IC Catholic Prep views physical and mental health as integral to the intellectual and spiritual development of our students. Our Health & Wellness Program is dedicated to maintaining and improving the overall health of students through a variety of educational, counseling and wellness programs.
If you are interested in mental health counseling, please speak with your school counselor regarding interest in counseling services. Counseling staff will assist in providing counseling referrals in your area.
Additionally, you could search for therapists in your area using the referral search sites below:
The Child Mind Institute is an independent, national nonprofit dedicated to transforming the lives of children and families struggling with mental health and learning disorders.
National Alliance on Mental Health (NAMI) — A state resource for individuals and families facing the challenges of mental illness, providing free mental health family-based education, family and peer support and grassroots advocacy.
Transition of Care Guide — If you/your child received treatment for a mental health condition while in high school or before, there are several things you can do to continue to stay healthy while transitioning to and attending college.
Adolescent Depression: A Guide for Parents by Francis Mark Mondimore. Second Edition (2015)
Boys of Few Words: Raising our sons to Communicate and Connect by Adam J. Cox (2006)
Freeing Your Child from Anxiety by Tamare Chansky, PhD (2004).
Freeing Your Child from Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: A Powerful, Practical Program for Parents of Children and Adolescents by Tamare Chansky, PhD (2001)
Has an Anxiety Disorder: An Essential Resource for Parents by Foa and Asmer Andrews
Helping Your Anxious Teen: Positive Parenting Strategies to Help Your Teen Beat Anxiety, Stress and Worry by Shila Achar Josephs, PhD (2016)
Helping Teens Who Cut: Using DBT Skills to End Self–Injury by Michael Hollander, PhD (2017)
Helping Your Troubled Teen by Cynthia S. Kaplan (2007)
If Your Adolescent Has an Anxiety Disorder: An Essential Resource for Parents by Foa and Asmer Andrews Parenting That Works: Building Skills That Last a Lifetime by Edward R. Christophersen, Ph.D, ABPP and Susan L. Mortweet, Ph.D. (2002)
The Imp of the Mind: Exploring the Silent Epidemic of Obsessive Bad thoughts by Lee Baer, Ph.D. (2001)
The Parents’ Guide to Psychological First Aid by Koocher & LaGreca, Eds (2011)
The Pressured Child: Freeing Our Kids from Performance Overdrive and Helping them Find Success in School and Life by Michael Thompson (2004)
I Don’t Walk to Talk About It- Overcoming the Secret Legacy of Male Depression by Terrence Real (1998)
Mindfulness for Teen Anxiety: A Workbook for Overcoming Anxiety at Home, at School and Everywhere Else by Christopher Willard, PsyD. (2014)
Recovering from Depression: A Workbook for Teens by Mary Ellen Copeland and Stuart Copans. (2002)
The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook by Edmund J. Bourne, PhD. (2005)
The Feeling Good Handbook by David D. Burns, MD (1999)
The Grieving Teen-A Guide for Teenagers and Their Friends by Helen Fitzgerald (2000)
The Mindful Teen: Powerful Skills to Help You Handle Stress One Moment at a Time by Dzung X.Vo, MD, FAAP (2015)
The Self Esteem Workbook for Teens: Activities to Help you Build Confidence and Achieve Your Goals by Lisa M. Schab, LCSW (20013).
When a Friend Dies- A Book for Teens About Grieving and Healing by Marilyn E. Gootman (2005)