Trauma-Informed Lens Podcast

The trauma-informed paradigm is challenging traditional views and approaches in education, social work, psychology, and public health. Each week the Trauma-Informed Lens Podcast explores aspects of the trauma-informed paradigm and how it challenges traditional views of service delivery and current events.

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Advocacy as Self-care with Bobby Watts and Barbara DiPietro

Advocacy as Self-care with Bobby Watts and Barbara DiPietro

Posted on June 30, 2020

Bobby Watts and Dr. Barbara DiPietro join the show to discuss how they view advocacy work as part of…

Unconscious Incompetence

Unconscious Incompetence

Posted on June 10, 2020

Sometimes the best thing we can do is listen. When we listen and pay attention to our reactions we m…

Trauma-Informed & Harm Reduction Interview with Dr. Liz Frye

Trauma-Informed & Harm Reduction Interview with Dr. Liz Frye

Posted on May 26, 2020

In this episode, Dr. Liz Frye joins Matt to discuss harm reduction, street medicine/psychiatry, and…

Trauma-Focused Neuro Linguistic Programming with Allen Kanerva

Trauma-Focused Neuro Linguistic Programming with Allen Kanerva

Posted on May 19, 2020

In this episode, Allen Kanerva joins Matt to discuss Trauma-Focused Neuro Linguistic Programming. Al…

Trauma-Informed Community & Universities with Dr. James Petrovich

Trauma-Informed Community & Universities with Dr. James Petrovich

Posted on May 12, 2020

Dr. James Petrovich joins the show to discuss his efforts at TCU and in Fort Worth Texas to create t…

Somatic Experiencing with Ilene Smith

Somatic Experiencing with Ilene Smith

Posted on May 5, 2020

Somatic Experiencing therapist and author Ilene Smith joins the Trauma-Informed Lens Podcast to disc…

Self-care Circle: Ceremonies Role in Healthy Productive Teams and Groups

Self-care Circle: Ceremonies Role in Healthy Productive Teams and Groups

Posted on April 28, 2020

Olga and Jonathan return for another Self-care Circle episode. Today we discuss the role of group ri…

Interview with Dr. Angela Cusimano – Trauma of Divorce

Interview with Dr. Angela Cusimano – Trauma of Divorce

Posted on April 21, 2020

In this episode, Matt discusses the trauma of divorce with Dr. Angela Cusimano. On the list of Adver…

Matt’s Mumblings: Mindfulness During COVID 19

Matt’s Mumblings: Mindfulness During COVID 19

Posted on April 17, 2020

In this short episode, Matt presents some mindfulness techniques to help you survive the stress of t…

Self-Care (Virtual) Circle: Individual Rituals

Self-Care (Virtual) Circle: Individual Rituals

Posted on April 9, 2020

Olga, Jonathon, and Matt come together in this episode to discuss the role of personal rituals in se…

Interview with Teri Wellbrock

Interview with Teri Wellbrock

Posted on March 31, 2020

In this episode, Matt interviews Teri Wellbrock. Teri is a trauma survivor, advocate, and podcaster….

Interview with Dr. Eric Rossen

Interview with Dr. Eric Rossen

Posted on March 16, 2020

In this episode, Matt discusses trauma-sensitive education with Dr. Eric Rossen. Eric Rossen, PhD, N…

Author Rebecca Bloom

Author Rebecca Bloom

Posted on February 10, 2020

In this episode author and art therapist, Rebecca Bloom joins the show to discuss her book Vicarious…

Self-Care Circle: What Self-care Means to Us

Self-Care Circle: What Self-care Means to Us

Posted on January 29, 2020

This episode begins an intermittent theme of the podcast moving forward. Dr. Olga Vera and Jonathon…

Interview with Sarah Bennett Author of Trauma-Sensitive Early Education

Interview with Sarah Bennett Author of Trauma-Sensitive Early Education

Posted on January 21, 2020

Sarah Bennett, the author of Trauma-Sensitive Early Education, joins the show to talk about her book…

Episode 96: Trauma Informed Lens Reboot!

Episode 96: Trauma Informed Lens Reboot!

Posted on December 10, 2019

I’m back! Yes, it has been a long time. In this episode, Matt updates listeners on why there hasn’t…

Episode 95: Big Idea Series: Meaning of Life

Episode 95: Big Idea Series: Meaning of Life

Posted on August 20, 2019

Podcasters: Matt Bennett & Dr. Jerry Yager In this episode, we continue our exploration the inte…

Episode 94: Big Idea Series: Higher Powers and Experiences

Episode 94: Big Idea Series: Higher Powers and Experiences

Posted on August 13, 2019

Podcasters: Matt Bennett & Dr. Jerry Yager In this episode, we continue our exploration the inte…

Episode 93: Big Idea Series: Virtue

Episode 93: Big Idea Series: Virtue

Posted on August 6, 2019

Podcasters: Matt Bennett & Dr. Jerry Yager In this episode, we continue our exploration the inte…

Episode 92: Big Idea Series: “What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger”

Episode 92: Big Idea Series: “What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger”

Posted on July 30, 2019

Podcaster: Matt Bennett & Dr. Jerry Yager In this episode, we continue our exploration the inter…

Episode 91: Big Idea Series: Love and Attachment – Through the Lifespan

Episode 91: Big Idea Series: Love and Attachment – Through the Lifespan

Posted on July 22, 2019

In this episode, we continue our exploration the intersection of some of the biggest and most powerf…

Episode 90: Big Idea Series: Environment and Happiness

Episode 90: Big Idea Series: Environment and Happiness

Posted on July 16, 2019

Podcasters: Matt Bennett & Dr. Jerry Yager In this episode, we continue our exploration the inte…

Episode 89: Big Idea Series: Hypocrisy

Episode 89: Big Idea Series: Hypocrisy

Posted on July 9, 2019

In this episode, we continue our exploration the intersection of some of the biggest and most powerf…

Episode 88: Big Idea Series: Reciprocity

Episode 88: Big Idea Series: Reciprocity

Posted on July 2, 2019

In this episode, we continue our exploration the intersection of some of the biggest and most powerf…