Trauma Resources

Trauma Web Resources for Parents, Teachers, and the General Public

One Voice Project, (One Voice/ACAA) (merged with the D.C. chapter of Justice for Children) offers legal advocacy, articles, referrals to lawyers for survivors & those who work with them. Ask for the “WALE Talk Show: Talking Points On the Repressed Memory Debate” transcript. Phone: 713-225-4357, Toll free :1-800-733-0059, DC Chapter: 202-462-4688

National District Attorneys Association:

Child Trauma Academy Materials:



Report of the Task Force on Children with Sexual Behavior Problems, by the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers:

The American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry:

Darkness to Light:

Project No Spank:

Killers are Made, Not Born:

Stop It Now! Preventing sexual abuse of children:

Sex Abuse Treatment Alliance:

Pandora’s Project: On Sexual Arousal and Sexual Assault:

Child Abuse Solutions:

Safer Society Press:

Children’s Safety Education:

Believe the Children:

Abusive messages by abusers:

1 in 6: Jim Hopper’s site for men sexually abused in childhood:

Rape-Related Pregnancy and Pregnancy Loss. Comprehensive web site:

M.A.S.A. (Mothers against Sexual Abuse):

Self-injury: You are NOT the only one:

Let Go…Let Peace Come In Foundation: Personal stories, articles, many links, where to get help:

Suicide: Read this first. A personal, non-shaming approach to suicidality.

Love Should Not Hurt: On verbally abusive abusive relationships:

Growing Beyond Emotional Abuse: Resources for Healing the Scars:

Something Fishy: Resources for people with anorexia, bulimia, compulsive overeating:

SNAP: A USA/Canadian self-help organization of men and women sexually abused by church elders:

TELL: Therapist Exploitation Linkline:

Professional Therapy Never Includes Sex (State of California):

A Guide for Mothers, Grandmothers, and Others for Helping a Girl Caught in Prostitution or Sex Trafficking:

Child trafficking resources:

Bullying: Back Off Bully:

Bully On Line Extensive resources for all forms of bullying and harassment:


Family Court and Protection of Abused Children

California Protective Parents Association:

Video: Breaking the Silence: Children’s Stories:

Report of the American Psychological Association Presidential Task Force On Violence And The Family – Issues and Dilemmas in Family Violence Issue 5:

Courageous Kids Network:

Documentary on the problems protecting children in the family court: No Way Out But One:

Fact Sheet: Child sexual abuse in custody disputes:


“Parental Alienation Syndrome” Exposed:

The Evidentiary Admissibility of Parental Alienation Syndrome: Science, Law, and Policy Jennifer Hoult – Children’s Legal Rights Journal, Vol. 26, No. 1, 2006:

Parental Alienation Syndrome and Parental Alienation: Getting It Wrong in Child Custody Cases Carol S. Bruch  University of California, Davis 35 Family Law Quarterly 527 (2001). Paper available at :

Information on Parental Alienation Syndrome:

Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review 29:1367-1415 (1994) the Parental Alienation Syndrome: a Dangerous Aura of Reliability Cheri L. Wood:

Dr. Richard Gardner: A Review of His Theories and Opinions on Atypical Sexuality, Pedophilia, and Treatment Issues by Stephanie J. Dallam, RN, MSN, FNP Reference: Dallam, S. J. (1998). Treating Abuse Today, 8(1), 15-23:

The Parental Alienation Syndrome: Is It Scientific? by Stephanie J. Dallam, RN, MSN, FNP Dallam, S. J. (1999).  In E. St. Charles & L. Crook (Eds.), Expose: The failure of family courts to protect children from abuse in custody disputes. Los Gatos , CA : Our Children Our Children Charitable Foundation:

Faller, K. C. (1998). The parental alienation syndrome: What is it and what data support it? Child Maltreatment, 3(2), 100-115:

Parental Alienation Syndrome: What Professionals Need to Know:

