Events, Speaking dates, and News


News and updates:

Our very own amazon page discussing all of the resources in one place!-

Dr Karen Treisman was honoured and humbled to be awarded an MBE for outstanding services for children and is on the Queens 2020 Honours list. 

Dr Treisman has released several new online modules; and is due to release several more (see more information under the online module tab on this website for online events, online modules, and online workshops). The latest one has been creative and expressive ways of using the trauma deck of cards.

Dr Treisman has a very exciting new book which has just been released around trauma-informed healthcare- a specific focus on hospitals, clinics, surgeries and health and medical settings. With chapters on medical trauma, traumatised systems, cultural humility within healthcare, the impact of trauma on the body and on our sensory systems, tangible differences which can be made, system changes, staff wellbeing, and much much more. With contributions from 390 patients as well as from practitioners working in midwifery, dentistry, oncology, sexual health, pain, endocrinology, burns, and so so much more. For more info and a discount code please see- trauma informed healthcare book brochure

Recorded book launch and interview with Dr Karen Treisman about the trauma informed health care book found here-


Dr Treisman 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. The report can be read here. This experience has been turned into the highly popular Jessica Kingsley published books entitled A Treasure Box for Creating Trauma-Informed Organizations: A Ready-to-Use Resource For Trauma, Adversity, and Culturally Informed, Infused and Responsive Systems” is over 600 pages long and A4 in size. It is jam packed with treasures such as practical ideas, photographed examples, photocopiable resources, real world examples from contributors from all around the world, amazing new illustrations and infographics, and much more. Brochure about the book found here- LOW RES – A Treasure Box for Creating Trauma-Informed Organizations – Brochure 

The trauma informed book organization launch was attended by over 400 people virtually and the 1 hour long recording can be watched here-

Dr Treisman was supporting the UK’s oldest and largest children’s charity, Barnardos, to move towards their ambitious of becoming more meaningfully trauma, adversity, and culturally informed, infused, and responsive. This includes through some direct training, support of training, and consultation to various organisational aspects and structures.

Dr Treisman was also awarded twice in a row the 2018 and 2019 Psychology Professional of the Year Award for Excellence in Attachment and Trauma. More recently Karen just was awarded the 2020 Youth Psychology Professional of the Year.

Dr Treisman was a speaker for TEDx– you can watch the talk here-

The therapeutic treasure box by Dr Karen Treisman is currently a number 1 bestseller on Amazon. As is Cleo the Croc the workbook and Binnie the baboon.

You can also follow Dr Karen Treisman on Twitter, or join Safe Hands and Thinking Minds Facebook Group for daily trauma, parenting, and attachment-related news updates.

Future Events (Please see the online tab for public and bookable events- dates and details are listed. Please contact the listed organiser for more details on pricing and logistics. If there is a particular topic you are interested in but is not available please see our training page and online tab on this website for more details. T

hese are regularly updated so please keep checking):

Please note the majority of my events are commissioned for organisations and teams. So these are just the public ones listed. My numerous free videos and podcasts are found on other pages in this website. You can also see recorded online modules on this website (many more being released in the near future).. 

Some tips by Dr Karen Treisman around attending virtual events- Some top tips and ideas for attending a virtual event

18th may- intergenerational trauma through sunflower network-

July and August Dr Karen Treisman will be doing an Australia speaking tour arranged through compass- events in Perth, Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane-

September 24th- live in person keynote-*jtb24h*_up*MQ..*_ga*ODEzMTA2Mjk5LjE3MTg5MTQ1NTY.*_ga_TQVES5V6SH*MTcxODkxNDU1NS4xLjAuMTcxODkxNDU1NS4wLjAuMA..

October 2nd and 3rd- 2 day intro to the therapeutic treasure box- live event in Kettering-

 October 12th – organisational trauma through sunflower network-

October 25th – keynote at action trauma-  live in person- Belfast-

8 day over a year therapeutic social work course (starting sept 24-jan 25)- co-facilitated with Joanne Alper Adoption plus- for social workers-

November 7th and 8th- 2 day creative and expressive tools for supporting worries, anxiety, and stress in children- based on Binnie the baboon-

November 19th – details to be confirmed- socialcare Ireland

November 23rd 2024- half day- organised by Sunflower network- virtual- creative genograms-

January 22nd 2025 (virtual)- adoption plus- intro to emotional regulation tools-

Feb 12th- virtual- adoption plus- bullying focus- details coming soon

March 1st and 2nd- virtual- organised by sunflower- intro to relational and developmental trauma-

March 5th 2025 (virtual)- adoption plus- creative ways of getting to know a child- this is me/ all about me activities-

More details coming soon for additional public events (regularly updated)