Elaine Karas Podcast

Elaine Miller-Karas: 8-24-11: Coming to Our Senses: Connecting to the Body/Connecting to the World

Speaker: Elaine Miller-Karas
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.


Elaine’s Why

What keeps me doing day to day is the hope. Because there’s so much inaccessibility to care, I was inspired to help others learn about the their own power and potential within the human nervous system to heal.


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