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Laurie Pearlman, PhD

Laurie Pearlman

Dr. Laurie Pearlman is a Senior Consulting Psychologist for the Headington Institute. A clinical psychologist, Dr. Pearlman co-founded and co-directed the Traumatic Stress Institute/Center for Adult and Adolescent Psychotherapy LLC until it closed in April 2006.

Dr. Pearlman is a widely published author on the theory and treatment of vicarious trauma, and the impact of violence and abuse and the treatment of survivors. An internationally recognized speaker, she has received awards for her scientific, clinical and media contributions. Her work focuses on bringing contemporary knowledge about traumatic stress to traumatized populations. During the last decade she has traveled to Rwanda a number of times to provide training on the origins of genocide, the psychological impact of trauma, avenues to healing, and the prevention of future violence.
 

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Online Courses and DVDs

Vicarious Trauma: Protecting the Front Line

Vicarious Trauma: Protecting the Front Line

1.5 CEs In this training, Dr. Laurie Pearlman will provide therapists and others who support trauma survivors with a framework for understanding the negative impact trauma work can have upon the helper. Such a framework allows helpers to protect ...

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Time to Say Goodbye: Ending Trauma Relationships

Time to Say Goodbye: Ending Trauma Relationships

  1 CE In this training, Dr. Pearlman describes why the ending of a long-term therapy relationship is an integral piece of the work to be managed, within the same frame and with the same thoughtfulness as the rest of the therapy. Because a...

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