Interesting Psychology Links
I hope you find these helpful
as you begin your exploration into human behavior . . .
American Psychological Association's area for the public contains lots of great
information on a variety of topics related to psychology, such as how to find a
therapist, how to survive corporate downsizing and other work stresses,
information about the mental health impact of terrorism, and many other
www.psychologydegreeguide.org This is a helpful website with searchable
information on Psychology programs, as well as information on topics such as
understanding accreditation statuses and the differences between a reputable
online program and a "degree mill."
An article about the issue of accreditation of online degrees--important to
understand if you are exploring the possibility of an online psychology degree.
The National Psychological Association for Psychoanalysis—features a
referral service for low-cost psychoanalysis, and is worth seeing for the moving
head of Freud.
The American Psychoanalytic Organization—lots of info., including a
link to “About Psychoanalysis,” which can answer some questions you may have
about this type of therapy. Also
has an interesting section where psychoanalysts offer their opinions on current
issues, such as how to help children deal with the trauma of the terrorist
The link to the Freud Museum in London.
This page has information on the museum, which is housed in what was the
Freud family home from 1938 (when they escaped the Nazi annexation of Austria)
until Anna, his youngest daughter, died in 1982.
Many interesting pictures. Also
has many good links to other pages of interest.
http://www.datehookup.com/content-sigmund-freuds-psychosexual-development-theory.htm: A nice summary of the stages of psychosexual development according to Freud.
Here you can purchase a couple of interesting toys, including the Freud
beanie and your very own pair of Freudian slippers.
That’s really clever, isn’t it?
on the link to "Freudiana" and you will find many wonderful
about Adlerian Therapy:
homepage of the Alfred Adler Institute, where you can get degrees in Adlerian
The North American Society of Adlerian Psychology.
More info. on training, books, etc.
about Existential Therapy:
This page has numerous links to explanations and information about
different aspects of the theory, big names in the theory, etc.
That’s right. If you become an expert in a given theory of therapy, and
then write some popular books on the subject, you too might be able to have a
homepage that is www.yourlastname.com. One
book (other than Existential Psychotherapy) by Yalom (that is not specifically about existential therapy) that I would recommend you read is
called Love’s Executioner. It’s
an interesting book for everyone (and was really popular commercially), but
especially for folks who might want to do therapy one day.
about Person-Centered Therapy:
This is the personal site of a therapist based in Athens, but this page
has a lot of links to various person-centered therapy sites.
For more information on Carl Rogers, the founder of person-centered
therapy, check out this site.
about Feminist Therapy:
An article about feminist therapy and how it can be helpful.
This is very much for the lay person, as it appears in the online version
of Self Help Magazine. Knowledge
can come from unexpected sources…
A good intro. to feminist therapy, along with several book suggestions
for those who are interested in learning more.
about Family Therapy:
The American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy website.
This is a primary organization for marriage and family therapists. Tells
you how to locate a family therapist and other helpful information.
Learn more about Cloe Madanes, when and where she is giving workshops,
Links about Behavior Therapy:
A website that allows you to listen to a five-minute guided imagery exercise for
relaxation. Very soothing!
Links about Cognitive-Behavior Therapy:
The Beck Institute page has information about cognitive therapy seminars
and workshops, as well as links to Aaron Beck's home page and other links
related to cognitive therapy.
Albert Ellis Institute home page has articles with titles like "Coping
Rather Than Moping Over Corporate Downsizing" and an "Ask Dr.
Ellis" feature. Why wouldn't you look at this page?
The site of the National Sleep Foundation, which promotes sleep-related research
A site that attempts to organize and link to the numerous web-pages devoted to