Sacramento Psychotherapy Resources


Compassion Books
Sells books and materials to help with serious illness, death, loss, and grief.

Bereavement Network Resources of Sacramento
Access to a wide variety of resources including an ongoing grief group for adults.

Sutter VNA and Hospice
In addition to hospice services, Sutter offers an Adult Bereavement Support Group and a Children’s Bereavement Art group.

Yolo Hospice
In addition to hospice services, Yolo Hospice offers Stepping Stones, a support program for specifically designed to help children, teens, and families cope with terminal illness or death of a loved one.


The EMDR Institute, Inc.
Provides information about EMDR treatment including answers to common questions like “What is EMDR,” “What is the theoretical basis of EMDR,” and “Is EMDR a one-session cure?”

The EMDR International Association (EMDRIA)
A proffesional association where practioners and researchers can seek the highest standards for the clinical use of EMDR. The latest research in the field is available here.

EMDR Therapist Network To learn more about EMDR therapy and explore whether EMDR therapy is right for you.



Joint Family Support Assistance Program (JFSAP)

The Soldiers Project
Free EMDR and other treatments for combat vets of Iraq and Afghanistan offered voluntarily by licensed mental health providers, for as long as it takes.

Joint Family Support Assistance Program (JFSAP) 

The California JFSAP’s mission is to provide mobile, high-quality family services whose primary focus is on geographically dispersed military families. Services include:

American Red Cross Service to Military Families
Military OneSource Consultants
Transition Assistance Advisors
Military Family Life Consultants


The PTSD Coach app can help you learn about and manage symptoms that commonly occur after trauma. Also for Droid. Features include:

  • Reliable information on PTSD and treatments that work.
  • Tools for screening and tracking your symptoms.
  • Convenient, easy-to-use skills to help you handle stress symptoms.
  • Direct links to support and help.
  • Always with you when you need it.



California Youth Crisis Line 1-800-843-5200
A service of the California Coalition for Youth offers support, encouragement, and referrals to youth needing assistance or in a crisis situation.

Kids’ Turn
A private nonprofit organization formed in 1989. It provides educational programs for children, adolescents, and parents experiencing separation or divorce.

Recovery Happens Counseling Services
Specializes in outpatient treatment of adolescent and young adult with substance abuse and mental health issues.



Emotionally Focused Therapy
Information for couples on Emotionally Focused Therapy with link the the bookHold Me Tight, by Dr. Sue Johnson, and information about EFT workshops for couples.

The Gottman Institute
Provides practical, researched-based tools to strengthen and repair marriages and relationships.

Imago Relationship International
A nonprofit organization whose mission is to transform the world one relationship at  atime adn create a new model for marriage.

Professional Organizations


California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists
CAMFT is an independent professional organization representing the interests of licensed marriage and family therapists. It is dedicated to advancing the profession as an art and a science, and maintaining high ethical standards for the profession.

The American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
AAMFT is the national professional association for the field of marriage and family therapy.

National Alliance of Mental Illness
NAMI is the nation’s largest grassroots organization orividing advocacy, education and resources  for people with mental illness and their families. Founded in 1979, NAMI has affiliates in every state and in more than 1,100 local communities across the country.

The California Board of Behavioral Sciences
The BBS is responsible for consumer protection through the regulation of Marriage and Family Therapists (MFT); Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSW); Licensed Educational Psychologists (LEP); MFT Interns; and Associate Clinical Social Workers (ASW) in the State of California.