November 11, 2015

Books


Practical Positive Psychiatry for Clinicians: The STAMP Wellness Model
Practical Positive Psychiatry for Clinicians: The STAMP Wellness Model
By E. Adriana Wilson M.D (2017)
This brief, clear and practical book provides clinicians and their clients with a common language about what we all need for mental health and how to promote resilience. It is the first clinical handbook based on the new field of Positive Psychiatry and is filled with clinical tools and highlights that are easily accessible for quick reference. It summarizes the 5 things we need to be well as humans, the evidence supporting each point and offers clinical tools to assist with their integration into practice. It is an excellent resource for all clinicians and front-line workers who interface with people as a first point of care around mental health.

The 5 Things We Need to Be Well: Live Your Epic Life!
The 5 Things We Need to Be Well: Live Your Epic Life!
By E. Adriana Wilson M.D (2017)
This easy to read self-help book is filled with #Lifehacks, practical exercises that help you move towards a life you are excited to live. It uses powerful metaphors that capture what it means to be well and is filled with free online resources you can go back to time and again. The biggest surprise of this book is how it illustrates how misery can actually be a sign of our health! This groundbreaking approach de-stigmiatizes our struggles and gives us a language to identify areas that are lacking and help us get what we need. It is backed by academic research and years of clinical experience. If you are ready to make changes and become more resilient, this is where you start!

Positive Psychiatry: A Clinical Handbook
Positive Psychiatry: A Clinical Handbook
By Dilip V. Jeste, M.D., and Barton W. Palmer, Ph.D. (2015)
Positive Psychiatry provides a rigorous and clinically useful guide to the growing body of research that strongly suggests that positive psychosocial factors such as resilience, optimism, and social engagement are associated with better outcomes, including lower morbidity, greater longevity, and a heightened sense of patient well-being.


By Michael Ungar

By Michael Ungar

Ungar, M. (2015). I still love you: Nine things troubled kids need from their parents. Toronto, ON: Dundurn.

By Amanda Lindhout and Sara Corbett

By Amanda Lindhout and Sara Corbett

Lindhout, A. (2013). A house in the sky. New York: NY: Scribner.

By Michael Ungar

By Michael Ungar

Ungar, M. (2011). The Social Worker: A Novel. Lawrencetown Beach, NS: Pottersfield Press.

By Michael Ungar

By Michael Ungar

Ungar, M. (2009). We Generation: Raising socially responsible kids. Toronto, ON: McClelland & Stewart.

By Michael Ungar

By Michael Ungar

Ungar, M. (2007). Playing at being bad: The hidden resilience of troubled teens. Toronto: McClelland & Stewart.

By Michael Ungar

By Michael Ungar

Ungar, M. (2007). Too safe for their own good: How risk and responsibility help teens thrive. Toronto, ON: McClelland & Stewart.

By Malcolm Gladwell

By Malcolm Gladwell

Gladwell, M. (2008). Outliers: The story of success. New York: Little Brown.

By Bruce Perry & Maia Szalavitz

By Bruce Perry & Maia Szalavitz

Perry, B. D. & Szalavitz, M. (2006). The boy who was raised as a dog and other stories from a child psychiatrist’s notebook: What traumatized children can teach us about loss, love, and healing. New York, NY: Basic Books

By Jeanette Walls

By Jeanette Walls

Walls, J. (2005). The glass castle. New York: Scribner.

By Frank McCourt

By Frank McCourt

McCourt, F. (1996). Angela’s ashes. New York: Simon & Schuster.

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