Useful Resources for Patients
American Psychological Association (APA)
APA is the leading scientific and professional organization representing psychology in the United States, with more than 121,000 researchers, educators, clinicians, consultants and students as its members. It is a useful tool for elevating the public’s understanding of, regard for, and use of psychology.
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP)
The mission of AACAP is to promote the healthy development of children, adolescents, and families through advocacy, education, and research, and to meet the professional needs of child and adolescent psychiatrists throughout their careers.
Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA)
Founded in 1979, ADAA is an international nonprofit membership organization dedicated to the prevention, treatment, and cure of anxiety, depression, OCD, PTSD, and co-occurring disorders through education, practice, and research. ADAA’s unique interlinked consumer and professional mission focuses on improving quality of life for those with these disorders.
The Child Mind Institute
The Child Mind Institute is an independent, national nonprofit dedicated to transforming the lives of children and families struggling with mental health and learning disorders.
Association for Contextual Behavioral Science (ACBS)
ACBS is dedicated to the alleviation of human suffering and the advancement of human well-being through research and practice grounded in contextual behavioral science. ACBS is a great tool for anyone interested in learning about Acceptance and Commitment Theory (ACT), Relational Frame Theory (RFT), and Contextual Behavioral Science.
Mental Health America (MHA)
MHA’s programs and initiatives fulfill its mission of promoting mental health and preventing mental illness through advocacy, education, research and services.
The Gottman Institute
The Gottman Method is an approach to couples therapy that includes a thorough assessment of the couple relationship and integrates research-based interventions based on the Sound Relationship House Theory.