PESI Presents: Trauma-Informed Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Children & Adolescents

Friends, I am pleased and excited to announce that PESI has scheduled me to present my newest continuing education course on April 29, 2022! Sign up now for Trauma-Informed Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Children and Adolescents. Discover how to integrate cognitive behavioral interventions and techniques with a client-centered and trauma-informed approach. Learn the underlying philosophyContinue reading “PESI Presents: Trauma-Informed Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Children & Adolescents”

Interview with Lisa Hutchison, LMHC

1. First, can you tell us a bit about your professional background? I am a licensed mental health counselor for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, who has been practicing psychotherapy for over 20 years. I have created  program for caring professionals, who want to prevent and treat compassion fatigue. I have taught various classes online and in person, inContinue reading “Interview with Lisa Hutchison, LMHC”

Interview with Dr. Pam Hall, Psychologist and Author

Recently, Dr. Pamela Hall, Ph.D., was kind enough to take the time to talk with me about her book, PTSD Unplugged. Dr. Hall is a psychologist who specializes in working with veterans who developed PTSD as a result of their service, and she has helped approximately 6,000 veterans through her work. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder isContinue reading “Interview with Dr. Pam Hall, Psychologist and Author”

Ap Review: PTSD Coach

I love bringing my readers new mental health aps they can try! As you might have noticed, I have a lot of positive things to say about these aps. That’s partially because, in general, I have a lot of positive things to say about a lot of things. I want to share with you thingsContinue reading “Ap Review: PTSD Coach”

Flashback Stopping

A common symptom of trauma is flashbacks, or re-experiencing a traumatic event. Flashbacks can feel very real, and it can seem like the event is happening all over again. I created a worksheet with prompts to help someone pull themselves out of a flashback, made so that individuals can choose which prompts are most beneficialContinue reading “Flashback Stopping”

COVID-19 and ACEs

In my Introduction to Trauma-Informed Teaching course on Skillshare, I talk about the Adverse Childhood Experiences study from the CDC and Kaiser Permanente. Basically, the study determined that certain stressful or traumatic life experiences in childhood have a huge impact in adulthood and can lead to mental illness, physical illness, and early death. Kids withContinue reading “COVID-19 and ACEs”

Trauma-Informed Teaching in an Online Classroom

This one-hour course will help you understand how to implement trauma-informed teaching in an online setting. It is available for purchase for $20. I encourage you to share your modified lesson plans in the comments! Share your ideas and help each other build your toolbox. Please let me know what other courses or topics youContinue reading “Trauma-Informed Teaching in an Online Classroom”