Jessica L Miller Counseling

Individual and Family Therapist, Bellevue, WA

Resources

  1. General Emergencies - 911
  2. Suicide Prevention Lifeline - (800)-273-8255
  3. Crisis Clinic in King County - (866)-427-4747
  4. Care Crisis Response Service - (800)-584-3578

Addiction and Recovery

  1. National Alcohol and Drug Help Line - (800)-621-1646
  2. Alcohol and Drug 24 hour Hotline (WA State only) - (800)-562-1240

  3. Alcoholics Anonymous
  4. Marijuana Anonymous - (800)-766-6779
  5. Narcotics Anonymous
  6. Substance Abuse and Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
  7. Directory of Certified Chemical Dependency Services in Washington State (Please note: this link does not include private practice therapists)

  8. Books
  9. "Addiction and Grace: Love and Spirituality in the Healing of Addictions" by Gerald May*
  10. "Drinking: A Love Story" by Caroline Knapp
  11. "Beautiful Boy" by David Scheff

  12. **For the supporters of those in Addiction Treatment
  13. Al-Anon/Alateen (WA State)

Anxiety and Obsessive Compulsive Disorders

  1. National Institute of Mental Health Anxiety Hotline - (888)-826-9438
  2. National Institute of Mental Health Panic Hotline - (800)-64-PANIC
  3. Anxiety and Depression Association of America
  4. The Calm Clinic

  5. National OCD Information Hotline - (800)-NEWS-4-OCD
  6. OCD Resources

  7. Books
  8. "Hope and Help for your Nerves" by Claire Weekes

Bi-Polar Disorder

  1. Stanley Foundation Bipolar Network - (800)-518-SFBN
  2. Bipolar Network

Borderline Personality Disorder

  1. NEABPD (National Education Alliance for Borderline Personality Disorder)
  2. Borderline Personality Resource Center
  3. Borderline Personality Disorder Dymystified

  4. Books
  5. "Surviving a Borderline Parent" by Kimberlee Roth and Freida B. Freedman

Child Abuse

  1. National Child Abuse Hotline - (800)-4-A-CHILD

Depression

  1. Women and Depression
  2. Men and Depression

  3. Books
  4. "A Lamp in the Darkness: Illuminating the Path through Difficult Times" by Jack Kornfield
  5. "Feeling Good" by David Burns

Domestic Violence

  1. National Domestic Violence Hotline - (800)-799-7233
  2. Family Violence Prevention Center - (800)-313-1310
  3. National Coalition Against Domestic Violence

  4. Washington State Domestic Violence Hotline - (800)-562-6025
  5. NWADVTP (Northwest Association of Domestic Violence Treatment Professionals)
  6. Northwest Family Life - (206)-363-9601*
  7. DAWN Domestic Abuse Women's Network (for south King country)

  8. Books
  9. "Why Does He Do That: Inside the Minds of Angry and Controlling Men" by Lundy Bancroft

Eating Disorders

  1. National Eating Disorder Association - (800)-931-2237
  2. The Emily Program - (206)-283-2220
  3. The Moore Center - (425)-451-1134

  4. Books
  5. "Eating in the Light of the Moon" by Anita A. Johnston
  6. "Holy Hunger: A Woman's Guide from Food Addiction to Spiritual Fulfillment" by Margaret Bullitt-Jones*
  7. "Appetites: Why Women Want" by Caroline Knapp

Grief and Loss

  1. "How to Survive the Loss of a Love" by Peter McWilliams, Harold H. Bloomfield and Melba Colgrove
  2. "Unfaithful: Hope and Healing after Infidelity" by Gary and Mona Shriver*
  3. "Motherless Daughters" by Hope Edelman
  4. "On Death and Dying" by Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
  5. "Necessary Losses" by Judith Viorst

LGBT

  1. Gay and Lesbian National Hotline - (888)-843-4564
  2. Gay and Lesbian Trevor HelpLine (Suicide Prevention) - (800)-850-8078
  3. On being Gay and Christian

Mental Illness

  1. National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)- provides brief overviews of a wide variety of mental illnesses
  2. National Institute for Mental Health (NIMH)

Parenting Resources

  1. General
  2. "Parenting with Love and Logic" by Foster Cline and Jim Fay*
  3. "How Children Raise Parents" by Dan Allender*
  4. "The Good Enough Child" by Brad E. Sachs
  5. "The Shelter of Each Other: Rebuilding Our Families" by Mary Pipher
  6. "The Road Less Traveled" by M. Scott Peck

