Resources for You

Thank you for visiting my website.  I hope these resources are useful to you.  

Suicide Hotline:  1-800-273-8255

There is someone that cares about you.  You may feel like ending life is the solution, but only a part of you wants to depart.  There are many beautiful parts that make up who you are, and with help I know healing can happen.  Please, call this number if you are feeling helpless.

National Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-799-SAFE

National Sexual Assault Hotline 1-800-656-HOPE (4673)

Children in immediate danger 1-800-THE-LOST

Drug Abuse National Helpline 1-800-662-4357

Battered Women and their Children 1-800-603-HELP

Parenting / Co-Parenting / Child Development:

The Whole-Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child's Developing Mind by Daniel J. Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson

How to Talk So Little Kids Will Listen by Joanna Faber and Julie King

Parenting From the Inside Out by Daniel J. Siegel

Girls and Sex by Peggy Orenstein

Boys and Sex by Peggy Orenstein

Schoolgirls by Peggy Orenstein

The Blessings of a Skinned Knee by Wendy Model, Ph.D.

Putting Children First, Parenting Strategies through Divorce by JoAnne Pedro-Carroll, Ph.D.

Romantic Relationships / Marriage:

Mating in Captivity by Esther Perel

The Five Love Languages by Gary Chapman

Attached by Amir Levine and Rachel S. F. Heller

Wired for Love by Stan Tatkin

Nonviolent Communication by Marshall Rosenberg

Trauma and Recovery:

Toxic Parents by Craig Buck and Susan Forward

The Boy Who was Raised as a Dog by Bruce Perry

The Body Keeps Score by Bessel van der Kolk

Personal Growth:

The Wise Heart by Jack Kornfield

A Path with Heart by Jack Kornfield

My Body is Not an Apology, The Power of Radical Self Love by Sonya Renee Taylor

Daring Greatly by Brene Brown

Radical Acceptance: Awakening The Love that Heals Fear and Shame by Tara Brach

LGBTQ Support:

Queer Lifespace

2275 Market St., #7 // This nonprofit counseling agency aims to bring sustainable mental health and substance abuse services to the queer community of San Francisco. 

API Wellness Clinic

726 Polk St. // This fully-licensed health center is dedicated to providing compassionate care to the the LGBTQ community and communities of color. 

Gay Therapy Center


Drinking: A Love Story by Caroline Knapp

Portrait of an Addict as a Young Man and 90 Days by Bill Clegg

A Million Little Pieces by James Frey

How to Murder Your Life by Cat Marnell

Aging and Senior Assisted Living: is a leading senior care resource for family caregivers seeking information and support as they care for aging parents, spouses and other loved ones.

Paying for senior care: This page was designed with seniors and their families in mind, to help them navigate the medicare plans and find the best one that meets both their medical and financial needs.