A place to identify things to consider when searching for
someone to work with in a counseling setting.
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
NIMH is one of 27
components of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the
Federal government's principal biomedical and behavioral
Good information about the signs and symptoms, diagnosis, and
treatment for mental disorders.
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
NAMI is the nation's
largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to
improving the lives of persons living with serious mental
illness and their families. Founded in 1979, NAMI has become the
nation's voice on mental illness, a national organization
including NAMI organizations in every state and in over 1100
local communities across the country who join together to meet
the NAMI mission through advocacy, research, support, and
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
SAMHSA's National Mental Health Information Center provides
information about mental health via a toll-free telephone number
(800-789-2647), this web site, and more than 600 publications.
The National Mental Health Information Center was developed for
users of mental health services and their families, the general
public, policy makers, providers, and the media.
As a practitioner of EMDR (Part 1 & 2 Trainings completed), I
encourage individuals who have been affected by trauma to try
this form of treatment. If you are interested in more
information on EMDR, please call my office, or visit this site.