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Addiction:
Adoption:
Auto Accidents:
Chaplains, Police, EMT:
Childhood & Adult Sexual Victimization:
Compassion Fatigue:
Culture, Race and Ethnicity:
Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault:
Grief:
Journalists, Survivors and the Media:
Male Sexual Abuse & Domestic Violence:
Partners & Families:
PTSD Treatment & Recovery:
PTSD & Health:
PTSD & Workplace Issues:
Recovery & Self Help:
Resiliency:
School Disasters:
Spirituality & Trauma:
Survivor Guilt:
Trauma Responses in the Aftermath of Disasters:
Veterans & Their Families:

Addiction

Dr. Amy Menna & Gift From Within

Military and Substance Abuse

J. Eric Gentry, PhD, LMHC

Trauma Addiction: Safety and Stabilization for the Addicted Survivor of Trauma

Angie Panos, Ph.D.

 Don't Make it Worse! Use of Alcohol or Drugs After Trauma

 Secret Diet Disasters of Trauma Survivors

~also see Veterans section~

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Adoption

Mary Beth Williams, PH.D.

 Trauma and the Post-Institutionalized Child - Adoption and Trauma Related issues

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Auto Accidents

Tara E. Galovski, Ph.D. & Connie Veazey, M.A.

 Surviving the Crash: Stress Reactions of Motor Vehicle Accident Victims

Dennis Kramer, Ph.D.

 The Emotional Toll of Motor Vehicle Accidents on Truck Drivers

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Chaplains, Police, EMT

Angie Panos, Ph.D.

 Supporting Our Soldiers-PTSD Info For Chaplains

Beverly J. Anderson, Ph.D., B.C.E.T.S.

 Reintegration & Readjustment Program For Iraqi Veterans: for officers returning from the war in Iraq.

 Cop Talk: Beating the Holiday Blues

 The Echoes of Violence in The Police Family

 POLICE SUICIDE: Understanding Grief & Loss

 Confidentiality in Counseling: What Police Officers Need To Know

Janis Leslie Evans, M.Ed., N.C.C., L.P.C.

 Police Officers: Traumatic Spending: A Reaction to Critical Incident Stress

Frank J. McMahan, Chief Paramedic Instructor

 Paramedics and Burnout: Coping and Prevention Suggestions

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Childhood and Adult Sexual Victimization

Ann Jennings,Ph.D.

 On Being Invisible In The Mental Health System

Carl C. Bell, M.D.

 Traumatic Stress and Children

Erwin R. Parson, Ph.D., A.B.P.P.

 Stress Responses in Sexual Trauma Victims and in Others Experiencing Overwhelming Events

Helpful Strategies for Self, Children, Supporters, and What Trauma Therapists Really Do

Erwin R. Parson, Ph.D., A.B.P.P.
Dawn M. Brett, Ph.D.
Alan S. Brett, M.A.

 CHILDHOOD AND ADULT SEXUAL VICTIMIZATION:

Living in the Aftermath of Transgression and Quest for Restoration of the Self

~also see School Disasters~

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Compassion Fatigue

Laurie Barkin RN, MS

 Nurses and Compassion Fatigue

Angie Panos, Ph.D.

 Preventing Compassion Fatigue: Power Point Presentation

Professional Quality of Life Manual (ProQOL)

Test Manual http://www.proqol.org/

Angie Panos, Ph.D.

 Understanding and Preventing Compassion Fatigue - A Handout - For Professionals

 Supporting Our Soldiers-PTSD Info For Chaplains

Charles R. Figley, Ph.D.

The Art and Science of Caring for Others without Forgetting Self-Care

Compassion Fatigue: An Introduction

The MASTERS Process: Transforming Your Career and Life

J. Eric Gentry, PhD, LMHC

Compassion Fatigue: A Crucible Of Transformation

Frank M. Ochberg, M.D.

When Helping Hurts.

Andrew P. Levin, MD, and Scott Greisberg, MA

Vicarious Trauma in Attorneys

Danica Borkovich Anderson, CCCJS 16713, B.C.E.T.S

 Bosnia's Death Highway: My Personal Story

of Trauma Work, Compassion Fatigue and Hope.

~ also see veterans and their families ~

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Culture, Race, and Ethnicity

Amy Menna, Ph.D., LMHC, CAP

 Domestic Violence and the Gay Community: A Right to Peace and Safety

Lori Robinson

 I Was Raped: A Survivor explores an accusation that has divided the Spelman and Morehouse family

Kathleen Nader, D.S.W.

 Treating People of Varied Cultures: Honoring the Individual in Context

Leena Batra, Ph.D.

 Surviving and Thriving: Understanding Asian Americans' Experiences of Relationship Trauma

Angela Londoño-McConnell, Ph.D.

