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Journey Free ~ Dr. Marlene Winell is the therapist who coined the term Religious Trauma Syndrome. She offers sessions over Skype or from her office in Oakland, CA. Dr. Winell also leads an online support group and holds weekend retreats for those looking to reclaim their lives after toxic religion.
Footsteps ~ If you're a current or former ultra-Orthodox Jew, NY-based Footsteps and their worldwide affiliates offer programs to help you through any stage of leaving your faith and community.
Off the Derech ~ This Facebook group exists for formerly religious Jews and Jews who are off the 'frum' derech. They have almost 3,000 members and aim to help former and questioning Jews help each other by facilitating respectful dialogue.
Break Free Together ~ Dinner parties for people healing from sexual shame? We're down. Linda Kay Klein, author of Pure: Inside the Evangelical Movement that Shamed a Generation of Women and How I Broke Free, founded this organization bringing together people from various religious backgrounds for story exchange over the dinner table. Break free from shame!
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• Judaism - This page offers resources specifically for people with a Jewish background, from Orthodox to Reform.
• Faith-Friendly Resources - If you still find comfort in faith, the organizations listed here will be sensitive to your beliefs while offering support for your doubts.
• Mental Health - Do you find yourself struggling with depression or anxiety after a loss of faith? Learn more about Religious Trauma Syndrome and find a therapist or peer support group who can help.