healing seanne

Healing from Incest: Intimate Conversations with My Therapist 
by Geri Henderson and Seanne Emerton
Healing from Incest tells the journey of a victim-turned-survivor, working with her therapist to find healing. Read more about the book here.

Available at Amazon.com: http://t.co/BeIYrjiLHC
All proceeds from the book are being donated to RAINN 
(
Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network)

Website: http://healingincest.squarespace.com

Seanne's blog about the book: http://herviewfromhome.com/healing-from-incest-intimate-conversations-with-my-therapist/

MENTAL HEALTH SCREENINGS
Anxiety - GAD-7This is a screening measure to help you determine whether you might have Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) and the severity.
- OASIS: This form asks about anxieties and fears to identify overall anxieties.
Depression - PHQ series (Patient Health Questionnaire): This is a multipurpose instrument for screening, diagnosing, monitoring, and measuring the symptoms of depression.
- Edinburg Postnatal: This is a valuable and efficient way of identifying patients at risk for “perinatal” depression.
ADHD - Vanderbilt short version: The short version is for teachers to fill out to screen for ADHD in children between the ages of 6 and 12.
- Vanderbilt full version: The full version is used by healthcare professionals to help diagnose ADHD in children between the ages of 6 and 12                (includes provider, parent, teacher questionnaires).
Alcohol & Substance Use - CAGE-AID: This questionnaire is used to screen for alcohol and drug problems.
Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE): This questionnaire is used to identify abuse, neglect, and household disfunction during a person's childhood, and then as guidance in identifying and dealing with responses to situations as adults.
Heartmath Personal Well-Being Survey: This scientifically developed assessment tool gives you a snap shot of your current level of well-being. Once taken, there are several free resources available: solutions for stress, quick coherence (inner poise), decision-making, resilience, etc. There are also products for sale that accompany these concepts.
Gottman Love Quiz: How Well Do You Know Your Partner?: Do you really know your partner?

Peterson & Seligman 24 Character Strengths & Virtues
To see the chart of strengths and virtues, click here.

Central Nebraska LOSS Team
After a suicide, loved ones are forced to cope with the loss. The pain, at times, is insurmountable.
Central Nebraska L.O.S.S. (Local Outreach to Suicide Survivors) is here to help loved ones in need. The L.O.S.S
team consists of clinical professionals, law enforcement officials, clergy and survivors of a loved one’s suicide. 
Contact: CentralNebraskaLOSS@gmail.com for more information.

" After having a nationally televised panic attack, Dan Harris knew he had to make some changes. A lifelong nonbeliever, he found himself on a bizarre adventure..."
- This is a read recommended by several of our therapists. It's engaging and entertaining while being useful!

The State of Ease
In this downloadable booklet, HeartMath founder Doc Childre explains the a balance, alignment and cooperation between the heart, mind and emotions. This balance is known as coherence and it “promotes more intuitive connection with our highest potential for effective reasoning, discernment and interactions (with others).”
The Five Love Languages: The Secret to Love That Lasts by Gary Chapman
"Whether your relationship is flourishing or failing, Dr. Gary Chapman’s proven approach to showing and receiving love will help you experience deeper and richer levels of intimacy with your partner..."
Marriage Rules by Harriet Lerner, PhD
"Marriage Rules offers new relationship advice to age-old problems as well as modern ones..."
The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work by John Gottman, PhD
"...Here is the culmination of [Gottman's] work: the seven principles that guide couples on a path toward a harmonious and long-lasting relationship. Straightforward yet profound, these principles teach partners new approaches for resolving conflicts, creating new common ground, and achieving greater levels of intimacy..."

RECOMMENDED WEBSITES:
Mindful.org: Learn to be mindful of this moment and to appreciate the positives in your life
Happify.com: Train yourself for happiness with scientifically-based skills
The Recovery Village: Network of rehabilitation facilities for people suffering from substance use disorders, and also provides treatment for co-occurring disorders such as depression, anxiety, or PTSD."

VIDEOS
HEALING TRAUMA: 
EMDR Patients Share Their Stories
This public service announcement shows the impact of EMDR therapy on people’s lives and is now available on YouTube at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUDd7_asUP0kI0WCRnl2ELw/featured