How to Find A Therapist
Making Friends in Austin
Coping with Family Get Togethers

24/7 Hotlines:

  1. Austin Local Crisis 512-472-HELP (512-472-4357)
  2. National Suicide 1-800-273-TALK (800-273-8255) or dial 988
  3. Crisis Text Line Text Home to 741741
  4. Austin Domestic Violence, Safe Alliance 512-267-SAFE (512-267-7233)
  5. National Domestic Violence Hotline 800-799-SAFE (800-799-7233)
  6. Texas Child Protective Services or call 800-252-5400

Group Therapy:

  1. Austin Group Psychotherapy Society – Search for an assortment of support and process groups throughout Austin.
  2. Austin Mental Health Consumers – Free support groups available for many different mental health issues.
  3. DBSA – The depression and bipolar support alliance offers free support groups.

Substance Abuse:

  1. Austin AA Meetings or call 512-444-0071
  2. Austin Narcotics Anonymous 512-480-0004
  3. Austin Alanon Meetings or call 512-441-8591
  4. Recovery International 
  5. Sober Austin
  6. Life Ring Austin

Intensive Outpatient Programs:

  1. Austin Lakes
  2. Sage Recovery
  3. Discovery
  4. Pathlight
  5. Seton Behavioral Health Care
  6. Austin Travis County Integral Care
  7. Lone Star Circle of Care

Reduced Fee Counseling:

  1. Capital Area Counseling
  2. Samaritan Center
  3. YWCA
  4. Waterloo Counseling expertise in gender, sexual and cultural diversity
  5. SIMS Foundation for musicians and their families

Local Resources:

  1. Capital Area United Way or call 211.
    Referral to community resources for health care, finances, employment, counseling, housing, transportation, etc.
  2. Travis County Resources Page


  1. Texas State Board of Professional Counselors
    License verification and information
  2. EMDR International Association
  3. Guided Meditations
    Collection of guided meditations by Tara Brach available for listening to guide your relaxation practice.

This list of resources is included as a courtesy. I am not responsible for the information provided by these links, and I do not guarantee the outcome of visiting the websites listed on this page.