Resources

For Counselors: ATX Therapist Hang

If you want to connect, myself and two other therapists in Austin, TX host what we call ATX Therapist Hangs. They are casual meetups so us counselors can get-together, explore local places, find friendships, make time for consultations, and just be ourselves.

About the founders:

Click on our pictures to learn more about us.

Julia Stamman For Counselors Hangouts        Tess Taylor ATX Counselors Hang         Kaylia Schunemann Austin Counselors

Left to right: Julia Stamman, Tess Taylor, Kaylia Schunemann.
Instagram: @atxtherapisthang

Here is a calendar of upcoming events:

 

If you’d like to join an event, you will need to RSVP using the form below. Alternatively if you’d like to be added to our email list to receive updates for upcoming events, please also use this form:

 


Reading and Resources List

 

Attachment and Interpersonal Neurobiology (IPNB)

Interpersonal Neurobiology Reading list

Attached: The New Science of Adult Attachment and How it Can Help You Find -and Keep- Love– Amir Levine & Rachel S. F. Heller

The Whole Brained Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child’s Developing Mind- Daniel J. Siegel

The Master and his Emissary: The Divided Brain and the Making of the Western World– Iain McGilchrist

Free Lecture: Things Are Not What They Seem

Podcast for attachment: Therapist Uncensored– Sue Marriott and Ann Kelley

Podcast for modern/poly relationships: Swoon– Gina Senarighi and Julie Jeske

 

Geeks, Gamers, and Misfits ResourcesGeeks gamers and misfits resources

Working with Video Gamers and Games in Therapy-Anthony Bean

The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains– Nicholas Carr

Reality is Broken: Why Games Make us Better and How They Can Change the World– Jane McGonigal

Video Games and Social Competence– Rachel Kowert

 

Wired to Create: Unraveling the Mysteries of the Creative Mind– Scott Barry Kaufman & Carolyn Gregoire

The Misfit’s Manifesto– Lidia Yuknavitch

Unf*ck Your Brain: Getting Over Anxiety, Depression, Anger, Freak-Outs, and Triggers with Science– Faith Harper

Microcosm Publishing– Faith Harper Zines and more!

 

Neurodiversity: ADHD and Autism Spectrumneurodiversity resources

Focused Forward: Navigating the Storms of Adult ADHD– James Ochoa

Podcast about living with ADHD: The Complex– James Ochoa

Youtube Channel on Autism Tools and Topics: Neurodivergent Rebel – Christa Holmans

ADHD Alien– Webcomic about one person’s experience with ADHD

 

 

The Complete Guide to Asperger’s Syndrome– Tony Attwood

Marriage and Lasting Relationships with Asperger’s Syndrome– Eva A. Mendes

The Journal of Best Practices: A Memoir of Marriage, Asperger’s Syndrome, and One Man’s Quest to be a Better Husband– David Finch

Pretending to be Normal: Living with Asperger’s Syndrome– Liane Holliday Willey

Uniquely Human: A Different Way of Seeing Autism– Barry M. Prizant

All the Weight of our Dreams: On Living Racilaized Autism – Edited by Lydia X. Z. Brown; E. Ashkenazy; Morenike Giwa Onawiu

 

Mindfulness Resourcesmindfulness resources

The Mindful Self-Compassion Workbook– Kristin Neff

Free Self-Compassion Guided Meditations by Kristin Neff

Daring Greatly– Brene Brown

Maya Benattar Free Guided Meditation Tracks

Free Humorous Guided Meditation: F*ck That: An Honest Meditation– Jason Headley

 

 

 

Relationships, Sexuality, and Gender IdentityRelationships gender and sexuality resources

7 Principles for Making Marriage Work – John M. Gottman

Mating in Captivity: Unlocking Erotic Intelligence– Esther Perel

Wired for Love: How Understanding Your Partner’s Brain and Attachment Style can Help You Diffuse Conflict and Build a Secure Relationship– Stan Tatkin

 

The ABC’s of LGBT+ – Ashley Mardell

From Boys to Men: Gay Men Write About Growing Up– Edited by Ted Gideonse & Robert Williams

Transgender History: The Roots of Today’s Revolution– Susan Stryker

Gender Born, Gender Made: Raising Healthy Gender-Nonconforming Children– Diane Ehrensaft

A Guide to Gender: The Social Justice Advocate’s Handbook– Sam Killermann

 

Sexual Outsiders: Understanding BDSM Sexualities and Communities– David Ortmann & Richard A. Sprott

The Ethical Slut: A Practical Guide to Polyamory, Open Relationships, and Other Freedoms in Sex and Love– Janet W. Hardy & Dossie Easton

More Than Two: A Practical Guide to Ethical Polyamory – Franklin Veaux & Eve Rickert

Opening Up: A Guide to Creating and Sustaining Open Relationships – Tristan Tormino

 

Resources For Counselorsfor counselors resources

Being a Brain-Wise Therapist: A Practical Guide to Interpersonal Neurobiology– Bonnie Badenoch

The Drama of the Gifted Child: The Search for the True Self– Alice Miller

I Don’t Want to Talk About It: Overcoming the Secret Legacy of Male Depression– Terrence Real

Love’s Executioner: & Other Tales of Psychotherapy– Irvine Yalom

In Over Our Heads: Mental Demands of Modern Life– Robert Kegan

The Healing Connection: How Women Form Relationships in Therapy and in Life– Jean Baker Miller & Irene Pierce Stiver

Trauma Stewardship: An Everyday Guide to Caring for Self While Caring for Others– Laura Van Dernoot Lipsky

Sandtray Therapy: A Practical Manual – Linda E. Hoemeyer and Daniel S. Sweeney

Skills in Gestalt Counselling & Psychotherapy – Phil Joyce & Charlotte Sills

Non-profit training opportunities on relationships, parenting, and psychological growth: Austin IN Connection

Podcast for therapists (and inclusive directory): Therapy Den- Jeff Guenther

Podcast for de-stigmatizing therapy: But, Have you Considered Therapy?– Melanie Dyer

 

Graphic Novels Resourcesgraphic novel resources

Marbles: Mania, Depression, Michelangelo, and Me: A Graphic Memoir– Ellen Forney

Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic– Alison Bechdel

Are you my Mother? – Alison Bechdel

Neurocomic: A Comic About the Brain – Matteo Farinella & Hana Ros

Hyperbole and a Half: Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem, and Other Things that Happened– Allie Brosh

Introvert Doodles: An Illustrated Look at Introvert Life in an Extrovert World– Maureen “Marzi” Wilson

 

 

Miscellaneousmiscellaneous resources

It’s OK That You’re Not OK: Meeting Grief and Loss in a Culture That Doesn’t Understand– Megan Devine

The Intuitive Eating Workbook: Ten Principles for Nourishing a Healthy Relationship with Food – Evelyn Tribole

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