Healing Resources - Websites
Because some of these websites address trauma with unblinking honesty, sometimes in
unflinching detail, be gentle with yourself as you read them.
Remember to breathe, and take frequent breaks to check in with yourself
about how you're responding to the information. Make yourself a list
of things to do if you get anxious, or read mine.
Getting Help Now
Thinking About Suicide? Read This First
"Suicide is not chosen; it happens when pain exceeds resources for
coping with pain." Compassion and resources for people who
are feeling suicidal.
Portland Women's Crisis Line
Domestic violence and sexual violence support and crisis line in
Toll Free: 888-235-5333
Tools for Healing
How To Choose A Competent Counselor
How to evaluate the competence and effectiveness
of a therapist or counselor based on very simple evidence you can gather.
For The Little Ones Inside
Robyn Posin's ongoing journey of healing and re-parenting of
wounded little ones within. "Here rest is
recognized as a sacred act; there is always permission to go
only as fast as the slowest part of us feels safe to go."
The National Center for Overcoming Overeating is an educational and
training organization working to end body hatred and dieting through
self-acceptance and attuned eating.
Stop Mind Control and Ritual Abuse Today. A web site, bimonthly newsletter, e-mail discussion list, and annual conferences dedicated to stopping ritual
abuse and helping those who have been ritually abused. The web site contains
One of the oldest and most respected organizations
supporting survivors of extreme child abuse, including sadistic
sexual abuse, ritualistic abuse, mind control, and torture. The
website provides articles, frequently asked questions, difficult dates,
and subscription information for their quarterly magazine of art and
articles by survivors.
Survivors of Incest Anonymous (SIA) in Portland, Oregon
Meetings of 12-step groups in Portland, Oregon to support survivors
of incest. Check the national SIA site for meetings in other places.
Healthy Computer Use
WorkRave is a free program which frequently alerts you to take micro-pauses,
rest breaks and restricts you to your daily limit of computer use, helping
you avoid Repetitive Strain Injuries (RSI) such as Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.
You can set both the length of the breaks and the intervals between