On this page and throughout our site, you will find a number of resources for learning more about psychodynamic psychotherapy, as well as general mental health resources for practitioners, as well as the general public. At the bottom of this page, we provide information for mental health organizations specializing in a variety of issues, as well as other links of interest within the field of psychodynamic psychotherapy, psychoanalysis, and depth psychology.

Click here to learn more about psychoanalytic training institutes who are offering continuing education and training in the field. We also have resources to find more research, books and texts, film and theatre, and podcasts related to the field of psychodynamic psychotherapy. The webpage Psychoanalysis Unplugged from Psychology Today features many fantastic blog posts and articles on psychoanalysis and coping with this present moment.

Bessel van der Kolk, M.D. a trauma specialist and founder of the Trauma Center at the Justice Resource Institute in Massachusetts shares about what trauma is. Dr. van der Kolk is also the author of The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma (Viking Adult, 2014). This video is the first session of the Psychotherapy Networker’s new series The Trauma Treatment Revolution.
Bestselling author and psychotherapist Esther Perel discuss healing after a traumatic event with Julia Samuel, author of Grief Works: Stories of Life, Death, and Surviving

Somatics, Mindfulness, Attachment Theory, and Working Through Trauma

One of the most helpful things we can do to work through trauma is to bring awareness to our bodies and their response to stimuli, work through trauma somatically, and learn practical mindfulness tools to center in the moment. We can also educate ourselves about attachment theory and bring the lens of attachment theory into working with our patients. Here are a few websites that specialize in learning somatic tools, mindfulness practices, and attachment centered approaches to healing trauma:

Mental Health Organizations

General Mental Health Information 

Eating Disorders

Sexual Abuse 


Other Links of Interest