 Latinas in Pursuit of Healing: Cultural Implications for Counseling Sexually Abused Latinas

Lori Robinson

 I Will Survive: The African-American Guide to Healing from Sexual Assault and Abuse (excerpt)

Aaron Morsette SAMHSA Trauma Intervention Specialist

 Trauma in American Indian Communities

Carl C. Bell, MD, Henry W. Dove, MD, and Johnny L. Williamson, MD

 Challenges and Obstacles in Treating Mentally Ill African American Patients

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Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

Anna Potter

 Trust After Domestic Abuse

Amy Menna, Ph.D., LPC

 Finding Support After Sexual Assault

Catherine McCall M.S., L.M.F.T.& Gift From Within

 Military Sexual Trauma

Claire Harwell, J.D. & Gift From Within

 Legal Tools for Survivors of Sexual Assault

Stacie Dubay

 Art Exhibit: A Woman's Journey from Domestic Violence Victim to Survivor

Amy Menna, Ph.D., LMHC, CAP

 Acquaintance Rape: A Matter of Consent

 Reconnecting After Domestic Violence: Establishing New Patterns in Intimate Relationships

 Rape Trauma Syndrome: The Journey to Healing Belongs to Everyone

Lori Robinson

 I Will Survive: The African-American Guide to Healing from Sexual Assault and Abuse (excerpt)

Aimee Jo Martin

 Peaceful Heart: A Woman's Journey of Healing After Rape

Angie Panos, Ph.D.

 Dealing with Domestic Abuse: Lessons from Kathy

Frank M. Ochberg, M.D.

 The Ties That Bind Captive to Captor- Stockholm Syndrome

 Understanding the Victims of Spousal Abuse

   ~ also see veterans and their families ~

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Grief

Janice Harris Lord, ACSW

 Will Trauma Grief Counseling Help?

Frank M. Ochberg, M.D.

thm_butterfly_002c.gif - 1352 BytesExorcising Ghosts: The Counting Method and Traumatic Death Imagery

Laura Slap-Shelton, Psy.D.

thm_butterfly_002c.gif - 1352 BytesHelp for the Holidays: Ideas for the Bereaved

Martha M. Tousley, RN, MS, CS

thm_butterfly_002c.gif - 1352 BytesUnderstanding Different Grieving Patterns in Your Family

Barbara Rubel, MA

thm_butterfly_002c.gif - 1352 BytesSudden Loss - Impact of a grief-crisis intervention immediately after a sudden violent death on the survivor's ability to cope.

E.K. Rynearson, M.D.

thm_butterfly_002c.gif - 1352 BytesRecovery From Unnatural Death

thm_butterfly_002c.gif - 1352 BytesPsychotherapy of Bereavement After Homicide: Be Offensive

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Journalists, Survivors, and the Media

Frank M. Ochberg, M.D.

 The Emotional Impact of Reporting War at Home

 A Primer on Covering Victims

 PTSD 101 for Journalists

 Three Acts of Trauma News

Elaine Silvestrini

 Survivors and the Media

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Male Sexual Abuse & Domestic Violence

Angie Panos, Ph.D.

 Domestic Violence Against Men: Bryan's Story

Angie Panos, Ph.D.

 Suffering in Silence: The Problem of Male Sexual Abuse

Daniel Jay Sonkin, Ph.D.

 Wounded Boys/Heroic Men:
       A Man's Guide to Recovering from Child Abuse

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Partners & Families

© Dr. Amy Menna & Gift From Within

 PTSD and Family Members: The Hidden Face of PTSD

Frank M. Ochberg, M.D.

 Partners with PTSD

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PTSD Treatment & Recovery

© Dr. Amy Menna, Ph.D., LPC.

 The Misdiagnosis of Trauma

© Dr. Amy Menna & Gift From Within

 Why Don't PTSD Survivors feel Safe? Re-establishing Safety

Christine A. Courtois, PhD

 Understanding Complex Trauma, Complex Reactions, and Treatment Approaches

Janice L. Krupnick, Ph.D.

 Major Depressive Disorder: A Condition That Frequently Co-Occurs with PTSD

Carl C. Bell, M.D.

 Exposure To A Traumatic Event Does Not Automatically Put A Person On A Path To Develop PTSD:

The Importance of Protective Factors To Promote Resiliency.

Babette Rothschild, M.S.W., L.C.S.W.

 Applying the Brakes - Traumatic Memories

Frank M. Ochberg, M.D.

 Finding a Good Lawyer for Your Traumatized Client

 Posttraumatic Therapy

 The Counting Method for Ameliorating Traumatic Memories

Erwin R. Parson, M.D.

 Stress Responses in Sexual Trauma Victims and in Others Experiencing Overwhelming Events

Helpful Strategies for Self, Children, Supporters, and What Trauma Therapists Really Do

David Read Johnson, Ph.D., and Hadar Lubin, M.D.

 The Counting Method as Exposure Therapy: Revisions and Case Examples

Mitchell W. Robin, Ph.D.

 Trauma & Recovery: an REBT Perspective

Dr. Mary Beth Williams

 Listening to the Lessons of Survivors.
    Sharing their Truths and their Lessons.

