Preventing and Healing Stress Related Depression, Anxiety and Childhood Behavior
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Resources for Health Professionals


Professional Mental Health Organizations and Government Agencies

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry,

American Psychiatric Association, 888-357-7924,

American Psychological Association, 800-964-2000,

Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health, 703-684-7710,

Head Start Mental Health Resources, 866-763-6481,

Knowledge Exchange Network, 800-789-2647,

National Association of School Psychologists, 301-657-0270,



Child Trauma Academy, founded by Dr. Bruce Perry, sponsors this site.

Site is designed for both professionals and laypersons.

Offers resources in numerous areas of child trauma, websites/links, consultation, evaluation, intervention and training programs. This is one of the best sites for child trauma.

David Baldwin, psychologist, author, and editor, sponsors this site.

The website is designed for both professional and public interest.

Included in the website is a general definition of trauma, articles, resources, general support, on-line bookstore and suggested readings, disaster links and handouts, and additional web links all pertaining to childhood trauma, research, prevention, and intervention.

This is one of the top sites available on children with developmental trauma.

This site is sponsored by the Trauma Center: A Program of Arbour Health System.

Site is designed for trauma survivors, children and adults, and other individuals interested in therapeutic intervention, support, and services for healing trauma.

The Trauma Center offers training, consultation, and educational programming for post-graduate mental health professionals. Their certification program in Traumatic Stress Studies includes seminars, lectures and supervision groups. The Trauma Center also offers a Weekly Lecture Series that is open to all mental health professionals.

Dr. van der Kolk is the director of the Trauma Center Research Department where they conducts studies on traumatic memory and how treatment affects trauma survivors' minds, bodies, and brains.

EMDR, founded by Francine Shapiro, sponsors this site.

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)1 integrates elements of many effective psychotherapies in structured protocols that are designed to maximize treatment effects. These include psychodynamic, cognitive behavioral, interpersonal, experiential, and body-centered therapies2. EMDR is an information processing therapy and uses an eight phase approach.

At this website you will find a detailed definition of EMDR, list of local therapists trained in EMDR, recent research, and commonly asked questions.

This site is sponsored by the International Trauma Institute, a non-profit organization dedicated to global trauma healing

The Institute acts to serve as a national and international resource center bringing continuing awareness to the issue of trauma as well as providing training models, training materials, workshops, seminars, courses, consulting services and trainers. ITI provides a clearer understanding of the multifaceted nature of trauma and the broad range of effective short-term treatment techniques to enable coping with and healing trauma.

This site is designed for both professional and public interest.

Babette Rothschild, MSW, psychotherapist, and body-psychotherapist, sponsors this site. " Site is designed for both professional and public interests.

The purpose of this site is to introduce a specific approach to the treatment of Trauma and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Also, included in this website is a definition of trauma and a simple explanation as to how trauma affects both the mind and body.

This site includes a list of trauma publications by Babbette Rothschild, lists of workshops and trainings in Somatic Trauma Therapy for mental health specialists, and therapy/consultation, offered by Ms. Rothschild, for public interests.


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