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MaMHCA: Massachusetts Mental Health Counselors Association

Conference Workshop #1:


Panel_Collage_UpdatedLatest Trends in Treating Trauma: A Dynamic Panel

Moderated by

Judy Bralove, MSW, LICSW


Caitlin Williams, MEd, LMHC

Melissa Anderson, PhD, MSCI

Nilda Laboy, PsyD

Meg O'Connor, MA, LMHC


This year MaMHCA is proud to present our Keynote Panel moderated by Judy Bralove, MSW, LICSW. The panel will consist of a dynamic discussion of latest trends and modalities in treating trauma in clinical practice, including Energy Therapy Techniques (EFT), trauma within multicultural and immigration populations, and mind-body interventions. In addition to review and discussion of each panelist's framework of trauma and it's treatment, case examples will also be discussed to provide the audience side by side perspectives in the different approaches. 

About the Moderator: Judy maintains a private practice and teaches graduate courses at Cambridge College in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Her clinical experience spans 30 years and has included hospice work, emergency room evaluations, inpatient, outpatient, and correctional settings. Her clinical interests include personality disorders, couples and family therapy, and working with trauma survivors. She is described as a talented, high energy, enthusiastic presenter who often uses humor, practical hands-on material and case examples to illustrate her points.

For further information about the panelists please see the additional conference breakout sessions here: Caitlin Williams; Melissa Anderson (breakout co-presented with Amanda Costa) Nilda Laboy(breakout by Paola Contreras); Meg O'connor