Parental Alienation Syndrome: Frye V. Gardner in the Family Courts, by Poliacoff, Ph.D., P.A., Greene, Esq., & Smith, Esq:

Documentation of Richard A. Gardner damaging statements:


Web Resources with Scholarly Articles on Trauma:

Positive Outcomes for Dissociative Survivors:

Kluft on Ramifications of Incest, 2011:

Psychohistory archive:

David Baldwin’s Trauma Information Pages:

Baldwin’s Trauma Articles:

Leadership Council:

Jennifer Freyd’s Suggested Resources by Colleagues:

Freyd on Betrayal Trauma:

Freyd Trauma papers:

Free PTSD Assessment Tools from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs:

Self-report psychological tests on trauma:

Therapy, Ethics, Malpractice, Forensics, Critical Thinking:

What Psychologists Better Know About Recovered Memories: Research, Lawsuits, and the Pivotal Experiment, Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice (vol. 2, #3, pp. 304-315):

Ross Cheit, JD, PH.D. “the intersection between law, public policy, and psychology in understanding social responses to child sexual abuse in the contemporary United States.”:

Stephen Porges’ Polyvagal Theory:

Reconstructing the Past:

Dalenberg, C. “Recovered Memory and the Daubert Criteria: Recovered Memory as Professionally Tested, Peer Reviewed, and Accepted in the Relevant Scientific Community,” See:

On Pennebaker:

Trauma and Abuse Support in Cambridgeshire: and

Alice Miller’s book, “For Your Own Good”, free, on-line:

Free classes by trauma specialists:

Tinnin: Website: Key technical aspects of this work involve specific procedures to facilitate trauma narration (Processing Traumatic Memory With The Mind’s Eye And The Hidden Observer, ), nonverbal processing by graphic narrative, and external dialogue with parts (Hearing Voices and Talking to Voices: Invite Them In: ). Outcome studies are described in: Gantt, L. & Tinnin, L.W. (2007). Intensive Trauma Therapy for PTSD and Dissociative Disorders, The Arts in Psychotherapy 34(1), pp. 69-80.

Martin Teicher: Brain Development and Childhood Abuse/Adversity:


Web Resources on Memory, Recovered Memory, and “False Memory”

Recovered Memories: True or False, Leadership Council:

Child Abuse Wiki on False Memory Syndrome:

Exposing Loftus:


Recovered Memory Project (Professor Ross E. Cheit):

Recovered Memory Project Archive:

Legal cases:


The “False Memory” Defense: Using Disinformation and Junk Science in and out of Court, by Charles L. Whitfield, M.D., F.A.S.A.M.:

A Brief History of the False Memory Research of Elizabeth Loftus:

Jim Hopper, Ph.D.:

Recovered Memory:

Validity of Recovered Memory:

Recovered Memory Controversy:

Jennifer Freyd, Ph.D.: What about Recivered Memories:

Jennifer Freyd, Ph.D.: “Trauma, memory, and betrayal trauma research” included 20 studies demonstrating that upwards of 70% of those who recall their memories can substantiate them:

“The science of memory: apply with caution”:

“Marshalling the Media” by Katy Butler, Mar/Apr1995, “The Psychotherapy Networker” (on origins of the FMSF):


Web Resources On Dissociation

Evaluation of the Evidence for the Trauma and Fantasy Models of Dissociation (2012) Dalenberg et al.:

or: (Click the box that says “view” to the right)

International Society for the Study of Trauma & Dissociation:

ISSTD’s 2011 Third Revised Treatment Guidelines:

Past issues of the journal “Dissociation” (no charge):

A simple illustrated explanation of DID and other forms of dissociation:

Empty Memories:

Sidran: Traumatic Stress Education and Advocacy:

Bethany Brand, Ph.D. rebuts claims of Debbie Nathan in her book, “Sybil Exposed” (2011) that Sybil’s “Multiple Personality Disorder” was a product of a demanding, bad therapist (Cornelia Wilbur) and Nathan’s and Paul McHugh claim that DID is a not a valid diagnosis:

