Resources and Links


(All are paperbacks and are $20-$30 in cost)

Hayes, S & Smith, S. (2005). Get Out of Your Mind and Into Your Life. New York: Guilford.
Harris, R. (2007). The Happiness Trap. Wollombi: Exisle Press.


Williams, JMG, Teasdale, JD, Segal, ZV & Kabat-Zinn, J. (2007).  The Mindful Way Through Depression: Freeing Yourself From Chronic Unhappiness. New York: Guilford Press.
Gilbert, Paul (2000). Overcoming Depression. London: Robinson
Seligman, M.E.P. (1991). Learned Optimism. Sydney: Random House


Lejeune, C. The Worry Trap.
Follette, V. (2007). Finding Life Beyond Trauma.
Rapee, R.M. (1999). Overcoming Shyness & Social Phobia: A Step-By-Step Guide. Sydney: Lifestyle Press.


Dahl, J & Lundgren, T. (2007). Living Beyond Your Pain.
Nicholas, M et al. (2002). Manage Your Pain. Sydney: ABC Books.


McKay, M., Davis, M., & Fanning, P. (1995) Messages: The Communication Skills Book. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications.


Montgomery, B. & Evans, L. (1995) Living and Loving Together. Melbourne: Penguin.
Sanders,M. (1992). Every Parent. Addison-Wesley.
Sanders,M. (2005). Every Parent’s Survival Guide DVD. University of Queensland Families International.


Eifert, G, McKay, M & Forsyth, J. (2006). Act On Life Not On Anger.


Schwartz, J. (1996) Brain Lock. New York: Regan Books/Harper Perennial


Heffner, M & Eifert, G. (2006). The Anorexia Workbook.
Ball, J & Ball, R. (1995) Eating Disorders: A Survival Guide for Family & Friends. Transworld


Kabat-Zinn, J. (2013). Full-Catastrophe Living. New York: Delta.

Depression Central: a lot of information about depression and bipolar disorder.
Tapir: American site with information about anxiety disorders, and links to other information sites about psychiatric disorders and treatments. Also contains some information in Italian.
Australian website which covers a range of interesting issues related to depression.
Website for NSW Association for Mental Health – lots of good information including information sheets covering a range of mental health issues.
Website for GROW, a self-help organization for people who live with a mental illness.
UK website – lots of helpful information about depression. is service portal that offers a diverse range of interactive human services, including free counselling and peer support, utilising online technologies for Australians living with depression to help improve their mental health and wellbeing.
Australian website which covers a range of mental health issues.
The website for the Australian Psychological Society – mostly for clinicians but also handy information relevant to mental health issues.
Australian website with information about mood disorders.
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) website with a wide range of information about ACT including for general public.
The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists website.
Website for a range of mental health issues.
Covers a range of mental health issues.
Australian website which provides information on the proven parenting programme Triple P.