Maine Counseling & Consultation LLC
                 WEB Resources

Parents -Professionals

  • ADHD in Children - www.mayoclinic.com/health/adhd;
  • chadd.org
  • edgefoundation.org (good resource for ADHD issues)
  • Association for Play Therapy - www.a4pt.org
  • Linda Navelski Taillon Presentation about play therapy on youtube.com/assn4playtherapy
  • Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR) www.emdira.org
  • Treating Addiction with EMDR Therapy and the Stages of
          Of Change: by Nancy Abel LCSW, LADC; John O’Brien Ph.D.
  • Sidran Institute (Trauma & Dissociative Disorders) - www.sidran.org
  • American Society of Clinical Hypnosis - www.asch.net
  • The Art of Sandtray Therapy - www.sandtraytherapyinsitute.com
  • The Therapeutic “AHA”, 10 Strategies for Getting You Clients Unstuck, by Courtney Armstrong
  • Vision Quest (Sandtray Therapy work) - www.vision-quest.us
  • Grief & Loss - www.ashleydavisbush.com/grief
  • Sounds True Website…Many ideas on Mindfulness and Self Care
  • Calm Down: An App for sleeping with a children’s version too!
  • Anti-Stress: An App

Rape, Domestic Violence -

www.aardvarc.org; helpguide.org/mental/domestic_violence_abuse_types_signs

Top Parenting Websites – 


Our Contact information is:

Maine Counseling & Consultation LLC

Psychotherapy Practices of:
Leo P. Taillon, LSCW & Linda Navelski Taillon, LCPC

61 Brixham Road
York, Maine 03909

Phone: 207-351-1538
Fax: 207-351-1539
WEB: maine-counseling.com
Email: change@maine-counseling.com

Maine Counseling & Consultation LLC



  • Teenagers with ADD and ADHD: A Guide for Parents and Professionals by Chris A. Zeigler Dendy
  • Learning to Slow Down & Pay Attention: A Book for Kids About ADHD by Kathleen G. Nadeau, Ellen B. Dixon, and Charles Beyl
  • Teenagers with ADD and ADHD: A Guide for Parents and Professionals by Chris A. Zeigler Dendy
  • Smart but Scattered: The Revolutionary "Executive Skills" Approach to Helping Kids Reach Their Potential by Peg Dawson, EdD and Richard Guare, PhD
  • Executive Skills in Children and Adolescents, Second Edition: A Practical Guide to Assessment and Intervention by Peg Dawson, EdD and Richard Guare, PhD
  • Is It You, Me or Adult A.D.D.?: by Gina Pera

Anxiety: (a few are also listed in the Children’s’ section)

  • Separation Anxiety in Children and Adolescents: An Individualized Approach to Assessment and Treatment by Andrew R. Eisen PhD and Charles E. Schaefer PhD
  • The Opposite of Worry: Lawrence J. Cohen, Ph.D.
  • Freeing Your Child from Anxiety: Powerful, Practical Solutions to Overcome Your Child's Fears, Worries, and Phobias, by Tamar Ellsas Chansky
  • Freeing Your Child from Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: A Powerful, Practical Program for Parents of Children and Adolescents, by Tamar E.Chansky
  • The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook, by Edmund J. Bourne, PhD
  • ADHD and Anxiety in Adults, by Michael Carr
  • Driven to Distraction by Edward M. Hallowell and John R. Ratey
  • Delivered from Distraction: Getting the Most out of Life with Attention Deficit Disorder by Edward M. Hallowell and John R. Ratey
  • I Don’t Want to Talk About It: Overcoming the Secret Legacy of Male Depression by Terrence Real
  • The 10 Best-Ever Depression Management Techniques: Understanding: by Margaret Wehrenberg Psy.D


