4144 N 44th Street Suite 7
Phoenix, Arizona 85018

Office Hours: M-T 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Mail: healing@aznhc.com

Call: +1 (480) 456.0402
Fax: 480-757-5779

Mental Health Resources

Mental Health Advocacy Groups

Mental Health Advocacy Groups

  • National Suicide Prevention Hotlines

1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)

1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433)


  • Phoenix Area Mental Health Crisis Lines

480-784-1500 (EMPACT Crisis Intervention)

1-800-631-1314 (Behavioral Health Services)

  • Teen Crisis Counseling

1-800-999-9999 (National)

Long-Distance Counseling

Dr. Paula Bass, PhD (Fairfax, VA): 703-591-8263.  Dr. Bass is a holistic and integrative psychologist who offers a comprehensive and innovative approach to empower the client to find improved health and stability.

Phoenix Area Counseling and Coaching

General Psychology, EMDRDBT

Therapists Who May Take Insurance (Call to Check)

Child & Family Therapy

  • Linda Wiskerchen (Phoenix): 480-861-9624. Family & child therapy for 4-12 year olds with ADHD, anger, sadness, low self-esteem, poor social skills. Takes Cigna, BCBS, United.
  • Scot Liepack, Ph.D. (Scottsdale): 480-336-2847. Family, child, and couples counseling for parenting support, mood disorders, anxiety, life transitions. May be covered by some insurance plans


Intensive Inpatient or Partial Inpatient Holistic Treatment

  • Sierra Tucson (Tucson area): 800-842-4487. Inpatient treatment center with holistic medicine and intensive counseling. Insurance accepted for eating disorders programs. Other programs are not always covered.
  • Psychological Counseling Services (Scottsdale): 480-947-5739. Group therapy, individual therapy, intensive week-long outpatient programs, addictions, personality disorders, bipolar disorder, relationships.

Outpatient Alcohol & Addiction Recovery

Psychiatrists with a More Holistic Approach

  • Thomas Best, MD (Scottsdale): 480-427-3550. Mindfulness counseling, addiction medicine, and a different approach to medication management.
  • Mark Schwartz, DO (Chandler): 480-899-4077. Child & adolescent psychiatry, patient-centered care.
  • Dr. Lizann Schloff, MD (Falls Church, VA): 703-356-8600. Dr. Schloff is a psychiatrist in Virginia who encourages homeopathic treatment.
    • Dr. Schloff, Dr. Bass, and Dr. Peyman have worked together to offer a successful, integrative protocol including psychological counseling, psychiatric medication management, and homeopathic medicine, to provide holistic care and better results for the patient.

Books and Resources for Bipolar Disorder

  • Break The Bipolar Cycle: A Day-by-Day Guide to Living with Bipolar Disorder, by Elizabeth Brondolo
  • The Bipolar Workbook: Tools for Controlling Your Mood Swings, by Monica Ramirez Basco
  • The Hypomanic Edge by John Gartner
  • The Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Workbook for Bipolar Disorder: Using DBT to Regain Control of Your Emotions and Your Life, by Sheri Van Dijk
  • Loving Someone with Bipolar Disorder, by Julie Fast
  • The Bipolar Disorder Survival Guide: What You and Your Family Need to Know, by David Miklowitz
  • New Hope for People with Bipolar Disorder, by Jan Fawcett
  • Kick It With Gusto: A Practical Guide to Living Through Anxiety, Depression, and Manic Depression, by Neal David Sutz
  • An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness, by Kay Redfield Jamison
  • Bipolar Disorder: The Ultimate Guide, by Sarah Owen

Books for Depression

  • Get It Done When You’re Depressed, by Julie Fast
  • You Can Beat Depression: A Guide to Prevention & Recovery, by John Preston
  • The Cognitive Behavioral Workbook for Depression: A Step-by-step Program (Workbook), by William J. Knaus
  • Moving Beyond Depression: A Whole-Person Approach to Healing, by Gregory Jantz

Books for Anxiety and Panic Disorder

  • The Anti-Anxiety Workbook, by Martin Antony
  • When Panic Attacks, by David Burns
  • The Panic Attacks Workbook: A Guided Program for Beating the Panic Trick, by David Carbonell
  • I Can’t Get Over It: A Handbook for Trauma Survivors, by Aphrodite Matsakis
  • The OCD Workbook: Your Guide to Breaking Free from Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, by Bruce M. Hyman

Books and Resources for Borderline Personality Disorder

  • Skills Training Manual for Treating Borderline Personality Disorder, by Marsha M. Linehan
  • Stop Walking on Eggshells: Taking Your Life Back When Someone You Care About Has Borderline Personality Disorder, by Paul T. Mason
  • I Hate You Don’t Leave Me: Understanding the Borderline Personality, by Hal Strauss
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy Skills Workbook, by Matthew McKay

DBT Self Help

Books for Healthy Relationships

  • The Dance of Anger: A Woman’s Guide to Changing the Patterns of Intimate Relationships, by Harriet Lerner
  • Why You Do the Things You Do: The Secret to Healthy Relationships, by Tim Clinton

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