About the author

Ken Welburn

<p>Dr. Welburn is the Clinical Director of the Ottawa Anxiety &amp; Trauma Clinic.</p><p>He is one of the pioneers of trauma treatment in Canada. He was involved in developing and teaching the first Canadian Psychiatric Association&#39;s trauma-related courses, both in PTSD and in Dissociative Disorders, in the early 1990s.</p><p>Dr. Welburn has practised and taught cognitive-behavioral therapy, hypnosis, ego-state therapy and other trauma-related treatments over three decades.</p><p>In 2015, he developed an innovative trauma treatment: Juggling-Exposure Therapy (JET), a neuro-behavioral therapy using juggling to stimulate neuroplasticity changes in order to reduce the over-activity (hyper-vigilance) of the brain&rsquo;s threat- detection circuitry that results from trauma.</p><p>He has lectured internationally on topics such as: trauma treatments; compassion fatigue; hypnosis; performance training in anxiety treatment; trauma and return to work; empathy, imagery and PTSD; police crisis work and trauma; PTSD in the military; PTSD and First Responders; integrating EMDR and ego-state therapy in the treatment of dissociation; and childhood trauma in the history of patients in emergency psychiatry.</p><p>Dr. Welbum now resides in Wellington, Prince Edward County, Ontario. Together with his wife, he writes, records and performs original music. One of the songs on their first album <em>A Cry From the Stones</em> was written for therapy clients who have experienced trauma. <em>One Sure Thing</em> was written in acknowledgement of the courage and persistence it takes to engage in the difficult healing journey following traumatic experiences.</p><p>Contact information:<br /> drwelburn@gmail.com<br /> www.traumaclinic.c</p>