
9. Managing Depression http://www.managing-depression-intelligently.com/
10. Depression: Links from Medline Plus www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/depression.html
11. Seasonal Affective Disorder: Links from Medline Plus
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/seasonalaffectivedisorder.html
12. Depression Self-Assessment
www.mayoclinic.com/invoke.cfm?objectid=3323EE4A-4AD6-4408-B82B7DDEB1D2FEB6

Grief and Loss

1. Coping with Loss and Grief www.campusblues.com/coping.asp
2. How to Survive the Loss of a Love
www.mcwilliams.com/books/sur/srtoc.htm
3. Feelings at the End of a Relationship
http://ub-counseling.buffalo.edu/ending.shtml
4. The Grieving Process
http://ub-counseling.buffalo.edu/process.shtml
5. Grief and Bereavement Articles http://www.emedicinehealth.com/articles/11437-3.asp

6. Journey of Hearts: An Online Healing Place for Anyone Grieving a Loss www.journeyofhearts.org/
7. Crisis, Grief, and Healing
www.webhealing.com/
8. Grief-Different Kinds
www.utexas.edu/student/cmhc/booklets/Grief/grief.html

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender
1. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Resource Center
http://www.7riverslgbt.org/
2. Coming Out
www.campusblues.com/comingout.asp
3. Outfront MN: MN’s Leading GLBT Organization
www.outfront.org/
4. Job Opportunities with Gays and Gay-Friendly Employers http://www.gaywork.com/

5. Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays www.pflag.org/
6. Read this Before Coming Out to Your Parents
www.outproud.org/brochure_coming_out.html
7. TransProud: Be Yourself
www.transproud.com/index.html
8. Out Proud: be Yourself The National Coalition for GLBT Youth
www.outproud.org/
9. Many Web Links from Outproud
www.outproud.org/web.html
10. Gay and Lesbian National Hotline
www.glnh.org/index2.html
11. Sexual Orientation—A Variety of Links
http://counseling.uchicago.edu/vpc/virtulets.html#Sexual-Orientation
12. Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Tran-Gendered Links
www.bradley.edu/eddev/cwc/GLBT%20Page%20-%20Panel.html
13. Health issues and links
www.metrokc.gov/health/glbt/
14. Answers to Questions
www.apa.org/pubinfo/answers.html

Loneliness
1. Loneliness and the College Student
www.campusblues.com/stud_lonley.asp
2. Steps to End Loneliness www.campusblues.com/lon_steps.asp
3. Learn to Reach Out and Reach Within
www.campusblues.com/reachout.asp
4. Stop Loneliness http://www.stoploneliness.com/

Medication
1. NAMI: Medication Information
www.nami.org/content/NavigationMenu/Inform_Yourself/About_Mental_Illness/About_Treatments_
and_Supports/About_Treatments_and_Supports.htm

2. National Institute of Mental Health: Medications www.nimh.nih.gov/publicat/medicate.cfm
3. Medline Plus: Drug Information
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginformation.html
4. The Medicine Cabinet
http://athealth.com/Consumer/mcabinet/mcabinet.html

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
1. What is Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder?
www.ocfoundation.org/ocf1010a.htm
2. Self-Help Techniques for OCD
http://anxieties.com/index.php?nic=ocd
3. National Institute of Mental Health: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
http://www.nimh.nih.gov/healthinformation/ocdmenu.cfm
4. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Links from Medline Plus
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/obsessivecompulsivedisorder.html

Perfectionism
1. Preventing Perfectionism
http://ub-counseling.buffalo.edu/stressperfect.shtml
2. Overcoming Perfectionism
www.coping.org/growth/perfect.htm
3. Perfectionism: A Double-Edged Sword
www.utexas.edu/student/cmhc/booklets/perfection/perfect.html

Personality Disorders
1. National Mental Health Association: Personality Disorders
www.nmha.org/infoctr/factsheets/91.cfm
2. National Institute of Mental Health: Borderline Personality Disorder
www.nimh.nih.gov/publicat/bpd.cfm

Procrastination
1. Overcoming
www.couns.uiuc.edu/Brochures/procras.htm
2. Procrastination: How to stop Procrastination http://mentalhelp.net/psyhelp/chap4/chap4r.htm
3. Overcoming Procrastination
http://ub-counseling.buffalo.edu/stressprocrast.shtml

