Everyday Therapy, Trauma, Crisis Support

Helping Yourself:

Also see Yoga, Meditation, Mindfulness and

4 Ways to Beat the Sunday Night Blues

11 Ways to Relax that aren’t Exercise or Meditation

You feel like shit. – Online self-check tool to assist those who struggle with self-care and determining sources/causes of unhappiness.

81 Awesome Mental Health Resources When You Can’t Afford a Therapist

Self-Care Starter Kit – From University of Buffalo School of Social Work

What Nobody Tells You About Self-Care from The Mighty website

Body Scrubs, Feather Robes, and Other Failed Experiments in Self-Care


Psychology Today. – website to help find and contact local therapists.

Also from Psychology Today, check out this Mental Health Assessment

Dude, I’m never breaking up with my therapist

Here’s How To Know If You Could Benefit From Therapy

A Beginner’s Guide to Starting Therapy – high level overview from buzzfeed that is pretty accessible about what to expect, how to start, and why it can be helpful!

You’re Probably Smarter Than Your Therapist: How to Get What You Came for Anyways

Therapy for Black Girls – Dr. Joy is a therapist located in Georgia. Her page features a podcast, a blog, and listing of affirming therapists for black women

Trauma & Crisis

Trans Lifeline

Trauma Stewardship– An amazing book by Laura van Dernoot Lipsky about how working with trauma on various levels (including environmentalists, EMTs, therapists, etc.) can affect your entire way of viewing the world. She provides hands-on resources as well as a way of understanding our work that allows us to be sustainable change agents. The book is easy to flip through and pick up wherever you feel you need to start, including well-timed New Yorker comics placed throughout.

Books & People:

Overcoming Trauma through Yoga: Reclaiming Your Body

Van der Kolk, Bessel. The Body Keeps The Score: Brain, Mind and Body in the Healing of Trauma.

Hala Khouri, M.A., is a somatic therapist, social activist and yoga teacher dedicated to sharing resources about the healing of trauma through yoga.

More to come! Email me with your suggestions: