Welcome to CPTSD Foundation

Program Spotlight: Weekly Creative Goup

Learn how the use of creativity can be an integral part of your personal healing journey. Join us each week in our safe space!

Learn More

Our Learn More resource is completely free, and gives you the opportunity to watch and listen to samples of most of our programs, so you can see if they’re a good fit for you before joining!

Our volunteers are amazing!

We are so grateful for the wonderful individuals who give their time and talents to help us reach survivors with a message of hope. Interested in volunteering with us? Why not check into it!

Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (CPTSD, C-PTSD, Complex PTSD) describes the results of ongoing, inescapable, relational trauma. Unlike Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Complex PTSD typically involves being hurt by another person. These hurts are ongoing, repeated, and often involving a betrayal and loss of safety. For more information please visit our What is CPTSD resource page.

Not sure where to begin or what to look at first? This quick reference page has some helpful tips for getting started.  Start Here.

A quick reference page of common questions sent to us by members and website visitors. Frequent Asked Questions.

Helpful short articles and information on our programs & organization. You can find links to different information here: Help Center

Each week, the official CPTSD Foundation newsletter gets emailed out to thousands of amazing survivors and mental health professionals. Get your copy of Trauma-Informed Tuesday (it’s completely free)!
CPTSD Foundation exists to help reach survivors of trauma with a message of hope and healing; bridging the healing gap and leaving a legacy of healing for the future. See our full Mission/Vision/Values.


Your donation can make a huge difference in the life of a survivor who is seeking trauma-informed resources and help. Every little bit helps!

Survivors have enrolled in our healing programs.


CPTSD Foundation is a 100% non-profit organization providing support to survivors of complex trauma.

Programs currently available, all trauma-informed.


All of our programs are trauma-informed, which means each one is developed and facilitated through the lens of understanding what survivors need to help feel supported and encouraged as they navigate every day life. No invalidation, no judgment, no shame.

You are welcome here.

Daily Recovery Support

Daily trauma-Informed peer support in a safe, group atmosphere, to supplement individual healing work.

Healing Book Club

Join us each week as we read through and discuss trauma-healing books and materials in a safe, group atmosphere.

Weekly Creative Group

Join us each week where you can express your creativity as you continue your healing journey.

Trauma-Informed Yoga

A weekly body-centered healing program focused on helping survivors engage with the present moment.

Online Safe Group

An online group where survivors receive & share support in an atmosphere that promotes healing and validation.

Partner Support

“TIPS” for spouses, partners, caregivers, and those who are directly involved in the life of a trauma survivor.

Daily Encouraging Text

One text, once per day to help encourage you on your healing journey. Available in the US and Internationally.

Pride Support

A program designed to affirm and encourage survivors and allies who identify with the LGBTQIA+ community.

All Programs

A full listing of all programs and memberships available, including Free resources and classes.


You can make a difference in the life of a survivor

call for writers

If you enjoy writing, we want to hear from you. We are always looking for guest writers for our blog!

Our writers include survivors, coaches, clinicians, authors, and thought leaders in the field of trauma recovery.


Do you want to give back and help others using a skill set you have, and a desire to make a difference in the lives of trauma survivors?

Click that button and check out the current volunteer opportunities available!


Make a small donation of any size right now ! Or, make an even bigger impact by setting up a monthly recurring donation.

Your thoughtfulness and kindness can make all the difference. 


Recent content from our staff and guest contributors

The Psychology of Change

How to adopt the personal change you are creating as part of your healing journey Growth is ultimately about creating change. You can’t stay the same and grow at the same time. Creating change can be really uncomfortable, and there may be parts of...

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CPTSD in the Workplace: Teacher Edition

As a trauma recovery career coach, I get a lot of correspondence from teachers who struggle with doing the job they love while trying to manage the legacy effects of trauma. It is a definite challenge. So today, I want to outline why this is such a...

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See what others say about us. To ensure the privacy of our members, names are not displayed on testimonails. 

“My FRAMILY is amazing. You all are amazing and inspiring. I truly love all everyone on the calls and thank you from the bottom of my heart for helping me heal through this community.”


“”The healing book club has been such a blessing. It is very meaningful and I feel that I have established true, authentic connections. It’s comforting to have a designated space each week that’s safe, normalizing, educational, and secure. Thank you for this incredible resource!


“My FRAMILY is amazing. You all are amazing and inspiring. I truly love all everyone on the calls and thank you from the bottom of my heart for helping me heal through this community.”


“”The daily calls are helping me to take better care of myself and have boundaries. How to recognize safe people and unsafe people and receive encouragement and support that I do not get otherwise. They help me recognize I am not alone in my feelings and thoughts.