Books on Alternative Mental Health
MUST HAVE Books on Alternative and Complimentary Medicine for Mental Health Issues. Mental Healing without Drugs
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The Hidden Gifts of Helping: How the Power of Giving, Compassion, and Hope Can Get Us Through Hard Times
Stephen G. Post was a guest on the HealthyPlace Mental Health TV Show and talked about how altruism can help helping ourselves. Watch the video "By Helping Others, You Help Yourself" right here.
Burdens Do a Body Good: Meeting Life's Challenges with Strength (and Soul)
Ms. Howe was a guest at HealthyPlace TV show. Watch the video on getting the strength to meet life's challenges with author Michele Howe.
"How to Use Herbs, Nutrients, and Yoga in Mental Health Care"
Ms. Gerbarg was a guest at HealthyPlace TV show. Watch the video on alternative mental health treatments author Dr. Patricia Gerbarg.
Mental Health, Naturally: The Family Guide to Holistic Care for a Healthy Mind and Body
Dr. Kemper was a guest on the HealthyPlace TV show.
The Instinct to Heal: Curing Depression, Anxiety and Stress Without Drugs and Without Talk Therapy
Reader Comment: "This book does not offer miracle cures but a series of remedies that seem likely to bring improvement in anyone's state of mind."
Mindful Recovery: A Spiritual Path to Healing from Addiction
Reader Comment: "This book is an amazing amount of research and knowledge dedicated to understanding the mind and effects of a narcissicst."
Five Elements, Six Conditions: A Taoist Approach to Emotional Healing, Psychology, and Internal Alchemy
Reader Comment: "Helping readers to step into the mysterious world of healing, and creating a better and gentler world for future generations."
A-Z Guide to Drug-Herb-Vitamin Interactions Revised and Expanded 2nd Edition: Improve Your Health and Avoid Side Effects When Using Common Medications and Natural Supplements Together
Reader Comment: "There is a large section on the vitamin, mineral or herbal supplements simply showing which drugs they interact with."
The Mindful Way through Depression: Freeing Yourself from Chronic Unhappiness
Reader Comment: "I found this book to be most helpful in describing useful techniques to deal with my depression. The book is written in very layman language and is easily understandable."
The One Earth Herbal Sourcebook: Everything You Need to Know About Chinese, Western, and Ayurvedic Herbal Treatments
Reader Comment: "There are nearly 600 pages of information ranging from individual herbs from around the world, therapeutic diet recommendations that will compliment a good herbal therapy, treatments for diseases and conditions based on the different systems of the body."
Last Updated: 24 November 2016
Reviewed by Harry Croft, MD