Resources & Links

We encourage our clients to be well informed about the issues they may be facing and the services and treatments we offer.  On this page you will find a variety of links to information about the research basis for our treatment approaches, and to additional resources and support networks that may be useful to you:


Resources for Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TFCBT)

EMDR International Association

A professional association of EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) practitioners and researchers.  Contains information on EMDR research and training.

Guide to EMDR

An extremely helpful page with information about what EMDR is, how it works, and its research basis; published by the non-profit group HELPGUIDE.ORG.

Child Traumatic Stress Network

Site with research on and resources for children suffering from trauma, including support for the use of PCIT to treat trauma in children.

Parent Child Interaction Therapy

PCIT International

A site designed by some of the founders of PCIT, with international resources and connections.

UC Davis Children's Hospital (PCIT page)       

Local major research center that continues to study effectiveness and applications of PCIT.

PCIT Method

Links to further research from a PCIT specialty clinic in Southern California.

Trauma Center at Justice Resource Institute (PCIT page)

Site containing research on the effectiveness of PCIT for child trauma.

University of Florida PCIT lab

East coast research center directed by one of the founders of PCIT


ADDA (Attention Deficit Disorder Association)

A leading adult ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) organization, providing scientifically based information, resources and networking opportunities to help adults with ADHD.

CHADD  (Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder)

CHADD is the nation's leading non-profit organization serving individuals with ADHD and their families.  The site contains a great deal of information the causes, symptoms, evaluation, and treatment of ADHD.

National Resource Center on ADHD

A clearinghouse for science based information about all aspects of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).


Anxiety Disorders Association of America

A resource for information on mental health conditions such as Social Anxiety Disorder, OCD, and Panic Disorder.  Contains information on treatments, living with anxiety, and understanding anxiety.


WebMD Depression Resources

Marriage and Family

Gottman Institute

Learn about evidence based treatment designed to improve the quality of your marriage or relationship, and take a brief quiz to assess the state of your current relationship. 

Emotion Focused Therapy

Another evidence based treatment for couples and families that has proven successful at helping to create more positive, satisfying relationships for couples and familes.

Brief Strategic Family Therapy

One of a number of evidence based treatments for families and adolescents that informs our work.

Substance Abuse and Addictive Behaviors

Alcoholics Anonymous

A 12-step program committed to helping members overcome alcohol addiction with resources for finding a meeting anywhere in the U.S. 24 hours a day.

Sex Addicts Anonymous

An organization committed to helping members overcome sexual addiction.

Emotions Anonymous

A 12-step program similar to Alcoholics Anonymous that is focused on helping members overcome emotional difficulties.

Bay Area Resources

Health Matters in S.F.

A site filled with resources concerning issues related to the health and well-being of citizens of the Bay Area.

S.F. Kids

A site devoted to the health and well-being of Bay Area families and children.

City Mommy

A site for Bay Area moms, with an active message board.

A local group of specialists in infant and toddler mental health that offers a variety of services for children and families.


A service providing confidential information and referrals about food, housing, health care, counseling, and more.

Institute on Aging

A site with resources for Bay Area seniors, caregivers and senior care professionals.

General Psychology Resources

APA Help Center

The American Psychological Association provides research-based information on a variety of topics, including health, emotional wellness, family and relationships.

National Institute of Mental Health

A comprehensive resource for the latest mental health research funded by the federal government.  The site has statistics on many mental health topics, conditions and clinical trials.

PCIT for the treatment of ADHD

A text for clinicians interested in learning about the applications of PCIT to childhood ADHD/ADD

Psychology in the News

The American Psychological Association's listing of links to new articles regarding psychology.  This is an excellent resource for keeping up with the latest news in psychology.  Much of the content is non-technical and thus suitable for a non-specialist in psychology.

CA licensing boards for Psychologists and Marriage and Family Therapists:

CA Board of Psychology 

CA Board of Behavioral Sciences 

Many helpful resources for locating mental health services in CA.

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