Relationships/Communication
1. Fair Fighting
www.utexas.edu/student/cmhc/booklets/fighting/fighting.html
2. Healthy Relationships during College
www.utexas.edu/student/cmhc/booklets/romrelations/romrelations.html#seven%20basic%20steps
3. Common Questions about Relationships
http://ub-counseling.buffalo.edu/questions.shmtl
4. Sexual Communication
http://ub-counseling.buffalo.edu/sexcom.shtml
5. Assertive Communication
http://www.csulb.edu/~tstevens/c14-lisn.htm
6. Roommates
www.campusblues.com/roomates.asp
7. Communication Skills
www.khake.com/page66.html
8. Feelings at the End of a Relationship
http://ub-counseling.buffalo.edu/ending.shtml
9. Self-Help Books www.uoregon.edu/~counsel/gethelp.htm
10. Tools for Relationships
www.coping.org/relations/content.htm
11. Tools for Communication
http://www.coping.org/dialogue/content.htm
12. Fighting the Fair Way
http://ub-counseling.buffalo.edu/fighting.shmtl
13. Be a Great Listener!
www.campusblues.com/studentoflife_5.asp
14. The Lesson of the Porcupine www.uwec.edu/counsel/pubs/porcupine.htm

Relationships with Parents
1. Parent’s Divorce
www.campusblues.com/copingwithfamily.asp
2. Making Peace with Your Parents
www.haroldbloomfield.com/quiz/makingpeacewithparents.html
3. Your Parents Divorce
www.couns.uiuc.edu/Brochures/divorce.htm
4. You Can Go Home Again! Strategies for Freshmen Going Home for the First Summer
www.uwec.edu/counsel/pubs/homeagain.htm
5. Divorce Magazine
http://www.divorcemag.com/

Relationship Violence
1. National Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-799-SAFE
http://www.ndvh.org/
2. Relationship Abuse
www.campusblues.com/reabu.asp
3. Relationship Warning Signs
www.dvirc.org.au/whenlove/checklist.htm
4. When Love Hurts: A Guide on Love, Respect and Abuse in Relationships
www.dvirc.org.au/whenlove/
5. Same Sex Relationship Violence www1.umn.edu/aurora/samesexdvhandout.htm
6. Getting an Order For Protection
www.letswrap.com/legal/ofp.htm
7. The Safety Plan
www.dvirc.org.au/whenlove/safety.htm
8. Anti-Stalking Website
www.antistalking.com/Default.htm
9. Domestic Violence Screening
http://psychcentral.com/dvquiz.htm
10. MN Center Against Violence and Abuse
www.mincava.umn.edu/
11. Types of Victimization (Relationship Abuse, Stalking, Identity Theft, and Sexual Violence)
http://victimservices.ucf.edu/Types_of_Victim.html

Self-Esteem and Self-Growth
1. Better Self-Esteem
www.utexas.edu/student/cmhc/booklets/selfesteem/selfest.html#anchor964767
2. Experiencing and Expressing Emotion www.couns.uiuc.edu/Brochures/Emotions.htm
3. Self-Esteem
www.coping.org/growth/esteem.htm
4. Handling Irrational Beliefs
www.coping.org/growth/beliefs.htm
5. Definitions of Cognitive Distortions www.uwec.edu/counsel/pubs/defn.htm
6. Activities to Promise Self-esteem
www.twu.edu/o-sl/counseling/SH032.html
7. Self-Confidence
www.couns.uiuc.edu/Brochures/self.htm

Self-Injury
1. Self-Abuse Finally Ends: S.A.F.E. Alternatives
http://www.selfinjury.com/
2. Secret Shame-Self Injury: You are NOT the Only One
www.palace.net/~llama/psych/injury.html
3. Explaining Self-Injurious Behaviors
www.uwec.edu/counsel/pubs/selfinj.htm
4. How to Help
www.selfhelpmagazine.com/articles/depress/violence.html

Sexual Abuse
1. Adult Survivors
www.campusblues.com/sexabu.asp
2. Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse
www.mincava.umn.edu/
3. Grounding techniques for Dealing with Anxiety/Panic from Past Trauma
www.dreamstalker.org/wings/ptsd001.htm

Sexual Assault
1. What to do/Getting back on Track
www.utexas.edu/student/cmhc/booklets/rape/rape.html
2. UCLA rape Treatment Center
www.911rape.org/
3. Rape, Abuse, & Incest National Network: What should you do if you’re Sexually Assaulted?
www.rainn.org/whatshould.html
4. Date Rape
www.danenet.wicip.org/dcccrsa/saissues/daterape.html
5. Sex Assault for Men www.utexas.edu/student/cmhc/booklets/maleassault/menassault.html
6. Sexual Assault and Alcohol
www.campusblues.com/drugs7.asp
7. Alcohol and Date Rape: Strategies to Protect Yourself
www.campusblues.com/drugs1.asp
8. Preventing Rape http://www1.umn.edu/aurora/prevention.htm
9. MN Center Against Violence and Abuse
www.mincava.umn.edu/library/providers
10. Grounding techniques for Dealing with Anxiety/Panic from Past Trauma
www.dreamstalker.org/wings/ptsd001.htm
11. Personal Safety and Assault Prevention
www.inxtec-security.com/Personal_safety.htm

