HOME / RESEARCH & WORKSHOPS
Trinity Western University
PTSD Sexual Assault Research Project
Provide trauma therapy for sexual assault survivors using manualized therapy approaches (Cognitive Processing Therapy, Observed & Experiential Integration, Relaxation Training). Provide psycho-educational groups for participants in study Participate as a guest speaker for psycho-educational documentary series about trauma.
YELLOW CEDAR LEARING CENTER, CHILLIWACK BC
2010 to 2011
Primary Consultant – Integrated Service Delivery Pilot Project
Contracted to create an integrated Service Delivery Assessment tool for he various internal departments, and subsequently implement the assessment tool with 50 clients facing barriers to new education and employment opportunities. Compiled data regarding the tool in order to determine its effectiveness for expanded future use.
YELLOW CEDAR LEARNING CENTER, CHILLIWACK BC
2008 to 2011
Trauma Therapist/Team Consultant
Delivered trauma therapy and psycho-educational workshops for Aboriginal adult learners. Report regarding the impact and changes made with aboriginal adult learners using Neurotherapy interventions was compiled.
Upcoming research is in planning stages and will be available with more detail in coming months.
WORKSHOPS AND PRESENTATIONS
Gillian has presented the following workshops and is available to present similar workshops in these areas
The Effects of Trauma on the Brain:
Neuropsychology and Current Therapies
Presented for Freedom from Abuse Society @ Conference
January 2010 to May 2012
Healing from Trauma and Addiction
Facilitator of Twelve Week Group
OEI & Eating Disorders
Presented for OEI Therapists
Understanding Eating Disorders
Presented to Foster Parents Association and interested health professionals 2007 Panel member for community health educational seminars sponsored by the Eating Disorders Resource Centre 2006/2007
Trauma: Basic Understanding, Assessment, Treatment Options
Presented for Crisis Line volunteers
Team building with MBTI.
Presented to Stó:lõ Nation staff
Forum: Inside an RCT for trauma therapy outcome evaluation:
THERAPIST AND RESEARCHER PERSPECTIVES
Presented at the Annual International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation Conference Philadelphia PA
Self-Harm Prevention, Assessment & Treatment
Presented for Crisis Line Volunteers