Trauma & Abuse

In-Home Counseling Services

No matter your age, occupation, lifestyle or background, chances are you’ve experienced struggle or challenges in your life. From anxiety to depression to more unique issues and circumstances, seeking help is the first step to healing.

Perspectives Counseling Centers

We are a private outpatient clinic, featuring over 35 educated and professional therapists of varied specialties and expertise — each graduate level trained, experienced and state licensed. 

Midwest Psychological Services

Midwest Psychological Services has built a reputation in Hudson as the most comprehensive counseling center you and your family can trust. You will get experienced and board-certified psychiatrists, therapists and […]

The Body Keeps the Score

In The Body Keeps the Score, Dr. Bessel van der Kolk, one of the world’s foremost experts on trauma, uses recent scientific advances to show how trauma literally reshapes both body and brain, compromising sufferers’ capacities for pleasure, self-control, and trust.

Clearview Treatment Programs

Clearview Treatment Programs in Los Angeles has provided expert treatment for a variety of addictions and mental health disorders. With expertise in treating substance abuse, Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) and duel diagnoses.

Pasadena Villa

Pasadena Villa is a psychiatric residential treatment facility that treats depression, anxiety, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, autism spectrum/asperger’s psychosis, and occurring substance abuse or addiction. All of their treatment options are rooted in the […]

The National Child Traumatic Stress Network

In The Body Keeps the Score, Dr. Bessel van der Kolk, one of the world’s foremost experts on trauma, uses recent scientific advances to show how trauma literally reshapes both body and brain, compromising sufferers’ capacities for pleasure, self-control, and trust.

I Said No! A Kid’s Guide to Keeping Private Parts Private

Clearview Treatment Programs in Los Angeles has provided expert treatment for a variety of addictions and mental health disorders. With expertise in treating substance abuse, Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) and duel diagnoses.

Core Therapy Associates, ltd.

Our treatment perspective places emphasis on the therapy relationship as a groundwork towards the path of healing. Our therapists facilitate a safe and supportive environment that in turn promotes the development of trust in the relationship.  The collaborative effort pave the way towards acknowledging […]

Yellowbrick

Yellowbrick is a private, physician-owned and-operated psychiatric healthcare organization whose mission is to provide a full-spectrum, specialized approach to the emotional, psychological and developmental challenges of emerging young adults.

Promoting Awareness, Victim Empowerment (PAVE)

Promoting Awareness, Victim Empowerment (PAVE) is a multi-chapter national 501c3 nonprofit organization that uses education and action to shatter the silence of sexual violence through targeted social, and legislative tactics. 

WomensLaw.org

WomensLaw.org was founded in February 2000 by Elizabeth Martin with the help of a group of lawyers, teachers, advocates, and web designers interested in seeing the power of the Internet help survivors of domestic violence.  In 2001, the WomensLaw.org […]

Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network

RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) is the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization and was named one of “America’s 100 Best Charities” by Worth magazine. RAINN created and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline

Trauma and Recovery

When Trauma and Recovery was first published in 1992, it was hailed as a groundbreaking work. In the intervening years, Herman’s volume has changed the way we think about and treat traumatic events and trauma victims.

The National Domestic Violence Hotline

Operating around the clock, seven days a week, confidential and free of cost, the National Domestic Violence Hotline provides lifesaving tools and immediate support to enable victims to find safety and live lives free of abuse. Callers to the Hotline at 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)

YWCA

YWCA is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.

Released from Shame: Moving Beyond the Pain of the Past

Do you feel… that your problem is not what you do but who you are? caught in patterns of destructive relationships? that you never get enough affirmation?

The Courage to Heal: A Guide for Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse

Come to terms with your past while moving powerfully into the future. The Courage to Heal is an inspiring, comprehensive guide that offers […]

Traumatic Stress: The Effects of Overwhelming Experience on Mind, Body, and Society

Now in paperback, this bestselling classic presents seminal theory and research on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

The Center for Domestic Peace

Center for Domestic Peace mobilizes individuals and communities to transform our world so domestic violence no longer exists, creating greater safety, justice and equality.

The Courage to Heal: A Guide for Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse

Come to terms with your past while moving powerfully into the future. The Courage to Heal is an inspiring, comprehensive guide that offers […]

Traumatic Stress: The Effects of Overwhelming Experience on Mind, Body, and Society

Now in paperback, this bestselling classic presents seminal theory and research on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

The Center for Domestic Peace

Center for Domestic Peace mobilizes individuals and communities to transform our world so domestic violence no longer exists, creating greater safety, justice and equality.

Rape Victim Advocates

RVA is an Illinois not-for-profit organization made up of many individuals with two primary goals: to assure that survivors of sexual assault are treated with dignity and compassion; and to affect changes in the way the legal system, medical institutions and society as a whole respond to survivors.

The Truth About Rape

My book, The Truth About Rape changes the way you view yourself, your approach to your recovery, and helps you make positive choices for lifelong change. 

