All people and websites are displayed in alphabetical order:
The creator of Transactional Analysis and author of best-selling book, Games People Play, Berne’s work focuses on the dynamics in relationships and looks at the behaviour patterns that can occur in our daily lives.
An influential British psychologist who conducted a lot of research on attachment theory. You can find more information about his theories and work in this short video.
An American psychotherapist who has completed a lot of work and research on the inner child, the effects of addiction on families and how childhood experience can affect us as adults.
Kelly Rae Roberts takes uplifting and inspiring affirmations and slogans and makes art out of them. Based on the belief that art has the transformative power to heal, her website is a mix of artists’ resources and fun products.
A pioneering therapist who developed bioenergetic analysis. He focuses on the ‘mind-body split’ and his work focuses on reuniting these parts.
An ex-psychotherapist, Daniel has written essays and released several videos discussing the effects of childhood trauma. His Youtube account can be found here.
Gabor Maté is a Physician from Vancouver. He works with patients suffering from addiction, HIV and other related problems. Find out more about his views on addiction here.
A psychologist and author who has written many books and articles exposing the effects of childhood abuse, and how they can be overcome.
World-renowned therapist, creator of client-centred counselling and author of On Becoming a Person.
A psychotherapist who pioneered the fascinating Internal Family Systems Model and the idea of self-leadership. His book, Internal Family Systems Therapy, describes his theories in more detail.
Tara writes about wise living, and offers tools and coaching that help brilliant women see their own brilliance.
A UK volunteer-run website for Children of Addicted Parents and People.
A website dedicated to journaling and its many benefits.
The only website dedicated to digital journaling, and how to make the most of journaling on your computer, smartphone and other digital devices.
This site contains interesting lists of emotions and concepts associated with them. It also has a useful list of resources.
Coach Beth Buelow leads this wonderful community dedicated to introverts and the people who love them. Although the site focuses on providing info and resources for entrepreneurs, the content is useful for anyone who identifies as an introvert.
Dedicated to helping people build the life they want, where they want, Location Independent provides information, resources and support for people who want to be able to live and work anywhere.
Life After College is designed to be a “manual for the real world”. The site provides tips and resources for life, work, money, happiness, personal growth, productivity, and more.
A technique that encourages people to experience living in the moment. It has been used to treat things like depression and anxiety but is also helpful for people who just want to enjoy life more. You can watch a presentation on how mindfulness is beneficial to everyday life by John Kabat-Zinn here.
A website based on the work of Isabel Briggs Myers, including questionnaires and more information about the different personality types.
Primarily aimed at parents but useful for anyone who wants to communicate effectively, P.E.T was created by Dr. Thomas Gordon, author of Parent Effectiveness Training.
A freedom-themed chat show that focuses on personal liberty, as well as freedom within relationships. Porc Therapy is live on the Liberty Radio Network every Friday between 10pm and 1am EST and is available as a podcast on iTunes.
A useful list of common cognitive distortions that can help us recognise and questions certain unhelpful thinking patterns.
An inspiring online community for “multipotentialites” – people who have multiple interests and want to build a lifestyle that includes and embraces all of them.
Providing an alternative to conventional education, UnCollege is out to change the idea that university is the only path to success. The site advocates self-driven learning and provides tools and resources you can use to educate yourself in the subjects that are your true passion.
Leo Babauta provides useful and thought-provoking on personal development, minimalism and living a more fulfilling life.