I’ve hand-picked these resources for you. What I have chosen resonates with my philosophy. I hope you find them helpful. These resources are free to access, unless otherwise noted.
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This is an excellent podcast for those of you who are interested in learning more about how to heal. The creator, Dr. Harvey Schwartz, is a highly experienced psychiatrist and psychoanalyst who has devoted his career to helping patients and teaching the next generation of clinicians.
During each episode, Dr. Schwartz has conversations with researchers or clinicians and addresses health and well-being from different perspectives.
His topics include everything from the connection between the gut’s microbiome and mind to the use of psychedelics in therapy; from psycho-dynamic therapy to mediation and more.
If you ever doubt the importance of working on improving the quality of your interpersonal relationships, listen to Dr. Waldinger’s wonderful talk.
From TEDx, “As the director of a 75-year-old study on adult development, Waldinger has unprecedented access to data on true happiness and satisfaction. In this talk, he shares three important lessons learned from the study as well as some practical, old-as-the-hills wisdom on how to build a fulfilling, long life.”
The author of this textbook, Dr. Henri Parens, was a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst who spent his entire career helping children and their parents while conducting extensive research in the field of parenting.
This book is divided into 6 units, each of which addresses one specific phase of development from Infancy to Adolescence. It was designed to provide guidance for parents on their journey through parenthood.
The clear goal of the work is to help parents understand child development and learn the best way to address their child’s age-specific emotional needs.
The Asperger/Autism Network (AANE) was founded in 1996 by a small group of concerned parents and professionals with the scope to provide individuals with Asperger’s or neurodiverse profiles, with information, education, community, support, and advocacy. Since then AANE has continued to help an incredible number of individuals and their families.
This is a great website for parents, curated by Dr. Corinne Masur, a psychologist and psychoanalyst with extensive experience in treating children and adolescents, and guiding parents.
Posts on parenting-related topics are published monthly and are discussed thoughtfully, while keeping the language accessible to a general audience.
Mind in Mind is an online platform that offers a great opportunity to learn about children’s mental health from brilliant and thoughtful experts in the field. This is a wonderful resource for parents and professionals!