Emergency Supports

Distress Centre:  403-266-4357
Available 24/7

ConnecTeen:  403-264-8336
Peer support available from 5-10 pm daily.

Website Links
Learning Strategist/Coach for organization, time management, study skills, procrastination, etc.
Importance of teaching self-regulation skills to children.
Information on Anxiety and mindfulness exercises.
Tips on living a more mindful life.
Type in mindfulness into this site’s search engine.
Variety of information for children and adults with AD/HD.
Expert Psychologist in the field of Asperger’s Syndrome.

Recommended Readings

Darwin Dragonfly Learns the Secret to Mindfulness by Tina R. Parsons

Darwin Dragonfly and the Sensitive Bee by Tina R. Parsons and Denise Watson

Driven to Distraction by John Ratey & Ned Hallowell

Full Catastrophe Living (Revised Edition): Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain, and Illness by Jon Kabat-Zinn and Thich Nhat Hanh

Helping your Teenager Beat Depression: A Problem-Solving Approach for Families by Katharina Manassis and Anne Marie Levac

Hold Onto Your Kids: Why Parents Need to Matter More Than Peers by Gordon Neufeld and Gabor Mate

Kids are Worth It by Barbara Coloroso

Mindfulness for Beginners: Reclaiming the Present Moment and Your Life by Jon Kabat-Zinn

Peace Is Every Step: The Path of Mindfulness in Everyday Life by Thich Nhat Hanh

Raising Your Spirited Child Rev Ed: A Guide for Parents Whose Child Is More Intense, Sensitive, Perceptive, Persistent, and Energetic by Mary S Kurcinka

Stress Reduction Workbook for Teens by Gena M. Biegel

Sitting Still Like a Frog: Mindfulness Exercises for Kids (and Their Parents) by Eline Snel and Jon Kabat-Zinn

The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook, Fifth Edition by Edmund J. Bourne

The Complete Guide to Asperger’s Syndrome by Tony Attwood

Taking Charge of ADHD, Third Edition: The Complete, Authoritative Guide for Parents by Russell A. Barkley

The Bully the Bullied and the Bystander: From Pre-School to High School – How Parents and Teachers Can Help Break the Cycle of Violence by Barbara Coloroso

The Mindful Way Workbook (for Depression) by J. Teasdale, M. Williams and Z. Segal

Wherever You Go, There You Are: Mindfulness Meditation in Everyday Life by Jon Kabat-Zinn

The Mindfulness and Acceptance Workbook for Anxiety by J.P. Forsyth and G.H. Eifert

The Mindfulness and Acceptance Workbook for Teen Anxiety by Turrell, McCurry, and Bell

The Mindfulness Solution: Everyday Practices for Everyday Problems by Ronald D. Siegel

The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle