Bev Hamowitz, LCSW - Pain is Inevitable . . . Suffering is Optional

The items listed on this page have been selected as they may be helpful in supporting your therapeutic goals.   However, please note that neither full agreement with the contents of these resources, nor endorsement of their reliability, is implied.

Fire, Police, or Emergency                                      911

Poison Control                                                            800-222-1222

San Diego Suicide & Crisis Hotline                               800-479-3339

San Diego Rape/Crisis Hotline                                     800-272-1767

National Domestic Violence Hotline                             888-799-7233

San Diego Child Abuse Hotline                                     800-344-6000 

San Diego Youth to Youth Helpline                             866-222-1886

CA Youth Crisis Hotline                                                800-843-5200

Student Helpline                                                         800-499-1116
The Student Helpline was established in response to concerns about school violence - Students and others can anonymously report a threat to school safety

Safe at Home                                                              877-322-5227
Survivors of domestic violence may keep their home addresses confidential throuh this state program

San Diego Info Line                                                      211
Provides referrals to health and social services throughout San Diego County. Multilingual, free, confidential. Good for information related to disasters, WIC, food, shelter, and clothing. 24 hours a day/7days a week
San Diego Area             (619) 230-0997
North County Coastal   (760) 943-0997
North County Inland     (760) 740-0997



Anxiety Disorders


Eating and Body Image Issues

 Mood and Anxiety Symptoms

  • Mind Over Mood - Change How You Feel by Changing the Way You Think (Dennis Greenberger & Christine Padesky)

  • The Feeling Good Handbook  (David Burns)

  • When Panic Attacks - The New Drug-Free Anxiety Therapy That Can Change Your Life  (David Burns)

  • The Grief Recovery Handbook - The Action Based Program for Moving Beyond Death, Divorce, and Other Losses (John James & Russell Friedman)

  • Inside a Cutters Mind - Understanding and Helping Those Who Self-Injure  (Jerusha Clark & Earl Heslin)  *Note: authors write from a Christian perspective

  • The Bipolar Disorder Survival Guide - What You and Your Family Need to Know  (David Miklowitz)

  • Why Am I Still Depressed? - Recognizing the Ups and Downs of Bipolar II and Soft Bipolar Disorder  (Jim Phelps)



  • Parenting with Love and Logic (Foster Cline & Jim Fay)

  • Love and Logic Magic for Early Childhood:  Practical Parenting from Birth to Six Years (Jim Fay & Charles Fay)

  • Parenting Teens with Love and Logic (Foster Cline & Jim Fay)

  • Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child  (John Gottman, Joan Declaire, Daniel Goleman)

  • Setting Limits with Your Strong Willed Child  (Robert MacKenzie)

  • Siblings Without Rivalry (Adele Faber & Elaine Mazlish)

  • The Co-Parenting Survival Guide (Elizabeth Thayer & Jeffrey Zimmerman)

  • Does Wednesday mean Mom's house or Dad's - Parenting Together While Living Apart (Marc Ackerman)

  • When Children Grieve - For Adults to Help Children Deal with Death, Divorce, Pet Loss, Moving, and Other Losses (John James, Russell Friedman & Leslie Matthews)

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