Other Resources


TEAM Therapy

David Burns' Website: blogs, podcasts, worksheets and more.


ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy)

What is Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

Russ Harris Free Stuff (Dropping Anchor recordings, videos) 
Russ Harris The Happiness Trap 8 week online course (self paced)


Self Compassion

Kristen Neff Self-Compassion videos: a set of short videos describing self compassion and how it facilitates wellbeing and resilience
Kristen Neff Self-Compassion guided exercises


Ideal Parent Figure Protocol (IPF)

The Ideal Parent Figure protocol, developed by Daniel P. Brown, is a visualization based method for healing insecure attachment. 

Pilot study of IPF treating disabling symptoms of complex PTSD

Description of Ideal Parent Figure Protocol by George Haas

Ideal Parent Figure Guided Visualization by Evan Leeds

"I love you, keep going" video by George Haas

Podcasts about IPF by George Haas:
Ideal Parent Figure Protocol 
Ideal Parent Figure Protocol part 2








Psychotherapy and psychopharmacology for adults in Oakland, California

Educational Groups


Check out these educational groups to support you in learning the skills of happiness. ​


The Feeling Great Book Club

Led by Dr. Brandon Vance and myself, The Feeling Great Book Club brings people together to read Dr. David Burn's remarkable book over the corse of 12 weeks.  The book club has been enthusiastically received and while it is not treatment, many participants have reported lasting improvements mood from attending and working through the exercises in the book. Click on the link above to learn more and sign up.


Five Secrets Deep Practice Groups 

Hone your communication skills with the Five Secrets of Effective Communication developed by Dr. David D. Burns. In addition to learning the Five Secrets, we will examine the Benefits of Blame and work with the Relationship Journal so that you can learn to pinpoint your role in any relationship and empower yourself to improve it. Each class will have brief didactics, demonstrations, and breakout groups to give plenty of time for practice and feedback on scenarios that are important to you. Group size limited to 8 participants. Click here to learn more and sign up.


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