Depression, Anxiety, Stress, & Discovering a Life Worth Living

Listed below is a collection of books, podcasts, and other resources that I often recommend to clients who are struggling with depression, anxiety, or just a whole bunch of stress. 

While these resources are no substitute for therapy, they can often be extremely helpful when used in conjunction with a therapist you trust!

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Depression & Anxiety:

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The Happiness Trap by Russ Harris

Book by Russ Harris utilizing principles from Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

Depression, Anxiety, & Stress:

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Get Out of Your Mind and Into Your Life by Steven Hayes and Spencer Smith

Book by Steven C. Hayes and Spencer Smith utilizing principles from ACT to make concrete, practical, and values-based changes in your life.

Depression:

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The Cognitive Behavioral Workbook for Depression by William Knaus

Book by William J. Knaus utilizing techniques from CBT to help clients develop new tools for working with depression.

Anxiety:

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The Cognitive Behavioral Workbook for Anxiety by William Knaus

Book by William J. Knaus utilizing techniques from CBT to help clients develop new tools for working with anxiety.

Shame & Self-Help:

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Daring Greatly by Brene Brown

Book by Brene Brown on the courage to be vulnerable in difficult situations.

Mindfulness & Stress Reduction:

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Full Catastrophe Living by Jon Kabat-Zinn

Book by Jon Kabat-Zinn about utilizing mindfulness meditations to reduce stress, pain, and illness.

Podcast:

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Terrible, Thanks for Asking with Noram McInerny

Podcast by Nora McInerny that explores the stories of real people sharing their complicated and honest feelings about how they really are. It’s sometimes sad, sometimes funny, and often both.