Help and Healing
Below are some resources that can help
while you are looking for a
Licensed Mental Health Counselor:
A free podcast called “Calming the Chaos.” Tracy developed this podcast because most of the people who contact Lokahi Counseling for help tend to struggle with chaos and / or overwhelm in their lives and are open to self-help.
Tracy has also been interviewed on several podcasts, listed below:
Learn how Tracy helps her clients heal with Hypnotherapy in an interview with Lisa Mustard at “The Therapy Show” Podcast:
Learn how Tracy helps her clients Calm the Chaos of anxiety and overwhelm in an interview with Duane Osterlind at “The Addicted Mind” Podcast:
Learn how Tracy uses Energy Healing to help her clients with anxiety and other painful emotions in an interview with Elizabeth “Biz” Cush at “Women Worriers” Podcast:
Community Resources (Olympia and Thurston County, Washington)
Call the Thurston County Crisis Line at 360-586-2800 or 1-800-627-2211. Tell them you need a counselor, and what insurance (if any) you have. They can give you some local recommendations!
This is a helpful resource list that you can access for help in our local community:
Access free counseling offered by The Olympia Free Clinic if you are in crisis and don't have insurance. Give them a call at 360-890-4074. And check out their website at https://www.theolympiafreeclinic.org/
Suicide Prevention – International Hotlines are available at this link: https://www.opencounseling.com/suicide-hotlines
Psychology Today has counselors listed by region. Please access this website at https://www.psychologytoday.com/us
Click on "Find A Therapist" and enter your city or zip code.
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) has many free programs you can access. Just go onto their website at https://namitm.org/about-nami-thurston-mason/ or call 800-950-NAMI.
Visit Tracy's YouTube Page to learn the basics of Emotional Freedom Technique, and Manifest your Future Goals Today!
The Basics of Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT)
Using Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) to Manifest your Future Goals
The Black Dog of Depression (Video) A short cartoon video on managing Depression
Eating Disorder Resources:
FREE Support Groups:
- A free support group at Center for Discovery in Tacoma. Access information at https://centerfordiscovery.com/groups/
2. There is also an online ED support group through Alsana at the following link: https://www.alsana.com/free-online-support-group/
Alsana also has a 24/7 online help line at 888-822-8938 where you can receive an assessment.
3. COVID-19 Eating Support (on Instagram) they have live stream support groups. Check them out at Anti-Oppression Meal Support (@covid19eatingsupport)
Self-Help for Eating Disorders
Tracy’s Calming the Chaos podcast on YouTube has some episodes on it that talk about food, eating and body image. Check them out at the links below:
“Chaotic Eating” where Tracy describes how some people use food or eating to cope with mental and / or emotional chaos. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PR6hrmTQqPM&t=699s
“Calming the Holiday Food Chaos” - Interview with Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist / Certified Eating Disorder Specialist Stacy Schilter-Pisano https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ht-Z0lW79W8&t=568s
"Helping the Hangry" – Interview with Licensed Mental Health Counselor / Certified Nutritionist Katie Hart
Other Eating Disorder Podcasts
There are plenty of them to choose from at this link: https://player.fm/podcasts/Eating-Disorder
Dr. Janean Anderson has some good podcasts that can help with eating disorder recovery at https://www/coloradotherapyassment.com/Podcast/cp1
The National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) website has a lot of information and tools at https://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org
Be Nourished – Follow on Facebook or visit www.benourished.org
Linda Bacon – Linda Bacon is the founder of Health At Every Size (HAES), a very body positive movement. You can follow Linda on Facebook or visit www.haescommunity.com
Food is Not the Enemy – Follow on Facebook or visit www.foodisnottheenemy.com
The Body Positive – Follow on Facebook or visit www.thebodypositive.org
Ellyn Satter Institute – Ellyn talks about teaching children to eat in an attuned, intuitive manner. Follow on Facebook or visit www.ellynsatterinstitute.com
Creating Peace with Food – Group of HAES-informed providers with multiple resources available on the website. Visit www.creatingpeacewithfood.com