SEXUAL ASSAULT & PTSD
Aspects of Clinical Application: 
  • Applies standardized screening for trauma exposure

  • Collaborates inter-disciplinarily to achieve best-practice outcomes for women identified with PTSD

  • Biopsychosocial assessment and intervention planning relative to the occupational profile and perceived impact upon quality of life 

  • Actionable interventions to promote optimal function and regulation of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis

  • Education and training for execution of mind-body practices designed to 'down train' the autonomic nervous system (ANS); and facilitated transition to parasympathetic state

  • Facilitation of soft tissue and musculo-structural mobilization to diminish systemic fatigue, pain, and guarding response 

  • Education and health promotion of lifestyle management pertaining to nutrition/diet, sleep habits, and social patterning

Potential Certifications:

International Association of Trauma Professionals

  • Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCPT)

Somatic Experiencing Trauma Institute 

  • Somatic Experiencing ™ Professional Training 

Specialized Training/Education:

PESI, inc. (offering MANY online and in-person seminars)

  • Restoring Life After Sexual Trauma (digital seminar) 

  • Sexually Exploited Children and Adolescents (digital seminar)

  •  PTSD and Trauma in Children and Adolescents: Assessment and Effective Treatment (digital seminar)

  • Advanced Mindfulness Toolbox for Rewiring the Brain: Intensive Mindfulness Training for Anxiety, Depression, Pain, PTSD, and Stress-Related Symptoms (online course)

Herman & Wallace Pelvic Rehab Institute 

  • Trauma Awareness for the Pelvic Therapist