Books:

 

PERINATAL MENTAL HEALTH:

This Isn't What I Expected by Karen Kleiman, LCSW and Valerie Raskin, MD

The Postpartum Husband by Karen Kleiman

Dropping the Baby and Other Scary Thoughts by Karen Kleiman & Amy Wenzel

When Words Are Not Enough by Valerie Raskin, MD

 

Relationships

Boundaries, by Henry Cloud, PhD & John Townsend, PhD

How To Be An Adult in Relationships, by David Richo

Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work, by John Gottman, PhD  (poster link)

Hold Me Tight, by Sue Johnson, PhD

Wired for Love, by Stan Tatkin, Psy.D.

Your Brain on Love (audiobook), by Stan Tatkin, Psy.D.

 

Cultivating well-being

Thoughts Without A Thinker, by Mark Epstein, MD

Going To Pieces Without Falling Apart, by Mark Epstein, MD

Full Catastrophe Living, by Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD and Guided Mindfulness Meditations by Jon Kabat-Zinn (available on CD)

When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times, by Pema Chödrön

 

female sexuality

Come as You Are, by Emily Nogicki

 

Parenting

Everyday Blessings: The Inner Work of Mindful Parenting, by Jon Kabat-Zinn & Myla Kabat-Zinn

Touchpoints series, by T. Berry Brazleton, MD

Your ____ Year Old series, by Louise Bates Ames, PhD

Get Out of My Life, but First Could You Drive Me & Cheryl to the Mall: A Parent's Guide to the New Teenager, by Anthony E. Wolf

Masterminds and Wingmen: Helping Our Boys Cope with Schoolyard Power, Locker-Room Tests, Girlfriends, and the New Rules of Boy World, by Rosalind Wiseman

Queen Bees and Wannabes: Helping Your Daughter Survive Cliques, Gossip, Boyfriends, and the New Realities of Girl World, by Rosalind Wiseman

Video interview with Rick Hanson, PhD on navigating conflict with your teenager/young adult child: http://www.rickhanson.net/countdown-2017-day-5/

 

 

 


Links on the web:

Perinatal Mental Health:

Link to a blog I recently wrote on Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders: https://genomind.com/genetic-testing-maternal-mental-health/

Postpartum Depression Screening Tool: EPDS

Postpartum Support International: www.postpartum.net

Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Womens Mental Health: www.womensmentalhealth.org

FDA's New Pregnancy and Lactation Medication Guidelines Announcement and Interpretation

PPD Act, an Apple-platformed app-based study of perinatal depression: see http://www.pactforthecure.com

 

Breastfeeding and Medications:

Lactmed: http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/newtoxnet/lactmed.htm

Mother to Baby: http://www.mothertobaby.org

 

cultivating well-being

Dr. Kristen Neff on Self-Compassion: www.http://self-compassion.org

Depression

Podcast: OnBeing (favorite episodes of mine: Brené Brown on vulnerability, Jennifer Michael Hecht on suicide, Thupten Jinpa translator for the Dalai Lama, Sylvia Boorstein on what we nurture)

 

BIPOLAR DEPRESSION

National Institute of Mental Health page

Depression & Bipolar Support Alliance page

Screening questionnaire

Mood Chart Apple Store App: Optimism