Sleep
1. Tips for Healthy Sleep
www.sleepnet.com/tips.html
2. Trouble Sleeping?
http://www.shuteye.com/
3. Sleep Disorders www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/sleepdisorders.html
4. National Sleep Foundation
www.sleepfoundation.org/

Stress Management
1. Students and Stress
www.ualberta.ca/dept/health/public_html/healthinfo/stress.htm
2. General Overview
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/stress.html
3. Strategies for Coping with Stress
www.twu.edu/o-sl/Counseling/SH007.html
4. Relaxation Techniques
http://www.healthy.net/asp/templates/article.asp?PageType=article&ID=1205
5. Relaxation and Self-Care
www.loyola.edu/campuslife/healthservices/counselingcenter/relax.html
6. Mind Tools
http://www.mindtools.com/pages/main/newMN_TCS.htm
7. Meditation
www.learningmeditation.com/room.htm
8. Meditation, Guided Fantasies and other Stress Reducers
www.selfhelpmagazine.com/articles/stress/index.shtml
9. Relaxation Resources (relaxing background music)
www.e-help.com/free_e-z_load_big_screen_relaxation_videos_online.htm
10. Daily Motivator
www.llangley.com/yoga/wisdom/rightnow%5B2%5D.htm
11. Stress Reduction
www.coping.org/growth/stress.htm
12. Having Fun
www.coping.org/growth/fun.htm
13. College Students and Stress
www.campusblues.com/stress.asp
14. Breathing Exercise
www.innerself.com/Meditation/weekly/breathing_exercise.htm
15. Stress: Links from Medline Plus
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/stress.html
16. WSU Stress Management Site
www.winona.edu/stress

Students with Disabilities
1. The ABCs of Success for Students with Disabilities
www.uwec.edu/counsel/pubs/abcs.htm
2. Who Me? Self-Esteem Fore People with Disabilities
www.uwec.edu/counsel/pubs/disabilities.htm
3. Links for Students with Physical or Sensory Disabilities
www.uwec.edu/counsel/pubs/disLinks.htm
4. Learning Disorders: Links from Medline Plus
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/learningdisorders.html

Suicide

1. What to Do When a Friend is Feeling Suicidal
http://depression.about.com/cs/suicideprevent/a/suicidal.htm
2. How to Help Someone Who is Feeling Suicidal
http://depression.about.com/library/howto/htsuicidal.htm
3. Suicide Awareness/Voices of Education
www.save.org/
4. American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
www.afsp.org/
5. Dealing with the After-Effects of Suicide
www.campusblues.com/suicide.asp
6. How I Stayed Alice
www.howistayedalive.com/index.asp
7. What Can I Do to Help Someone Who May Be Suicidal?
www.metanoia.org/suicide/whattodo.htm
8. Suicide Survivors: Those Left Behind www.uwec.edu/counsel/pubs/suicidesurvivors.htm
9. Suicide: Links from Medline Plus
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/suicide.html
10. Warning Signs/How to Help/Bibliography
www.utexas.edu/student/cmhc/booklets/suicide/suicide.html

Trauma & Stress (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder–PTSD)
1. Living with ADHD http://www.lifeinsurancequotes.org/additional-resources/living-with-adhd/
2.
National Center for PTSD http://www.ptsd.va.gov/
3. MN Center Against Violence and Abuse
www.mincava.umn.edu/library/providers/
4. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: Links from Medline Plus
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/posttraumaticstressdisorder.html

War-Related Stress

1. Coping with War-Related Stress Deployment: Help and Support
www.marinemoms.us/usmc/Help-Coping.asp
2. War Stress
www.goaskalice.columbia.edu/2582.html

Wellness
1. Mayo Clinic Mental Health
http://www.mayoclinic.com/findinformation/conditioncenters/centers.cfm?objectid=
0002D24A-38B1-1B32-82D780C8D77A0000

2. Wellness Newsletter www.berkeleywellness.com/html/fw/fwIntro.html
3. Nutrition Action Health Letter
www.cspinet.org/nah/
4.  “I Bet I Can Improve Your Mental Health in One Hour” www.campusblues.com/onehour.asp

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