"Only the best in us talks about the worst in us,
             because the worst in us denies its very existence." 
Thomas Kuoan

DEPRESSION AND ANXIETY COUNSELING OF AUSTIN
 KAREN HAMPTON, LCSW

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RECOMMENDED READING

IMPROVING THE QUALITY OF YOUR LIFE
             Living Like You Mean It:  Use the Wisdom and Power of Your Emotions to Get the Life You
                                                               Really Want,
Ronald Frederick, Ph.D., 
http://LivingLikeYouMeanIt.com


LOSS
       Unattended Sorrow:  Recovering from Loss and Reviving the Heart, Stephen Levine


FORGIVENESS
       The Forgiving Self:  The Road from Resentment to Connection, Robert Karen, Ph.D.


ADULT MOTHER / DAUGHTER RELATIONSHIPS
       The Dance of Anger:  A Woman’s Guide To Changing the Patterns of Intimate Relationships,
                                                                                                                                                                       
 Harriet Lerner, Ph.D.

       Will I Ever Be Good Enough?  Healing the Daughters of Narcissistic Mothers, Karyl McBride, Ph.D.


SELF-HARM
       Bodily Harm:  The Breakthrough Healing Program for Self-Injurers, Karen Conterio and
                                                                                                                        Wendy Lader, Ph.D. with Jennifer Kingson Bloom
                                                                                                                                                                                              

ALCOHOL AND DRUG ABUSE
       Drinking:  A Love Story, Caroline Knapp

       Beautiful Boy:  A Father’s Journey Through His Son’s Addiction, David Sheff


COUPLES
       A General Theory of Love, Thomas Lewis

       Getting the Love You Want:  A Guide for Couples, 20th Anniversary Edition, Harville Hendrix, Ph.D.

       Why Marriages Succeed or Fail:  And How You Can Make Yours Last, John Gottman, Ph.D.


PARENTING
       Beyond Consequences, Logic, and Control:  A Loved-Based Approach to Helping Children with
                                      Severe Behaviors, Vol.’s I and II,
Heather Forbes, LCSW, www.beyondconsequences.com
      
       Between Parent and Child,
Dr. Haim G. Ginott, revised and updated by Dr. Alice Ginott & Dr. H. Wallace
                                                                                                                                                                                     Goddard

       How To Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk, Adele Faber & Elaine Mazlish

       Parenting from the Inside Out:  How a Deeper Self-Understanding Can Help You Raise Children 
                                                                                                  Who Thrive,
Daniel Siegel, M.D., and Mary Hartzell, M.Ed.


CHILDHOOD TRAUMA AND RESILIENCE
       The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog:  And Other Stories From a Child Psychiatrist’s Notebook,
                                                                                                                   
 Bruce D. Perry, M.D., Ph.D. and Maia Szalavitz


ADOLESCENCE
       The Adolescent Journey, Elizabeth Levy-Warren


SOME OF MY FAVORITE CHILDREN’S BOOKS

       Snuggle Puppy: A Little Love Song, Sandra Boynton

       Wibbly Pig Is Happy!, Mick Inkpen

       Harold and the Purple Crayon, Crockett Johnson

       Skippy John Jones, Judy Schachner

       Duck on a Bike, David Shannon

       Max Drives Away, Rosemary Wells

       The Velveteen Rabbit, Margery Williams




If you’d like additional information, to discuss your particular situation to see if we’d be a good fit, or to set up a counseling appointment, please feel free to call (512) 339-1694,  text, or email me karen@depressionanxietycounselingaustin.com.  I look forward to hearing from you.










           Depression and Anxiety Counseling of Austin serves the online community, as well as communities in Central Texas, including:  Austin,
                   Cedar Park, Leander, Round Rock, Liberty Hill, Georgetown, Lake Travis, Lago Vista, Lakeway, Jonestown, Dripping Springs,
                                                                            Pflugerville, Wells Branch, Hutto, Taylor, Manor
.
   

   I provide Individual Counseling and Psychotherapy for Adults, Seniors, Young Adults.  I offer help with Depression, Anxiety, Grief and Loss,
                                   Stress, Panic, Relationships, Parenting, Child Abuse, Sexual Abuse, Anger Management, Personal Growth
.




                                                                                               Karen Hampton, LCSW
                                                                                                12741 Research Blvd.
                                                                                               Building 300, Suite 300
                                                                                                   Austin, TX  78759
                                                                                             Phone (512) 339-1694