Resources for Healing & Resilience

Choose from books, online resources, or workshops for survivors facilitated by Counseling and Psychological Services.

These resources and workshops were selected to provide survivors and their supporters with information about healing and resilience. They include many personal stories and reflections about child sexual abuse, anti-LBGTQ violence, and PTSD. They also address mindfulness and offer skills for healing and recovery.

If you are required to complete the Initiative, please do the following: 

  • Go to Courseworks
  • Choose the Resources for Healing and Resilience
  • Select: "I confirm that I completed Resources for Healing and Resilience"
  • Indicate which of the below resources you utilized (optional)

If you are not required to complete the Initiative but would still like to participate please write to communitycitizenship@columbia.edu and provide your UNI.  

Books

For students who want to learn more about healing and trauma, these books are offered for survivors and those who may be supporting survivors.  You do not need to identify as a survivor to participate, and survivors are not limited to this option.

Online Resources

For students who want to learn more about healing and trauma, these online resources are offered for survivors and those who may be supporting survivors.  You do not need to identify as a survivor to participate, and survivors are not limited to this option.

For Survivors Only

Counseling and Psychological Services offers survivor-specific workshops. Please call 212-854-2878 to register for a workshopYour call and participation in this workshop will be kept confidential.  

Sexual Violence Response will hold the workshops below for survivors only: 

Survivor Advocates

Survivor Advocates provide survivors and their supporters with confidential emotional support, and accompaniment and referrals to on-campus and off-campus resources. Contact a Survivor Advocate at 212-854-HELP.