Books and Publications

Mood Disorders

Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Anxiety

Ajjan, Dianna L. and the Natural Medicine Collective
The Natural Way of Healing Stress, Anxiety and Depression
The Philip Lief Group, Inc., Canada, 1995

Attacking Anxiety and Depression: a comprehensive, cognitive behavioural-based solution fostering strength, character and self-empowerment
The Midwest Centre for Stress and Anxiety, Inc., 1985

Bourne, Edmund J.
The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook
The New Harbringer Publications, Inc., CA, 1995

Carrigan, Catherine
Healing Depression: A Holisitic Guide
Marlowe and Company, USA, 1997

Huber, Cheri
Being Present in the Darkness: Depression as an Opportunity for Self-Discover
The Berkley Publishing Group, USA, 1991

Jamison, Kay Redfield
An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness
Vintage Books, USA, 1996

Jamison, K. R.
Touched with Fire: Manic-Depressive Illness and the Artistic Temperament
Ontario: Free Press, 1993

Sahelian, Ray, M.D.
5-HTP Nature’s Serotonin Solution
Avery, USA, 1998

Spirituality and Mental Illness

Choquette, Sonia, PhD
The Psychic Pathway: A Workbook for Reawakening the Voice of Your Soul
Three Rivers Press, 1994

Grof, Christina and Stanislav, M.D.

Spiritual Emergency: When Personal Transformation Becomes a Crisis
G.P. Putnam’s Sons, New York, 1978


Fisher, D. et al.
Personal Assistance In Community Existance: Recovery at your own PACE
National Empowerment Center, Lawrence MA, 2003

Killick, K. and Schaverien, J. (ed.)
Art, psychotherapy, and psychosis
New York: Routledge, 1997

Laing, R. D.
The Divided Self: An Existential Study in Sanity and Madness
New York: Routledge, 1997

Learning About Schizophrenia: Rays of Hope
Schizophrenia Society of Canada, Canada

Marsh, D.
New Directions in the Psychological Treatment of Serious Mental Illness
Praeger,Westport CT, 1994

Terri Morgan
Genetic Lottery (Novel)
Silverdarts Press, (2011)

Web Articles

Almaraz-Serrarro, A. et al.
“Psychosocial Interventions for Schizophrenia”
Effective Healthcare
Aug.2000, Volume 6, Number 3

Cohen, Oryx
“Psychiatric Survivor Oral Histories: Implications for Contemporary Mental Health”
Center for Public Policy and Administration, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, December 2001

Helmchen, H.
“Ethical Implications of Relationships between Psychiatrists and the Pharmaceutical Industry”

Onken, S. J. et al.
“Mental Health Recovery: What Helps and What Hinders? Executive Summary”

Szegedy-Maszak, M.
“Consuming passion: The mentally ill are taking charge of their own recovery. But they disagree on what that means” Health Medicine 6/3/02

Newspaper Articles

National Post

The Star

The Star–ontario-budget-to-promise-257m-for-kids-mental-health

The Star–police-chiefs-urge-province-to-tackle-mental-health

University of Toronto

The Star–bell-makes-record-10m-donation-for-mental-health

Every Door is the Right Door

Toward Recovery and Well-Being

Journal Articles

Davidson, L. and Stayner, D.
“Loss, Lonliness, and the Desire for Love: Perspectives on the Social Lives of People with Schizophrenia”
Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal
Winter 1997, vol. 20, no. 3

Harding, C.M.
“Beautiful Minds Can Be Recovered”
The New York Times
March 10

Harvey, R.
“Government wants mental illness stories”
Toronto Star
Nov. 26, 2004

Johnson, S.L. et al.
“Psychosocial approaches to the treatment of bipolar disorder”
Opinion in Psychiatry
2000, vol.13, p.70

Mosher, L.R.
“Soteria and Other Alternatives to Acute Psychiatric Hospitalization: A Personal and Professional Review”
The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease
187:142-149, 1999

Susko, M.
“Caseness and Narrative: Contrasting Approaches to People Who are Psychiatrically Labelled”
The Journal of Mind and Behavior
Winter and Spring 1994, Vol. 15, Numbers 1 and 2