Here are some recommended resources to help guide you and your child during therapy.
Kazdin, Alan. (2009). The Kazdin method for parenting the defiant child. New York: First Mariner Books.
Phelan, Thomas W. (2014). 1-2-3 Magic: Effective discipline for children 2-12. Illinois: Independent Publishers Group.
Forehand, Rex, & Long, Nicholas. (2010). Parenting the strong-willed child: The clinically proven five-week program for parents of two- to six-year-olds. New York: McGraw-Hill Education.
Recommended Websites or Webpages
The National Child Traumatic Stress Network: www.nctsn.org
The Child Trauma Academy: www.childtrauma.org
The Kempe Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Child Abuse and Neglect: www.thekempecenter.org
The American Humane Society and its work to help children: www.americanhumane.org/children
The National Institute of Mental Health talks about kids and mental health: www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/treatment-of-children-with-mental-illness-fact-sheet/index.shtml
Hope for Families: www.hope4families.com
The American Psychological Association and Child Mental Health: http://www.apa.org/pi/families/children-mental-health.aspx
Caring for Kids After Trauma and Death Resource book for Caregivers and Professionals: http://www.nctsn.org/nctsn_assets/pdfs/Crisis%20Guide%20-%20NYU.pdf
The Stepped Care for Kids Research Project: https://www.crisiscenter.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/Stepped-Care-Flier.pdf
The Tampa Bay Crisis Center: https://www.crisiscenter.com/what-we-do/corbett-trauma-center/
The Florida Association for Infant Mental Health: http://faimh.org
For unmanageable children and adolescents:
Hillsborough County Children’s Place: (813) 264-3807
The Spring of Tampa Bay: (813) 247-7233, ext 475 for emergency services
Esteemed Colleagues and Community Referrals
Tampa Bay Center for Cognitive Behavior Therapy: (813) 480-8482 http://tbcforcbt.com/
Collaborative Therapeutic Services: (813) 951-7346 http://www.therapycts.com/
Best Behavioral Therapy: (813) 935-6529 http://www.bestbehavioraltherapy.com/