Ongoing Consultation Groups

Integrative Trauma Treatment Case Consultation (via Zoom) My groups include lots of cases, a layering of theoretical approaches, and room for therapists to grow into effective trauma-informed clinicians. I practice and teach an Integrative Trauma Treatment Model, which emphasizes the following skills: assessment along the dissociative spectrum, affectively attuned psychoeducation, stabilization, attachment repair, and trauma […]

Inner Critics: Everyone has one, trauma survivors have MORE

Inner Critics Everyone I work with has a cast of fierce inner critics. It comes with being neglected or abused in childhood. But critics also are just plain part of being human. No child gets out of childhood without difficulties. Humiliations come with growing up. Losses come with being alive. Inner critics are parts of […]

Complex PTSD: From Surviving to Thriving | A book I love!

A colleague recently recommended this book to me, and it’s just too good not to share with you! Complex PTSD: From Surviving to Thriving, by Pete Walker. This book is aimed at clients trying to recover from painful childhoods, and is so complete and illuminating, I think you may really like it. Some clients find […]

OCD and Strep Infection in Kids or ‘PANDAS’

This is an important thing to know about if you are a parent, grand parent, or treat children! New research about the occurrence of OCD symptoms following a strep infiection, AND their possible treatment with doses of antibiotics. https://www.parents.com/kids/health/other-health-issues/pandas-a-scary-and-controversial-disorder/