First off, Rabbi Dr J Twerski’s books area solid read; he has different topics, so pick what strikes your interest.
Another one is: “Mindfulness: a Jewish Approach”.
Another one is: “it’s within you”; I bought it myself.
There is one called “Therapy and God”; that might be a little different, but related to mental health.
No they are not, to my knowledge.
Most of them are put out by Mosaica Press, which has no Lubavitch affiliation that I am aware of.
Check them out online; you can see all the titles there.
The one that I am currently reading is called: “It’s Within You”, by Rabbi Aryeh Weinstein and Ilene S Cohen, Ph.D.
Another method of approach would be to see a trauma therapist, for they utilize different modalities to help process the source of the anxiety.
Some of the modalities are: EMDR, IFS, Somatic, Relational, EFT, etc..
All of these modalities help process the underlying childhood events that have contributed to the out-of-control anxiety.
This topic has always been a struggle for me; being hurt.
At the heart of it, I have always been a sensitive person. However, it has a few setbacks for me. Firstly, it affects me at a deep level; if I get hurt more than once while being vulnerable, it irreparably damages my relationship, and I can’t be reached enough. If I perceive it as a…Read More
I wasn’t sure whether to put this under parenting or family dynamics, because it encompasses a little bit of both.
Nevertheless, here it is. I have the pleasure of staying by my married sister for Yom Tov. She is a wonderful person, who is really a good person. She truly cares about her family, and does her best to provide for…Read More
I have an interesting question/situation for the forum, but before I ask it, I would like to give some background.
About 3 years ago (24), I dated someone very seriously.
During that time, I was emotionally immature, and struggled with setting boundaries.
I believe that she too had a similar struggle, but that…Read More