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Clinical Assessment Scales

SNAP scale (for ADHD)







Between Parent and Child- Haim Ginott, 2003

Raising An Emotionally Intelligent Child- John Gottman, 1998

The Explosive Child- Ross Greene, 2001

Win the Whining War & Other Skirmishes: A Family Peace Plan- Cynthia Whitham, 1991

How to Talk so Kids Will Listen and Listen so Kids Will Talk- Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish, 1999

Parenting Teens with Love and Logic- Foster Cline and Jim Fay, 2006 (how to set limits with empathy)

Get Out of My Life, but First Could You Drive Me & Cheryl to the Mall: A Parent's Guide to the New Teenager- Anthony Wolf, 2002


Helping Your Anxious Child- Ronald Rapee, 2008

Freeing Your Child From Anxiety- Tamar Chansky, 2004

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy:

Coping Cat Workbook- Philip Kendall, 2006 (children)

Mind over Mood: Change How You Feel by Changing the Way You Think- Dennis Greenberger & Christine Padesky, 1995 (adolescents and adults)


Driven to Distraction: Recognizing & Coping with Attention Deficit Disorder from Childhood Through Adulthood- Ed Hallowell MD, 1995


Raising Cain: Protecting the Emotional Life of Boys- Dan Kindlon & Michael Thompson, 2000

In A Different Voice- Carol Gilligan, 1993 (girls)

Reviving Ophelia: Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls- Mary Pipher, 2005


A Chicken’s Guide to Talking Turkey with Your Kids About Sex, Kevin Leman & Kathy Flores Bell, 2009

Emergency Services

For life-threatening emergencies, call 911 or proceed to the nearest ER.

For help with a suicidal crisis or other mental health emergency, call

ACCESS at (800) 854-7771 for the Psychiatric Mobile Response Teams (PMRT), Psychiatric Emergency Teams (PET), or Emergency Response Teams (ERT).

TYY for Hearing Impaired (562) 651-2549

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