Resources at The Kid's Therapy Center

Childhood Resources


Child Abuse


Stop It Now: Child abuse prevention

Darkness to Light: Child abuse prevention

  • Valerie Meyers is a trained facilitator in Stewards of Children

Best Interests: a website for child advocates.

Sarah's Waterfall: A healing story on child sexual abuse

Strong at Heart: A book and website for teens and aults surviving sexual abuse


Childhood Disorders


Self Injury

S.A.F.E. - – “S.A.F.E. ALTERNATIVES is a nationally recognized treatment approach, professional network, and educational resource base, which is committed to helping you and others achieve an end to self-injurious behavior.”


Self Mutilators Anonymous - - "Self Mutilators Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other, that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from physical self-mutilation."


To Write Love on Her Arm: Provide hope for people who battle eating disorders, depression, anxiety, and suicide. they provide general information and helplines.

Nonverbal Learning Disorder:


Grief and Loss:


Using Creative Activities as Intervention for Grieving Children by Cathy A. Malchiodi

This article goes over children's expression of grief by their age. It also has activities that can be used to help children through the healing process.


Books for Grief and Loss:

The Next Place by Warren Hanson

An inspirational journey of light and hope. Beautifully poetic and heart warming illustrations.


When Someone Very Special Dies: Children Can Learn to Cope with Grief by Marge Heegaard

An activity book designed to teach basic concepts of death and help children understand and express feeling when someone special dies.


Helping Children Cope with the Loss of a Loved One: A Guide for Grownups by William C Kroen Ph.D LMHC

This book helps caregivers understand how their child may respond to a death and how they may preceive it. Also, suggestions and strategies are shared when responding to children from infancy to age 18 when they experience a death.


When Dinosaurs Die: A guide to Understanding Death * by Laurie Krasny Brown and Marc Brown

Question and answer book about death honestly told with delightful illustrations.