Meet the Authors

Dr. Anna Baranowsky

Dr. Anna Baranowsky, Ph.D., C.Psych., is CEO of the Traumatology Institute (Canada), the official provider of the Traumatology Institute Training Curriculum, offering consultation, training and certification. She has given international presentations on Compassion Fatigue, trauma assessment, treatment and interventions.  Her first book “Trauma Practice: Tools for Stabilization and Recovery” (2005) received excellent reviews by leaders in the field and is a recognized best seller.

Dr. Baranowsky provides psychotherapy and other clinical services specializing in:

  • Trauma Assessment and Therapy
  • Stress and Anxiety Management
  • The Accelerated Recovery Program (ARP) for Compassion Fatigue
  • Psychosocial Oncology
  • Health Psychology and
  • Couples Therapy

Dr. Baranowsky works with individuals, couples, groups, and organizations to alleviate emotional distress, reduce blocks to fulfilling one's potential, and enhance feelings of wellness.  She devotes a large portion of her practice to care for the emotional well being of trauma survivors and professional care providers.  Dr. Baranowsky's dedication to the recovery of survivors is witnessed in her passion for training others to gain the necessary skills to work effectively in the field of Clinical Traumatology.

In addition to being a published author, Dr. Baranowsky offers a full series of in-class Traumatology Institute certification courses including an e-learning website which serves as an educational platform to offer the online version of the Clinical Traumatologist training curriculum.

You may reach Dr. Baranowsky at:

Traumatology Institute (Canada)
703 - 4789 Yonge Street
Toronto, Ontario Canada M2N 0G3

Tel. 416 733 3838

Anna Baranowsky
Traumatology Institute

Teresa Lauer, LMHC

Teresa Lauer, LMHC is a licensed psychotherapist in Washington state providing therapy, consultation and training within the clinical framework of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) Therapy.  Trained in Marriage and Family Systems Theory, Teresa has advanced expertise in how trauma affects the family, including the individual, couple, children, seniors, and those with special needs [Autism Spectrum Disorder, Asperger's Syndrome, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), and Pervasive Developmental Disorders (PDDs), etc.].

Teresa's areas of expertise in the field of trauma therapy and training include:

  • Sexual Assault
  • Military Sexual Trauma
  • Combat Veterans
  • Domestic Violence
  • Somatic Therapies
  • Integration of Touch

Teresa founded in 1996 to provide resources and psychotherapy to sexual assault survivors ready to take the next step in their healing and professionals interested in clinical consultation and training for the treatment of trauma survivors.  Her recovery books include Hours of Torture, Years of Silence (1998) and The Truth About Rape (2002) and Sex Offenders: Revealed (2006).

You may reach Teresa at:

Teresa Lauer, LMHC
8201 164th Avenue NE, Suite 200
Redmond, WA  98052