Resources

Crisis Intervention

Call 911 for emergencies

Befriended Worldwide
http://befrienders.org/

Austin Crisis Helpline
(512) 472-4357

SafePlace
www.safeplace.org
(512) 267-7233

Hays-Caldwell Women's Center www.hcwc.org512-396-3404

Mental Health

Integral Care
Austin Travis County MHMR
www.integralcare.org
512-472-4357

Seton Shoal Creek Hospital www.seton.net/locations/shoal_creek
(512) 324-2000

Drug Treatment

Austin Recovery
www.austinrecovery.org
1-800-373-2081

La Hacienda Treatment www.lahacienda.com/
1-800-749-6160

Northwest Counseling and Wellness Center
www.nwwellnesscenter.com
(512) 250-9355

Texas Star Recovery
www.texasstarrecovery.com
1-800-252-5151

Austin Alcoholics Anonymous
www.aa.org

Austin Narcotics Anonymous
www.ctana.org

Austin Al-Anon Meetings
www.austinalanon.org

Licensure & Certification Boards

American Counseling Association www.counseling.org/

Texas Department of State Health Services www.dshs.state.tx.us/counselor/ www.dshs.state.tx.us/lcdc

Association for Play Therapy http://www.a4pt.org

Health Information Privacy
http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/privacy/index.html

Books for Parents

​The Whole-Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child's Developing Mind
​By Daniel J. Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson
 

How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk
By Faber and Mazlish

How to Talk So Teens Will Listen & Listen So Teens Will Talk
By Faber and Mazlish

Best Friends, Worst Enemies: Understanding the Social Lives of Children
By Michael Thompson

Books for Children

The Invisible String
By Patrice Karst

I Miss You: A First Look At Death
By Pat Thomas

Dinosaurs Divorce
By Marc Brown

Books for Women

The Courage to Heal Workbook: A Guide for Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse
By Laura Davis

The Dance of Anger: A Woman's Guide to Changing the Patterns of Intimate Relationships
By Harriet Lerner

The Dance of Intimacy: A Woman's Guide To Courageous Acts of Change in Key Relationships
By Harriet Lerner

More Helpful Books

Mindsight: The New Science of Personal Transformation
By ​Dr. Dan Siegel
 

Hold Me Tight: Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love
By Sue Johnson

Trapped in the Mirror: Adult Children of Narcissist and Their Struggle for Self
By Elan Golomb, Ph.D.

The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love That Lasts
By Gary D. Chapman

Stop Walking on Eggshells: Taking Your Life Back When Someone You Care About Has Borderline Personality Disorder
By Mason & Kreger

Healing Your Emotional Self: A Powerful Program to Help You Raise Your Self-Esteem, Quiet Your Inner Critic, and Overcome Your Shame
By Beverly Engel
 

Getting the Love You Want: A Guide for Couples
By ​Harville Hendrix, Ph.D. 

Books on Addiction

Healing Life's Hidden Addictions
By Dr. Archibald Hart

The Science of Addiction: From Neurobiology to Treatment
By Carlton Erickson

Books for Teens

Reviving Ophelia: Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls
By Dr. Mary Pipher

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