Links to Professional Resources

Links to other Internet sites deemed to be reliable sources of information.

  • EMDR

    Sonoma Psychotherapy Training Institute
    For information on EMDR, to see a list of published EMDR research articles and books, to obtain training schedules or to register for basic training in EMDR courses visit the Sonoma Psychotherapy Training Institute web site.

    EMDR International Association
    For general information on EMDR, referral to EMDRIA Certified clinicians and Approved Consultants, verification of approved training programs, and information on EMDRIA membership, standards for research, professional training and clinical application of EMDR visit the EMDR International Association web site.

    EMDR Network
    A broad overview of EMDR for clients and clinicians including information on the role of the eye movements and links to prominent professional organizations and government agencies that recognize EMDR as an effective form of psychotherapy.

  • Resources for EMDR trained clinicians

    NeuroTek Corporation
    NeuroTek Corporation provides EMDR technology to deliver bilateral stimulation and maximize the benefits of your Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) sessions with the LapScan™, EyeScan™, AudioScan™, and Tac/AudioScan™.

    Go With That
    Go With That is a software tool for presenting visual, auditory & tactile stimuli within the context of EMDR (Eye Movements Desensitization and Reprocessing. Go With That requires almost no technical or computer skills to operate. Choose from over 600 images and sounds. Control speed, direction, and size of stimuli. Use your own audio files, soundtracks, or voice recordings as bilateral stimuli. Tactile Kit is now available for both visual and tactile stimulation. Create your own custom light colors for a unique custom tailored experience. Preferences can be saved for fast and easy setup. Go With That is available for both PC and Mac users. Go With That has been specifically designed for use within a dual display environment.

    EMDR Thought Kit for Kids
    When using EMDR with children, two of the greatest challenges for clinicians are assisting children in identifying the negative and positive cognitions as well as obtaining the Validity of the Positive Cognition (VOC). The Thoughts Kit for Kids is designed to aid clinicians with these two procedural steps of the EMDR standard protocol. The Thoughts Kit for Kids consists of four sets of cards. Two sets are illustrated specially for young children and the other two for young adolescents. Each set contains child appropriate positive and negative cognitions along with a VOC scale with which children can play and interact. In addition, The Thoughts Kit for Kids contains a 12 page booklet with specific EMDR games and protocols that can be used with these cards.

  • Trauma and Consciousness

    David Baldwin's Trauma Information Pages
    This award winning site focuses on emotional trauma and traumatic stress following traumatic individual experiences and large-scale disasters. There is scholarly information on Posttraumatic Stress Disorder for clinicians and researchers, general information and support resources for affected individuals and their families and a wealth of links to other resources.

    Onno van der Hart
    Over 60 full-text, online versions of journal articles by Onno van der Hart, Ph.D. and co-authors (including Paul Brown, Bessel A. van der Kolk, Ellert Nijenhuis, and Kathy Steele) from 1984 to the present on historical and contemporary concepts and treatment strategies in hypnosis, trauma, and dissociation including essential commentaries on the contributions of Janet.

    Janina Fisher
    The resources section of this web site contains several unpublished, full-text articles by Janina Fisher, Ph.D including: “Working with the Neurobiological Legacy of Trauma,” “Addictions and Trauma Recovery,” “Stabilization in the Treatment of Trauma,” “Adapting EMDR Techniques in the Treatment of Dissociative or Dysregulated Clients,” and others.

    William Calvin
    A wealth of materials by William Calvin on the brain, evolution and consciousness.

    Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives
    They offer several podcast series such as the Gray Matters radio series produced for Public Radio International, in association with the Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives.

    They also offer an archive of webcasts on a range of topics on the brain and health.

    The Brain Information and Brain Web section provide access to general information about the brain and current brain research, with links to validated sites on brain disorders.

    "Brainy Kids Online" offers children, parents and teachers a site with activities for younger children, puzzles, links to excellent educational resources, and lesson plan suggestions.

    The Dana Press section provides access to its free publications, Brain in the News, Brain Work, and Brain Work This Week. Also, you will find information about subscriptions to Cerebrum, the Dana Foundation's thought-provoking journal about issues in neuroscience, and about Dana Press books. contains articles on child development and maltreatment. The site features the work of Bruce D. Perry, M.D., Ph.D., Medical Director for Provincial Programs in Children's Mental Health for the Alberta Mental Health Board. is the Academy's free Online University.

