Sometimes work can make us want to scream! Many of us may be experiencing frustration with our current job, possibly feeling burned out or experiencing compassion fatigue… maybe we’re even getting traumatized due to the type of work (which can definitely happen with our first responders).Read More
North Austin Counseling Resources
Hey, thanks for visiting the resource page! As you can see from the website, my name is Nicole and I help people who have been through some rough times find calm and happiness through getting their mind and body back on track. I specialize in therapy services that assist people with trauma, burnout, stress & anxiety, addiction, sadness, depression… and just feeling disconnected.
If you’d like some help today, please reach out here or give me a call at 512-553-2054 for your FREE 15 minute phone consultation.
Check out the articles below for some additional information on Counseling Resources in Austin, Pflugerville, Cedar Park, and Round Rock.
Boundaries can definitely be a tough thing to master, they also can have a profound impact on how we interact with others. For a lot of us, we weren’t taught how to have boundaries so it can be tough to figure these suckers out. Also, trying to put in the work to figure out these things can have a pretty huge impact on our happiness.Read More
Have you ever heard someone talk about how music saved their life? This could be through playing music, writing it, listening to it… at the loudest volume possible so you can literally feel it. Going to live shows can be so cathartic, literally feeling the music on your skin… wow. I’ve definitely talked to people that have described music as something that saved their life, something that has been incredibly powerful… something that helped them to feel as though they weren’t alone, weren’t “too crazy”… and that they were OK being themselves.Read More
I know… mindfulness is pretty popular and everyone is encouraged to practice this weird thing. It will solve all of your problems, can eliminate cavities, will ensure that you will never feel sad again! Not exactly, but many people have found it helpful to bring awareness to what’s going on. It can help us to pause and think and think for a minute… maybe give us time to think about our actions before reacting (I know… novel idea). It can allow us to be more thoughtful in how we interact with the world and do our best to have our actions align with our values. Ultimately, we can’t control our feelings, but we CAN control our actions, yeah? Don’t worry… we’ll also get to the chocolate in the picture… but ya gotta read to see how.Read More
What the heck is EMDR? EMDR stands for eye-movement desensitization and reprocessing. Francine Shapiro, Ph.D, the woman that developed EMDR, suggests that painful or traumatic memories can get “locked” in the brain and EMDR can help with this.Read More
There’s A TON of options and choices when it comes to finding a therapist in the Austin, Pflugerville, Round Rock and Cedar Park areas… and this is really great for you! It’s very important that you find a good match because it will be so much more productive for you.Read More
We all have been afraid when we started something new, and that can include counseling. What will they ask me? What if they ask me to share difficult experiences and feelings? What if it’s overwhelming? What if I share too much? What if I don’t share enough? What if I don’t know the answer to something or how to handle a situation?Read More