Trauma and Shame

Extensive experience supporting clients to reclaim their bodies and their lives from complex trauma.



  • Looking Through The Lens of Polyvagal Theory with Deb Dana (6 part webinar series, PSPSI)

  • Bessel Van Der Kolk's Intensive Trauma Treatment Programme with Alexander McFarlane, Stephen Porges, Stephen Suomi

  • Survivors of Abuse (Edinburgh Rape Crisis Centre)

  • Awareness of Domestic Violence and Abuse including the impact on Children, Young People & Adults at Risk  (Child Protection E-Academy)

  • The Web of Shame in the Therapeutic Space with Christiane Sanderson (Regents University London) 

  • Shifting Shame, Releasing Fear (Fierce Embodiment, Marcela Widrig)

  • Forgiveness, A Workshop with Sue Hanisch (Mindsite)

  • Tackling FGM in Mental Health Services (Department of Health)

  • An introduction to FGM, Forced Marriage, Spirit Possession and Honour-Based Violence (Child Protection E-Academy)

  • Living With PTSD (Recovery Health & Wellbeing Academy)

  • The 23rd John Bowlby International Conference, "Repetition, repetition, repetition. Breaking The Cycle of Attachment Trauma

  • ‘Healing Traumatic Stress: Helping Mind, Brain & Body To Let Go Of The Past’  2 day workshop with Dr Bessel Van Der Kolk

  • Action & Body-Oriented Trauma Work 2 day workshop with Dr Ralf Vogt

  • The Attachment Summit with Diane Poole Heller, David Wallin, Lisa Ferentz, Deany Laliotis, Stan Tatkin and Linda Graham

  • Trauma & Transcendence

  • All Trauma is Treatable.

  • The Process of Feelings in a Crisis

  • Nurturing Resilience During a Traumatic Crisis with Diane Poole Heller.

  • How to Stop Having Nightmares 

  • You Can't Outshame Shame

  • An Introduction to Affect Theory & the Compass of Shame