Local Counseling Groups

DBT for Adults

DBT for Young Adults

Coping With Addiction

Communication Skills

Women's Group

Becoming a Mother

Sliding Scale Counseling Services

Sinfonia Family Services of Louisiana

Trinity Counseling and Training

Jewish Family Services

For couples

Hold Me Tight: Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love by Dr. Sue Johnson

The 5 Languages of Love by Gary Chapman

Try the online quiz first -

On Vulnerability

The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are by Brene Brown

The Power of Vulnerability by Brene Brown

On Shame

I Thought It Was Just Me (but it isn't); Telling the Truth About Perfectionism, Inadequacy and Power by Brene Brown

I Have A Therapist

Listening To Shame by Brene Brown

For 20-Somethings

From Dear Sugar, The Rumpus Advice Column,
Tiny Beautiful Things

NolaVie - Twenty-something reflections from a New Orleanian

Why Lying Broken in a Pile on Your Bedroom Floor is a Good Idea by Julie JC Peters

On Anxiety

Calming Your Anxious Mind: How Mindfulness & Compassion Can Free You From Anxiety, Fear & Panic by Jeffrey Brantley, MD and Jon Kabat-Jinn, PhD

Try some free, audio, guided
Mindful Meditations. Focusing on slowing your breathing can be a quick way to create concrete, physical relief for anxiety.
These meditations focus on a variety of topics including breath, anxiety, pain, mindfulness, and compassion.

On Compassion

Start Where You Are: A Guide to Compassionate Living by Pema Chodron

Self-Compassion by Dr. Kristin Neff

The Path to True Compassion by Therese Borchard

Guided Imagery - Seeing Yourself With Kinder Eyes by Belleruth Napartek
Seeing Yourself With Kinder Eyes
(read by Bess Hart)

Empathy Proceeds Compassion article by Cindy Wigglesworth