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PTSD and Health

Joyce Boaz

 My Life With Chronic Tinnitus

Beverly J. Anderson, Ph.D., B.C.E.T.S.

 Life After Breast Cancer: Surviving & Thriving

Carol Witham, C.E.S.

 NEW: How to Improve Strength and Mobility without Really Exercising

 Exercise and Aging

 Fibromyalgia: What It Is And How To Manage It

 How Exercise Helps Symptoms Of PTSD

 Menopause Is A Natural Part Of A Woman's Lifecycle

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PTSD & Workplace Issues

Amy Menna, Ph.D., LMHC, CAP & Gift From Within

 Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and the Workplace What Employers and Coworkers Need to Know

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Recovery & Self Help

Friends of Gift From Within

 NEW: Healing the Invisible Wound

Dr. Amy Menna

 NEW: Trauma Survivors Share Tips for Therapists Dealing with Trauma

Nancy Fair, M.A.

 NEW: Open Letter to Trauma Survivors

Esther Giller, MA

 How to Choose a Trauma Therapist: Therapy for Post-Traumatic Stress (PTSD) and Dissociative Conditions

Angie Panos, Ph.D.

thm_butterfly_002c.gif - 1352 BytesHelping A Person Who Is Suicidal

S.V.

 S.V.'s Story: My Survival From Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Jill Winkelstein

 Survivors, How To Write Your Personal History

Carol Campbell, M.A., LMFT and Nancy Farrar, M.S., LMFT

 Finding The Right Therapist For You

Angie Panos, Ph.D.

 Anniversary Reactions: A Survivor's Guide on How to Cope

 Healing from Shame Associated with Traumatic Events

Frank M. Ochberg, M.D.

 Ninth Grader Interviews Frank Ochberg on PTSD

 How to Cope with PTSD and the Holiday Season

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Resiliency

Dr. Carl Bell

 Cultivating Resiliency in Youth
       Speech given at the ISTSS Annual Conference, November 2000.

 Cultivating Resiliency

Tammy Ruggles, BSW, MA

 The Resilient Child

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School Disasters

Kathleen Nader, D.S.W.

 Helping Traumatized Children at School

Erwin Randolph Parson, Ph.D., A.B.P.P.

 Inner City Children of Trauma: Urban Violence Traumatic Stress
Response Syndrome (U-VTS) and Therapists' Responses

Dr. Kathi Nader and Dr. Robert Pynoos

 School Disaster: Planning and Initial Interventions

Frank M. Ochberg, M.D.

 Bound By A Trauma Called Columbine

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Spirituality & Trauma

Andrew J. Weaver, Harold G. Koenig and Frank M. Ochberg

 Posttraumatic Stress, Mental Health Professionals, and the Clergy: A Need for Collaboration, Training, and Research

Janice Harris Lord, ACSW

 How to Provide Spiritually Sensitive Trauma Care

Amy Menna, Ph.D., LMHC CAP

 "Trauma and Spirituality"

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Survivor Guilt

Kathleen Nader, D.S.W.

 Guilt Following Traumatic Events

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Trauma Responses in the Aftermath of Disasters

Danica Anderson, MA.

 Utilizing First Person Story with Trauma Survivors in Bosnia and Sri Lanka: Metaphors create a symbolic congruence that is 'inclusive' and universal across cultures.

Frank M. Ochberg, M.D.

 GFW Founder, Frank Ochberg spent a week in Sri Lanka Helping

 Hurricane Opens Trauma Wounds

 9-11 ANNIVERSARY REACTIONS: An interview with Frank Ochberg, M.D.

Erwin Randolph Parson, Ph.D., A.B.P.P.

 Victims of Disasters: Helping People Recover From Acute
Distress to Healing and Integration

Kathleen Nader, D.S.W.

 Terrorism: September 11, 2001. "Trauma, Grief, and Recovery"

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Veterans & Their Families

Dr. Angie Panos & Gift From Within

Finding Hope after Head Injury and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

Dr. Amy Menna & Gift From Within

Military and Substance Abuse

Catherine McCall M.S., L.M.F.T.& Gift From Within

 Military Sexual Trauma

Amy Menna, Ph.D., LMHC, CAP & Gift From Within

 Suicide and the Military

Gift From Within

 Military PTSD Family Resources

Janice Harris Lord, ACSW

 Will Trauma Grief Counseling Help?

Dr. Angie Panos and Gift From Within

 Preventing Compassion Fatigue: What Veteran Spouse/Partner Caregivers Need to Know

Dr. Angie Panos and Gift From Within

 Keeping Your Relationship Healthy When Your Veteran Spouse/Partner Is Injured

Bridget C. Cantrell, Ph.D.

 Issues and Answers on the Home Front

Dr. Frank Ochberg

 Veterans and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: A Conversation with Dr Frank Ochberg

 Post Traumatic Stress and the Military

David Bennett

 There's Nothing Wrong With Me!

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