Dr Karen Treisman

 

Dr Karen Treisman

London, UK

Relational and Developmental Trauma

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Dr Karen Treisman is a Highly Specialist Clinical Psychologist who has worked in the National Health System and children’s services for several years. Karen has also worked cross-culturally in both Africa and Asia with groups ranging from former child soldiers to survivors of the Rwandan Genocide. She also is the author of 10 books, including the bestselling book, “The Therapeutic Treasure Box”, 4 sets of therapeutic card decks, and 6 therapeutic soft cuddly toys.

Karen 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. This was the focus of Dr Treisman’s Winston Churchill Fellowship Karen was awarded a Winston Churchill Fellowship Travel Award which involved visited several places in the USA to further study whole system and organisational approaches to trauma-informed and trauma-responsive care and this topic is the focus of Dr Treisman’s newly released book entitled “A Treasure Box for Creating Trauma-Informed Organizations: A Ready-to-Use Resource For Trauma, Adversity, and Culturally Informed, Infused and Responsive 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.

Karen has previously worked in both Milton Keynes’s and Kensington and Chelsea’s Looked after Children and fostering services, and within the National Implementation Service for evidence-based interventions for Looked after children, children on the edge of care, and children in custody at the Michael Rutter Centre in the Maudsley Hospital; and as Clinical Lead for a court assessment and intensive intervention team for children on the edge of care and in proceedings in Islington.

Karen is an external consultant, trainer, speaker, and assessor to a variety of local authorities and organisations including Barnardos, PAC-UK, AdoptionPlus, BAAT, Pause, Action Trauma, Grandparents Plus, Three Steps Ireland, MedicaCPD, and the Fostering Network. Karen is also an expert witness and regularly undergoes a variety of assessments for court. Additionally, Karen is also a reviewer for the Journal of Adoption and Fostering.

Karen was also awarded the 2018 Psychology Professional of the Year Award for Excellence in Attachment and Trauma; and Youth Psychology Professional of the Year 2020. Karen was also awarded an MBE (Queens Honour list 2020).

Attend a Workshop 

Group discounts (5+) available on request.

DR KAREN TREISMAN: Supporting, Enriching and Nurturing Carer-Child Relationships

  • 22 Jul 2024 (9:00 am) to 23 Jul 2024 (4:00 pm)
  • Aloft Perth, 27 Rowe Avenue, The Springs, Perth, WA, 6103

Therapeutic Re-parenting for Children who have Experienced Relational and Developmental Trauma

DR KAREN TREISMAN: Supporting, Enriching and Nurturing Carer-Child Relationships

  • 25 Jul 2024 (9:00 am) to 26 Jul 2024 (4:00 pm)
  • Rendezvous Hotel Melbourne, 328 Flinders Street, Melbourne, VIC, 3000

Therapeutic Re-parenting for Children who have Experienced Relational and Developmental Trauma

DR KAREN TREISMAN: Supporting, Enriching and Nurturing Carer-Child Relationships

  • 29 Jul 2024 (9:00 am) to 30 Jul 2024 (4:00 pm)
  • SMC Conference & Function Centre, 66 Goulburn St, Sydney, NSW, 2000

Therapeutic Re-parenting for Children who have Experienced Relational and Developmental Trauma

DR KAREN TREISMAN: Supporting, Enriching and Nurturing Carer-Child Relationships

  • 1 Aug 2024 (9:00 am) to 2 Aug 2024 (4:00 pm)
  • Victoria Park Golf Course, 309 Herston Rd, Herston, QLD, 4006

Therapeutic Re-parenting for Children who have Experienced Relational and Developmental Trauma

Books

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A Treasure Box for Creating Trauma‑Informed Organizations

A Treasure Box for Creating Trauma‑Informed Organizations

A Ready-to-Use Resource for Trauma, Adversity, and Culturally Informed

$211.00 AUDincl GST

A Therapeutic Treasure Deck of Sentence Completion and Feelings Cards

A Therapeutic Treasure Deck of Sentence Completion and Feelings Cards

Deck of feelings and sentence completion cards

$43.99 AUDincl GST

A Therapeutic Treasure Deck of Strengths and Self-Esteem Cards

Therapeutic Treasures Collection

$43.99 AUDincl GST

Binnie the Baboon and the Big Worries

A Story to Help Kids with Anxiety

$26.99 AUDincl GST

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Binnie the Baboon Anxiety and Stress Activity Book

A Therapeutic Story with Creative and CBT Activities to Help Children

$52.99 AUDincl GST

Cleo the Crocodile

Cleo the Crocodile Activity Book for Children Who Are Afraid to Get Close

A Therapeutic Story with Creative Activities About Trust, Anger and Relationships for Children Aged 5-10

$52.99 AUDincl GST

Gilly the Giraffe Learns to Love Herself

A Story About Self-Esteem

$26.99 AUDincl GST

Gilly the Giraffe Self-Esteem Activity Book

Gilly the Giraffe Self-Esteem Activity Book

A Therapeutic Story with Creative Activities for Children Aged 5-10

$52.99 AUDincl GST

A Therapeutic Story with Creative Activities for Children Aged 5-10

Neon the Ninja Activity Book for Children who Struggle with Sleep and Nightmares

A Therapeutic Story with Creative Activities for Children Aged 5-10

$52.99 AUDincl GST

Neon the Ninja Meets the Nightmares

A story to help kids to sleep

$26.99 AUDincl GST

Ollie the Octopus and the Memory Treasures

A Story to Help Kids After Loss or Bereavement

$26.99 AUDincl GST

Ollie the Octopus Loss and Bereavement Activity Book

A Therapeutic Story with Activities for Children Aged 5-10

$52.99 AUDincl GST

Presley the Pug and the Tranquil Teepee

A Story to Help Kids Relax and Self-Regulate

$26.99 AUDincl GST

Presley the Pug

Presley the Pug Relaxation Activity Book

A Therapeutic Story With Creative Activities to Help Children Aged 5-10 to Regulate Their Emotions and to Find Calm

$52.99 AUDincl GST

The Parenting Patchwork Treasure Deck

The Parenting Patchwork Treasure Deck

A Creative Tool for Assessments, Interventions, and Strengthening Relationships with Parents, Carers, and Children

$56.99 AUDincl GST

A Creative Tool for Assessments, Interventions, and Learning for Workwith Adversity and Stress in Children and Adults

The Trauma Treasure Deck

A Creative Tool for Assessments, Interventions, and Learning for Workwith Adversity and Stress in Children and Adults

$68.99 AUDincl GST