References & Materials
The CSPC was the birthplace of the research that founded A Kink in the Cure. Formerly known as The Wet Spot, the CSPC is a non-profit, membership-based organization located in Seattle, Washington. It organizes events and provides space for several different sex-positive subcultures, notably BDSM, Swinging, and polyamory groups. This amazing community orchestrates events where members can explore and celebrate their sexuality in a consensual and supported environment.
With the goal of fighting for sexual freedom and privacy rights for all adults who engage in safe, sane and consensual behavior the NCSF manages the Kink Aware Professionals list under the resources tab on their website. A great resource for finding Lawyers, Counselors, Accountants, and other professional services that will be understanding of alternate lifestyles.
StoryCorps’ mission is to preserve and share humanity’s stories in order to build connections between people and create a more just and compassionate world.
The Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality (SSSS) is an international organization dedicated to the advancement of knowledge about sexuality. SSSS brings together an interdisciplinary group of professionals who believe in the importance of both the production of quality research and the clinical, educational, and social applications of
research related to all aspects of sexuality.
The Society of Janus is a San Francisco-based support and education organization for people interested in learning about BDSM. They provide opportunities to meet others with similar interests in a safe, relaxed atmosphere.
The mission of Vino & Vulvas is to invite community between cross-disciplinary sexual health providers and the public, and to create conversation that encompasses the depth of inclusive human sexuality.
The Pan-Eros Foundation provides community and volunteer opportunities, including helping with the Seattle Erotic Art Festival, workshops, and other sexy, special events. Meet new people and participate in the community.
Trauma, Somatic Experiencing and Peter A. Levine PhD
Who are the Victims?, Rape Abuse & Incest National Network
Statistics published by the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network regarding victims of sexual violence.
Statistics published by the National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence regarding victims of sexual violence.
An overview of Somatic Experiencing as a therapeutic method for processing past trauma.
A comprehensive informational list of different types of therapy.
An overview of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and its efficacy.
An overview of Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing and its efficacy.
American Journal of Family Therapy
K. M. Anderson & C. Hiersteiner
Perry Bacon Jr.
Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology
P. R. Davidson & K. C. H. Parker
Journal of Bisexuality
Review of General Psychology
Journal of Abnormal Psychology
R. J. McNally, S. A. Clancy, D. L. Schacter, & R. K. Pitman
NY Times Magazine
Broad Street Review
International Journal of Play Therapy
A. J. Urquiza
Child Abuse & Neglect
T. van Roode, N. Dickson, P. Herbison, & C. Paul
Hawthorne Press 2006
Delugach, S. P. (1999). Indigenous models of healing and sexuality: Restoring sexual balance. Sexual Addiction & Compulsivity, 6(2), 137.
Hutchins, L. (2004). All of me. Lambda Book Report, 12(10), 24-25.
Steverson, C. (2007). Counselling adult survivors of child sexual abuse 3rd edition. Healthcare Counselling & Psychotherapy Journal, 7(1), 34-34.