If you need immediate help, please contact one of the following hotlines, crisis centers, call 911, or go directly to your nearest hospital emergency room.
Kara S. Posner, L.P.C.
Women in Jeopardy YWCA (24 hours) 801.537.8600
National Domestic Violence Hotline (24 hours) 800.799.SAFE (7233)
Utah Domestic Violence Link Line (24 hours) 800.897.LINK (5465)
Utah Rape Recovery Center Crisis Line (24 hours) 801.467.7273
Valley Mental Health Crisis Line (24 hours) 801.261.1442
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (24 hours) 800.273.TALK
The buttons with the names of organizations below lead to that organization's website.
The Guild - The LGBTQ Affirmative Psychotherapist Guild of Utah. The website is a rich resource for the LGBTQ Salt Lake Community. I am a member and welcome any questions.
Utah AIDS Foundation - does invaluable work in and for the community. Free AIDS and reduced STI testing are just the start of the services Utah AIDS provides.
selfcompassion.org - Dr. Krisitin Neff's website on her research into our most important psychological resource. Good exercises, videos and reading.
verywell.com/psychology - a good, plain language place to start if you are curious about psychological terms, methods and theories.
medlineplus.gov - another good reference for psychiatry and psychology terms and definitions.
Kara S. Posner, CMHC
Dr. N. Lee Smith discusses the physiology of fear and anxiety
Dr. Kristin Neff discusses self compassion
Good jumping off point for discussion on couples communication