If you have experienced childhood trauma, you can speak with a Blue Knot Helpline trauma counsellor including for support and applications around national redress

1300 657 380
Monday - Sunday
between 9am - 5pm AEST
or via email helpline@blueknot.org.au


Do you live with disability?  Have you experienced abuse, neglect, violence or exploitation?

For support for Disability Royal Commission or general support contact our National Counselling & Referral Service

1800 421 468
9am - 6pm AEST Mon- Fri
9am - 5pm AEST Sat, Sun & public holidays

Blue Knot Foundation Blog

Check out our recent blog posts to stay up to date with our work, latest research and articles curated by the Blue Knot Foundation Marketing & Communications team. Should you have any suggestions or contributions please contact us via email: marketing@blueknot.org.au.


The Consequences
Trigger Warning Warning: This article may contain content that could disturb some readers. If reading this story causes you distress and you need s...

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Six Myths About DID
"Separating Fact from Fiction: An Empirical Examination of Six Myths About Dissociative Identity Disorder" Harvard Review of Psychiatry, 2016. Beth...

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ACEs Reduce Lifespan & Create Economic Impact of $9.1 Billion
By Blue Knot Review editor Jane Macnaught This short video shows the story of a small boy who grows up with ACEs ...

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Legal Professionals Experience Vicarious Trauma Too
By Blue Knot Review editor Jane Macnaught Lawyers are focusing more on their mental health and the wellbeing and that of their profession, overall....

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Sweeping Reforms Welcomed
Sweeping Reforms Welcomed Recommended changes to criminal justice system – Royal Commission Criminal Justice Report By Dr Cathy Kezelman A...

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The Challenges of Embedding Trauma-Informed Care
By Blue Knot Review editor Jane Macnaught This article has been edited for Blue Knot Review, you can read the full version here: http://onlinelibrar...

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Blue Knot Day 2017 coming soon
Preparations are well underway for Blue Knot Foundation’s national awareness event, Blue Knot Day, which this year will be held on Monday 16 Oct...

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Head To Health Digital Mental Health Gateway
The survey is now closed. Thank you for your interest! Over the past 18 months, the Australian Government Department of Health has been working wit...

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The Theatre of The Body
By Editor Breaking Free Jane Macnaught This article provides a brief overview of one of the current trends in the trauma field. I’ve coll...

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Charging of George Pell with historical sexual abuse offences
The charging of George Pell with historical sexual abuse offences sends a powerful message not only to survivors of child sexual abuse but to the whol...

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“Blue Knot Foundation has a key role to play in the building of community capacity in care provision to those who have experienced childhood abuse and trauma in any environment.”

NIALL MULLIGAN Manager, Lifeline Northern Rivers

“I think Blue Knot Foundation is a fantastic support organisation for people who have experienced childhood trauma/abuse, for their families/close friends and for professionals who would like to learn how to more effectively work with these people.”

Psychologist Melbourne

“It's such a beautiful thing that you are doing. Helping people to get through this.”


“It was only last September when I discovered the Blue Knot Foundation website and I will never forget the feeling of support and empathy that I received when I finally made the first phone call to Blue Knot Helpline, which was also the first time I had ever spoken about my abuse.”


"At last there is some sound education and empathetic support for individuals and partners impacted by such gross boundary violations.”


Contact Us

Phone: 02 8920 3611
Email: admin@blueknot.org.au
PO Box 597 Milsons Point NSW 1565
Hours: Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm AEST

Blue Knot Helpline
Phone: 1300 657 380
Email: helpline@blueknot.org.au 
Hours: Mon-Sun, 9am-5pm AEST

For media comment, please contact:
Dr Cathy Kezelman
+61 425 812 197
+61 2 8920 3611
or ckezelman@blueknot.org.au

For media enquiries, please contact: 
Julia Macerola
+61 422 337 332
or julia@fiftyacres.com