Therapists

Lisa Najavits (trauma and substance abuse)

http://www.seekingsafety.org/

John Briere (compassion from a Buddhist perspective and trauma treatment)

http://www.johnbriere.com/

Christine Courtois (treatment for complex trauma and dissociation)

http://www.drchriscourtois.com/

Dan Siegel (neurobiology of attachment, mindfulness and trauma)

http://drdansiegel.com/

Babette Rothschild (body focused treatment for trauma)

http://www.somatictraumatherapy.com/

Ron Siegel (Trauma treatment and mindfulness)

http://www.mindfulness-solution.com/About%20the%20Author.html

Rick Hanson (neurobiology of mindfulness and wellbeing)

http://www.rickhanson.net/

Zindel Segal (mindfulness and relapse prevention for depression)

http://www.camh.ca/en/research/about_research_at_CAMH/scientific_staff_profile/Pages/Zindel-Segal.aspx

Faculty at The Centre for Mindfulness Studies

http://www.mindfulnessstudies.com/about/faculty/

Marsha Linehan (Borderline Personality Disorder treatment)

http://faculty.washington.edu/linehan/

National Institute of Mental Health

http://www.nimh.nih.gov/media/video/linehan.shtml

Paul Gilbert (neurobiology, shame and developing self-compassion)

http://www.compassionatemind.co.uk/

Christopher Germer (trauma therapist, developing compassion)

www.mindfulselfcompassion.org

Kristin Neff (researcher, developing compassion vs self esteem)

www.mindfulcompassion.org

Sandra Bloom (Sanctuary Model; Trauma Informed Organizations)

http://www.sanctuaryweb.com/who.php

Downloadable Practices and Resources

Research Links

Center for Investigating Healthy Minds

http://www.investigatinghealthyminds.org/

Affective Neuroscience

http://psyphz.psych.wisc.edu/

Mind and Life Institute

http://www.mindandlife.org/

Stanford University-CCARE (compassion training)

http://ccare.stanford.edu/

University of Pennsylvania, Promoting Mindfulness in Education; teachers, students and parents

http://www.prevention.psu.edu/people/greenberg_m.html

Dalai Lama Centre for Peace and Education

http://dalailamacenter.org/

Mindfulness in Schools

http://www.mindfulschools.org/

Center for Mindfulness in Healthcare, Life and Society

http://www.umassmed.edu/Content.aspx?id=43102

University of Minnesota Center for Spirituality and Healing

http://www.csh.umn.edu/

Greater Good Science Center; the Science of a Meaningful Life

http://greatergood.berkeley.edu/

Martin Brokenleg; Reclaiming Youth International

http://www.reclaiming.com/content/brokenleg

"Everyone has a right to have a present and future that are not completely dominated and dictated by the past" - Karen Saakvitne