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COVID-19 Resource List

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Free and Reduced-Cost Mental Health Resources in Austin During COVID-19

Tips for Managing Coronavirus Anxiety

How to talk with children about the Coronavirus pandemic.

Texas Health and Human Services has implemented a free mental health support line to connect citizens anxious over the COVID-19 pandemic and its restrictions with someone who can help. The resource targets COVID-19-related mental health issues specifically, and is open to all Texans at 833-986-1919.

Helping Children Through Divorce

  • A powerful video on the voice of the child of divorce 
  • Cooperative Parenting After Divorce, by Anne Termini and Susan Boyan
  • Parenting After Divorce, A Guide to Resolving Conflicts and Meeting your Children's Needs, by Philip M. Stahl, Ph.D.
  • Don't Alienate the Kids, by Bill Eddy, LCSW, J.D.
  • Divorce Poison, How to Protect your Family from Bad-mouthing and Brain-Washing, by Dr. Richard Warshak

FOR PARENTING EDUCATION:

A great article about video game use in children and teenagers
 
  • The Whole Brain Child, by Daniel J. Siegel
  • The Five Love Languages for Children, by Gary D. Chapman
  • Parenting from the Inside Out, by Daniel J. Siegel, M.D. and Mary Hartzell, M.Ed. 
  • How to Talk so Kids will Listen and Listen so Kids will Talk, by Adele Faber

FOR RELATIONSHIP ISSUES:
 
  • Getting the Love you Want, by Harville Hendrix, Ph.D.
  • The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work, by John Gottman, Ph.D.
  • We Do: Saying Yes to a Relationship of Depth, Connection and Enduring Love, by Stan Tatkin
  • The Intimacy Factor, by Pia Mellody
  • For relationship growth:The Five Love Languages for Couples, by Gary Chapman, www.5lovelanguages.com
 
FOR DEPRESSION AND ANXIETY:
  • Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy, by Dr. David Burns
  • The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook, by Edmund J. Bourne
  • Helping your anxious Child: A Step-by-Step Guide for Parents, by Ronald Rapee, Ph.D.
  • The Mindfulness Solution: Everyday Practices for Everyday Problems, by Ronald D. Siegel 

Helpful Links:

General Resources:

 For a list of therapy groups in and around Austin, TX: 
Divorce:
  • Protective order for kids, Divorce filing information and forms, custody modification information and child support calculator: www.texaslawhelp.org
     
  • Divorce Care Groups for adults and children, in and around Austin, TX: www.divorcecare.org

    Anxiety:
 

     Families: 
 
 

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  • American Counseling Association

  • Texas Counseling Association

  • Association for Comprehensive Energy Psychology

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