Links & Resources

Anxiety/Panic, Phobia & Obsessive Compulsive Related Resources:

International OCD Foundation : A wonderful resource for well researched and accurate information about OCD

Peace of Mind Foundation : A local foundation in Houston dedicated to bringing awareness, research, support, and hope to those suffering with OCD

nOCD : App for completing ERP work at home in between sessions

Calm : App for relaxation, meditation, and deep breathing

Relax Lite : App for deep breathing

Anxiety and Stress in the Brain: A video that provides a quick summary how anxiety and stress functions in the brain

Three Minutes in the Life : A short but powerful video for those who have loved ones who suffer from OCD to help understand the disorder and related distress

Understanding the OCD Brain : A three part video series out of the UK that provides a thorough overview of how the brain functions in those who suffer from OCD

Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders, Birth Trauma, and Infertility Resources:

Postpartum Support International : Resources and support for postpartum mood concerns

The Birth Trauma Association : An organization out of the UK working to raise awareness of post natal post traumatic stress and provide support

Postpartum Men : Geared specifically for men suffering with postpartum mood difficulties, this resource provides helpful information and support

Postpartum Dads : Designed for men whose wives are struggling with PMADs, this site provides stories, information, and a link to join a Facebook group for support

Mother to Baby : A reputable source for finding information about medications, supplements, and other exposure concerns during pregnancy or breastfeeding

Hand to Hold : An important resource for NICU parents with resources and trained peer mentors

Resolve (National Infertility Association) : Resources and support for infertility

 

Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors Resources:

The TLC Foundation : The most active foundation dedicated to BFRBs, with lots of great tools and information

HabitAware : Bracelet for increasing self awareness and interrupting repetitive behaviors

Therapy Shoppe : An online store with a variety of fidgets and sensory interventions

Curious Minds Busy Bags : An online store with fidgets, sensory interventions, and distractions

Fidget Club : An online store for a variety of fidgets and complete fidget boxes

Trauma Resources:

EMDR : Information on EMDR, problems it helps to treat, and and frequently asked questions

OEI : Information on OEI (Observed and Experiential Integration), research, and illustrations

How Trauma Impacts the Brain : A short video describing how PTSD functions using an easy to understand brain model

Learning Brain vs Survival Brain : A video from an educational perspective, but very helpful in describing different states of how the brain operates and interacts

Marriage and Family Resources:

Gottman : Leading researcher on marriage with excellent books and tools

Gottman Card Decks : App with questions to ask each other to deepen relationship and knowledge of one another