Topics and Areas of Expertise

  • Abandonment
  • Abortion
  • Abuse as a Child
  • Addiction
  • Adoption
  • Adverse Childhood Experiences
  • Adverse Childhood Experiences and Likelihood of Future Addiction & Alcoholism
  • Adverse Childhood Experiences and Likelihood of Future Relationship Problems
  • Adverse Childhood Experiences and Likelihood of Future Risk Behaviors
  • Adverse Childhood Experiences and Repeating Relational Dynamics of Violence
  • Alcoholism
  • Altruism
  • Anxiety
  • Avoidant Behaviors
  • Blended Family Issues
  • Boundaries
  • Bullying
  • Changing Responses to Grooming Behaviors of Predators
  • Codependency and Alcoholics & Addicts
  • Codependency and Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Codependency in Relationships
  • Co-existing Disorders
  • Community and Recovery
  • Coping Skills
  • Criminal Association and Activity
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Death of a Child
  • Disability – Work vs. SSI: Choose Work
  • Disabled – Am I?
  • Dissociation
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Violence
  • Domestic Violence – Perpetrator Education
  • Domestic Violence – Prevention
  • Domestic Violence – Psycho-education
  • Driving While Under the Influence
  • Drug Abuse
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Emotional Regulation Techniques
  • Forgiving Abusers
  • Forgiving Parents
  • Foster Homes
  • Going “No Contact” with Parents
  • Grooming Behaviors of Predators
  • Group Facilitation
  • Group Psychoeducation Classes
  • Hypervigilance
  • Incarceration
  • Intimacy Problems
  • Intimate Partner Terrorism
  • Meditation
  • Mental Illness – 5150
  • Mental Illness – Personalized Recovery Plans
  • Mental Illness – Symptoms Triggered While On the Job
  • Mental Illness – You Are Not Your Diagnosis
  • Mindfulness
  • Molestation
  • Negligence of Judicial System
  • Nonviolent Communication Skills
  • Parenting Techniques – Parents in Recovery
  • Parenting Techniques – Single Parents
  • Parents with Mental Illness
  • Personal Development
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Psychosis
  • Rape
  • Rape Kit
  • Recovery – Alcoholism
  • Recovery – Co-existing Disorders
  • Recovery – Drug Addiction
  • Recovery – Intimacy and Social Connections
  • Recovery – Mental Illness
  • Re-entry for Criminal Offenders
  • Reframing Techniques
  • Relationships
  • Relaxation Techniques
  • Resilience
  • Restraining Orders
  • Re-traumatization – Clinical Mental Health Models vs. Recovery Models
  • Re-traumatization – Court Proceedings
  • Re-traumatization – Criminal Investigations
  • Re-traumatization – Substance Abuse Recovery Models
  • Re-traumatization – Surgery
  • Re-traumatization – Therapy
  • Re-traumatization – Why Victims Don’t Seek Help
  • Safety Planning
  • Self-Harm
  • Self-Monitoring
  • Self-Regulation
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Assault
  • Sexual Assault Prevention
  • Shame
  • Single-Parenting
  • Siblings – Differing Perceptions of Traumatic Childhood
  • Siblings – Separation in Childhood
  • Social Anxiety
  • Stalking
  • Step-Parenting
  • Stigma – Externalized
  • Stigma – Internalized
  • Stigmatization of Mentally Ill by Mental Health Professionals
  • Stigmatization of Victims by Law Enforcement
  • Suicide Attempts
  • Suicide Ideation
  • Suicide Prevention
  • Supporting the Needs of Peer Workers in Mental Health Professions
  • Symptom Management
  • Symptom Recognition
  • Teens – 5150
  • Teens – Alcohol & Drug Use
  • Teens – Criminal Behavior
  • Teens – Effects of Solitary Confinement
  • Teens – Gangs
  • Teens – Identity Formation and Social Status
  • Teens – Incarceration
  • Teens – Pregnancy, Childbirth, & Adoption
  • Teens – Ramifications of Misdiagnosis
  • Teens – Rape
  • Teens – Relationship Violence
  • Teens – Risk Behaviors
  • Teens – Self-Harm
  • Thought Distortions
  • Trauma
  • Trauma-Informed Professional Agencies
  • Trauma-Informed Professionals
  • Treatment Centers – Addiction & Alcoholism
  • Triggers
  • Trouble Concentrating
  • Witnessing Domestic Violence
  • Witnessing a Deadly Crime
  • Women’s Empowerment
  • Women’s Shelters
  • Victim Advocacy
  • Victim-Blaming
  • Victim’s Rights
  • Violence Against Women – Identifying Coercive Control
  • Violence Prevention – Need for Interventions Before “Warning Signs” Occur
  • Violence Prevention – The Truth About Prevention Efforts in the U.S. Identifying
  • Violence Prevention – Women Perpetrators