Helpful Resources

Books, links, + favorite things.

Counseling Resources

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1.800.273.TALK (8255)

 

To Write Love On Her Arms

A non-profit dedicated to helping those suffering with self injury, addiction, depression and thoughts of suicide.

 

EMDRIA.org 

Learn more about EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization + Reprocessing) Therapy for trauma and anxiety.

 

Mindful Meditations from Tara Brach


Kids + Teens Resources 

Mental Health America

Info about Depression in Teens

 

4 Facts About Teen Depression and How Parents Can Help

 

Erika’s Lighthouse

Website for Teens with Depression

 

Self-Harm Info for parents

 

JASMYN 

Jacksonville Area Sexual Minority Youth Network

 

PFLAG

National organization for parents of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender youth.

 

LightsHouse 

Informative site for children of toxic & personality-disordered parents.


Autism Spectrum Resources

Janeen’s Podcast: Autism Blueprint

Join Janeen Herskovitz as she explores topics surrounding living at home with autism. Discover how to create a more peaceful home. With free, downloadable giveaways to help make your journey a little bit easier.  

Janeen’s Autism Topic Expert Blog 

Goodtherapy.org

 

Talk About Curing Autism (TACA)

Info for parents about diet, biomedical treatments, + lots of other cool stuff. A trusted resource for parents.

 

National Autism Association

Our favorite national ASD organization.

 

Wrightslaw

 Educational advocacy info. IEP’s, 504 plans, accommodations, etc.

How EMDR Therapy Can Help Autism Families

 Part 1, Part 2, Part 3

Three-part series written by Janeen Herskovitz, LMHC    


North Florida Autism Resources

Extra-Special Moms’ Group

Meets Tuesday evenings @ our Ponte Vedra office. A therapeutic group designed just for moms raising kids with ASD and similar special needs. Created and led by Janeen Herskovitz, LMHC. 

 

The Healthy U Now Foundation (Ponte Vedra Florida)

Non-profit organization founded by Julie A. Buckley, MD, dedicated to building a community for our spectrum adults in North Florida. Also the creators of the DRAMAWORKS program for spectrum teens. 

 

The HEAL Foundation  (Ponte Vedra Florida)

A local non-profit organization in Northeast Florida, serving individuals and families living with Autism Spectrum Disorders. The Foundation serves as an outreach organization providing, educational programs and camps tailored to the needs of our Autism Community. 

 

Step Up For Students Scholarship

Scholarships for Florida students with financial or special needs. Puzzle Peace Counseling is an approved provider.

 

Apply For Florida Medwaiver Here: (Agency For Persons With Disabilities) 

This is where you can apply to the state to receive respite care, behavioral health services and consumable goods such as diapers. There is a wait list, but if you’re a Florida resident and have a child with a life-long disability, these services are worth the wait. 

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