M.E.T.A. Counseling Clinic.
Integrative Trauma Treatment Center. an integrative clinic focused on trauma.
Linda Meretsky (SE, EMDR)
Jennifer Slater (SE)
Alicia Ankenman (SE)
Dr. Pilar Hernandez-Wolfe
Amenda Clinic – integrative mental health care including ND’s and LAc’s
PDX Trauma Free
Portland Trauma Recovery
Portland Somatic Therapy (SE)
Clearwater Center for Healing- program for women healing from trauma
–Sean Donahue: somatically-based herbal medicine for survivors
–Sonia Connolly at Sundown Healing Arts. She also has a book and lots of great articles on her website. Highly recommended.
–Clara Parnell practices a variety of modalities including Cranial Sacral Therapy and abdominal/organ work.
–Tracy Thorne. Japanese style acupuncture. Very gentle with lots of experience.
–Inez Coppola. Acupuncture and energy work. Highly intuitive, gentle, and compassionate.
–Tara Rose. Reiki Practitioner
Trauma focused support groups:
–Trauma Recovery and Empowerment Group for Women at Quest Center for Integrative Health. They also have some good practitioners at their clinic as well as TRE groups.
–Trauma Toolkit Book Club and Support Group Lead by Susan Pease Banitt, LCSW and focused on her book The Trauma ToolKit
Lydia Anne Bartholow: mental health nurse practitioner, herbalist, and educator. offers incredible classes on understanding trauma.
Trauma Intervention Program: does local trainings. also has a really good resource list.
–The Art of Healing Trauma -Heidi Hanson’s process of working through PTSD. Great information and tools from the perspective of someone working through it all.
–Heal My PTSD– Great podcasts and webinars.
–Pete Walker . reakky good articles and book.
–Robyn Posin. sweet articles about nurturing your inner child and wounded self.
–Matt Licata. healing words.
–Laura Kerr –Coping with Trauma (article) Window of Tolerance (PDF)
–Trauma Recovery. great website with a guide to understanding and healing trauma
–Rick Hanson. speaks about positive neuroplasticity
–Herbal Therapy in PTSD
-Beyond Meds. great blog with section on Trauma and PTSD
Free Meditations (meditation isn’t always the best with PTSD so find trauma oriented meditations and don’t push too hard!)
– Mindfulness Solutions
–Dan Siegel’s The Wheel of Awareness
-David Emerson- chair yoga for trauma
–Exercises from The Trauma Center
–Self Compassion Exercises from Kristin Neff
-Bessel van der Kolk lecture on “Engaging the Natural Healing Systems of the Brain for Self-Regulation, Heart Rate Variability and Beyond”
–Brian Mahan talking about “the fives”
–Diane Poole Heller– attachment work
–National Institute for the Clinical Application of Behavioral Medicine