TRAUMA & GRIEF ASSOCIATED WITH PREGNANCY & INFANT LOSS
Aspects of Clinical Application: 
  • Utilizes standardized screening tools to determine psychological impact of experienced loss

  • Collaborates with interprofessional team to provide best-practice comprehensive care as necessary

  • Assesses biopsychosocial impact of experienced bereavement, grief, or trauma to the individual’s occupational profile

  • Applies specific knowledge of unique neuroendocrine (hormonal) function pertaining to the peri- or postpartum female

  • Applies specific knowledge of biological differences in the female brain’s hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis response to stress 

  • Actionable mind-body interventions to promote and achieve improved interpersonal, intrapersonal, and socialized experiences of health and wellness 

  • Facilitated and directed occupational engagement to achieve and promote improved quality of life, self-efficacy, and biopsychosocial engagement   

  • Health promotion at the individual and community-level pertaining to understand and manage through lifestyle grief’s impact upon metabolic systems, sleep cycles, perceptions of physical pain, and mood regulation. 

Professional Certifications: 

International Association of Trauma Professionals

  • Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCPT)

Specialized Training/Education:

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

  • Treating Complicated Bereavement: Clinical Approaches for Client & Community Following Traumatic Loss (digital seminar)

  • Art Therapy for Grief & Loss (digital seminar)

  • David Kessler on Healing Grief & Loss (online course)

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for Trauma, PTSD, and Grief (digital seminar)