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Vancouver Island Crisis Line



The Victoria Transition House Society

250- 592-2927

Crisis Line: 250-385-6611

or immediate help call

​​Bridges for Women Society


Free and low-cost counselling options


Citizens Counselling Centre


The Victoria Sexual Assault Centre


Esquimalt Neighborhood House



Websites and Books that I like:

Mindfulness-based practice


The Mindful Way through Depression- Mark Williams, John Teasdale, Zindel Segal, and Jon Kabat-Zinn


The Mindful path to self-compassion- Christopher K. Germer 

Burnout: The Secret to unlocking the stress cycle by Emily and Amelia Nagoski


The Body is not an apology- Sonya Renee Taylor



“The dance of” books by Harriet Lerner




Kristin Neff


Fierce Self-compassion



Tara Brach

Childhood Trauma


How to do the Work- Nicole LePera

How to Meet Yourself workbook- Nicole LePera


Adult Children of Emotionally Immature Parents- Lindsay C. Gibson

Running on Empty- Christine Musello and Jonice Webb




Set Boundaries, Find Peace- Nedra glover Tawwab

Boundaries-Anne Katherine

Where to draw the Line- Anne Katherine


Shame Resilience

Brene Brown


I thought it was just me (but it isn’t) Women and Shame

The Gifts of Imperfection- Women and Shame

Daring Greatly- Courage and vulnerability

Atlas of the heart- A Journey through 87 emotions


Grief and Loss


The Grief Recovery Handbook- John W. James and Russell Friedman

It’s ok that you’re not ok: Meeting Grief and Loss in a culture that doesn’t understand- Megan Devine



Headspace Guide to Meditation

Headspace Guide to Sleep

Headspace Guide to Unwind your Mind

Brene Brown: The Call to Courage

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