Our own Dr. DiBlasio, as well as two additional members of The Safety Team were delighted to be interviewed on two international podcasts: Notice That and Beyond Trauma. These podcasts featured The Safety Team’s trauma informed programs for both violence prevention and trauma recovery–all of which are based upon the latest advancements in the fields of neuroscience and trauma recovery and integrate the mind and body to facilitate healing.
Host Melissa Benintendi, an EMDR trainer ... Continue Reading →
Our Innovative Trauma Recovery Program is Featured on a podcast: Couples Therapy in Seven Words!
By Christine DiBlasio, Ph.D.
I remember the first time that I had to give a professional public presentation, many years ago. I lost a lot of sleep beforehand, and spent a great deal of time preparing and practicing. Of course, after I finished the presentation, I decided to research how to actually give an effective speech. This research taught me a few things, but what I remember most was ... Continue Reading →
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Thank you to Dr. Ann Kelley, internationally recognized co-host of Therapist Uncensored, for working with Safety Team members, Christine DiBlasio, Ph.D. (also of Stone House Associates), Darcy Richardson, M.S., Christina Allard, PT and Nancy Keller, M.Ed., to present a thought provoking, informative podcast; Empowered Healing: Integrating Self-Defense, Neuroscience and Affirmative Consent to Build Empowerment and Heal Trauma. Find our podcast, broadcasted in 270 countries, here. More information about this innovative program can be found in a ...
Stone House Associates is delighted to announce a new program being offered by psychologist Dr. Christine DiBlasio in conjunction with the Safety Team, Inc., a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to the safety, empowerment, resiliency, healing, leadership, and well-being of women for over 10 years.
This program is FREE for participants and is sponsored by the Vermont Center for Crime Victims’ Services. It will be offered from May 15, 2021–June 30, 2022 and consists of individual and small group ... Continue Reading →
By Kerry Fantelli
There you have been
All these years
Hiding many, if not most parts of you
Taking in small sips of air so that others had enough
That made your voice even smaller
Filled with gases of what you believed would make others love you
All that did was float you away from yourself
The ground of your slippery infant being
Then you started to learn, to grow, and slowly you refused to move
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Help us extend a warm welcome to Carolyn Rushford, Ph.D., who has recently joined our multidisciplinary team!
Dr. Rushford is a Licensed Psychologist-Doctorate who obtained her Ph.D. from UVM in 1989. Dr. Rushford has experience treating a wide variety of concerns. Her current interests are working individually with adults and older adolescents (16+) addressing issues including living with chronic pain and medical conditions, grief/loss, life transitions, depression, anxiety, relationship challenges, women’s issues and cultural transitions.
Dr. Rushford is accepting new ... Continue Reading →
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This Tedx video is truly inspirational. Cross-country skier Janine Shepherd hoped for an Olympic medal — until she was hit by a truck during a training bike ride. She shares a powerful story about the human potential for recovery. Her message: you are not your body, and giving up old dreams can allow new ones to soar.
Some of my favorite quotes from her speech:
“It wasn’t until I let go of the life that I ... Continue Reading →
This TedxTalk was sent in by a friend–coincidentally at the same time that I was reading a book by the same speaker on emotional risk taking, vulnerability, and living fully. View Dr. Brown’s presentation here . Below please find the TedxHouston write up of Dr. Brené Brown’s background (author of: Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead).
Dr. Brené Brown is a ... Continue Reading →
Dr. Bruce Chalmer has been helping individuals, couples, and families for over twenty years. In this short youtube video, Dr.Chalmer describes Hypnotherapy, also known as clinical hypnosis, which is an effective treatment modality to help solve a variety of problems. View his youtube video here
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As the name implies, hypnotherapy is a therapeutic method that involves the use of hypnosis. So what is hypnosis? ...