Resources

Emergency & Crisis

  • If you or someone you know are considering harm to self or others, call 24-hour Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-8255(TALK) or 911
  • For 24-hour crisis counseling by text, text HOME to 741741
  • Trans Lifeline is a 24-hour crisis line for trans people: 877-565-8860

  • Finding a Therapist

    You should be comfortable and safe with your therapist. I recommend meeting with a few therapists, if you are able, to find the right fit for you. Check out this article for considerations in choosing a therapist. In addition to contacting an independent provider like me, the following is a few ways to access therapy:

    • Contact your health insurance company to find a directory of therapists in your area who accept your insurance

    • Open Path Collective is low cost & nationwide after a one-time fee; for people who lack health insurance, are underinsured, or cannot otherwise afford therapy
    Six ways to practice grounding: 
body lay on the ground, 5 senses essential oils make a cup of tea, self sooth take a shower or bath, observe a texture or share in detail, breathe inhaling for 4, holding for 7, exhale for 8, distract