Websites that may help you to understand trauma and find a path to healing:
The Mayo Clinic
Bessel van der Kolk
Trauma Center At Justice Resource Institute
Focus: Post-traumatic stress.
His book, The Body Keeps the Score, has been helpful to many of my patients.
The Institute for Advanced Psychotherapy Training and Education
Focus: Letting go of self-destructive behaviors
The Family Institute at Northwestern University
Focus: “Internal Family Systems” – dealing with parts of oneself.
Somatic Experiencing Trauma Institute
Focus: Healing stress and trauma.
Mary Jo Barrett
Director: The Center for Contextual Change
Faculty: University of Chicago, School of Social Service Administration
The Chicago Center for Family Health
Family Institute of Northwestern University
Focus: Transform the lives of those impacted by abuse and trauma
Focus: Understanding and treating trauma.
The Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Relationship by Diane England.
Healing Together by Suzanne Phillips.
Focus: vulnerability, courage, worthiness, and shame.