Professional Organizations

American Counseling Association

Association for Transpersonal Psychology

American Medical Association

American Psychiatric Association

American Psychological Association

American Society of Addiction Medicine

Association for the Advancement of Psychosynthesis

International Transactional Analysis Association

NAADAC The Association for Addiction Professionals

National Board for Certified Counselors

North Carolina Board of Licensed Professional Counselors

The North Carolina Substance Abuse Professional Practice Board

United States of America Transactional Analysis Association

Professional Journals

Journal of Humanistic Psychology

Journal of Transpersonal Psychology

ReVision Journal--Focuses on philosophy, religion, psychology, social theory, science, and the arts.

Mental Health Organizations

Center for the Study of Psychiatry and Psychology

This organization is a research and educational network concerned with the impact of mental health theory and practices upon individuals and society.  They have been around for over 25 years informing professionals and the general public about the potential dangers of drugs, electroshock, psychosurgery, and the biological theories of psychiatry.

National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD)

There are more than 6,000 rare disorders that affect approximately 25 million Americans.  This website can help clinicians and clients diagnose illness that most doctors know little about.  The information here is indispensable for treatment, insurance, and disability purposes.  NORD also provides referrals to additional sources of assistance and ongoing support.

National Institute of Health

An Office of Rare Diseases is within this government organization.

The Cult Education Institute

Founded by Rick Ross, this website that lists various cults throughout the world. Rick has been involved in interventions as well as court cases involving cults and other destructive groups.

Mental Health Information

Internet Mental Health

This is an encyclopedia of mental health information.

Intuition Network

The Intuition Network publishes programs related to the subject of intuition.  Transcripts from interviews with well known figures from a variety of fields are available such as, Fritjof Capra, Swami Chetanananda, Ram Dass, Shakti Gawain, Jack Kornfield, Christina Grof, Stanislav Grof, Stephen Levine, John Perry, Frances Vaughan and many others. Also check out the Thinking Allowed website for the interviews on videocassette.

This is a very good site on hypnosis and neurolinguistic programming.

Debunks some of the latest mental health myths, including the effectiveness of various psychotherapies and medication.

Therapy Training

The Southeast Institute for Group & Family Therapy--Chapel Hill, North Carolina

This is an excellent resource for therapy training.  Approaches include: Redecision Therapy, Family Systems Theory, Body Centered Psychotherapy, Transactional Analysis, and Gestalt Therapy.

First at Blue Ridge
Offers inexpensive workshops to help mental health professionals keep up their license.  Credits are approved by the NCSAPPB and the NBCC.

McLeod Center
Another mental health continuing education provider, but these are free!  Go see them.  I have been using them for years to keep up my licenses.  Good presentations.