Dr. Abby Hershler and Lesley Hughes: Looking at Trauma. Intended for use in both therapeutic and classroom settings, this book is a valuable resource for all healthcare workers. In particular, social workers, psychotherapists, spiritual care providers, nurses, occupational therapists, psychologists, primary care physicians, and psychiatrists will find this tool kit indispensable.
Dr. Michael Ungar: Diagnosing, Nurturing and Maintaining Resilience Michael Ungar is a University Research Professor and Professor of Social Work at Dalhousie University where he directs the Resilience Research Centre that coordinates more than three million dollars in funded research in a dozen countries focused on youth and their families and how they together surviveadversity in culturally specific ways.
In addition to his research and writing, Michael maintains a family therapy practice in association with Phoenix Youth Programs, a prevention program for street youth and their families.
Dr. Clare Pain: Trauma and Resilience in Ontario Refugees Clare Pain is a Professor at the Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Director of the Psychological Trauma Program at Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto. In 2003 she became the co-project director of the Toronto Addis Ababa Psychiatry Project (TAAPP) through which the Department of Psychiatry at UofT assists build capacity and sustainability in the first residency program in Ethiopia.
Clare Pain’s clinical focus is on the assessment and treatment of patients who continue to suffer from the effects of psychological trauma, including refugees whom she works with at the Canadian Centre for Victims of Torture.
Dr. Bill Howatt: Bridging the gap between Workplace Mental Health Initiatives and Clinical Intervention Founder and CEO of Howatt HR, Dr. Howatt refers to himself as a behavioural scientist with a keen curiosity for how employees and employers can work together to reduce mental harm and promote mental health in the workplace. He is known internationally and is one of Canada’s top experts in workplace psychological health and safety.
Dr. Zindel Segal, Ph.D., C.Psych.: Mindfulness Dr. Segal is a Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology at the University of Toronto and directs the Cognitive Behavior Therapy Unit at the Center for Addiction and Mental Health. Dr. Segal holds the Morgan Firestone Chair in Psychotherapy and serves as the Head of the Psychotherapy Program in the Department of Psychiatry.
Dr. Candice Monson: A Vision for the Future of Treatment for Trauma and Stress-related Conditions Candice M. Monson, PhD, is Professor of Psychology at the Toronto Metropolitan University in Toronto, ON. She is one of the foremost experts on traumatic stress and the use of individual and conjoint therapies to treat PTSD.
Dr. Marc Lewis: The NeuroScience of Addiction Dr Lewis is a neuroscientist and professor of developmental psychology. Now at Radboud University in the Netherlands, he taught for more than twenty years at the University of Toronto. He has authored or coauthored more than fifty journal articles in neuroscience and developmental psychology.