The initial stages of psychotherapy in the treatment of multiple personality disorder patients, Richard Kluft;

Ralph B. Allisson, MD:

Similarities in Responses to Extreme and Unremitting Stress: Cultures of Communities under Siege, Frankel, O’Hearn:

First Person Plural:

Christian Perspective: Karl Lehman, MD: and:

An Infinite Mind:

Many Voices: Newsletter for people with multiplicity, including ritual abuse survivors. Art gallery, bibliography, calendar of events,  news items, links to websites:

Mosaic Minds:

Ivory Garden:

Multiple Treasures: Christian support for RA and MPD/DID, including books, resources, chat rooms, message board:

Know Dissociation:

The Missing Child Abuse Statistics Educational video:

DES Taxon Calculator:

Rachel Downing, LCSW, on integration:


Videos on Dissociation

Women in Art Film clip:

Doll Face Film clip:

Dissociation: It is Very Real Video:

You’re Not Crazy and You’re Not Alone: Oxnard Video:

Hidden Voices: Herschel Walker Film clip:

Video “Inside”:

US of Tara: Use of the Internal Conference Room!:

Video clip on DID not being faked:


Books Rxed for Survivors on DID:

United We Stand (1990), by Eliana Gil

The Dissociative Identity Disorder Sourcebook, Deborah Haddock

Got Parts? An Insider’s Guide to Managing Life Successfully with Dissociative Identity Disorder (2004)., by A.T.W.

Multiple Personality Disorder from the Inside Out (1991), W. Giller, Barry M. Cohen, Esther Giller, Lynn W.

Stranger in the Mirror:  Dissociation – The Hidden Epidemic (2001), by Marlene Steinberg and Maxine Schnall:

The Myth of Sanity: Divided Consciousness and the Promise of Awareness (2002), by Martha Stout

8 Keys to Safe Trauma Recovery: Take-Charge Strategies to Empower Your Healing (2010), by Babette Rothschild

Not the End of the World [novel for teen self-states] (1992), by Rebecca Stowe

The Silver Boat [story-book for child self-states] (1990), by Ann Adams

When I Go to Bed at Night: A Modern Tale of Fear, Magic & Healing (1994), by Susan Bassett

Coping with Trauma-Related Dissociation: Skills Training for Patients and Therapists (2011), Suzette Boon, Kathy Steele, Onno van der Hart

Find links to most of these and more here:


Trauma, DID, and Interpersonal Relationships:

Neil Brick:

The Significant Other’s Guide to Dissociative Identity Disorder :

Partners With PTSD by Frank Ochberg, M.D.:

Supporting Someone Who Has Been Raped or Sexually Assaulted:

PTSD Resources for Survivors and Caregivers:

Training for lay counselors:

The Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Relationship: How to Support Your Partner and Keep Your Relationship Healthy, by Diane England (2007)

If The Man You Love Was Abused: A Couple’s Guide to Healing by, Marie H. Browne (2007)

Healing Together: A Couple’s Guide to Coping with Trauma and Post-Traumatic Stress by Suzanne B. Phillips (2009)

Ghosts in the Bedroom: A Guide for Partners of Incest Survivors, Ken Graber (1991)

Trust After Trauma: A Guide to Relationships for Survivors and Those Who Love Them, Aphrodite Matsakis (1998)

Allies in healing: When the person you love was sexually abused as a child, by Laura Davis (1992)


Abuse and Dissociative Survivors Support Forums

PODS (Positive Outcomes for Dissociative Survivors). Workshops for survivors, their supporters and professionals, hotline, ongoing e-mail support e-magazine, booklets.

