Elaine Karas Podcast
Recorded: Wednesday Aug 24, 2011
How can we come to our senses after enduring life changing events? In this talk, Elaine MIller-Karas, co-creator of the Trauma Resiliency Model, shares her experience in treating the victims of disasters around the world.Elaine Miller-Karas has 25 years of experience in health education, teaching, and clinical consultation. She is the Director of Training and Education for the Trauma Resource Institute (TRI), a non-profit center for trauma. She is on the faculty at Arrowhead Regional Medical Center’s Family Residency Program and has a private psychotherapy practice. She lectures nationally and internationally on innovative approaches to healing traumatic stress as well as the bio-psychosocial responses to chronic illness. She has been on disaster response teams in Thailand (post-tsunami) and Louisiana (post-hurricane). Most recently she presented a workshop on Trauma First Aide in Nairobi, Africa at the Conference on Female Genital Mutilation.