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Education & Training

  • Humber College School for Writers. Toronto, Canada.
  • Bachelor of Arts. French Language studies. University of Winnipeg.
Continuing Education:
  • Certified Clinical Trauma Professional Training Level I: Working with the Neurobiological Legacy of Trauma. Janina Fisher.
  • Movement for Trauma Level I. Jane Clapp.
  • Certified Trauma Recovery Coach.
  • Medical Cannabis: Clinical Insight into Cannabinoid Therapy (2020)
  • Crisis Prevention Intervention. (2019)
  • Jane Clapp. Self-regulation tools for the therapist. (2019)
  • Self-Compassion and Emotional Resilience. Kristin Neff. (2019)
  • Attachment and Trauma Treatment Centre for Healing. Integrated Trauma Practitioner certificate. (2018)
  • Transforming Resilience and Regulation through Somatic Touch. Stephen J. Terrell. (2018)
  • Mind-Brain Interventions for Trauma-Related disorder. Dr. Paul Frewen. (2018)
  • Childhood Abuse, Brain Development, Psychopathology, and Addiction. Dr. Martin Teicher. (2017)
Writing & Speaking Collaborations:
  • (Contributor) Damaged: A Call for a Care Revolution. Robert Maunder, MD. Jon Hunter, MD. Aevo-University of Toronto. Fall 2021.
  • What should we call loved ones of persons with CPTSD? A proposal to use the word ‘caregiver’. Voices Against Torture. April 2021.
  • Homagi – The mental health caregiver’s caregiver. Interview.
  • Dr Manuel P Stadtmann (University of Zurich). CPTSD and the need for more family support.
  • Trace Barbour Aguila. The intersection of childhood trauma and PTSD.
  • Jane Clapp. Podcast interview.
  • Annie Wright, LMFT. Family strain, estrangement & complex PTSD.
  • Robyn Brickel, MA, LMFT & Laura Reagan, LCSW-C, CDWF: Support for Trauma Survivors & Their Loved Ones During Coronavirus.
  • Supporting Partners of Trauma Survivors. TherapyChat.
  • Information about CPTSD for Families. Out of the Storm.
  • Founder and facilitator. Partners to Survivors with complex trauma online support group. (2017-2019)
  • Explaining historical trauma to your partner. Guest teacher. Stephanie Morales Coaching.
  • Supporting Partners of Trauma Survivors. Guest lecturer. Trauma Recovery Coaching Program.
  • Basic Trauma Neurobiology for Trauma Recovery Coaches. Guest lecturer. Trauma Recovery Coaching Program.
  • Coach mentor. Trauma Recovery Coaching certification.