Family Mental Health, Development and Therapy Resources:

Ackerman Institute for the Family

Mental Health Association of New York City

New York State Office of Mental Health

New York Foundling Vincent J. Fontana Center

Zero to Three

Citizen's Committee for Children

National Institue of Mental Health: Women and Mental Health

American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists

Women & Girls, Mother & Daughters Support & Development

Step Up Women's Network

Mother Daughter Bonding Network

National Charity League

Mothering & Daughtering


Women's Organizations


National Association of Professional Women

The Women's Collaborative

Single Minded Women

National Association of Female Executives

Project Eve

New York Women in Communications

Women Unlimited, Inc.

Jewish Community:

Jewish Women's Archive

Jewish Board of Family & Children's Services

Jewish Women's Foundation of New York

Jewish Women International

Bullying Prevention

Pacer's National Bullying Prevention Center

Stop Bullying

Stomp Out Bullying

Child Abuse Prevention

New York State Office of Children & Family Services

New York City Administration for Children's Services

The New York Foundling

Prevent Child Abuse America

Articles and Reference

Defining Emotinal Abuse

Bullying Parents

Is It Rude, Is It Mean or Is It Bullying?, by Signe Whitson

How to Recover from a Controlling Mother, by Graham Stoney


The Other Side of Paradise, by Stacyann Chin

Come Back: A Mother and Daughter's Journey Through Hell and Back, by Claire & Mia Fontaine

Who Do You Think You Are, by Alyse Meyers

Mean Mothers: Overcoming the Legacy of Hurt, by Peg Streep 

You're Wearing That?: Understanding Mothers and Daughters in Conversation, by Deborah Tannen

Surviving Mama, by Pamela Thompson

Related Films

Phyllis & Harold (2008), by Cindy Kleine

51 Birch Street (2005), by Doug Block

Walk Away Renee (2011), by Jonathan Cauette

Must Read After My Death (2007), by Morgan Dews

My Architect (2003), by Nathaniel Kahn

Prodigal Sons (2008), by Kimberly Reed