Links and Resources

The Science Behind PTSD Symptoms: How Trauma Changes The Brain

Mindful Self-Compassion – Meditations

UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center – Free Guided Meditations

Trauma and the Body

Information on EMDR

Addiction and Sex Addiction

Patient Gateway to the Recovery Zone Canada – Assessments

Life Journeys Counselling

Trauma Training & Compassion Fatigue Programs – Online & Onsite

Download Self-care begins with Self Powepoint slides (pdf)

Articles by Michelle Hamilton:

Self-care and the School Counsellor

What School Leaders need to know about Compassion Fatigue

Compassion fatigue self assessment website (Professional Quality of Life Scale)
by Beth Stamm

“Running on Empty” article by Francoise Mathieu

“Low-impact Disclosures” article by Francoise Mathieu

“Top Self-care Tips” article by Francoise Mathieu

Compassion Fatigue Solutions website and blog

International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies

Experiences in Close Relationships Inventory

Other Recommended Resources

Figley, C. R. (Ed.). (2002). Treating compassion fatigue (1st ed.). New York: Brunner-Routledge.

Figley, Charles R.(Ed.). (1995). Compassion fatigue: Coping with secondary traumatic stress disorder (1st ed.). New York: Brunner/Mazel.

McCann, I. L., & Pearlman, L. A. (1990). Vicarious traumatization: A framework for understanding the psychological effects of working with victims. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 3(1), 131-149.

Pearlman, L. A., & Saakvitne, K. W. (1995). Trauma and the therapist: Countertransference and vicarious traumatization in psychotherapy with incest survivors (1st ed.). New York: Norton.

Rothschild, B. (2006). Help for the helper: the psychophysiology of compassion fatigue and vicarious trauma.