Here are some of the resources I've found useful:
- The capacity to be vulnerable is an integral part of our well-being: http://www.ted.com/talks/brene_brown_on_vulnerability.html
A talk on the place and value of emotional hygiene: https://www.ted.com/talks/guy_winch_the_case_for_emotional_hygiene?language=en
A talk on depression: https://www.ted.com/talks/andrew_solomon_depression_the_secret_we_share?language=en
This is a helpful piece on managing anxiety in our children: http://www.gozen.com/9-things-every-parent-with-an-anxious-child-should-try/
The Three Faces of Victim — An Overview of the Drama Triangle. All of us can be drawn into the roles of victim, persecutor and rescuer. This article offers an insightful explanation of the relationships between these roles. http://www.lynneforrest.com/articles/2008/06/the-faces-of-victim/
Science Says Lasting Relationships Come Down To 2 Basic Traits: http://www.businessinsider.com/lasting-relationships-rely-on-2-traits-2014-11
An article on the relationship between psychological work and spiritual development: http://www.johnwelwood.com/articles/Embodying.pdf
There are a number of community organisations which offer counselling either free of charge or at very reduced rates. Please be aware that some of these organisations have a waiting list.
Lifeline: Has a number of different centres which offer telephonic and a limited number of face to face sessions (for adults only) http://lifelinesa.co.za/centres-2/
Sophia Town Counselling Services: Can be contacted on 011 482 8530. They offer counselling services free of charge.
Family Life Centre (FAMSA): Can be contacted on (011) 788 4784. They offer counselling at a reduced rate.
Johannesburg Parent and Child Counselling Centre (JPCCC): Can be contacted on (011) 484 1734/6. They offer counselling at a reduced rate.
Most public hospitals also offer therapy and psychiatric services for very reduced rates