Peggy Horwitz, LCSW
psychotherapy and
mindfulness training
Committed to Your Well-Being

"We are each gifted in a unique and important way.  It is our privilege and our adventure to discover our own special light."

~ Mary Dunbar
Books to Consider

Brach, Tara, (2003).  Radical  Acceptance.  Embracing Your Life with the Heart of a Buddha.
New York:Bantam Books.

Brown, Brene, (2010). The Gift of Imperfection.  Letting Go of Who You Think You're Supposed to be and Embracing Who You Really Are.  Center City, MN:Hazelden.

Chodron, Pema, (1977). When Things Fall Apart, Heart Advice for Difficult Times.  Massachusetts: Shambhala Publications.

Chodron, Pema, (2001).  The Places That Scare You.  A Guide to Fearlessness in Difficult Times. Massachusetts: Shambhala Publications

Csikszentmihalyi, M., (1990).  Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience.  New York:Harper & Row

Farhi, Donna, (1996). The Breathing Book.  Good Health & Vitality Through Essential Breath Work.  New York: Henry Holt Company.

Gawain, Shakti, (1978). Creative Visualization.  San Rafael, CA:  Whatever Publishing.

Germer, Christopher, (2009).  The Mindful Path to Self Compassion:  Freeing Yourself from Destructive Thoughts and Emotions.  New York: Guilford Press.

Kabat-Zinn, Jon, (1990).  Full Catastrophe Living.  Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain and Illness.  New York:  Bantam Double-Day Dell Publishing Group, Inc.

Kabat-Zinn, Jon, (1994).  Wherever You Go There You Are.  New York: Dell Publishing.

Kornfield, Jack, (2009).  The Wise Heart. A Guide to the Universal Teaching Of Buddhist Psychology.  New York: Random House Publishing Group.

Neff, Kristin, (2011).  The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself. New York: Harper Collins.

Nhat Hanh, Thich, (1991).  Peace is Every Step.  New York: Bantam Books.

Nhat Hanh, Thich, (2017).  No Mud, No Lotus. New Dehli: United Buddhist Church.

Sites to Consider

Addiction and Recovery
 Alcoholism Council of New York
​ Alcoholics Anonymous
 National Institute on Drug Abuse 
​ SAMHSA, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Aging and Longevity
 AARP Health
 Mental Health and Aging

 Dr. Hallowell, author of Driven to Distraction
 John Ratey, co-author of Driven to Distraction
 Children and Adults with ADHD - CHADD
 Attention Deficit Disorder Association

Anxiety and Panic Disorders
 Anxiety Disorder Association of America, ADAA
 Understanding Anxiety and Panic Disorder, National Institute of Mental Health
 Understanding Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
 Panic Disorder, American Psychological Association

 Elisabeth Kubler-Ross Foundation

Career Development
 Finding Career Direction, Mind Tools

Depression and Mood Disorders
 Bi-polar Disorder, Mayo Clinic
 Depression - The Basics,
 Depression - More Basics,

Eating Disorders
 Eating Disorders an Overview, NIMH
 Information and Resources, National Eating Disorders Association

 Physician's Desk Reference

Meditation Centers
 Insight Meditation Society 
 Spirit Rock Meditation Center

Mental Illness ~ Help for Family Members
 National Alliance on Mental Illness

​Sleep Disorders
 Sleep Disorders an Overview, Web MD
 Sleep Disorders Overview and Tutorials, National Institutes of Health

Suicide Prevention
 American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
 Suicide...Read This First

Trauma and PTSD
 National Center for PTSD, Veteran's Administration
 Meditation for PTSD

Please note that the information, claims and advice offered within the listed websites do not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorsement of the views expressed within them.

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