Resources

Links to Local Resources & Articles

Ongoing Updates:

Part of therapy may include connecting you to the resources you need to help you lead the best life possible. In Emergency situations, Dial 911 first.
Here are some National and Las Vegas resources for assistance or information:
 

 

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-274-8255

A 24-hour, confidential suicide prevention hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress.

Crisis Text Line: Text START to 741-741

Crisis Text Line is free, 24/7 support for those in crisis. Text from anywhere in the USA to text with a trained Crisis Counselor.

The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender National Hotline: (888) 843-4564

The Trevor Project: (866) 488-7386

The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people ages 13-24.

 

SafeNest Las Vegas

(702) 877-0133

http://www.safenest.org/contact

Promoting the eradication of domestic violence by providing confidential assistance including shelter, food, clothing, counseling, education, and other services to individuals experiencing domestic violencet

 

The National Domestic Violence Hotline

1-800-799-7233 | 1-800-787-3224 (TTY)

Highly trained expert advocates are available 24/7 to talk confidentially with anyone experiencing domestic violence, seeking resources or information, or questioning unhealthy aspects of their relationship.


The Center (The Gay & Lesbian Community Center of Southern Nevada)

(702) 733-9800

The Center is a community-based organization that supports and promotes activities directed at furthering the well-being, positive image, and human rights of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer community, its allies, and low to moderate income residents in Southern Nevada.

 

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Association

1-877-726-4727 & 1-800-487-4889 (TDD)

A part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Safety providing numerous resources pertaining to substance abuse and mental health.

Rape Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN): (800) 656-HOPE / (800) 810-7440 (TTY)

The nation's largest organization fighting sexual violence. RAINN carries out programs to prevent sexual violence, help victims, and ensure that perpetrators of violence are brought to justice.

Other Referrals are provided on an as-needed basis depending on circumstances, areas of need, and issues to be addressed. Once you are an established client, I am able to provide you referrals to other clinicians, psychiatrists, interventionists, resources, family lawyers, evaluation specialists, and various other resources and sources of assistance and information to meet your needs.  

Articles and Items of Interest:
The Science of Love  by Doctor John Gottman (He's the relationship guru, so you will hear me refer to him often!)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-uazFBCDvVw

Dr. Brené Brown (therapist & researcher) on How to Reckon with Emotion and Change Your Narrative
http://www.oprah.com/omagazine/brene-brown-rising-strong-excerpt

 
More pop culture therapy information, but still a fun read-
20 Things Your Therapist Isn't Telling You: 
http://a.msn.com/05/en-us/AAuRy48?ocid=se
 
Do you find yourself running yourself ragged? Do you ever stop to ponder your life or even enjoy it without feeling like you are going through the motions? So many clients bring up feeling more like a robot than they feel like themselves/a parent/an employee/a partner/ a friend. "Are you addicted to being busy?" an interesting read:
https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/owning-pink/201404/are-you-addicted-being-busy
Also "Why life is harder and busier than it has to be?":
http://www.marcandangel.com/2016/02/17/your-life-is-harder-and-busier-than-it-has-to-be/
Parenting Pyramid: How to help things go RIGHT when we are busy correcting what is wrong:​
http://www.krapu4.com/psy/PDF/ParentingPyramid.pdf
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