Resources

Parents and Parenting


Parenting From the Inside Out: How A Deeper Self-Understanding Can Help You Raise Children Who Thrive, Daniel Siegel, M.D. & Mary Hartzell, M.Ed.

​The Power of Showing Up: How Parental Presence Shapes Who Our Kids Become and How Their Brains Get Wired, Daniel Siegel, M.D. & Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D.

The Bottom Line for Baby, Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D.

The Attachment Connection: Parenting a Secure and Confident Child Using the Science of Attachment Theory, Ruth Newton, Ph.D.

The Whole-Brain Child: 12 Strategies to Nurture Your Child’s Developing Mind, Daniel Siegel, M.D. & Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D.


No-Drama Discipline: The Whole-Brain Way to Calm the Chaos and Nurture Your Child's Developing Mind, Daniel Siegel, M.D. & Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D.

The Happy Sleeper: The Science-Backed Guide to Helping Your Baby Get A Good Night's Sleep- Newborn to School Age, Heather Turgeon, MFT & Julie Wright, MFT

Now Say This: The Right Words to Solve Every Parenting Dilemma, Heather Turgeon, MFT & Julie Wright, MFT

​How to Raise an Adult: Break Free from Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success, Julie Lythcott-Haims

Brain-Based Parenting: The Neuroscience of Caregiving for Healthy Attachment, Daniel Hughes, Ph.D., Jonathan Baylin, Ph.D.

Beyond Behavior: Using Brain Science and Compassion to Understand and Solve Children's Behavioral Challenges, Mona Delahooke, Ph.D.

​​​Everyday Blessings: The Inner Work of Mindful Parenting, Maya & Jon Kabat-Zinn


Raising An Emotionally Intelligent Child, John Gottman, Ph.D.

The Mindful Child, Susan Kaiser Greenland

Mindful Games, Susan Kaiser Greenland​


Just Tell Me What to Say, Betsy Brown Braun


You're Not the Boss of Me: Brat-proofing Your Four-to Twelve-Year-Old Child, Betsy Brown Braun

Podcasts and Videos:

Parenting Without Power Struggles with Susan Stiffleman

Better Together with Susan Stiffleman

Tina Payne Bryson

Ask Lisa: The Psychology of Parenting with Dr. Lisa Damour and Reena Ninan

Motherhood Sessions with Dr. Alexandra Sacks

Zen Parenting Radio

Unruffled with Janet Lansbury




Parenting Groups and Groups for Children and Adolescent


West Los Angeles- Lifespan Psychological Center

Pasadena- The Center for Connection




ADHD


Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD) Russell A. Barkley, Ph.D.
The Energetic Brain: Understanding and Managing ADHD (2012) Cecil R. Reynolds, Kimberly J. Vannest, Judith R. Harrison, Sally E. Shaywitz

Smart but Scattered Teens: The “Executive Skills” Program for helping teens reach their potential (2012) Richard Guare, Peg Dawson & Colin Guare

Driven to Distraction: Recognizing and coping with attention deficit disorder (2011) Edward M. Hallowell & John J. Ratey​

Getting Ahead of ADHD: What next generation science says about treatments that Work –And how you can make them work for your child(2017) Joel T. Nigg




Grief Support


Our House




Free Mental Health Resources


National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) ​National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-8255 Teen Line




Anti-Racism


Stamped From the Beninning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America, Ibram X. Kendi How to Be an Antiracist, Ibram X. Kendi Me and White Supremacy, Layla F. Saad My Grandmother's Hands: Racialized Trauma and the Pathway to Mending Our Hearts and Bodies, Resmaa Menakem Killing the Black Body: Race, Reproduction and the Meaning of Liberty, Dorothy Roberts Radical Dharma: Talking Race, Love and Liberation , Rev. angel Kyodo williams, Lama Rod Owens, Dr. Jasmine Syedullah The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness, Michelle Alexander White Fragility: Why It's so Hard for White People to Talk About Racism, Robin DiAngelo So You Want to Talk About Race, Ijeoma Oluo The Bluest Eye, Toni Morrison I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpowers, Dr. Brittany Coope r Podcasts: 1619 (New York Times) Ctznwell Good Ancestor Code Switch (NPR) Black History Year Witness Black History (BBC) School Colors Jemele Hill is Unbothered Organizations to Follow and Support: Southern Povery Law Center NAACP Antiracism Center Color of Change The Counscious Kid Equal Justice Initiative Families Belong Together Showing Up for Racial Justice RAICES ACLU




Perinatal Mental Health


Postpartum Support International (Helpline and Resources) The Journey to Parenthood: Myths, Reality and What Really Matters, Diana Barnes & Lynne Balber Beyond the Blues: Understanding and Treating Prenatal and Postpartum Depression and Anxiety, Shoshana Bennett & Pec Indman Bearing the Unbearable: Love, Loss and the Heartbreaking Path of Grief, Joanne Cacciatore Ghosts From the Nursery: Tracing the Roots of Violence, Robin Karr-Morse & Meredith Wiley The Hidden Feelings of Motherhood: Coping with Stress, Depression and Burnout, Kathleen Kendall-Tackett This Isn't What I Expected: Overcoming Postpartum Depression, Karen Kleiman & Valerie Raskin Dropping the Baby and Other Scary Thoughts: Breaking the Cycle of Unwanted Thoughts in Motherhood, Karen Kleiman & Amy Wenzel Unspeakable Losses: Healing from Miscarriage, Abortion, and Other Pregnancy Loss, Kim Kluger-Bell Your Future Family: The Essentail Guide to Assisted Reproduction (What You Need to Know About Surogacy, Egg Donation and Sperm Donation), Kim Bergman & Mark Liondares





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