Links and Articles

Please find a listing of several helpful websites, followed by apps and therapist colleagues.

 

5 Signs of Common Mental Health Conditions

6 Things to Know About Child Depression

10 Ways Employers Can Encourage a Healthy Work-Life Balance

36 Questions to Bring You Closer Together

Anxieties (self assessment)

Anxiety

Addiction Resource Center

Addiction and Disabilities

Addiction and Sleep

Addiction in Older Adults

Addictive Behaviors: Beyond Drugs and Alcohol

Addictive Personality: How I Made it My Healthiest Trait 

Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcohol and Anxiety

Alcohol Treatment.net

Alcohol and sleep

AlAnon (for family members of alcoholics)

All Treatment (a resource for finding treatment centers)

American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy

American Psychological Association

Anorexia & meal planning

Stop Bullying

Assisted Living opportunities for people with disabilities

Atomic Habits: How to break bad & develop healthier routines

Authentic Happiness (the website of Dr. Martin Seligman at the University of Pennsylvania)

Behavioral Science Evidence Hub

Blood Alcohol Calculator

Bipolar Disorder and Addiction

Breathing Exercises: 4-7-8 by Dr Andrew Weil

Bullying Resources

Cardiac Effects of Illegal Drugs

Cerebral Palsy Guidance is an educational support website dedicated to providing parents with detailed information on the complex condition of cerebral palsy.

Circadian Rhythms: Understanding to improve your health

Coherent Breathing - an easy to learn mindfulness breathing technique

Co-Ooccuring Disorders (Mental health and substance abuse)

ConsumerLab (a resource to research supplements)

Coping with Depression at Work

Creating space for Meditation

Crush the Stigma

Delco Kettlebells, an excellent local strength gym

What causes depression?

Happier Day By Day: ADD & Depression

Depression and Addiction

Depression or Depression & Bipolar

Designing a Meditation Space at home

Discussing a Loved One’s Mental Health

Drugged Driving

EMDR International Association

Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy

Exercise helps Addiction

Exercise & Mental Health

Family Guide to Psychiatric Hospitalization

Free Mindfulness

Genes and Addiction

Gratefulness.org

Health News Review - a retired site to critique hype about health in the media

Healthy living article 50 suggestions for a better life

Helping a Family Member or Friend with Addiction

Heroin - Addiction & Rehab Resources

Hobbies to help your head

Home safety for Teens

How to Help Your Depressed Teenager

The Importance of Sleep

Information about Street Drugs

International Society for the study of Trauma and Dissociation

Lifestyle Medicine: Maximizing diet and lifestyle to enhance health and wellbeing

Loving kindness meditation helps PTSD

Mazoni Center for LGBTQ health

MentalHealth.gov

Mindful (magazine website)

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)

Mindfulness-Based Relapse Prevention

Mindfulness Meditations - Ron Segal & UCLA Mindfulness Awareness Resource Center

MBSR Audio & Video Exercises

Muse, a meditation device that I may be able to loan you to try for meditation and relaxation

National Alliance on Mental Illness

National Institute of Mental Health

Narcissistic Parents

Opiod Epidemic

Parenting teens: when they need professional help

Pennsylvania Psychlogical Association

Phedippidations (a podcast website for runners)

Philadelphia Society of Clinical Psychologists

Phobias & travel anxiety

Post Partum Depression

PsychCentral.com

Psychology Can Help

The Psychology Show (helpful videos by Dr. Mattu)

Psychology Today

QuitNet (smoking cessation website)

Rebuilding finances after rehab

Rehab Resources & Local PA Rehabs

Relationships in Recovery

Recognizing Addiction

Recovery groups

Rehab and Medicaid: The Ultimate Guide to Medicaid Addiction Treatment

Relaxation Techniques for Stress Relief

Rich Roll: Website of a podcaster, endurance athlete, vegan, and inspirational guy

School Shooting resources (I am so incredibly sorry to even have to include them)

Science Based Medicine - a critical review of the science behind treatments

Seeking Safety from Trauma, Addictions or both

Signs of Addiction

SleepAllies

Sleep Hygiene

Sleep therapies without medication

Southeastern Pennsylvania Intergroup Association (resource for local AA meetings) 

 Spiritual Path of Recovery

Stress and Health

Swim Back to Health: The Guide to Aquatic Therapy for Recovering Addicts

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Suicide Prevention

Talking to siblings about mental illness

Termination: ending therapy

Therapist vs. Psychologist

Unconscious Bias

Understanding Addiction: How Addiction Hijacks the Brain

Understanding types of Addiction

Wim Hof Method (a method to strengthen your body to stress via breathing)

Worst Pills, Best Pills (a website to understand supplements and medicines)

Yelling: does it work?

Zero Suicides

 

Other local clinicians to consider:

Amy Fantalis and Associates

Building Bridges

CBT Center for Anxiety and OCD

Cynthia Conan (484) 885-3968

Elysia Benedict, PhD

Heather Bellini

Michael Feeley, PhD

William Hernz, MD

Kristen Herzel, PhD

Michele Hyman, PsyD

In Sync and Social, Occupational Therapy

Susanna Lack, PsyD

David Moran (610) 357-3609

Kara Schmidt, PhD

Some apps to consider are(some free, others subscription):

Breath2Relax

Buddify

Calm

Headspace

Insight Timer

Lucid

Oak (for Apple)

Pacifica

Relaxio

Simple Habit

Smiling Mind

Stop Breathe and Think

Ten Percent Happier

The Tapping Solution

 

Here is an article I wrote on 12 step programs which may be helpful. 

If you’re looking for inspiration, check out David Goggins, a true story of self improvement and overcoming adversity.

 

Please Note: Dr. Milbourne is not responsible for the content, claims or representations of the listed sites.

Here is a video about a concerning trend in social media.

 
City Hall with Billy Penn reflected in downtown Philadelphia

City Hall with Billy Penn reflected in downtown Philadelphia