The Trauma Center: A program of the Justice Resource Institute and directed by Bessel van der Kolk, M.D., offering clinical services, consultation, notices of training opportunities, and educational programs
The Global Association for Interpersonal Neurobiology Studies (Gains), offers information to advance the science, practices, and application of neurobiology to promote health and well being.
The National Institute for the Clinical Application of Behavioral Medicine provides online education in the latest advancements in trauma treatment.
The International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies provides a forum for sharing of research, clinical strategies, public policy concerns, and theoretical formulations on trauma.
The Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education ( CCARE ) provides neuroscience research and education related to the intentional cultivation of compassion in a secularized contemplative practice.
The Garrison Institute conducts research and implements trainings on contemplative practices that support resiliency for humanitarian aid workers.
US Department of Veteran Affairs: National Center for PTSD- researches and provides resources on the effects of war on veterans
Center for Human Rights and Global Justice- NYU School of Law- Trauma and Resilience in Human Rights
Harvard Program in Refugee Trauma- provides training and education for those in the field
The Somatic Experiencing Trauma Institute-
The Sensorimoter Psychotherapy Institute
Current articles, videos, podcasts and lectures of interest on the emerging neuroscience research related to trauma, resilience and compassion cultivation. Pat Ogden, PhD, founder of the Sensory Motor Psychotherapy Institute, briefly introduces the use of mindfulness in working with trauma.
Pat Ogden, PhD presents case material integrating the use of noticing body language in trauma treatment.
Self Regulation for Kids K-12: Strategies for Calming Minds and Behaviors, Austin, Texas. ProEd , Inc Tollison, Patricia K, Synatschk, Katherine O., Logan, Gaea (2010)
Cozolino, Louis (2002). The Neuroscience of Psychotherapy: Building and Rebuilding the Human Brain. New York: W.W. Norton
Grepmair, L.; Mitterlehner, F. ; Loew, T. ; Bachler, E. ; Rother, W. ; Nickel, M (2007). Promoting Mindfulness with Psychotherapists in Training Influences the Treatment Results of Their Patients: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Controlled Study. Journal of Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics. Vol; 76:332-338
Ibrahim A. Kira, PhD, Asha Ahmed, PhD, Fatima Wasim, MS, LAPC, NCC, Vanessa Mahmoud, MA, Dhan Rai, MA (2012 ), Group Therapy for Refugees and Torture survivors: Treatment Model Innovations, Vol 62:1 Int J Group Psychotherapy. New York, London. Guilford Press
Rothschild, B. (2006). Help for the helper: The Psychophysiology of Compassion Fatigue and Vicarious Trauma. New York: W.W. Norton.
J. Sarris a,b,*, R. Glick c, R. Hoenders d, J. Duffy e, J. Lake f, The International Network of Integrative Mental Health Integrative mental healthcare White Paper: Establishing a new paradigm through research, education, and clinical guidelines
Schore, A. (2003). Affect Regulation and Repair of the Self. New York, W.W. Norton and Company
Seigel, Daniel J (2007). The Mindful Brain: Reflection and Attunement in the Cultivation of Well Being. New York: W.W. Norton
Bessel van der Kolk, B.A. (2006). Clinical Implications of Neuroscience Research in PTSD. Ann N Y Acad Sci, 1071, 277-93.
The National Child Traumatic Stress Network has compiled a remarkable comprehensive survey of resources in print addressing child trauma.
The National Child Traumatic Stress Network- Refugee and War Zone- A Reading List-
The National Child Traumatic Stress Network- Complex Trauma Reading List-
The National Child Traumatic Stress Network- Child Traumatic Stress
The National Child Traumatic Stress Network- Child Trauma and the Developing Brain
The National Child Traumatic Stress Network- Natural Disasters
The National Child Traumatic Stress Network- Terrorism and Child Trauma
The National Child Traumatic Stress Network- Traumatic Grief