National Center for PTSD

The Center aims to help U.S. Veterans and others through research, education, and training on trauma and PTSD.

UCAN

UCAN strives to build strong youth and families through compassionate healing, education and empowerment.

Invisible Heroes: Survivors of Trauma and How They Heal

If you or someone you love has suffered a traumatic event, you know the devastating impact it can have on your life and your spirit. Life-threatening accidents, illnesses, assaults, abusive relationships—or a tragedy like 9/11—all can leave deep emotional wounds that persist long after physical scars have healed.

A Man’s Recovery from Traumatic Childhood Abuse: The Insiders

Break the silence about male victims of incest and sexual abuse! The pseudonymous author of A Man’s Recovery from Traumatic Childhood Abuse: The Insiders had everything a man could want: intelligence, physical strength, financial security, close friends, a loving girlfriend, a home in the most beautiful part of California. 

Beginning to Heal (Revised Edition): A First Book for Men and Women Who Were Sexually Abused As Children

Beginning to Heal offers hope and guidance for all survivors starting the healing journey. No matter how great your pain today, you can not only heal but thrive. Based on the authors’ bestseller The Courage to Heal, this revised edition of Beginning to Heal takes you through the key stages of the […]

Abused Boys: The Neglected Victims of Sexual Abuse

A long overdue book by a psychologist who has extensive clinical experience treating male victims of child sexual abuse, it explodes the myth that sexual abuse of males is rare, or  are less serious than for girls. 

Victims No Longer: The Classic Guide for Men Recovering from Sexual Child Abuse

For millions of men on the path to recovery, Victims No Longer is the next step. The first book written specifically for men, Victims No Longer examines the changing cultural attitudes toward male survivors of incest and sexual trauma. 

A Rock and a Hard Place: One Boy’s Triumphant Story

A teenager who, until he was eleven years old, had been the victim of horrific physical and sexual abuse on the part of his parents, describes his escape from torment, his diagnosis with AIDS, and his continuing battle for survival.

Beyond Betrayal: Taking Charge of Your Life After Boyhood Sexual Abuse

Providing empowering action steps and written specifically for survivors of male sexual abuse as well as their spouses, partners, and loved ones, Beyond Betrayal is based on Richard Gartner’s decades of experience as a psychologist, and advocate for sexually abused men. 

Innocence and Outrage!: Recovery After Eight Years of Sexual Abuse and Rejection by Society

Abused by father and priest, misdiagnosed by psychologists, provoked by policemen, attacked by hospital security guards and dismissed by psychiatrists, after forty years Chris Logue finds a counselor to guide his recovery.

Male Survivor

We are committed to preventing, healing, and eliminating all forms of sexual victimization of boys and men through support, treatment, research, education, advocacy, and activism. It is with great pride that we are announcing the publication of Issue # 3 of the MaleSurvivor quarterly e-Newsletter. 

Covertincest.org

Our mission is to prevent covert incest from being passed on to successive generations by educating the public and providing services to those who are […]

The Next Step Counseling and Training and Small Wonder Books

“The Next Step Counseling and Training is located in Brookline, Massachusetts. Co-directors Mike Lew, M.Ed. and Thom […]

1in6.org

1in6.org encourages men to read about other men’s psychological journeys and struggles along with movies. Men can have covert depression, sense of isolation.

Our Bodies, Ourselves

Our Bodies Ourselves (OBOS), also known as the Boston Women’s Health Book Collective (BWHBC), is a nonprofit, public interest women’s health education, advocacy, and consulting organization.

Domestic Violence Support Group

Between Friends provides a safe, violence-free, supportive, self-help environment for women and children in crisis. Between Friends’ counselors support women in making their […]

Domestic Violence Legal Clinic

The Domestic Violence Legal Clinic (DVLC) provides free civil legal assistance to low income individuals in Cook County. We are dedicated to keeping families safe, using the legal system to combat […]

Effective Treatments for PTSD: Practice Guidelines from the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies

Developed under the auspices of the PTSD Treatment Guidelines Task Force of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, this tightly edited work is the definitive best-practice reference for practitioners caring for any trauma population.

Connections for Abused Women and their Children

Connections for Abused Women and their Children, formerly Chicago Abused Women Coalition, is committed to ending domestic violence. Using a self-help, empowerment approach, we provide a shelter for women and children, and counseling, advocacy, and a 24-hour hotline for people affected […]

Off Limits

Off Limits: A Parent’s Guide to Keeping Kids Safe from Sexual Abuse is full of practical and proven information, advice, and tips on how to keep your infant, toddler, child, and teen off limits to sexual abusers. This is a ‘must-have’ among parenting books.

Hypnotherapy for Trauma & Smoking Cessation

Hypnotherapy can be especially effective in treating eating disorders and addictions to smoking, sex or gambling. Using hypnosis, the therapist can go beyond traditional ‘talk therapy’ and focus on the component often missing from traditional treatment […]

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