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Discover a wealth of resources and articles curated by Nicole Vykoukal, LCSW, offering insights into mental health, wellness, and holistic practices. Explore valuable links related to Nicole's services in Austin, designed to support your journey towards well-being.



Most of these book can be borrowed through the Austin Public Library apps or at your neighborhood branch

Dating & Relationships

Wired for Dating: How Understanding Neurobiology and Attachment Style Can Help You Find Your Ideal Mate by Stan Tatkin PsyD MFT

Wired for Love: How Understanding Your Partner's Brain and Attachment Style Can Help You Defuse Conflict and Build a Secure Relationship by Stan Tatkin PsyD MFT and Harville Hendrix PhD

Attached: The New Science of Adult Attachment and How It Can Help You Find and Keep Love by Amir Levine &‎ Rachel Heller

Pet Loss & Illness

Heart Dog: Surviving the Loss of Your Canine Soul Mate by Roxanne Hawn


The Dog Cancer Survival Guide: Full Spectrum Treatments to Optimize Your Dog's Life Quality and Longevity by Demian Dressler and Susan Etting

Soul Comfort for Cat Lovers: Coping Wisdom for Heart and Soul After the Loss of a Beloved Feline by Liz Eastwood 


Guardians of Being  By Eckhart Tolle (Author),‎ Patrick McDonnell (Illustrator)​​

The Education of Will: A Mutual Memoir of a Woman and Her Dog By Patricia B. McConnell 

Guardians of Being: An interview with spiritual teacher Eckhart Tolle By Connie Wilson

Self-Compassion, Mediation, Mindfulness

10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help That Actually Works--A True Story by Dan Harris

The Mindful Path to Self-Compassion: Freeing Yourself from Destructive Thoughts and Emotions by Christopher K. Germer 

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