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).

Karen has recently had a NEW workbook released- Ollie the Octopus for children who have experienced a bereavement, death and loss. Karen has recently released a new set of strengths and self-esteem  cards and has another set of cards  focusing on trauma, stress, and survival modes being released in May 2022. 

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

Following the response of the above report, Karen also has released an online module (3-4 hours) for health professionals on medical trauma, trauma informed medical and health settings- available via the online tab. New book coming next year on health and medical settings. 

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 (Not all events or work commitments are listed below. Most events are closed for specific organisations, 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:

Due to the pandemic the majority of events have moved very successfully to being virtual (ideally need zoom access). So, please see the online training tab and the training and workshop tab on this website for a list of available and forthcoming online public events and pre recorded online modules- There are more coming regularly so please keep checking for updated information.

Some of the strengths and advantages of virtual events is shared hereSome of the advantages and positives of virtual training and events