Dr Karen Treisman was 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).
Karen has recently had a NEW workbook released- Ollie the Octopus for children who have experienced a bereavement, death and loss. Karen has 2 new sets of cards coming out– one focusing on strengths and self-esteem (released in September 2021) and one focusing on trauma, stress, and survival modes (date tbc).
Karen released a free accessible report on 390 people’s trauma-inducing and trauma-reducing medical and health experiences– found here- trauma inducing or trauma reduci
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. https://www.wcmt.org.uk/users/karentreisman2018 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” – https://rb.gy/unc5dz– it 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 recording can be watched here- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jQOC0bHhbUE&feature=youtu.be
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. https://www.barnardos.org.uk/news/barnardos-embarks-charity-wide-training-project-all-staff
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.
Following the success of Dr Treisman’s 2 therapeutic sets of card decks, we are excited to announce the release of “The Parenting Patchwork Treasure Deck”. These focus on parenting capacity assessments, supporting the parent/carer- child relationship, understanding about child development and the impact trauma may have on development, and much more. This set will also support people to carry out one of Dr Treisman’s most popular tools, the “parenting patchwork”. These are available for purchase here- https://amzn.to/2u6oAsg and those who purchase the cards will have access to a series of videos explaining how to optimise the use of the videos- https://library.jkp.com/id004325868/The-Parenting-Patchwork-Treasure-Deck
Dr Treisman was a speaker for TEDx– you can watch the talk here- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PTsPdMqVwBg
The therapeutic treasure box by Dr Karen Treisman is currently a number 1 bestseller on Amazon. As is Cleo the Croc the workbook.
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 (Not all events or work commitments are listed below. Most events are closed, however, open or public events are bolded and/or the booking link included. Please contact the listed organiser for more details. If there is a particular topic you are interested in but is not available- please let us know the topic and your location, and we can add you to a list for possible future events):
Due to the pandemic the majority of events have moved successfully to being virtual. So, please see the online training tab on this website for a list of available and forthcoming online events and pre recorded online modules- more coming regularly so please keep checking for updated information.