  7. On Boys
  8. "Raising Cain: Protecting the Emotional Life of Boys" by Dan Kindlon and Michael Thompson
  9. "Real Boys: Rescuing Our Sons from the Myths of Boyhood" By William Pollack
  10. "How do you Tuck in a Superhero?: and other Delightful Mysteries of Raising Boys" by Rachel Balducci
  11. "Raising a Son: Parents and the Awakening of a Healthy Man" by Jeanne Elium and Don Elium

  12. On Discipline
  13. "1-2-3 Magic: Effective Discipline for Children 2-12" by Thomas W. Phelan PhD
  14. "Positive Discipline A-Z: 1001 Solutions to Everyday Parenting Problems" by Jane Nelsen, Lynn Lott and H. Stephen Glenn

  15. On Girls
  16. "Raising a Daughter: Parents and the Awakening of a Healthy Woman" by Jeanne Elium and Don Elium
  17. "Girls will be Girls: Raising Confident and Courageous Daughters" by JoAnn Deak
  18. "Reviving Ophelia: Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls" by Mary Pipher
  19. "Schoolgirls: Young Women, Self Esteem and the Confidence Gap" By Peggy Orenstein

  20. On Teens
  21. "Surviving your Adolescents: How to Manage and Let Go of Your 13-18 Year Olds" by Thomas W. Phelan PhD

Post-Partum Depression

  1. Postpartum Support International - (800) 944-3PPD
  2. Women's Mental Health

  3. Books
  4. "Dropping the Baby and Other Scary Thoughts: Breaking the Cycle of Unwanted Thoughts in Motherhood" by Karen Kleinman
  5. "The Postpartum Husband: Practical Solutions for Living with Postpartum Depression" by Karen Kleinman
  6. "Mothering the New Mother: Women's Feelings and Needs After Childbirth: A Support and Resource Guide" by Sally Placksin
  7. "Overcoming Postpartum Depression and Anxiety" by Linda Sebastian

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

  1. National Center for PTSD
  2. PTSD Facts

Relationships and Marriage

  1. The Gottman Institute
  2. Marriage and Family Health Center

  3. Books
  4. "Attached" by Amir Levine and Rachel Heller
  5. "Getting the Love you Want: A Guide for Couples" by Harville Hendrix
  6. "Intimacy and Desire: Awaken the Passion in Your Relationship" by David Schnarch
  7. "Passionate Marriage: Keeping Love and Intimacy Alive in Committed Relationships" by David Schnarch

Schizophrenia

  1. "The Center Cannot Hold: My Journey Through Madness" by Elyn R. Saks

Sexual Abuse/Assault

  1. RAINN (Rape, Abuse, Incest, National Network) - (800)-656-4673
  2. NSVRC (National Sexual Violence Resource Center) - (877)-739-3895
  3. King County Sexual Assault Resource Center - (888)-998-6423

  4. Books
  5. "Wounded Heart" by Dan Allender*
  6. "Unsayable" by Annie Rogers
  7. "Hush: Moving from Silence to Healing After Childhood Sexual Abuse" by Nicole Braddock Bromley
  8. "The Sexual Healing Journey: A Guide for Survivors of Sexual Abuse" by Wendy Maltz
  9. "Victims no Longer: The Classic Guide for Men Recovering from Childhood Sexual Abuse" by Mike Lew

  10. ** For the Supporters of those going through sexual abuse recovery
  11. Support for Partners

  12. Books
  13. "Ghosts in the Bedroom: A Guide for the Partners of Incest Survivors" Ken Graber
  14. "What about me? A Guide for Men Helping Female Partners Deal with Childhood Sexual Abuse" Grant Cameron
  15. "How Can I Help Her? A Handbook for Partners of Women Sexually Abused as Children" Joan Spear

Vulnerability

  1. "Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent and Lead" by Brene Brown
  2. "The Gifts of Imperfection" by Brene Brown

Women's Self Awareness

  1. "A Room of One's Own" by Virginia Woolf
  2. "Revolution from Within: A Book of Self-Esteem" by Gloria Steinem
  3. "Women Who Run with the Wolves" by Clarissa Pinkola Estes
  4. "The Feminine Face of God: The Unfolding of the Sacred in Women" by Shelly Ruth Anderson and Patricia Hopkins*
  5. "Here all Dwell Free: Stories to Heal the Wounded Feminine" by Gertrude M. Nelson
  6. "The Girl Within" by Emily Hancock

  7. * Please note that these resources are written and practice from a Christian perspective.

  8. Thank you for taking the time to visit this list of suggested resources. This page is, as most things, a work in progress and is intended as a guide to point individuals in a helpful direction on a subject or to provide emergency assistance when times are very difficult. If any link or book on this page is inaccurate or misleading, please address this concern directly with Jessica Miller. Thank you.