Chelsea Psychology therapists have broad experience in many mental health fields, and over the years we have gathered a wide range of excellent references of books, online resources and community support organisations that you can access. Please feel free to browse our suggestions below and contact us if you have any recommendations.

For more information on psychological problems, please browse our Library.

Therapists at Chelsea Psychology are often asked to recommend authors, books and websites. Below are some of the resources we have found most helpful. Articles in our Library were written with the guidance of some of these authors, books and links.

  • Depression by Dorothy Rowe
  • Emotional Intelligence by Daniel Goleman
  • Feeling Good by David Burns
  • Forgiveness & Other Acts of Love by Stephanie Dowrick
  • Getting Things Done by David Allen
  • How to Win Friends and Influence People in the Digital Age by Dale Carnegie
  • How To Think More About Sex By Alain de Botton
  • Meditations by Marcus Aurelius
  • Mindfulness by Daniel Siegel
  • Mindfulness for Beginners by Jon Kabat-Zinn
  • Opening the Door to Your Heart by Ajahn Brahm
  • Stop Walking On Eggshells: Taking Back Your Life When Someone You Care About Has BPD by Paul Mason and Randi Kreger
  • The Confidence Gap by Russ Harris
  • The Five Languages of Love by Gary Chapman and Ross Campbell
  • The Five-Minute Meditator by Eric Harrison
  • The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz
  • The Mindful Way Through Depression by J. Mark G. Williams, John D. Teasdale, Zindel V. Segal, Jon Kabat-Zinn
  • The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle
  • The Stuff of Thought by Steven Pinker

Helpful Websites

PSYCH Central is one of the first-ever Psychology websites and has grown into a very large, informative, and well-organised site.
www.psychcentral.com

BEYOND Blue is a professional Australian website, where you can find out more about depression and anxiety.
www.beyondblue.org.au

THE Centre for Clinical Interventions website is based in Perth. You'll find lots of psychological information on this page, including information and resources on psychological assessments and interventions.
www.cci.health.wa.gov.au/resources/consumers.cfm

THE Australian Psychological Society has a number of helpful tip sheets at:
http://www.psychology.org.au/publications/tip_sheets

DR GAVIN Andrews has established an online programme to help people with depression and anxiety. Research shows a high success rate for the online program, which can be used as an adjunct to face-to-face therapy.
https://www.crufadclinic.org/

IT CAN be a fulfilling end to the working week to travel to the WA Buddhist Society's centre in Nollamara on Friday nights to meditate and hear a talk by one of the Society's monks. Ajahn Brahm is especially entertaining and his talks, which are available online.
http://www.ajahnbrahm.org/
http://www.bswa.org.au/

A SPECIALIST centre that provides support in the eating disorders area is the Nourish team. You can find out more about how the team works at
http://www.nourishyourself.com.au/home

YOU’LL FIND information about psychologists' services, articles, tips and referral networks at the following sites:

www.psychology.org.au
http://www.acpa.org.au
http://icp.org.au/
http://www.psychologytoday.com/

FOR AN overview on hypnotherapy and its many benefits try
www.hypnotherapy-australia.com

If you want to know more about Hakomi try
www.hakomiinstitute.com/
www.hakomi.org

IT'S IMPORTANT to stay mentally healthy. The Act-Belong-Commit team Act Commit Belong encourages individuals to protect and promote their own mental wellbeing and encourages local organisations to support community participation.
http://www.actbelongcommit.org.au/