Trauma is an everyday event both natural and widespread. Trauma impacts victims of “ordinary” events such as traffic accidents, falls, illnesses, school violence, as well as “extraordinary” events, natural disasters, wars, and terrorist attacks. The Institute acts to serve as a national and international resource center bringing continuing awareness to the issue of trauma as well as providing training models, training materials, workshops, seminars, courses, consulting services and trainers. ITI provides a clearer understanding of the multifaceted nature of trauma and the broad range of effective short-term treatment techniques to enable coping with and healing trauma.


International Trauma-Healing Institute
269 South Lorraine Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90004
Phone: (323)954-1400
E-mail: [email protected]

flowers blossom

Beyond the Trauma  Vortex Into The Healing Vortex
by Gina Ross
Guides for:

  • General Public
  • Medical Professionals
  • The Media
  • Psychology and Education
  • Diplomats and NGOs
  • Military

Visit the Official Website to find:

  • excerpts from the book
  • reviews
  • video
  • coming soon: podcasts
  • bookstore

“All proceeds received by ITI from sale of books authored by Gina Ross are utilized entirely for ITI’s non-for-profit activities”


Gina Ross, MFCC, is founder and president of International Trauma-Healing Institutes in the United States and in Israel and the co-founder of the Israeli Trauma Center at Herzog Hospital in Jerusalem. An internationally known expert on the impact of trauma in conflict between groups or nations, Gina has specialized in cutting-edge healing methods that can be brought to the public. Also a pioneer in understanding collective trauma, Gina has integrated her wide expertise in cross–cultural issues and relationships and is currently working with Israeli and Palestinian societies and other groups to bring an understanding of the role of trauma in conflicts between groups or nations, how this role and cross –cultural misunderstandings relate specifically to politics in the Middle East. She has developed The Ross Model, applying the new healing paradigms to heal collective trauma at national and international levels in order to create a collective emotional foundation for peace. Gina and her institutes work diligently to place the issue of trauma healing on the global agenda, developing resources and collaborating with organizations to further healing at the community, national, and international levels.