Resourceful LinksThese aren’t therapy, but you might find them helpful!
Stay Curious & Care for Yourself…
Self-care goes beyond counseling. If you need immediate support for something urgent, find community, or just want to learn and grow, check out the resources below…
Hotlines, Support & Local Resources (no insurance needed)
- Suicide and Crisis Hotline for Maricopa County: (800) 631-1314
- Warmlines are peer-run hotlines that offer emotional support from volunteers:
Visit NAMI to find a warmline in your area
Maricopa County Residents can call (602) 347-1100
Anyone in Arizona can call (520) 770-9909.
- Women’s Support from Fresh Start Women’s Foundation: freshstartwomen.org
- Families Facing Homelessness: familypromise.org
- Teens: Call or text (602) 248-8336 or visit teenlifeline.org
- LGBTQ Support: Call (866) 488-7386, text “START” to 678-678, or visit thetrevorproject.com
- Veterans: Resource line (866) 429-8387 & Crisis line (800) 273-8255 and press 1
- Native American/Indian Crisis Hotlines:
Gila River and Ak-Chin call (800) 259-3449
Salt River Pima Maricopa call (855) 331-6432
- Don’t forget, you can always call 988 for mental health emergencies and 911 for physical emergencies!
Self Care & Personal Growth Pins
YouTube Channels & Video Resources
Self-Care, Self-Help & Advice
- The ASMR Psychologist
- Rowena Tsai (mindfulness & self-care)
- Yoga With Adriene (especially the “Yoga for Mental Health” playlist)
- Depression to Expression (guided meditations)
- Matthew Hussey (relationships/dating)
- Anna Akana (dating for young adults)
- ADHD ReWired (great ADHD advice)
- Crappy Childhood Fairy (skills for childhood trauma survivors)
For Those Who’ve Been Harmed in Therapy
- Start by reading my letter to survivors of bad therapy here.
- Give voice to your experience, help therapists learn and improve, and hear about others’ experiences in this podcast: verybadtherapy.com
- For support after a traumatic therapy experience…
-Therapist Exploitation Link Line (TELL) is a peer resource for individuals who’ve been harmed in therapy: therapyabuse.org
-PsychCafe is an online forum to unpack and dialogue about therapy, including experiences that are distressing or confusing: psychcafe.ca
- Arizona’s has two boards that regulate therapists. Never let anyone pressure you to report or not to report. Here are their links so you can inform your decision and learn what’s required for a report. (Please seek consult and get as much support as you can so you’re not in it on your own.)
–For concerns with Psychologists or Behavior Analysts: psychboard.az.gov
-For concerns with Counselors, Marriage/Family Therapists, Clinical Social Workers, Substance Abuse Counselors: azbbhe.us
-Or Google your state and the word “regulation” along with the profession whose board you’re looking for to find to the right resource if these 2 board options aren’t the right fit for your needs.