Past Engagements

Trauma-Informed Mindfulness Training

Orchard Park Building Room 236
Ignatius Jesuit Centre, Guelph, ON
September 22-24, 2017
For flyer: click here

International Symposium for Equine Welfare and Wellness

Wartenberg-Rohrbach, Germany
July 11-13, 2017
Guest speaker for two presentations:
  • Applying a Trauma Lens to Equine Welfare
  • The Impact of Horse-Human Interaction Programs on Equines: A Review of the Literature

 

Integrative Trauma Treatment: Somatics, Attachment and Neuroscience Approaches

Trauma Certificate Course
Wilfrid Laurier University, Kitchener, ON
June 20-21, 2017,
9am - 4pm
For flyer: click here

Trauma-Informed Yoga Training

Co-facilitated with Caroline Owen, BA, ERYT-500
Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS
Flyer: Trauma-Informed-Yoga-Training-Halifax-2017-Flyer.pdf
June 8-11, 2017

Integrating Somatics and Attachment into Couples Therapy

The University of Guelph
Host: Instructor LaRee Walters-Boadway
April 22, 2017 1-5pm
Guest Speaker for the Certificate in Couples and Family Therapy Studies
Elective Course: Therapy Interventions for Trauma, Abuse and Violence

Trauma-Informed Yoga Training

Co-facilitated with Caroline Owen, BA, E-RYT500
Sugar Ridge Retreat Centre, Midland, ON
November 19-22, 2016

To Register: traumainformedyoga.ca/midland-2016-2017/

Trauma-Informed Mindfulness: Somatic Skills for Present Moment Body Awareness

Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology Webinar Series Hosted by Yorkville University
August 31, 2016
Details: http://www.yorkvilleu.ca/news/blog/upcoming-webinar-trauma-informed-mindfulness/

Empowered Boundaries

Orchard Park Office Centre - Ignatius College
5420 Highway 6 North, Guelph, ON
Room 236 through yellow East Entrance doors
August 18-19, 2016, 9am-4pm
Flyer: Empowered-Boundaries-The-Refuge-2016-Workshop.pdf

Trauma-Specific Competencies

The Family Centre, Gymnasium (café side)
65 Hanson Avenue, Kitchener, ON
1st Offering: May 16-17, 2016 9am to 4pm
2nd Offering: June 20-21, 2016 9am to 4pm
Flyer: Trauma-Competencies-TSI-Training-2016-Flyer.pdf

Trauma-Informed Mindfulness: Understanding Procedural Memory and Activation in Meditative Practice

Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology Webinar Series
Hosted by Yorkville University
June 15, 2016

Empowered Boundaries: Somatic Exercises for Healthy Anger, Assertiveness and Personal Agency

1-day workshop following keynote by Dr. Ruth Lanius
Attachment and Trauma Conference 2016: "Awareness, Regulation and Healing"
April 12, 2016
details coming soon!

Trauma-Informed Yoga Training

Co-Facilitated with Caroline Owen, BA, E-RYT500
Calgary, AB
April 7-10, 2016
Flyer: Trauma-Informed-Yoga-Training-Calgary-2016-Flyer.pdf

Somatics and Attachment: Bringing the Body into Couples Therapy

Guest speaker for the "Therapy Interventions for Trauma, Abuse and Violence" course
Certificate Program in Couple and Family Therapy Studies
University of Guelph
March 5, 2016 (2 hours)

Trauma and the Body: Somatic Principles for Self-Regulation

St. Leonard's 2016 Mental Health and Addictions Forum: "Breaking the Silence of Trauma"
Brantford, ON
February 19, 2016
Agenda: 6th Annual Forum-Agenda
Biographies: 2016 Forum Workshop Descriptions and Biographies
Registration Form: 6th Annual Forum-Registration Form

Trauma Resource Day

In-service team consultation and training for Refuge trauma clinicians
The Refuge: Centre for Healing and Recovery
February 3, 2016 (3 hours)

Somatic Experiencing Training Assistant

With trainer Linda Stelte, MEd, SEP
Beginning level 1 module (4 days)
London, ON,
November 2015

Trauma-Informed Yoga Training Retreat

Co-facilitated with Caroline Owen, BA, RYT-500
Sugar Ridge Retreat Centre, Wyebridge, ON
October 22-25, 2015
To register, click here: www.wavelengthsyoga.com/trauma.html

Somatic Therapies: Working with the Body to Heal Trauma and Chronic Stress

Hosted by Attachment and Trauma Treatment Centre for Healing (3 hours)
Information coming soon!
August 7, 2015
To register, visit attch.org

2015 Mindfulness Training: A Novel Approach to Intervention in Aboriginal Communities Experiencing Trauma

(facilitating workshops on day 1)
Travelodge Hotel Vancouver Airport
Richmond, BC
June 17-18, 2015

Foundations of Trauma and Attachment: Theory and Self-Regulation Skills for Educators Working with First Nations Children and Youth

In-service training for Cree School Board
Val d'Or, Quebec
May 25-28, 2015

Trauma-Informed Mindfulness, Meditation and Yoga (Full-Day Pre-Conference Event)

Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association
Annual national conference
May 19, 2015

Reducing the Risks of Abstinence Through Emotional Regulation

St. Leonard’s Addictions and Mental Health 5th Annual Forum
Brantford, ON
February 20, 2015

Trauma-Informed Safety and Stabilization

In-service training for addictions services team, House of Friendship
Kitchener, ON
January 13-14, 2015

Trauma Lifeline Training: Trauma-informed somatic skills for crisis and distress line workers to support safety, stabilization and self-regulation

In-service training pilot, Distress Centre Niagara, Thorold, ON
(December 3-4, 2014; Jan 2-3 & February 27-28, 2015)

 


Somatic Experiencing™ Training Assistant

Intermediate level modules (3 modules of 4 days), Montreal, QC, 2014-2015
Beginning level modules (3 modules of 4 days), Montreal, QC, 2013-2014

 


Trauma Sensitive Yoga Training for Yoga Teachers

Sukha Yoga Centre
42 Wyndham Street North Unit 101C
Downtown Guelph
Sat Oct 18, 2014 12-6 pm & Sun Oct 19, 2014 9 am-5 pm

Trauma-Informed Foster Parenting (day 1)

Satori Homes Inc.
Guelph, ON
July 24, 2014 from 9am-5pm

Working with Trauma and the Body: Group Case Consultation for Clinicians

The Refuge: Centre for Healing and Recovery
June 16, 2014 (3 hours)

Walking the Edge of the Thin Blue Line: Managing the Effects of Frontline Work

Wellington County OPP
Fergus, ON
May 27, 2014 from 11am-2pm

Speaker Panel: Best Practices in Trauma-Informed Support

Distress Centres of Ontario Spring Conference: Trauma-Informed Care
Cambridge, ON
April 14, 2014

Trauma-Informed Yoga Training for Yoga Teachers

Wavelengths Yoga Studio
2351 County Road 45, Norwood, ON
(Peterborough area)
April 5-6, 2014 from 9am-5pm
To register: (705) 639-8937 or www.wavelengthsyoga.com

Trauma-Informed Principles

Riverslea Conference Centre
March 31, 2014 from 12:30-4:30pm
In-service for Homewood staff only
To register: Contact Patti Duguid at dugupatr@homewood.org or
(519) 824-1010 ext. 2369

Harm Reduction Through a Trauma-Informed Lens

Harm Reduction Forum 2014:
Our Stories - Women and Harm Reduction
Cavalry Baptist Church, Guelph, ON
March 20, 2014 from 1:00-2:30pm
Hosted by the Wellington Guelph Drug Strategy

Working with Trauma: The Neuroscience Behind Self-Regulation and How to Be More Effective With Clients

Aboyne Hall, Fergus, ON
December 11, 2013 from 12pm - 4pm
Sponsored by Wellington Guelph Drug Strategy, Guelph Community Health Centre, Upper Grand Family Health Team and CMHA Waterloo Wellington Dufferin

Working with Trauma: The Neuroscience Behind Self-Regulation and How to Be More Effective With Clients

Guelph CHC, Guelph, ON
December 4, 2013 from 9am - 1pm
Sponsored by Wellington Guelph Drug Strategy, Guelph Community Health Centre, Upper Grand Family Health Team and CMHA Waterloo Wellington Dufferin

The Psychophysiology of Self-Regulation: Skills for Therapists to Stabilize Trauma and Emotional Overwhelm in our Clients and Ourselves

The Albert on Bay Hotel, Ottawa, ON
November 18, 2013 from 8:30am - 4pm
Hosted by CAST Canada

Lunch and Learn: The Principles of Trauma-Informed Practice

Guelph CHC, Guelph, ON
September 17, 2013 from 10:30am - noon

The Psychophysiology of Self-Regulation: Skills for Therapists to Stabilize Trauma and Emotional Overwhelm in our Clients and Ourselves

The Waterfront Hotel, Burlington, ON
August 16, 2013 from 8:30am - 4pm
Hosted by CAST Canada

Lunch and Learn: Somatic Therapy and How Overwhelming Experiences Impact the Nervous System and Brain

Guelph CHC, Guelph, ON
May 14, 2013 from noon - 1:30pm

BODYWORK: Exploring the Connection Between Trauma and the Body, and the Role of Somatic Therapies and Yoga in Supporting Safety and Stabilization

Co-facilitated with Caroline Owen, Wavelengths Yoga Studio
Grounding Trauma Conference, Alliston, ON
May 9, 2013 from 9am - 2:15pm
Hosted by CAST Canada

Trauma and the Body: 4 Key Somatic Skills to Support Self-Regulation in Our Clients and Ourselves

Best Western, Cambridge, ON
March 5, 2013 from 8:30am to 4pm
Hosted by CAST Canada

Trauma, the Body and Frontline Work: Presentation and Discussion Forum

The Delta Hotel, Kitchener, ON
January 14, 2013 from 8:30am - noon
Hosted by CAST Canada

Somatic Experiencing Training Assistant

With trainer Berns Galloway, MEd, CCC, SEP
Beginning and Intermediate level modules (6 modules of 4 days each)
Montreal, QC
2013-2015

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