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RESOURCES


Funding

All counselling is funded, by donation or subsidized depending on
the nature of the incident for which you seek counselling.

North Island Survivors' Healing Society gratefully acknowledges the support of the
province of BC amd contribultions from United Way, Central and Northern Vancouver Island.

Some people receive funding for counselling through the First Nations Health Authority,
Crime Victim Assistance, Bridges for Women, Inter-Tribal Health, ICBC,
CBI Health Group and extended benefit plans.


 ICBC

We are part of the Worksafe BC Provider Network


Helpful Connections

www.victimlinkbc.ca ........................ Information & Helpline
www.malesurvivor.org .................... Resources for male survivors of sexual abuse
www.domesticviolencebc.ca ........... Information & Helpline
www.heretohelp.bc.ca ..................... Resources for mental health and addictions
www.carmha.ca ............................... Downloadable publications on self-care
www.sidran.org ............................... Publications on trauma and dissociation
www.bcceas.ca ................................ Resources & Advocacy for Elder Abuse
www.worksafebcstore.com ............. Health & Safety Resources
www.ptsdassociation.com ............... Resources for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
www.apa.org .................................... Resources for Mental Health
www.bc211.ca .................................. Community, social and governement resources
www.veterans.gc.ca .......................... Resources for veterans including mental health


Reading List

Boundaries Where You End and I Begin: How to Recognize and Set Healthy Boundaries

by Anne Katherine (Hazelden, 1994)
Coping with Trauma-Related Dissociation: Skills Training for Patients and Therapists

by Suzette Boon Kathy Steele and Onno van der Hart (Norton, 2011)
Growing Beyond Survival: A Self-Help Toolkit for Managing Traumatic Stress

by Elizabeth G Vermilyea (Sidran Press, 2000) 
Healing Trauma: A Pioneering Program for Restoring the Wisdom of Your Body

by Peter Levine (Sounds True, 2008)
Invisible Heroes: Survivors of Trauma and How They Heal

by Belleruth Naparstek (Bantum, 2004)
Mindsight: The New Science of Personal Transformation

by Daniel Siegel (Random House, 2010) 
The Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Sourcebook: A Guide to Healing, Recovery and Growth

by Glenn Schiraldi
(Lowell House, 2000) 
Tapping In: A Step by Step Guide to Activating Your Healing Resources Through Bilateral Stimulation

by Laurel Parnell (Sounds True, 2008) 
Trauma Essentials: The Go-To-Guide for Mental Health

by Babette Rothschild (Norton, 2011) 
Wounded Boys, Heroic Men: A Man’s Guide to Recovering from Child Abuse

by Daniel J. Sonkin (Adam’s Media, 1998)  
The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind amd Body in the Healing of Trauma

Bessel van der Kolk M.D.
Sensorimotor Psychotherapy: Interventions for Trauma and Attachment
(Norton Series on Interpersonal Neurobioloy)

Pat Ogden & Janina Fisher