    It features several free online courses:
    "Surviving Childhood: An Introduction to the Impact of Trauma."
    "The Amazing Human Brain and Human Development"
    "Hate Hurts: How Children Learn and Unlearn Prejudice"

    National Institutes of Health VideoCasts
    A series of three excellent scholarly videocasts (over 15 hours of lecture) are available on the neurological basis for emotional self-regulation capacities. Science of Mind-Body Interactions - an Exploration of Integrative Mechanisms recorded March 26, 27 and 28, 2001. Viewing requires the latest free version of RealPlayer which is available on the main menu on the site.

  • Attachment Resources

    Zero To Three
    Zero To Three is a leading resource on the first three years of life. The air of this non-profit charitable organization is to strengthen and support families, practitioners and communities to promote the healthy development of babies and toddlers. Their site provides a wealth of resources for parents and professionals on the first three years of life including: easy to understand guidance and handouts for parents for different child development stages; a glossary of terms on the brain and how the brain develops; news reports and social action initiatives to promote new policies and programs for early childhood development.

    Online self report measures of attachment from R. Chris Fraley, Ph.D. at the University of Illinois
    At this site Dr. Fraley provides links to several web-based documents he has written on self-report measures of adult attachment. These include: A Brief Overview of Adult Attachment Theory and Research; the On-line Attachment Questionnaire (CRQ/ECR-R) (Fraley, Waller, & Brennan, 2000) a web survey which provide a broad measure of attachment styles in close relationships; ECR-Relationship Structures a web application designed to assess individual differences in attachment across multiple relationships; and Frequently Asked Questions about the Close Relationships Questionnaire (CRQ) or the Experiences in Close Relationships--Revised (ECR-R) questionnaire (Fraley).

    Attachment Research and Theory at UC Davis
    This research facility is directed by Phillip R. Shaver, Ph.D. The site contains: information on current projects and published papers; an overview on self-report measures of adult attachment; and other attachment-related links.

  • Mindfulness

    This is a beautiful and easy to navigate site that provides a wealth of information on mindfulness. It is maintained by Dr. Chris Walsh, a psychiatrist in private practice in Melbourne, Australia. The site offers introductory articles and links to a comprehensive range of web sites covering research, educational and training programs, blogs and online discussions related to mindfulness.

  • Professional Associations

    International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies
    ISTSS is a nonprofit professional society dedicated to the discovery and dissemination of knowledge about policy, program and service initiatives that seek to reduce traumatic stressors and their immediate and long-term consequences. ISTSS provides a forum for the sharing of research, clinical strategies, public policy concerns and theoretical formulations on trauma in the United States and around the world.

    International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation
    The ISSTD is a nonprofit professional society that promotes research and training in the identification and treatment of dissociative disorders, provides professional and public education about dissociative states, and serves as a catalyst for international communication and cooperation among clinicians and researchers working in this field.

  • Psychology and Mental Health Links

    Free Access to Adult, Adolescent and Child Dissociation Scales
    This web page at The Mayerson Center for Safe and Healthy Children at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center provides an email address at the bottom of the page where you may request a free CD containing: 1) The Child Dissociative Checklist (CDC), a 20-item parent / observer report measure for children ages 5-12 years (Putnam et al., 1990). 2) The Adolescent Dissociative Experiences Scale (A-DES), a 30-item self-report measure for ages 12-18 years (Armstrong, Putnam, & Carlson, 1990). 3) The Dissociative Experiences Scale (DES), a 28-item self-report measure for ages 18 years and above (Carlson & Putnam, 1993).

    The Sidran Institute
    The Sidran Institute, a leader in traumatic stress education and advocacy, is a nationally-focused nonprofit organization devoted to helping people who have experienced traumatic life events.

    Trauma Information Pages
    Find comprehensive information on trauma recovery with informative articles and self-help materials at Dr. David Baldwin's award winning site.

    Make the Connection
    Shared experiences and support for Veterans inclulding information on signs, symptoms, resources and treatment options on PTSD and related conditions.

    Medline Plus - Mental Health and Behavior
    This area of Medline provides information on a wide range of mental health topics. A service of the National Institutes of Health and the U.S. National Library of Medicine.

    National Institute of Mental Health - Health Information
    This area of the NIMH site provides information about the signs and symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment for most mental health conditions. Many other resources are found here.

    Academic Info on Online Psychology Schools & Resources
    This site provides links and resources on fundamental topics, research tools, and reliable sources of news on the science of psychology and lists of schools offering online degree programs.