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The TARA Approach - Dr. Stephanie Mines

Tools for Awakening Resources and Awareness: Ending Traumatic Repetition in Families, Communities and Worldwide. Dr. Stephanie Mines is a psychologist, author and bodyworker.

Trauma Releasing Exercises

Dr. David Berceli developed TRE, a simple technique that uses exercises to release stress or tension from the body that accumulate from every day circumstances of life, from difficult situations, immediate or prolonged stressful situations, or traumatic life experiences (i.e., natural disasters, social or domestic violence).

Bearfoot Healing

Bearfoot Healing is a Traditional Energy Medicine and Energy Psychology Holistic Healing Center focused on working hand-in-hand with your existing healthcare provider as a form of complimentary or alternative medicine.

Non-traditional, Empowering Articles on Forgiveness
Forgiveness: The Other F-Word

You can probably tell by the title that IÕm not an advocate of forgiving ruthless predators who victimize without remorse and who will keep doing so. If you have chosen to forgive and it helps you heal, thatÕs great. This blog post is for those of you who feel you must forgive the perpetrator, but are having trouble doing so. ItÕs also for those who choose not to forgive and are taking flak for it.
Another article challenging the cultural programming
Forgiveness: Narcissists Suck - "It is much easier to make good men wise than to make bad men good."

Angela Shelton

Angela is an activist, filmmaker, writer, public speaker, filmmaker, actress, model, comedian, cook, and loud mouth. She produced the acclaimed film: Searching for Angela Shelton which revealed the epidemic of abuse among the general population. When Angela interviewed other women with her name throughout the country, she discovered that 70% of them had been survivors of rape, childhood sexual abuse and/or domestic violence.

My Time to Tell
The Spirituality of Sexual Abuse

Article by Dr. Margaret Jamal, author of "My Time to Tell" and other books related to sexual abuse. This article explores the phenomenon of spirit attachment that often results from the traumatic event of sexual abuse.

American Journal of Acupuncture - (back issue) - Vol 23, 1995

Chinese Medicine & the Betrayal of Intimacy: The Theory & Treatment of Abuse, Incest, Rape & Divorce with Acupuncture & Herbs by L.S. Jarrett
This three-part academic journal article explores in depth the treatment strategy, including point protocols and herbal formulas for patients recovering from deep emotional betrayals of intimacy.

60 Minutes TV show episode - Advanced PTSD Therapy 

This episode about military PTSD shows that the treatments used to help rape survivors are the same treatments that are now helping war vets with PTSD

Chicago Alliance Against Sexual Exploitation

CAASE is committed to building a global community free from sexual exploitation, and take the position that all forms of sexual exploitation, including sexual assault and the commercial sex trade, are detrimental to a healthy society and undermine the dignity of all people.