Dr Karen Treisman speaks about trauma at our annual conference

Dr Karen Treisman’s presentation at our annual conference will be a spotlight and exploration into the values and intentions of trauma-informed practice.

Dr Karen Treisman

Award winning psychologist Karen Treisman has extensive experience in the areas of trauma, parenting, adversity (ACE’s) and attachment, and works clinically using a range of therapeutic approaches with families, systems, and children in or on the edge of care, unaccompanied asylum-seeking young people, and adopted children. Karen also specialises in supporting organisations and systems to move towards becoming, and to sustain adversity, culturally and, trauma-informed, infused, and responsive practice. This work focuses on creating meaningful and multi-layered cultural and paradigm shift across whole systems.

In addition to holding a doctorate in Clinical Psychology, Karen has undergone a range of specialist training courses including in EMDR, Narrative Therapy, Trauma-focused CBT, Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy, Systemic Psychotherapy, Video Interaction Guidance, Sensory Approaches, and Theraplay.

Further links


The 2022 Annual Conference will be held on Saturday 5 November 2022 online as a Zoom event. For more information and to book your place, please click here.


We’re delighted Karen will also be presenting at our upcoming online courses:

Therapeutic Treasure Box Course (16-18 November)

The power of language: the words we use and the way we story people (4 February 2023)