IPNB Psychotherapy of Austin

Across the world, we are all being changed by global events. In times like this, our history is pulled to the surfaces as if someone pulled out some old, dusty map; it shows us what we know of moments like these and how we can get through them. For some of us, our history is filled with escapes and successes. For others, pain and loss. For most of us, both. We hope that these resources help to hold you in this time of uncertainty. 

Helpful Reading & Listening

What can each of us do? This is where self-compassion comes in. Self-compassion boosts the immune system, it reduces anxiety, and it’s the easiest way to keep our hearts open to others. Some measure of fear is a healthy response to a contagious virus, of course. We want to respond to the contagion in a wise manner – with preventive measures that benefit ourselves and others.

Coronavirus and collective stress around the world. Why is this moment so anxiety-producing and how can we stay resilient in the face of it.

There is a tremendous amount of uncertainty in the world at the moment, more than many of us have seen in our lifetimes. Join author Elizabeth Gilbert as she talks about how we can meet our fear with compassion, and why now is the time to remember that humans are creative, resourceful, and resilient.

Guided Meditation with Jules
Guided Meditation with JulesJuliane Taylor Shore
00:00 / 25:28
  IPNB Austin Guided Meditation Worksheet

FREE for the entire month of April! The group membership will be $25 per month starting in May. This is an online support group led by Mark Blockus, LPC Intern, NCC, supervised by Juliane Taylor Shore, LPC-S, LMFT-S. This group will offer you a space to connect, and to utilize mindfulness skills to support you in these uncertain, social distancing times. This group meets twice per month.