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Michael D Yapko, PhD posted:
Recommended Self-Help Resources
 Depression is Contagious (Yapko)
 Breaking the Patterns of Depression(Yapko)
 Hand-Me-Down Blues (Yapko)
 Focusing on Feeling Good audio CD Program(Yapko)
 Calm Down! audio CD Program (Yapko)
 Learned Optimism (Seligman)
 Emotional Intelligence (Goleman)
 The Optimistic Child (Seligman)
 Feeling Good (Burns)
 Mind Over Mood (Greenberger/Padesky)
 Women Who Think Too Much (Nolen-Hoeksema)
 The Shelter of Each Other (Pipher)



Advice for Choosing a Psychotherapist
 Someone licensed/credentialed with the appropriate academic and clinical training
 Someone with an advanced and CURRENT knowledge of the intricacies of depression
 Someone who will push you gently but firmly to be proactive in treatment
 Someone who will also talk to your partner and kids, at least occasionally
 Someone available for regular consultation
 Someone who will teach skills, provide information, and offer perspective
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