Blue Knot Foundation... 

  • is the leading national organisation working to improve the lives of the five million (1 in 4) Australian adults who are survivors of childhood trauma, including abuse. 
  • supports survivors, their families and communities through professional phone counselling, information, resources and educational workshops. 
  • delivers professional development training, group supervision and consultancy for workers, organisations and practitioners working with survivors. 
  • advocates nationally for trauma-informed policy, practice and systems change. 

Education and Training

Professional Development Training  Blue Knot Foundation is a recognised leader nationally in trauma-informed, vicarious trauma and clinical complex trauma training. See our list of training options now.


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Research establishes that assertions of false memory advocates are exaggerated
 ‘Due process and fair treatment of survivors ... requires a clear minded assessment of how facts and science are often distorted by the relations of power that make abuse possible.’
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These false memory claims are false
A leading child abuse activist linked to the $500 million child abuse royal commission has hit back at claims by her family that her psychological treatment triggered "false memories" of abuse at the hands of her father as she comes under fire over her role advising on a compensation scheme for victims.
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Dissociative identity disorder exists and is the result of childhood trauma
The following article “Dissociative identity disorder exists and is the result of childhood trauma” speaks about Dissociative Identity Disorder, a condition which is often misrepresented and sensationalized. 
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Reporting Revives Bad Memories of Contentious Theories

Recent reporting by Richard Guilliatt has raised questions about the credibility of adults reporting child sexual abuse ("Those Events Never Happened", The Weekend Australian Magazine, October 4-5). Underlying this and other articles in the Australian has been a sense of unease or outrage about the accuracy of memories... Please click here to read full article.


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