Refined Life Counseling is not a 24 hour crisis counseling center. If you are having thoughts or plans of self-harm or suicide please call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room. The following resources are provided for information and support.

Mental Health

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) –
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) –
Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA) –
National Institute of Mental Health (NIH) –


Colorado Crisis Services 1-844-493-TALK (8255)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
In a life-threatening emergency call 911

Sexual Abuse

National Sexual Assault Hotline – 1-800-656-HOPE (4673)
The Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network operates free and confidential.
National Sexual Assault Hotline is the nation’s largest anti-sexual assault organization.

Alcohol and Drugs

Alcohol Hotline – 1800-331-2900
Alcohol and Drug Helpline – 1-800-821-4357
Al-Anon for Families of Alcoholics – 1-800-344-2666

Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence Hotline – 1800-548-2722 or 1-800-829-1122
Family Violence Prevention Center – 1-800-313-1310
Healing Woman Foundation – 1-800-477-4111
The National Domestic Violence Hotline – – 1-800-799-7233

To make a report call the Jefferson County Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline at 303-271-HELP (4357) or the statewide Colorado Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline at 1-844-CO-4-KIDS and Adult Abuse and Neglect or Exploitation Hotline at 303-271-4673.



Boundaries, by Henry Cloud, PhD & John Townsend, PhD

Hold Me Tight, by Sue Johnson, PhD

How To Be An Adult in Relationships, by David Richo

Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work, by John Gottman, PhD

Wired for Love, by Stan Tatkin, Psy.D.

Your Brain on Love (audiobook), by Stan Tatkin, Psy.D.

Cultivating Well-being

Changes that Heal by Henry Cloud, PhD & John Townsend, PhD

Callings: Finding and Following an Authentic Life by Gregg Levoy

Thoughts Without A Thinker, by Mark Epstein, MD

Going To Pieces Without Falling Apart, by Mark Epstein, MD

Full Catastrophe Living, by Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD and Guided Mindfulness Meditations by Jon Kabat-Zinn

Healing the Shame that Binds You by John Bradshaw

The Gifts of Imperfection by Brene’ Brown

The Six Pillars of Self Esteem by Nathanial Brandon

Take Time for Your Life by Cheryl Richardson