General and Emergency Information for Victims of Therapist Abuse

First and foremost, if you are feeling suicidal, call 911 or a crisis hotline. There are some crisis hotline numbers listed in the right sidebar under Need Help Now? if you scroll down the page. These include: National Suicide Hotlines 1-800-SUICIDE / 1-800-784-2433 or 1-800-273-TALK / 1-800-273-8255 24 hours a day/7 days a week National …

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Resource: Melanie Tonia Evans, Narcissistic Abuse Recovery

Happy New Year! I want to share with you a new resource I have been exploring: Melanie Tonia Evans and her website dedicated to Narcissistic Abuse Recovery www.melanietoniaevans.com. Melanie was a victim of serious narcissistic abuse that devastated her emotionally and physically. She then learned everything she could about this type of abuse and learned …

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Article: 30 Signs Of Emotional Abuse In A Relationship

I came across an article by Barrie Davenport on LiveBoldandBloom.com called 30 Signs Of Emotional Abuse In A Relationship. I highly recommend reading it. The article includes some excellent and helpful information, including the following list of signs of emotional abuse: 1. They humiliate you, put you down, or make fun of you in front of …

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Resource: Sandra Lee Dennis on Narcissism

A while back I wrote a couple of posts mentioning Sandra Lee Dennis, who has some great resources on her website Finding Heart in the Dark at www.SandraLeeDennis.com. She has a new, free ebooklet available called Notes on Narcissism, that I bet a lot of you are going to like. If you go to her …

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Resource for Healing – Dr. Lisa Cooney

I want to let readers know about a possible resource for healing: Dr. Lisa Cooney. Dr. Lisa is a therapist and healing arts practitioner who works with victims of sexual abuse, primarily childhood sexual abuse. Despite being an MFT, she works with people in generally non-traditional ways, both in person in the San Francisco Bay …

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Resource: “First Aid for the Soul after Heartbreak” by Sandra Lee Dennis, PhD

In my last post I shared an article from Sandra Lee Dennis, PhD on forgiveness. Sandra’s got some great information on trauma and betrayal on her website SandraLeeDennis.com – Finding Heart in the Dark, including two free eBooks: 13 Signposts of Betrayal and First Aid for the Soul after Heartbreak. I found them both very …

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Therapist Abuse Resources

Thanks to one of our readers for this great list of resources! She found them very helpful in her own process and wanted to share them with the community. Some of these you may have already found on the site, but it’s wonderful to have them in one place. (All content below is reader-submitted.) 1. …

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A Resource on PsychCentral.com for Clients Abused by their Therapists

Recently, a reader contacted me to let me know about a resource that some of you may find valuable: a forum on PsychCentral dedicated to those who have been abused by their therapists. Because I have not participated in this group myself I cannot personally recommend it; it’ll be up to each of you individually …

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ClaytonStress.com Online Computer Therapy for PTSD Symptoms – Free Trial!

Last March, I wrote a post regarding ClaytonStress.com’s web-based online computer therapy for PTSD symptoms, and now I have some good news for those of you interested in checking it out. Jeff Eastman, the president of ClaytonStress.com, contacted me and let me know that they currently have a promotion going on in Google ads for …

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Resources for Healing: Cheri Huber

When I was in the thick of my relationship with Dr. T and really struggling to stay afloat, I turned (as I so often do) to books for comfort and inspiration. I discovered some great teachers during that time, including Cheri Huber. Cheri is a Zen teacher as well as the founder of the Zen …

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