First Person Plural. Survivor-led support for people with DID: training, newsletters, password protected member forums.


isurvive support forums:

Survivors of Incest Anonymous:

Pandora’s Project Pandora’s Aquarium Moderated Message Board and Chat Room: , run by: Jaime Pollack, Founder/Director, An Infinite Mind

Ivory Garden DID Support Group:

Art (on-line collage) group for abuse survivors:

Coping with Dissociative Identity Disorder Message Board:

Dissociative Identity Disorder Support Forum:

Women’s abuse site:

A safe place for those with DID:

A healing path for those with DID:

Fort Refuge:

Multiple Treasures: Christian Forum for DID:

Castle by the Lake:


Support Forums for Ritual Abuse Survivors

Join Survivorship (gift memberships for indigent survivors), then join the member forum:

isurvive support forums: (Includes a password-protected forum for ritual abuse survivors)

Survivors of Incest Anonymous: has materials to set up “Nothing Too Heavy To Share” groups for RA survivors.


Web Resources on Ritual Abuse

Ritual Abuse, Ritual Crime, and Healing (website of Jeanne Riseman):

Empirical Studies Related To Ritual Abuse:

Ritual dates and symbols:

Abusive Rituals Calendars:

Conviction Lists: Ritual Child Abuse:

Occult signs and symbols:

Jeannie Riseman’s blog, including a  collection of her writings:

Child Abuse Wiki:

Extreme Abuse Survey: and

Extreme Abuse Survey Research –

Survivorship: Information for RA/MC survivors, their supporters, and professionals on healing from ritual abuse, managing triggers and programming. Articles, ritual calendar, conference calendar, Webinars, relevant news items, and subscription information. Separate members’ sections with current literature and moderated support message boards:

Persons Against Ritual Abuse – Torture (RAT), Jeanne Sarson and Linda McDonald:

SMART News ritual abuse page:

SMART newsletters:

Steele, H. (2003). Unrelenting Catastrophic Trauma Within the Family: When Every Secure Base Is Abusive,” Attachment and Human Development, 5 (4), 353 – 366.:

Psychohistory Cult-Related articles:

Organised Abuse and Testimonial Legitimacy, by Mike Salter:

Encouraging, helpful website by a ritual abuse survivor:

Advocacy for Victims of Ritual Abuse:

Blog on ritual abuse and dissociation:

Proof ritual abuse exists:

A Safe Place for Survivors, by J. Remet & P. Wrightsman:

Izzy’s Promise:

Articles on ritual abuse:

Excerpt from: Lacter, E. & Lehman, K. (2008). Guidelines to Differential Diagnosis between Schizophrenia and Ritual Abuse/Mind Control Traumatic Stress. In J.R. Noblitt & P. Perskin (Eds.), Ritual Abuse in the Twenty-first Century: Psychological, Forensic, Social and Political Considerations, pp. 85-154. Bandon, Oregon: Robert D. Reed Publishers:

Symbol Intel, LLC (Formerly The Institute for the Research of Organized & Ritual Violence):

Sexual Abuse in Day Care: A National Study – Executive Summary – March 1988 – Finklehor, Williams, Burns, Kalinowski:

Ghostwolf’s History:

Gentle Shepherd Ministries:

Los Angeles County Commission for Women. Report of the Ritual Abuse Task Force:

Karl and Charlotte Lehman:

Healing Shattered Minds– Survivor Website; information & tools:

Large Christian website on healing from mind control and Satanic ritual abuse:

Priest abused as child exposes church:

Hand of God on line in full:

Ritual Abuse: The Attack on Our Children:

Johnny Gosch Foundation:

The Hosanna Church case, Ponchatoula, Louisiana:

Noblitt, PhD, J. R. – An Empirical Look at the Ritual Abuse Controversy (2007):

Pro-Survivor News List:

Discussion on the Existence of Ritual Abuse:

2008 list of references on SRA:

Blog on recent worldwide survey of ritual abuse:

Ritual Abuse articles:

“CAPTURING THE FRIEDMANS”  Documentary or Whitewash?:

McMartin Preschool Trial information:

The McMartin Preschool Case – What Really Happened and the Coverup:

Amirault, Ingram and Wenatchee child abuse cases:

The Dirtiest Secret Behind Child Abuse:

