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Terry Mitchell

Associate Professor, Psychology

Areas of Expertise: Colonial Trauma; Settler Relations; Indigenous Rights; Participatory Research

Biography: Terry Mitchell is an associate professor in the Department of Psychology, in the faculty of Science, at Wilfrid Laurier University. She is a registered psychologist with a private practice and is director of the Laurier Indigenous Health and Social?

(519) 884-0710 ext.2052

Terry Copp

Professor Emeritus (History) & Director of LCMSDS
Military History; French Canada

Areas of Expertise: Canadian history; Quebec; Military affairs; World War II; Battle exhaustion; Military psychiatry; Post-traumatic stress disorder

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519 884 0710 ext.3309

Carol Stalker


Areas of Expertise: Walk-in counselling services Psychological trauma; Mental health counselling; Adult survivors of childhood abuse; Effects of child abuse on interactions with health care providers; Interprofessional practice in primary health care; Social work practice

Biography: Dr. Stalker teaches in the individuals, families and groups concentration of the MSW program and is currently coordinating the PhD program for the Faculty of Social Work.  Her research interests include learning more about the effectiveness of?

519-884-0710 ext.5217

Heidi Ahonen

Professor of Music Therapy; Director of the Manfred and Penny Conrad Institute for Music Therapy Research (CIMTR)

Areas of Expertise: Music Medicine; Music therapy; Psychotherapy; Music Psychotherapy; Group analysis; Creative arts therapies; Traumatized adult clients; Depression; Refugees; Burnout; Vicarious Trauma; Counselling; Supervision; Low Frequency Sound Therapy Thalamocortical dysrythmia; 40 Hz research

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519-884-1970 ext.2431

Amy Clements-Cortes

Contract Academic Staff, Music Therapy; Clinical and Graduate Supervisor

Areas of Expertise: Music Therapy; Music Medicine; Clinical Supervision; Music Therapy Internship; Palliative and Oncology Care; Burnout; Singing for Health and Wellness; Mental Health; Dementia; Older Adults; Wellness; Trauma; Guided Imagery and Music; Holocaust Survivors; Expressive Arts Therapy;

Biography: Amy Clements-Cortes, PhD, MTA, MT-BC, FAMI ?

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