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Carolyn Carrier, MEd, RSW


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Carolyn Carrier is a Registered Social Worker working at a private practice in London, Ontario. She graduated from the University of Western Ontario with her Master of Counselling Psychology degree, having previously completed her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology Honours and her Bachelor of Education in Adult Education. Carolyn later completed her trauma certificate with the International Society of Traumatic Stress Studies. Carolyn is a certified EMDR Therapist and has extensive experience working within the forensic field and hospitals in the capacity of assessment, case management, and therapy. She has developed specialized skills in addressing childhood trauma, family violence, anger, self-esteem, and mood disorders related to anxiety and depression. As a therapist, she believes that our bodies and minds are naturally designed to heal, but that people can sometimes get stuck in this process. As a facilitator, Carolyn provides workshops in a dynamic and didactic manner. Her experience as a therapist and mother of two helps bring the concepts and strategies shared within her workshops to life.

April 2020

De-escalating Potentially Violent Situations™

CANCELLED - Please consider registering for our Live Stream Workshop

Apr 16, 2020 (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM)
Price: $ 249.00 (regular rate)
Photo of aggressive businessman shouting at female colleague for DPVS De-escalating Potentially Violent Situations workshop

Due to Covid-19 this workshop has been cancelled. Please consider registering for our Live Stream Workshop on May 6, 2020, or the postponed Toronto workshop on July 21, 2020.

For those who work in an environment where there is potential for violence, it is important to develop the skills needed to defuse dangerous situations. This workshop is designed to teach people to de-escalate potentially violent situations through assertiveness and interpersonal communication.

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Self-Injury Behaviour in Youth

Issues and Strategies

CANCELLED - Please consider registering for our Live Stream Workshop.

Apr 30 - May 01, 2020 (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM)
Price: $ 409.00 (*early rate) $ 459.00 (regular rate)
*early rate expires April 09, 2020
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Due to Covid-19 this workshop has been cancelled. Please consider registering for our Live Stream Workshop on April 16-17, 2020.

Self-injury refers to deliberate, self-inflicted tissue damage such as cutting or burning. Self-injury has reached alarming proportions among our youth; studies show that 14-24% of adolescents and young adults have engaged in this behaviour at least once, with a quarter of these reporting current, chronic self-injury.

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October 2020

Dialectical Behaviour Therapy

Balancing Acceptance and Change

Oct 05, 2020 (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM)
Price: $ 219.00 (*early rate) $ 249.00 (regular rate)
*early rate expires September 14, 2020
Photo of people participating in Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Crisis and Trauma Resource Institute

People who struggle to regulate their intense emotional experiences often feel like they are at the mercy of reactive coping patterns. It can seem like these emotional storms hijack their behaviour, take control of their thinking, and hurt their relationships with other people and themselves. Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) provides concepts and skills to help people have more choices, become more emotionally calm, and be more present in their lives.

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