Counseling & Psychotherapy Ann Arbor - Helpful Links: - Ann Arbor, MI
Counseling and Psychotherapy Services - Monica King LMSW ACSW
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Alanon                              Information about program & meeting information
 
Alcoholics Anonymous            Information about program & meeting information www.recovery.org/aa/
 
American Self-Help Clearinghouse      Self help group resources on the Internet www.mentalhelp.net/selfhelp/
 
Anxiety Disorders Association of America        Support, resources & information about anxiety disorders                                                            www.adaa.org/
Autism Info.com Autism information & resources                www.autisminfo.com/
 
Center for Mental Health Services Links to databases of mental health resources www.mentalhealth.org
 
Child + Family Web Guide Links to the best sites about infants, children, + teens www.cfw.tufts.edu
 
Children + Adults with ADD Support, resources & information about ADD in children + adults www.chadd.org/
 
Cocaine Anonymous Information about program & meeting information www.ca.org/
 
Depressive & Manic-Depressive Association National association webpage www.ndmda.org
 
Depression & Affective Disorders Association Information & resources on depression & bi-polar illness http://seawolf.welch.jhu.edu/drada/
Discovery Health General information on mental health, treatment & medications www.discoveryhealth.com
 
Focus Adolescent Services Resources & information on teen & family issues www.focusas.com
 
Gamblers Anonymous Michigan meeting list
www.gamblersanonymous.org/mtgdirMI.html
 
InteliHealth Mental Health Information, resources, recent news releases on mental health www.intelihealth.com
InteliHealth Mental Health Information, resources, recent news releases on mental healthwww.intelihealth.com
International Eating Disorder Referral Organization - Information and treatment resources for all kinds of eating disorders www.edreferral.com
Internet Mental Health Encyclopedia of mental health  information                              www.mentalhealth.com
 
Health Link USA General health information including treatment, diagnosis, support groups, email lists, personal stories
 
Mayo Clinic Information about health matters, including mental health www.mayoclinic.com
 
Mental Health Net Guide to mental health, psychology & psychiatry www.mentalhelp.net
 
 
Michigan Self-Help Clearinghouse Listings of group meetings in Michigan www.mpas.org
 
National Alliance for the Mentally IllAdvocacy and resources for the mentally Ill www.nami.org/
 
National Center for Post Traumatic Stress DisorderAssessment tools, publications, FAQs, databases on PTSD.... www.ncptsd.org/
 
National Foundation for Depressive IllnessSupport, resources & information about depression www.depression.org/
 
National Institute of Alcohol Abuse & Alcoholism Current research and resources in alcoholism www.niaaa.nih.gov/
 
 
National Mental Health Association Support, resources & information about mental health www.nmha.org
 
National Mental Health Self-Help Clearinghouse Listings for self-help groups in the U.S.A. www.mhselfhelp.org
 
Narcotics AnonymousInformation about program & meeting information www.wsoinc.com
 
Online Dictionary of Mental HealthAlphabetically ordered information, articles, books, links, associations www.human-nature.com/odmh/
 
Obsessive-Compulsive FoundationSupport, resources & information about OCD www.ocfoundation.org
 
Screening for Mental Health Informationon community screening programs for depression, substance abuse, suicidality, etc. http://www.mentalhealthscreening.org
 
UofM Mental Health Resources Resources for mental health services for students and faculty www .umich.edu/~mhealth
Web MDInformation on diseases, conditions, & wellness, including mental health www.webmd.com
 
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Parenting your children can be a humbling experience. This session will focus on helping parents nurture their young child's emerging self through positive emotional connection, effective limit setting, and creating joy.
Presented by Eileen Bond, L.M.S.W.
 
Children with learning and attention difficulties present an ever-changing set of challenges to parents. This session will describe the typical difficulties faced by children and their parents, and offer proven strategies for helping to master these.
Presented by Kristen Chapman, M.A.
 
Couples typically complain that they “can’t communicate” and that they have the same fights over and over. After a presentation on the nature of couple communication difficulties, this workshop will demonstrate “intentional dialogue.”
Presented by Peggy Buttenheim, Ph.D.
 
Being a parent is tough. But "good enough" parenting is possible. This presentation reviews principles and strategies for parenting in a positive and successful manner.
Presented by Jamie Plunkett, Ph.D.
 
Children with learning and attention difficulties present an ever-changing set of challenges to parents as they grow. This session will describe the typical difficulties these children face, and offer proven strategies for addressing these. This is part 2 of this 2-session lecture.
Presented by: Kristen Chapman, M.A. and Michelle Stern-Samberg, Ph.D.
 
Children with learning and attention difficulties present an ever-changing set of challenges to parents as they grow. This session will describe the typical difficulties these children face, and offer proven strategies for addressing these. This is part 1 of this 2-session lecture.
Presented by: Kristen Chapman, M.A. and Michelle Stern-Samberg, Ph.D.
 
We live in stressful times. Adults and children face anxiety-provoking pressures on a daily basis. The route to helping children relax must begin with their parents. This session will offer a tool box of techniques to help ourselves and our children quiet the tides of negativity and create more positive, healthy emotions.
Presented by: Eileen Bonds, M.S.W.
 
The realities of stepfamily life are rarely like that seen on television. Merging two families is often a stressful process for all involved. This session offers a framework for understanding stepfamilies, and suggestions for how to create the successful stepfamily you want.
Presented by: Jamie Plunkett, Ph.D.
 
"Screens" are everywhere these days: on computers, TVs, games systems, cell phones. This session will explore the positives and negatives of screen-time, and offer guidance on the best use of them for today's children and teens.
Presented by: Jerry Miller, Ph.D.
 
As part of the Strong Moms-Strong Girls project, underwritten by the Junior League of Ann Arbor, this session helps parents understand the psychological and social worlds their daughters face, and offers practical suggestions on helping them to develop confidence and assertiveness.
Presenters: Sharon Gold-Steinberg, Ph.D. and Orli Avi-Yonah, Ph.D.
 
Every couple faces significant challenges in their marriage. This session offers research-based techniques for working with these challenges and building a stronger marriage.
Presented by Jamie Plunkett, Ph.D.
 
Young children can easily become frustrated and overwhelmed by their emotions, rendering them helpless and out of control. This session will provide parents with a toolbox for handling negativity, enhancing their child's self-esteem and helping to build a positive relationship.
Presented by Eileen Bond, M.S.W.
 
It seems like there have never been scarier times in which to try to raise teens. In a public lecture series hosted by U-M's Center for the Child and the Family, Jerry Miller, PhD, helps parents understand present dangers and discusses how to keep teens safe.
 
Adoption can present lifelong challenges for the adoptee, birthparent and adoptive parent. As part of the U-M Center for the Child and the Family public lecture series, "Facing the Challenges of 21st Century Family Life," Elinor Rosenberg, MSW, discusses some of the more common and predictable rough spots and addresses how all of the participants in the adoption circle can make it through them.
 
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Slights and words between girls can hurt deeply. As part of the U-M Center for the Child and the Family public lecture series, "Facing the Challenges of 21st Century Family Life," Sharon Gold-Steinberg, PhD, and Orli Avi-Yonah, PhD, offer practical suggestions on helping girls to develop confidence, assertiveness and the skills needed to cope with difficult peer relationships.