Resources

In order to meet your informational needs this page has been designed for you to explore independently. Extensive resources are available both on campus and online.

Books & CDs

The counseling staff has compiled a variety of books that are now on permanent reserve in the library. You can view our selection of titles on our books page. In addition to books, several series of Relaxation Response CD’s are available for check out at the PLU Library. In the on-line catalog, go to Course Reserves, and in the “classes” drop-down they are listed under MISC: Counseling Center.

Titles Include:

  • Anxious to Please: 7 revolutionary practices for the chronically nice
  • The Body Keeps the Score: brain, mind, and body in the healing of trauma
  • Courage to Grieve
  • Emotional Intelligence: why it can matter more than IQ
  • It Didn’t Start with You: how inherited family trauma shapes who we are…
  • Letting Go of Stress: four effective techniques for relaxation and stress reduction
  • Mother’s Who Can’t Love: a healing guide for daughters
  • OCD Workbook
  • Power of Habit
  • Roadmap to Resilience: a guide for military, trauma victims and their families
  • When Perfect isn’t Good Enough

Online Resources

General Information

Available Apps

  • Headspace – Free 10-day trial, then subscription required. Available online or on mobile devices https://www.headspace.com/
  • Buddhifywww.buddhify.com One time purchase $2.99 (on Android) or $4.99 (on iOS devices)
  • Stop, Breathe, & Think – Available for iOS, Android & Web. Free account, subscriptions available. www.stopbreathethink.org
  • Calm – Available for iOS, Android & Web. Free account, subscriptions available. www.calm.com
  • The Mindfulness Training App – Only available on iOS. Free download, in-app purchases available.
  • Insight Timer – Available for iOS & Android. Free download, in-app purchases available. www.insighttimer.com
  • The Mindfulness App – Available for iOS & Android. &1.99 to download, in-app purchases available.
  • Mindfulness Meditation from Mental Workouthttp://www.mentalworkout.com/store/programs/mindfulness-meditation/ Available for iOS, Android & Web. Free account, subscriptions available.
  • Self-help for Anxiety Management (SAM) – Available for iOS & Android. Free app.
  • Relax Melodieshttp://www.ipnossoft.com/app/relax-melodies/ Available for iOS & Android. Premium & Lite app versions available.
  • Take A Break! – Available for iOS & Android. Free account.
  • Smiling Mindhttp://smilingmind.com.au/ Available for iOS & Android. Free app.
  • MyCalmBeathttps://www.mybrainsolutions.com/mycalmbeat Available for iOS, Android & BlackBerry. 90-day free trial, paid subscription required after.

Anxiety

Depression

Domestic Violence

Eating Disorders

Grief, Loss, or Death Issues

LGBTQ

Support with Presidential Election Outcome

Sexual Assault

Sleep

Substance Abuse

Suicide Prevention

Stress Management

Post Traumatic Stress

Other Miscellaneous Resources