Resource for grandparents raising grandchildren
Strong museum on play
Good website for child & youth health
Erikson’s stages of psychosocial development
Mayo Clinic: how night terrors are different from nightmares
How children experience growth despite trama and tragedies
Depression: what you need to know
Facts about anxiety and mood disorders
How to know if your child may need counseling
Taking care of you mental health
Answers to Distraction by Edward M. Hallowell, M.D. and John J. Ratey, M.D.
Children Mourning, Mourning Children edited by Kenneth J. Doka, Ph.D.
Child’s First Book about Play Therapy by Marc A. Nemiroff and Jane Annunciata
Counseling Children and Adolescents through Grief and Loss by Jody J. Fiorini and Jodi Ann Mullen
Dibs in Search of Self by Virginia M. Axline
Did my First Mother Love Me? A Story for an Adopted Children by Kathryn Ann Miller
Double-Dip Feelings: Stories to Help Children Understand Emotions by Barbara S. Cain, M.S.W.
Driven to Distraction by Edward M. Hallowell, M.D. and John J. Ratey, M.D.
Feeling Better: A Kid’s Book about Therapy by Rachel Rashkin
Guiding Your Children Through Grief by Mary Ann Emswiler, M.A., M.P.S. and James P. Emswiler, M.A., M.ED.
How to Reach Teenagers with ADHD: A Step-By-Step Guide to Overcoming Difficult Behaviors at School and at Home by Grad L. Flick, Ph.D.
It’s Not About Food: End Your Obsession with Food and Weight by Carol Emery Normandi and Laurelee Roark
Learning Disabilities A to Z: A Parent’s Complete Guide to Learning Disabilities from Preschool to Adulthood by Corinne Smith, Ph.D. And Lisa Strick
Necessary Losses: The Loves, Illusions, Dependencies, and Impossible Expectations that All of us Have to Give Up in Order to Grow by Judith Viorst
Non Verbal Learning Disabilities at School: Educating Students with NLD, Asperger Syndrome, and Related Conditions by Pamela B. Tanguay
Parenting the Hurt Child : Helping Adoptive Families Heal and Grow by Gregory Keck, Regina M. Kupecky
Play Therapy by Virginia M. Axline
Queen Bees and Wannabes: Helping Your Daughter Survive Cliques, Gossip, Boyfriends, and Other Realities of Adolescence by Rosalind Wiseman
Shelley the Hyperactive Turtle by Deborah M. Moss
The Explosive Child: A New Approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated Chidren “Chronically Inflexible Children” by Ross Greene, Ph.D.
The Other Mother by Carol Schaefer
Worry: Controlling it and Using it Wisely by Edward M. Hallowell, M.D.
Why play therapy
Aids Community Resources
AIDS Community Resources (ACR) is a not-for-profit, community-based organization providing prevention, education and support services to those infected with and affected by HIV/AIDS. ACR serves Cayuga, Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, Madison, Oneida, Onondaga, Oswego, and St. Lawrence counties in New York State.
ARISE’s mission is to work with people of all abilities to create a fair and just community in which everyone can fully participate. We embrace the guiding principles of independent living – that individuals with disabilities have a right to dignity, personal responsibility, and self-determination. ARISE offers advocacy and support services to people of all ages with all types of disabilities.
Central New York Services, Inc.
Central New York Services, Inc. is a dynamic human services agency, specializing in co-occurring mental health and chemical dependency issues. You can learn more about us by clicking the Programs and Services button to the left.
Contact Community Services
We are a non-profit human services agency committed to improving the social and emotional well-being of people in Syracuse and Onondaga County; working with schools to remove behavioral and mental health barriers to learning; providing leadership in improving social, educational and mental health systems.
St, Joseph’s Hospital Mental Health Services
St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center has a full range of inpatient and outpatient services for area residents of all ages with various needs. Funded and accredited in cooperation with the Onondaga County Department of Mental Health and the New York State Office of Mental Health, St. Joseph’s subscribes to patients’ continuity of treatment by teams of professionals through its comprehensive programs. It is a state designated Community Health Center.