Resources and Helpful Links*


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ACE’s (Adverse Childhood Experiences) Study, Kaiser-CDC, 1994-1997.  The most significant study on the impact of early trauma (abuse and neglect) on health and wellness outcomes.

Dr. Nadine Burke on the nature and importance of the ACE’s study. In her fourth video of the ACEs Storytelling series, California’s first Surgeon General, Dr. Nadine Burke Harris, shares her expertise on the science behind Adverse Childhood Experiences and toxic stress and why there is hope for healing—at any age.


The NARM Institute, LLC (NeuroAffective Relational Model for Healing Complex Trauma.)

NARM Founder, Lawrence Heller, Ph.D. Discussion of NARM and its development, developmental trauma vs. shock trauma, and the treatment of complex trauma with NARM. Video Summer 2023 on The Trauma Therapist podcast.

NARM Transforming Trauma Podcast. Access over 100 episodes.

NARM Transforming Trauma Podcast. Episode 007, What is Trauma? Dr. Laurence Heller, Developer and Founder of NARM, and Dr. Gabor Maté , renowned trauma expert, on complex trauma and the treatment of it.

NARM Transforming Trauma Podcast.  Episode 001 with Senior NARM Trainer and NARM Faculty Member, Brad Kammer, LMFT, LPCC, Complex Trauma, Post-Traumatic Growth, and the NeuroAffective Relational Model.


EMDR International Association (EMDRIA). 

What is EMDR Therapy and Why Is It Used to Treat PTSD?  (American Psychological Association, October 2023 Online Article).


Transforming Trauma Podcast. Episode116: Addiction, Attachment, and the Myth of Normal With Dr. Gabor Maté.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA).  Narcotics Anonymous (NA). 12-steps recovery programs.

Recovery Dharma. Recovery Dharma offers an approach to recovery based on Buddhist principles.

Smart Recovery. Self-Management and Recovery Training.

This Naked Mind. A program and support for understanding the impact of alcohol on your brain, body, and life. A different approach for a healthier relationship to alcohol. 

*Pamela J. Kraus Psychotherapy, PLLC does not endorse or recommend any of the resources provided. The resources are presented for anyone who might find them helpful