Grace Uncensored:

Religious Symbols, A Visual Glossary: (Also use index on right of page)

Occult images in art with references and descriptions:

The Frankin Scandal:

Franklin Case Timeline:

Made for TV movie on Secret Societies: Brotherhood of the Bell (1971):

Ritual child abuse in France: German documentary in five sections (with English subtities):

Short film on ritual abuse, The Stranglers- Norfolk Coast:

Part I:

Part II:

Videos on SRA by hmv:

“Dear Daddy”:

“Thank You”:


Web Resources on Mind Control:

Lawsuit by Vietnam Veterans against the CIA, DOD, and US Army, for MKULTRA and other Cold War projects. Lead attorney: Gordon  Erspamer (hundreds of thousands of pages):

Second Amended Complaint contains lots of fastidious research on MKULTRA and the other Cold War projects:

Forbidden Topic:

MKULTRA Briefing Book: or:

Torture-based, Government-sponsored Mind Control Experimentation on Children, by Wanda Karriker, Ph.D.:

Questions to Ponder:

Video by mind control survivor Trish Fotheringham:

55 Short Highly-Readable Articles on Ritual Abuse by a Survivor (Svali):

Book: The Illuminati: How the Cult Programs People, by Svali:

Interview with Svali (scroll down):

Collection by Svali:

Jeanne Riseman on Programming: Taking the Wind out of Its Sails:

Jeanne Riseman: Simplifying Complex Programming:

Deprogramming: Coping with and Undoing Programming, by David Free:

McGonigle: The Law and Mind Control:

Summary of Carol Rutz’ Nation Betrayed:

A Nation Betrayed: Secret Cold War Experiments Performed on Our Children and Other Innocent People: An interview with Carol Rutz:

Carol Rutz on ealing from Ritual Abuse and Mind Control:

Carol Rutz lecture, 2003:

Declassified CIA documents can be viewed here:

Some of these documents are also at with desrcriptions

FOIA requests may be made here:

Colin Ross; “Building the Manchurian Candidate”:

BLUEBIRD: Deliberate Creation of Multiple Personality by Psychiatrists, By Colin A. Ross MD, A 10-Page Summary:

MKUltra and CIA Mind Control:

Drawings by a Victim of Programming (also click 5103, 5104, etc.):

CIA Mind Control Experiments Video:

Mind Control in America video:

Project Paperclip: Nazis in America:

Project MKULTRA Joint Hearing before the Select Committee on Intelligence (1977):

MKULTRA Victim Testimony A (Claudia Mullen):

MKULTRA Victim Testimony B (Chris deNicola):

MKULTRA Victim Testimony C (Valerie Wolf):

Hans Ulrich Gresch, Ph.D.:

David McGowan’s books:

National Geographic Video on CIA Mind Control:

Keely S. Dorran MK Ultra Survivor Speaks for Testify! Project – USHRN 2010:

Trish Fotheringham’s blog:

Spies and Lies: Cold War Psychiatry and the CIA:

Archive of Jean Maria Arrigo, “ethics of intelligence and weapons development through Social science research, testimony & creative arts” :

Unshackled: Survivor’s Story of Mind Control, by Kathleen Sullivan:

Carla Emery’s Secret, Don’t Tell: The Encyclopedia of Hypnotism:

On the language of programming:

Colin Ross Video on Mind Control Projects in the USA:

Film on covert hypnosis to install guilt-laden memories:


Survivor Art and Websites

Polyvore. On-line collaging. Art group for abuse survivors:


The Art Journey of Grace:

Lynn Schirmer, survivor (of mind control):

Leeann Survivor (of ritual abuse and mind control):!

Arte Sana: Healing hearts through the  arts:

Innermotion Survivor Dance  Theater:

Interactive using drama to educate  on sexual assault:

Portraits of Survival –  Faces of Rape and Sexual Abuse Survivors (photography):

Survivor Art Gallery:

Survivors Arts Foundation:

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