Couples & Marriage Resources
- Hold Me Tight
Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love. A book by Susan Johnson, one of the founders of Emotionally Focused Therapy, discussing how to develop and maintain close bonds with your spouse or partner.
- NOT "Just Friends"
Rebuilding Trust and Recovering Your Sanity After Infidelity by Shirley Glass and Jean Coppock Staeheli. A book that is helpful in understanding the dynamics in a relationship that has experienced infidelity.
Drug and Alcohol Information
- Alcoholics Anonymous (AA).
This is a link to the meeting schedule for District 12 which includes Columbia, Missouri and surrounding towns.
- Narcotics Anonymous (NA)
This is a link to the meeting schedules for Mid-Missouri.
- The Fix.
A website with timely well written articles on addiction issues. Covers controversial topics as well as the nuts and bolts of addiction and recovery. This site also includes a section that reviews many national treatment centers.
Healthcare & Other Professionals
- The Missouri Physicians Health Program (MPHP)
Sponsored by the Missouri State Medical Association MPHP helps and advocates for physicians with substance abuse and other problems affecting their job.
- Understanding the High-Functioning Alcoholic
Professional Views and Personal Insights By Sarah Allen Benton. Part memoir, part research review, this book addresses the needs of highly successful people who develop problems with alcohol and other drugs.
Personal Growth & Life Transition
- Authentic Happiness.
University of Pennsylvania’s positive psychology site based on the work of Martin Seligman, a founder of the “positive psychology” movement. This site has questionnaires and assessments. Requires registration.
- Psychology Today
This online magazine has a large collection of popular articles organized by topic. There is also a therapist directory you can search for local therapists.