I'm compiling a list of mental health resources in the frum community. I want to put them in an appendix at the end of my book. Any ideas or suggestions? Here's what I have so far:
Avigdor Bonchek, Ph.D. Religious Compulsions and Fears: A Guide to Treatment. Felheim, 2009.
Rabbi Baruch Finkelstein, Michal Finkelstein, RN CNM, with Doreen Winter, MSW. Delivery From Darkness: A Jewish guide to prevention and treatment of postpartum depression. Feldheim, 2009.
Dr. Naftali Fish. Nachas Ruach: Torah-Based Psychotherapy and Tools for Growth and Healing. Targum Press, 2011.
Esther Gross. You Are Not Alone: A Three-Dimentional Torah Approach to Overcoming Anxiety. Feldheim, 2013.
Seymour Hoffman, Ph.D. Mental Health, Psychotherapy and Judaism. Golden Sky, NY, 2011.
Shoshanah Kagan. Waves of Blue. From Turbulence to Tranquility: A Real-Life Experience With Postpartum Depression. Israel Bookshop Publications, 2010.
Rabbi Elimelech Lamdan. Torah Therapy: A Guide to Therapy in the Spirit of Torah. Feldheim, 2006.
Joshua Mark, Ph.D. Returning to Joy: A Jewish self-care guide for overcoming depression. Targum/Feldheim, 2003.
Joshua Mark, Ph.D. The Power of the Positive: Stories, Strategies, and Insights. Targum/Feldheim, 2007.
Rabbi Shais Taub. G-d of our Understanding: Jewish Spirituality and Recovery from Addiction. Ktav Publishing House, Inc., 2011.
Rabbi Abraham J. Twerski, M.D. Getting Up When You’re Down: A mature discussion of an adult malady – depression and related conditions. Shaar Press, 1997.
Jewish organizations that help those dealing with depression and anxiety:
Relief Resources – Mental Health referrals, education, and support
Local phone numbers:
New York: (718) 431-9501
New Jersey: (732) 905-1605
Canada: (416) 789-1600
Israel: (02) 580-8008
Ohel Mental Health Services
Phone number: 1-800-603-OHEL or 718-851-6300
Sparks Center – Serving pre- and post-natal women and families with awareness, relief, knowledge, and support
Phone number: 718-2-SPARKS
Phone number: 732-364-4IMA (4462)
Nitza – The Israel Center for Maternal Health
Phone number: 02-5002-824
Resources for finding a frum therapist or psychiatrist:
Rabbis who are familiar with mental health:
Rabbi Dovid Cohen
Rabbi Dovid Goldwasser