In this area you will find helpful website resources. As your therapist, I may direct you to some of these resources as well. You’ll find that you’ll get the best results in counseling if you’re willing to practice what you’re learning in your everyday lives.
The following external website links are listed to provide you with additional resources in areas such as meditation, self-acceptance, weight management and wellness. Click on the links below to be guided to the external content.
Audio & Video Guided Meditations:
Dartmouth College Health Services Website:
Offers a variety of deep breathing, guided imagery, progressive muscle relaxation and mindfulness audios of various lengths.
Mayo Clinic guided meditation video:
Guided visual meditation with soothing candle imagery.
Tara Brach, PhD:
Guided meditations on topics, e.g., mindfulness, loving kindness, forgiveness and compassion.
Kristin Neff, PhD:
Self-compassion guided exercises.
Self-Acceptance, Vulnerability & Shame:
The Self-Acceptance Project:
Series of free online videos that explore the questions around self-acceptance using experts in the fields of spirituality, psychology, and creativity.
Brené Brown, PhD: Shame & vulnerability researcher:
Links to the various TED talks, videos and press related to her research on courage, vulnerability, shame, resiliency and empathy.
Weight Management & Physical Fitness:
Judith Beck, PhD & Deborah Busis, LICSW: Beck Diet Solution:
Helpful and practical information on how to apply cognitive therapy to weight loss and maintenance. Resources include newsletter, daily diet tips, and downloadable charts.
NY Times Well Blog:
NY Times journalists and experts expand on cutting edge research and thinking related to to exercise, health and wellness.