Karla Bennion Ph.D. Licensed Psychologist
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 SELF-HELP [a work in progress]

Disclaimer: The use of this website does not establish a psychologist-client relationship, nor does it create any right, duty, or liability for any information contained in this website, or for the content from links that I have provided. I recommend that you seek professional therapy or counseling if you are experiencing psychological difficulty.

Hot Line Numbers

801-3737393 Wasatch Mental Health Crisis Line

801-691-LIFE (5433) Utah County Crisis Line

National Suicide Hotlines

General Information

About Psychotherapy FAQs and concerns about treatment

American Psychological Association

Bibliography list of top 50 psychologist-recommended self-help books

National Alliance on Mental Illness

National Institute of Mental Health

Sustance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Utah Psychological Association


Children and Adults with ADHD

Adult ADD


APA Office on Aging

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services


ASDI - good info from this treatment center

Anxiety and Depression Association of America

NIMH info

Phobia treatment options

Autism Spectrum

Autism Speaks

Autistic Self Advocacy Network

Bipolar Disorder


Gottman - research on relationships

Janis Abrahms Spring author

The Power of Two

Utah Stronger Marriage organization


David D. Burns MD author "Feeling Good"

Richard O'Connor author "Undoing Depression"

Dissociative Disorders


Domestic Violence

ACT Against Violence overcoming violence against children

Eating Disorders

The Center for Change local treatment center


The Compassionate Friends for parents who have lost a child

David Kessler collected resources on grief

HelpGuide.com on grief and loss

Recover-from-grief.com online support

Health and Wellness

Positive Psychology



Lee Beckstead, PhD local psychologist



Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

Jon Kabat Zinn

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

ASDI - good info on scrupulosity treatment

4 Steps to Overcoming OCD summary of Jeffrey Schwartz

Brain Lock by the same author

The Imp of the Mind by Lee Baer PhD

The OCD Workbook best overall info and exercises


Alfred Kazdin

Partners and Families of Persons with Mental Disorders

Stop Walking on Eggshells author's info site and blog

Pastoral (Religious) Counseling

Personality Disorders

BPD Central for family and friends as well as persons with BPD

DBT Self-Help site with many links

Marsha Linehan's inspiring story of her own BPD and recovery

Postpartum Depression

American Association of Family Physician's info

US Health Resources and Services Administration info

Mayo Clinic article

Pregnancy Loss

American Pregnancy

American Society for Reproductive Medicine

Miscarriage Support

MISS Foundation


Info site for PTSD

Info site for survivors of sexual abuse and assault

PTSD Forum online support group

Relaxation and Stress Mgt

Collection of relaxation/stress reduction techniques



Sexual Dysfunction

Sleep Disorders and Insomnia

Behavioral strategies for managing sleep

Medication options Mayo Clinic

National Sleep Foundation many resources, including videos

Sleep CDs - music to sleep by

Substance Abuse


Alliance of Hope

American Association of Suicidology

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

The Jed Foundation for college students

NAMI of Utah

Survivors of Suicide

Women's Health

National Women's Health Information Center many links




News updates, insights, and comments about psychology

Links to online information

Links to other local professionals and counseling services