The Wounded Healer Journal (TWHJ) is for Adult Survivors of Trauma and Abuse. We realize that there are some people diagnosed with Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID) and have young alters that like to post. TWHJ is not designed for alters … Continue reading
Go to the TWHJ Forums and click on the “Register” link for details. … Continue reading
Thank-you for asking. First of all, be assured that simply by participating you are already giving back to our community. When you post and reply to others’ messages, you inspire others to keep on keeping on. That is one of … Continue reading
The Wounded Healer Journal is designed for adults over the age of 18. Here are some crisis lines and resources which are specifically for people under age 18: “Just Say No” International – Drug & Alcohol Help 800-258-2766 (24 hrs)CANADA … Continue reading
TWHJ used to have a FAQ for partners and allies of abuse and trauma survivors in the past. We need a volunteer to create a new resource post/page on this topic.
Word of mouth is a good way to find a therapist. Ask friends and acquaintances for their recommendations. Another option for people in the U.S. and Canada is to check tje menu bar to link to some therapist databases.
From Linda Chapman: We carefully considered this question several times. Here are some of my thoughts. Forums that are “exclusive” to mental health professionals tend to leave others feeling excluded, even when that is not the intention. There is a … Continue reading
If you have a therapist, begin by asking them for a recommendation or referral. We recommend calling your local rape crisis, domestic violence or women’s center and asking them if they are aware of any resources. If you live near … Continue reading
While your response is ultimately up to you, the administration of TWHJ does not support or participate in “rescue” efforts. An exception to this is in the case of mandated reporting of the abuse of minors. Since we refer those … Continue reading