Hawthorne Integrative, LLC recommends a number of resources for both our consulting and counseling clients, and encourages those seeking to improve overall health and well-being to browse the following websites, books, and apps for building skills and insight!


As practitioners who utilize mindfulness-based interventions to help clients heal from trauma, recover from medical procedures and illness, treat depression and anxiety, and improve relationships with Self and others, we highly recommend the following:

American Mindfulness Research Association

Mindfulness: Taking Time for What Matters
“Everything you need to know about mindfulness on one website”

Palouse Mindfulness: Free MBSR Training

MBSR Training from University of Massachusetts Medical School

Center for Contemplative Mind in Society

Heart Math/Inner Balance

National Center for PTSD

Sounds True, Inc. (collection of books and resources)


Burdick, D.
Mindfulness Skills Workbook for Clinicians and Clients

Emerson, D. & Hopper, E.
Overcoming Trauma through Yoga

Farrarons, E.
The Mindfulness Coloring Book

Follette, V. & Briere, J.
Mindfulness-Oriented Interventions for Trauma

Forsyth, J. & Eifert, G.
The Mindfulness & Acceptance Workbook for Anxiety

Gunaratana, B.
Mindfulness in Plain English

Hanh, Thich Nhat
Peace Is Every Step: The Path of Mindfulness in Everyday Life

Kabat-Zinn, J.
Wherever You Go, There You Are
Mindfulness for Beginners
Full Catastrophe Living

Langer, E.
Mindfulness: 25th Anniversary Edition

Orsillo, S. & Roemer, E.
The Mindful Way through Anxiety

Santorelli, S.
Heal Thyself: Lessons on Mindfulness in Medicine

Williams, M & Penman, G.
Mindfulness: An Eight Week Plan for Finding Peace in a Frantic World

Williams, M. & Teasdale, J.
The Mindful Way through Depression


Buddhify: Mindfulness & Meditation for Modern Life
Calm (
Headspace (
Meditation Timer
Relax with Andrew Johnson
Inner Balance (with sensor from HeartMath:
Mindfulness Daily
Stop, Breathe & Think
Mindfulness Coach
Omvana – Meditation for Everyone
Mindfulness- Everyday Guided Meditations
Mindfully Me
Smiling Mind



Centers for Disease Control

Health Care Toolbox: Your Guide to Helping Children and Families Cope with Illness and Injury

Mayo Clinic

National Child Traumatic Stress Network
Pediatric Medical Traumatic Stress Toolkit for Health Care Providers

National Institute of Mental Health

Somatic Experiencing Trauma Institute

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Trauma Informed Practices and Expressive Arts Therapy Institute and Learning Center

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

World Health Organization


Suzette Boon, Kathy Steele, & Onno van der Hart
Coping with Trauma-Related Dissociation: Skills Training for Patients and Therapists (Norton Series on Interpersonal Neurobiology) 1st Edition. W. W. Norton & Co.

John Briere & Catherine Scott
Principles of Trauma Therapy: A Guide to Symptoms, Evaluation, and Treatment. SAGE Publications.

Elizabeth K. Carll (Editor)
Trauma Psychology: Issues in Violence, Disaster, Health, and Illness (Volume 2, Health and Illness). Praeger Publishers.

Judith Herman
Trauma and Recovery. Basic Books.

Bessel van der Kolk
The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma. Penquin Books.

Ulrich F. Lanius, Frank M. Corrigan, & Sandra L. Paulsen
Neurobiology and Treatment of Traumatic Dissociation. Springer Publishing.

Lisa Lopez Levers
Trauma Counseling: Theories and Interventions. Springer Publishing.

Peter A. Levine
In an Unspoken Voice: How the Body Releases Trauma and Restores Goodness. North Atlantic Books.

Peter A. Levine
Healing Trauma: A Pioneering Program for Restoring the Wisdom of Your Body. Sounds True, Inc.

Sheela Raja
Overcoming Trauma and PTSD: A Workbook Integrating Skills from ACT, DBT, & CBT. New Harbinger.

Babette Rothschild
The Body Remembers.W. W. Norton & Co.

Robert Scaer
The Trauma Spectrum: Hidden Wounds and Human Resiliency. W. W. Norton & Co.



John Teasdale, Zindel Segal, and Jon Kabat-Zinn
The Mindful Way through Depression

Lee Crutchley
How to Be Happy (or at Least Less Sad): A Creative Workbook

Brene Brown
The Gifts of Imperfection

David D. Burns
Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy

Alex Korb
The Upward Spiral: Using Neuroscience to Reverse the Course of Depression



Kristin Neff
Self-Compassion: The Power of Being Kind to Yourself

Christopher K. Germer
The Mindful Path to Self-Compassion: Freeing Yourself from Destructive Thoughts and Emotions

Tara Brach
Radical Acceptance

Janetti Marotta
50 Mindful Steps to Self-Esteem

David Whyte
The Poetry of Self-Compassion