Resources for LGBTQ+ Christian students
Affirming Alum Collective. (2021). Resources. https://affirmingalum.com/#resources
Beattie, M. (1992). Codependent no more: How to stop controlling others and start caring for yourself. (25th anniversary edition). Hazelden.
Resource for Overcoming Adversity
Brown, B. (2015). Rising strong. Spiegel & Grau.
Resource for Introverts & Highly Sensitive People
Cain, S. (2013). Quiet: The power of introverts in a world that can’t stop talking. Broadway Books.
Interpersonal Skills & Assertiveness
Dietz, L. (2012). Interpersonal effectiveness. DBT Self Help. https://www.dbtselfhelp.com/html/interpersonal_effectiveness.html
Meditation for People with ADHD
Heal With You. (2020, November 13). Guided meditation for ADHD [Video]. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=COYhv-Ym5zE
Resource for Depression
Hendel, H. J. (2018). It’s not always depression: Working the change triangle to listen to the body, discover core emotions, and connect to your authentic self. Spiegel & Grau.
Resources for Trans* and Gender-Non Conforming Folx
National Center for Transgender Equality. (2021). Additional help. https://transequality.org/additional-help
Exercises & Meditations for Self-Compassion
Neff, K. (2021). Self-compassion guided meditations and exercises. Self-Compassion, Kristin Neff. https://self-compassion.org/category/exercises/#
Self Care & Resources for Neurodivergent People
Neurodiversity Network. (2021). Neurodivergent self care. https://www.neurodiversitynetwork.net/neurodivergent-self-care
Grounding Activities for Panic, Anxiety, & Intense Emotions
Schmidt, L. (2017, April 18). Six different types of grounding exercises for anxiety and intense emotions. The Growlery. http://www.tothegrowlery.com/blog/2017/4/18/six-different-types-of-grounding-exercises-for-anxiety-intense-emotions
Resource for Boundaries
Tawwab, N. G. (2021). Set boundaries, find peace: A guide to reclaiming yourself. Tarcher Perigee.
Understanding Psychological Flexibility
Tedx Talks. (2016, February 22). TedxUniversity of Nevada – Steven Hayes: Psychological flexibility: How love turns pain into purpose [Video]. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o79_gmO5ppg
"Leaves on a Stream" guided meditation for mindfulness, worry, and obsessive thoughts
Therapy in a Nutshell. (2019, June 20). Leaves on a stream ACT – stop overthinking – anxiety skill #30 [Video]. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vjKltKKSur8
Understanding Trauma, PTSD, and C-PTSD
Van der Kolk, B. (2014). The body keeps the score: Brain, mind, and body in the healing of trauma. Penguin.
Career Counseling, Information, Assessment, & Resources
The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) is a tool for understanding and categorizing personality archetypes. It is based on the following main factors: Introversion/Extroversion, Intuition/Sensing, Feeling/Thinking, and Judging/Perceiving.
A career genogram is your family tree traced back to your grandparents that examines the careers that each member pursued.
John Holland’s Self-Directed Search® (SDS®) is a career assessment and exploration tool that matches your aspirations, activities, and talents to the career choices and educational opportunities that fit you best.
These cards each contain words describing values that are important to some people. In this activity, you will sort these cards into five different piles depending on how important each one is to you.
The Career AIM Assessment applies Integrative Life Planning theory to identify aspirations and beliefs related to financial, spiritual, occupational, social, community, family, educational, personal, emotional, and physical aspects of life.
The Career Construction Interview (CCI) is a qualitative assessment method that forms a central component of career construction counseling.
Provides latest statistics on employment rates, growing employment areas, and productivity.