24 Hour Hotlines

Central Coast:
Suicide Prevention: 1-877-663-5433 / 1-877-ONE-LIFE
Domestic Violence Crisis Line: 831-372-6300
Family Help Line: 831-339-8228
Additional resources

Warm Line
The Peer-Run Warm Line (1-855-845-7415) is a non-emergency resource for anyone in California seeking emotional support.


Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life by Marshall B. Rosenberg

The 5 Personality Patterns by Steven Kessler

Waking the Tiger by Peter Levine

Boundaries in Human Relationships by Anne Linden

In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts by Gabor Maté, MD

The Mindful Self-Compassion Workbook by Kristin Neff

Radical Self-Acceptance by Tara Brach

Take Control of Your Anger by Michael Ballard

Attached. by Amir Levine, M.D., and Rachel S.F. Heller, M.A.

Getting the Love You Want by Harville Hendrix
Imago Couples Therapy

Hold Me Tight by Dr. Sue Johnson
Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy

Wired for Love and Relationship RX by Stan Tatkin
Psychobiological Approach to Couples Therapy (PACT)

After the Affair by Janice Spring


Fair fighting rules

Active Listening worksheets:

Receiver Flowchart
Reciever Instructions
Sender Flowchart
Sender Instructions

Olivia Stadler's article on Reflective Listening

NVC 4 part process

NVC feelings and needs

CBT Automatic Thought Record Sheet

CBT List of Cognitive Distortions

Mindful Self Compassion exercises

Judge your neighbor worksheet - Byron Katie's The Work

Brené Brown on Empathy - animation

Understanding Meditation - animation

Brené Brown on Blame - animation

Tea Consent - animation The Alternative Sexualities Health Research Alliance