  • ADD in Intimate Relationships, A Comprhensive Guide for Couples: by Daniel Amen, MD
  • Fighting for Your Marriage: A Deluxe Revised Edition of the Classic Best-seller for Enhancing Marriage by Howard J. Markman
  • Hold Me Tight, by Dr. Sue Johnson
  • When Good People Have Affairs: Inside the Hearts & Minds of People in Two Relationships by Mira Kirshenbaum
  • Not "Just Friends": Rebuilding Trust and Recovering Your Sanity After Infidelity by Shirley P. Glass and Jean Soppock Staeheli
  • His Needs, Her Needs: Building an Affair-Proof Marriage by Willard F. Harley.
  • Rekindling Desire: A Step by Step Program to Help Low-sex and No-Sex Marriages, Barry McCarthy and Emily J. McCarthy
  • Getting it Right This Time: How to Create a Loving and Lasting Marriage, by Barry McCarthy and Emily J. McCarthy
  • Enduring Desire: Your Guide to Lifelong Intimacy, by Barry McCarthy And Emily J. McCarthy
  • Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work, by John Gottman
  • The Relationship Cure: A 5 Step Guide to Strengthening Your Marriage, Jogn Gottman, Julie Schwartz Gottman and Joan Declaire


  • Best Thing That Ever Happened to You: by Susan J. Elliot
  • Divorce Poison New and Updated Edition: How to Protect Your
  • Getting Past Your Breakup: How to Turn a Devastating Loss into the Family from Bad-mouthing and Brainwashing: Dr. Richard A. Warshack
  • Happily Ever After: Walking with Peace and Courage Through a Year of Divorce: by Kristen Armstrong
  • Poisson Divorce: Protecting the Parent-Child Bond from a Vindictive Ex, by Dr.Richard A. Wars
  • Too Good to Leave, Too Bad to Stay: A Step-by-Step Guide to Help You Decide Whether to Stay In or Get Out of Your Relationship: By Mira Kirshenbaum
  • When the One You Want Wants to Leave, by Donald R.Harvey
  • What About the Kids? Raising Your Children Before, During and After A Divorce by Judith Wallerstein, Sandra Blakeslee


  • Another Place at the Table: by Kathy Harrison
  • Attaching in Adoption: Practical Tools for Today's Parents by Deborah D. Gray
  • Families Change: A Book for Children Experiencing Termination of Parental Rights: by Julie Nelson
  • Talking with Young Children about Adoption: by Mary Watkins
  • The Connected Child: Bring Hope and Healing to Your Adoptive Family: by Karyn B. Purvis
  • Twenty Things Adopted Kids Wish Their Adoptive Parents Knew by Sherrie Eldridge


  • Grieving the Child I Never Knew, by Kathy Wunnenburg
  • How Did I Do That? How you make sense and why there is hope…(I often suggest this books for adults too) by Dorie Cameron, LCSW
  • Parenting a Grieving Child: Helping Children Find Faith, Hope, and Healing After the Loss of a Loved One by Mary DeTurris Poust
  • Two Pills: by Sarah Waite
  • When Your Husband Dies by……..
  • Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma: The Innate Capacity to Transform Overwhelming Experiences by Peter A. Levine and Ann Frederick
  • Children Also Grieve: Talking About Death And Healing by Linda Goldman
  • Transcending Loss, by Ashley Davis Bush


  • The Miracle of Mindfulness: An Introduction to the Practice of Mindfulness: by Thich Nhat Hanh
  • Making A Space Creting A Home Meditation Practice: by Thich Nhat Hanh
  • True Love – A Practice for Awakening the Heart: by Thich Nhat Hanh

Play Therapy:

  • School Based Play Therapy, by Carey A. Drews
  • The Art of the Relationship 2nd edition, by Gary Landreth
  • Play Therapy & Beyond by Terri Kottmen
  • Partners in Play 2nd edition, by Terri Kottman


  • Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear by Elizabeth Gilbert
  • Claim Your Own Inner Grown-up: 4 Essential Steps to Authentic Adulthood, by Ashley Davis Prend
  • Eating Well for Optimum Health: Andrew Weil, M.D.
  • Freeing Your Child from Negative Thinking: Powerful, Practical Strategies to Build a Lifetime of Resilience, Flexibility and Happiness, by Tamar E. Chansky
  • How to Use Herbs, Nutrients & Yoga in Mental Health: Richard Brown, Patricia Gerbarg, Philip Muskin
  • I Thought It Was Just Me (but it isn't): Making the Journey from "What Will People Think?" to "I Am Enough" by Brené Brown
  • It Wasn’t Your Fault, Freeing Yourself from the Shame of Childhood Abuse with the Power of Self-Compassion: Beverly Engel, LMFT
  • More Language of Letting Go: by Melody Beattie
  • No Mud No Lotus: Thich Nhat Hanh
  • The Art of Transforming Suffering: by Thich Nhat Hanh
  • One Zentangle A Day: Beckah Krahula
  • Positive Self-Talk for Children: Teaching Self-Esteem Through Affirmations: A Guide for Parents, Teachers and Counselors by Douglas Bloch
  • Radical Acceptance: Tara Brach, Ph.D.
  • Rising Strong: by Brené Brown
  • The Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Workbook: Practical DBT Exercises for Learning Mindfulness, Interpersonal Effectiveness, Emotional Regulation &…Tolerance by Matthew McKay, Jeffery Wood and Jeffery Brantley
  • The Four Agreements: by Ruiz, Don Miguel
  • The Fifth Agreement: by Ruiz, Don Miguel
  • The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You're Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are: by Brene Brown
  • The Whole-Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child’s Developing Mind, by Daniel Siegel and Tina Payne
  • True Refuge: Finding Peace and Freedom in Your Own Awakened Heart: Tara Brach
  • Self-Compassion: by Kristin Neff, Ph.D.
  • Self-Therapy, 2nd edition: by Jay Earley, Ph.D.
  • Spirituality and Aging: by Robert Atchley


  • Trauma and Recovery: The Aftermath of Violence--from Domestic Abuse to Political Terror by Judith Herman
  • Traumatic Stress Overwhelming on Mind, Body and Society By Bessel van der Kolt
  • The Haunted Self: Structural Dissociation and the Treatment of Chronic Traumatization, by Onno van der Hart, Ellert R. S. Nijenhuis and Kathy Steele
  • Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma: The Innate Capacity to Transform Overwhelming Experiences by Peter A. Levine and Ann Frederick
  • Children and Trauma: A Guide for Parents and Professionals: by Cynthia Monahon
  • Healing Trauma: Attachment, Mind, Body & Brain: by Daniel Siegel, Marion Solomon
  • How God Changes Your Brain; Breakthrough Findings from A Leading Neuroscientist: by Andrew Newberg, MD; Mark Robert Waldman
  • Looking Through The Eyes of Trauma and Dissociation – An Illustrated guide for EMDR therapists and clients: by Sandra Paulsen, PH.D.
  • Outgrowing the Pain: A Book for and About Adults Abused as Children: By Eliana Gil
  • The Brain That Changes Itself: by Norman Doidge, MD
  • The Mindful Therapist: A Clinician's Guide to Mindsight and Neural Integration: by Daniel J. Siegel
  • The Whole Brain Child: Daniel Siegel, MD
  • Trauma and Recovery: by Judith Herman, M.D.

Books for Children

  • A Butterfly for Brittany: A Children's Book about the Death of Another Child, from a Child's Point of View, by Christine Thomas
  • Alex and the Scary Things: by Melissa Moses
  • All Dogs Have ADHD: by Kathy Hoopmann
  • Giraffes Can’t Dance (with CD): by Giles Andreae & Guy Parker-Rees
  • Lean on Me Gently: Helping the Grieving Child: by Doug Manning, Glenda Stansbury and Kathy Burns
  • A Terrible Thing Happened - A Story for children who have witnessed violence or trauma, by Thomas Payne
  • Brave Bart, A Story for Traumatized and Grieving Children by Caroline Sheppard
  • Dinosaurs Divorce (Guide for Changing Families) by Marc Brown
  • Tic Talk: Living with Tourette Syndrome: A 9-Year Old Boy’s Story
  • In His Own Words, Dylan Peters, Kris Taft Miller and Zachary Wendland
  • Coping with Tourette Syndrome: A Workbook for Kids with Tic Disorders, by Sandra Buffolano, MA
  • 80HD: A Child’s Perspective on ADHD, by Trish Wood
  • Two Homes: by Claire Masurel
  • What to Do When You Grumble Too Much: A Kid’s Guide to Overcoming Negativity, by Dawn Huebner and Bonnie Matthews
  • What to Do When You Dread Your Bed: A Kids Guide to Overcoming Sleep, by Dawn Huebner and Bonnie Matthews
  • What to Do When Worry Too Much: A Kids Guide to Overcoming Anxiety, by Dawn Huebner and Bonnie Matthews
  • What to Do When Your Temper Flares: What to Do Guide for Kids, by Dawn Huebner and Bonnie Matthews
  • What Do You Do With an Idea?: Kobi Yamada
  • What Do You Do With A Problem: Kobi Yamada