By Cassie Jewell, LPC, LSATP
Updated July 12, 2019
This is a list of books and websites for mental health professionals. Please check back as I update regularly. If you have a suggestion, use the contact form on this site to send me a message.
Armstrong, C. (2015). The Therapeutic “Aha!” Strategies for Getting Your Clients Unstuck.
Belmont, J. (2015). The Therapist’s Ultimate Solution Book.
Finley, J., & Lenz, B. (2014). Addiction Treatment Homework Planner, 5th ed. Provides you with an array of ready-to-use, between-session assignments designed to fit virtually every therapeutic mode.
An ACEs community for connecting with others who practice trauma-informed care. You can also access the latest news and research related to ACEs; this site also has a huge resource section with guides, surveys, webinars, and more.
A variety of free worksheets, handouts, book chapters, articles, and more. Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is a unique and creative model for both therapy and coaching; a type of cognitive behavioural therapy based on the innovative use of mindfulness and values.
Info and clinical resources, including archived Webinars and podcasts
A short list of helpful handouts; this site is also a source for blog posts on psychosis and trauma (by Ron Unger, LCSW)
The Centre for Applied Research in Mental Health and Addiction (CARMHA) is an internationally recognized research centre based at the Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver. CARMHA conducts innovative and interdisciplinary scientific research related to mental health and substance use, primarily in the areas of clinical or other intervention practice, health systems and population health and epidemiology. Access free downloadable workbooks for stress in the workplace, depression, coping with chronic pain, and other topics.
Free downloadable workbooks on anxiety, self-esteem, eating disorders, panic, perfectionism, and more
Information on evidence-based behavioral practices; includes tools, assessments, videos, and free online training modules
A great resource for SUD assessments, group materials, and handouts
This website provides CBT self-help and therapy resources, including a large collection of worksheets and information sheets and self-help mp3s; a useful tools for therapists or individuals seeking to manage a mental health condition.
Kim Peterson, LPC-S, specializes in child and teen issues, parenthood, play therapy and relationships. She provides links to online worksheets or PDF versions that she has collected over time as a therapist. Topics include abuse, depression, anxiety, self-harm, and more.
Free downloadable worksheets for surviving infidelity, forgiveness, communication, etc.
Free management, leadership, and personal effectiveness worksheets and tools. (Join the Mind Tools Club for a fee to access additional tools and online courses.)
Free handouts, toolkits, online trainings, and more
A vast collection of forms, handouts, and assessments on anxiety, OCD, depression, parenting, substance use, and more
Articles, assessments, dissertations, etc. on personality intelligence
This site contains a wealth of free assessments, PDF printables, activities, handouts, worksheets, and more. Search by category or browse blog posts.
A nonprofit organization that discovers and reviews mental health apps, which are rated as unacceptable, questionable, or acceptable. You can also search target conditions and treatments. Use this site to make recommendations to your clients.
Psychology Tools is a leading online resource for therapists. Download free worksheets, assessments, and guides.
Articles and worksheets
Designed to prevent/treat burnout, this kit includes info on vicarious trauma, assessments, meditations, and helpful links to additional self-care resources
Search topics and find resources for SMI. You can also access a variety of free online courses to earn CE credits.
Articles, book reviews, and more on relevant topics
A division of the American Psychological Association, this site provides an up-to-date list of evidence-based treatments, and includes links to free assessments, manuals, handouts, etc. for many of the treatments
An extensive collection of free evidence-based education and therapy tools. Download customizable worksheets or access articles and treatment guides. An invaluable resource for therapists.
A searchable database of empirically supported treatments for SUD and MH
Free printable handouts for therapists (from Judith Belmont)
Handouts/worksheets for clients on coping with challenging thoughts, anxiety, anger, etc. The site also includes a list of assessments.