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References for Blue Knot Foundation's 1-day training on 
Safeguarding Yourself - Recognising and Responding to Vicarious Trauma

Bloom, S.L. (2006) `Organizational Stress as a Barrier to Trauma-Sensitive Change and System Transformation’ (Alexandria, VA: National Technical Assistance Center.

Brown, Laura S. (2009) Cultural Competence in Trauma Therapy (Washington, DC: American Psychological Association).

Courtois, Christine A. & Ford, Julian D. (2009) Treating Complex Traumatic Stress Disorders: An Evidence-Based Guide (New York: The Guilford Press).

Doidge, Norman (2007) The Brain that Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science (New York: Viking, 2007).

Fallot, R. & Harris, M. (2009) `Creating Cultures of Trauma-Informed Care (CCTIC): A Self-Assessment and Planning Protocol’ (Washington, DC: Community Connections.

Figley, Charles (1995) Compassion Fatigue: Coping with Secondary Traumatic Stress Disorder in Those Who Treat the Traumatized (New York: Routledge).

Hall, E. (2015) In Harm's Way: Professional Heath Care Workers at Risk (Victoria, BC, Canada: FriesenPress).

Howell, Elizabeth (2005) The Dissociative Mind (New York: Routledge).

Jennings, Ann (2004) `Models for Developing Trauma-Informed Behavioral Health Systems and Trauma-Specific Services’. Report produced by the National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors (NASMHPD) and the National Technical Assistance Center for State Mental Health Planning (NTAC) United States.

Kezelman, C.A. & Stavropoulos, P.A. (2012) The Last Frontier: Practice Guidelines for Treatment of Complex Trauma and Trauma-Informed Care and Service Delivery (Sydney, Blue Knot Foundation, 2012). www.blueknot.org.au/guidelines

Levine, Peter (2010) In an Unspoken Voice: How the Body Releases Trauma and Restores Goodness (Berkeley: North Atlantic Books).

Maslach, Christina (2003) Burnout: The Cost of Caring (CA: Malor).

Maslach, Christina & Leiter, Michael (2000) The Truth About Burnout: How Organizations Cause Personal Stress and What to Do About It (SF: Jossey-Bass).

McCann, Lisa & Pearlman, Laurie Anne (1990) Psychological Trauma and the Adult Survivor: Theory, Therapy, and Transformation (Brunner/Mazel Psychosocial Stress Series, No. 21).

Mills, Linda (2003) Insult to Injury: Rethinking Our Responses to Intimate Abuse (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press).

Ogden, Pat, Minton, Kekuni & Pain, Clare (2006) Trauma and the Body: A Sensorimotor Approach to Psychotherapy (New York: Norton).

Pearlman, Laurie Anne & Caringi, James (2009) `Living and Working Self-Reflectively to Address Vicarious Trauma’, ch.10 in Courtois & Ford, ed. Treating Complex Traumatic Stress Disorders, pp.202-224.

Ross, Colin A. & Halpern, Naomi (2009) Trauma Model Therapy: A Treatment Approach for Trauma, Dissociation and Complex Comorbidity (Richardson, TXL Manitou Communications).

Rothschild, Babette (2011) Trauma Essentials: The Go-To Guide (New York: Norton).

Saakvitne, K. W. (1995) Trauma and the Therapist: Countertransference and Vicarious Traumatization in Psychotherapy with Incest Survivors (New York: Norton).

Saakvitne, K. & Pearlman, L.A. (1995) Trauma and the Therapist: Countertransference and Vicarious Traumatization in Psychotherapy with Incest Survivors (New York: Norton).

Siegel, Daniel J. (2009) Mindsight (New York: Random House).

Solomon, Marion T. & Siegel, Daniel J. (2003) Healing Trauma: Attachment, Mind, Body and Brain (New York: Norton).

Stamm, B. (1999) Secondary Traumatic Stress: Self-Care Issues for Clinicians, Researchers, and Educators (MD: Sidran Press).

Wallin, David J. (2007) Attachment in Psychotherapy (New York: The Guilford Press).

Werdel, Mary Beth & Wicks, Robert J. (2012) Primer on Posttraumatic Growth: An Introduction and Guide (New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons).


“Extremely well presented. Covered salient points in trauma work. Very credible presenter, obviously knows the subject matter well, is clear, informative, and was careful to ensure participant's expectations were met.”

E. HUTCHING Relationships Australia

“It was wonderful training given that all my questions and issues were addressed. It felt like 2 days of supervision.”

SYLVIA ACEVEDO Clinical and Private Practitioner

“I found the training very informative and a window to many therapies and skills to focus on in the future. The presenter was excellent and certainly demonstrated a well informed knowledge of various modalities and therapies.”


“The presenter did an excellent job! The information was interesting, profound and very relevant. The information was very clear, stimulating and I will find it very helpful when working with clients.”

WENDY METRA Counsellor/Psychotherapist

“Absolutely fantastic workshops! It was great to discuss, hear and walk away with real practical strategies and techniques to assist my clients in becoming more body aware. Excellent resources given.”