Workshop Facilitator & Educator
12 session, 2 hours each- Incorporate the insights of neuroscience with the latest understanding of trauma and PTSD. The program is based on the principles of relational therapy; it uses cognitive-behavioral techniques (CBT), mindfulness, expressive arts, and body-oriented exercises (including yoga). This curriculum can be adapted to adolescent females.
Healing Trauma (Shorter Intervention)
6 Session, 2 hours each- 6 session adaptation of the best selling evidence-based Beyond Trauma. It is particularly designed for settings requiring a shorter intervention: jails, domestic violence agencies, and sexual assault services.
21 session, 2 hours each- The first manualized intervention for women that focuses on anger, as well as the trauma they may have experienced. Utilizing a variety of evidence-based therapeutic strategies (i.e., psycho-education, role-playing, mindfulness activities, cognitive behavioral restructuring and grounding skills for trauma triggers).
Helping Men Recover or Building Resilience (Facilitated with Zach Huntley)
18 Session, 2 hours each- The first gender-responsive, trauma-informed treatment program for men. Curriculum addresses what is often missing in prevailing treatment modes: A clear understanding of the impact of male socialization on the recovery process, a consideration of the relational needs of men, and a focus on the issues of abuse and trauma.
Exploring Trauma (Shorter Intervention)
6 Session, 2 hours each. New intervention designed to address some of the issues specific to male trauma: Male silence surrounding abuse, the impact of male socialization on men’s responses, the risk of victims becoming abusers, and the need to understand men’s shame and fear to explore trauma. Topics include: Understanding trauma and its process; Trauma impact on the inner-self (thoughts, feelings, beliefs) and on the outer-self (behaviors and relationships); & coping and calming strategies.