Additional Mental Health Resources

Looking for a therapist?

The Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies  has a useful tool for finding a therapist in your area.

Other Temple University Clinics

Psychological Services Center (PSC) provides general mental health services for children and adults in the Philadelphia area.

Adult Anxiety Clinic of Temple (AACT) specializes in the treatment of social phobia in adults.

Philadelphia Area Mental Health Links

Mental Health Association of Southeastern Pennsylvania  “A citizen’s advocacy and membership organization committed to improved publicly funded mental health services.”

Philadelphia Community Mental Health Centers  This page lists Philadelphia area CMH Centers by catchment area.

WorryWiseKids.org provides comprehensive, user-friendly information on anxiety disorders for parents, educators, and mental health professionals

Other Organizations and Centers

Childanxiety.net is an extensive and useful resource for parents and professionals.

New York University’s Child Study Center provides useful information about anxiety and other childhood problems.

The Intensive Treatment of Adolescent Panic Disorder and Agoraphobia Program is hosed within the Child and Adolescent Fear and Anxiety Treatment Program at Boston University. This is a free treatment program which provides a one-week cognitive-behavioral intervention for teens nationwide who have panic disorder with or without agoraphobia.

Nationwide Mental Health Organizations

Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy (AABT).  “A professional, interdisciplinary organization which is concerned with the application of behavioral and cognitive sciences to understanding human behavior, developing interventions to enhance the human condition, and promoting the appropriate utilization of these interventions.”

Anxiety Disorders Association of America (ADAA).  “Promotes the prevention and cure of anxiety disorders and works to improve the lives of all people who suffer from them.”

Center for Mental Health Services.  Provides mental health information including statistics, disorder information, and state-by-state mental health resource information.

National Mental Health Consumers’ Self-Help Clearinghouse.  “Committed to helping mental health consumers improve their lives through self-help and advocacy.  We help consumers plan, provide, and evaluate mental health and community support services.”

Treatment Materials

Workbook Publishing provides mental health professionals and educators with programs for working with children: treatment manuals for therapists and workbooks for the participating child.  Check out their on-line catalog to see the different programs and workbooks that are available.