Trauma-Informed Lens Podcast

Matthew Bennett, Curt Mower, and Jerry Yager

The trauma-informed paradigm is challenging traditional views and approaches in education, social work, psychology, and public health. Each week the Trauma-Informed Lens Podcasters Curt Mower, Jerry Yager, and Matthew Bennett explore aspects of the trauma-informed paradigm and how it challenges traditional views of service delivery and current events. Join the revolution!

Episode 53: From Corn-dogs to Diplomacy!

Episode 53: From Corn-dogs to Diplomacy!

Posted on September 18, 2018

Podcasters: Matthew Bennett, Curt Mower, & Dr. Jerry Yager Matt has been busy working on another…

Episode 52: The Trauma-Informed Lens Podcast Turns 1-year Old!

Episode 52: The Trauma-Informed Lens Podcast Turns 1-year Old!

Posted on September 11, 2018

Podcasters: Matt  Bennett, Curt Mower, & Dr. Jerry Yager Matt, Curt, and Jerry reflect back on t…

Episode 51: Trauma, Post-Traumatic Growth, & Spirituality with Dr. Olga Vera

Episode 51: Trauma, Post-Traumatic Growth, & Spirituality with Dr. Olga Vera

Posted on September 4, 2018

Podcasters: Dr. Olga Vera, Matthew Bennett, Curt Mower, & Dr. Jerry Yager Reconnecting to spirit…

Episode 50: Trauma & Hope

Episode 50: Trauma & Hope

Posted on August 28, 2018

Podcasters: Matthew Bennett, Curt Mower, & Dr. Jerry Yager Trauma makes everything about survivi…

Episode 48: A Future without Traumatic Memories. A Thought Experiment

Episode 48: A Future without Traumatic Memories. A Thought Experiment

Posted on August 21, 2018

Podcasters: Matthew Bennett, Curt Mower, & Dr. Jerry Yager A wide range of technologies are evol…

Episode 48: Serve and Return Communication

Episode 48: Serve and Return Communication

Posted on August 14, 2018

Podcasters: Matt Bennett, Curt Mower, & Dr. Jerry Yager In earlier episodes, we introduced the c…

Episode 47: Talking Trauma & Resiliency with Dr. Allison Sampson-Jackson

Episode 47: Talking Trauma & Resiliency with Dr. Allison Sampson-Jackson

Posted on August 7, 2018

Podcasters: Matthew Bennett, Curt Mower, & Dr. Allison Sampson-Jackson We are excited to welcome…

Episode 46: Trauma & Growth Mindsets

Episode 46: Trauma & Growth Mindsets

Posted on July 31, 2018

Podcasters: Matthew Bennett, Curt Mower, & Dr. Jerry Yager Following up last week’s discussion o…

Episode 45: Trauma & Fixed Mindsets

Episode 45: Trauma & Fixed Mindsets

Posted on July 24, 2018

Podcasters: Matthew Bennett, Curt Mower, & Dr. Jerry Yager Carol Dweck’s groundbreaking research…

Episode 44: Trauma & the Heart

Episode 44: Trauma & the Heart

Posted on July 17, 2018

Podcasters: Matthew Bennett, Curt Mower, & Dr. Jerry Yager Trauma’s impact goes well beyond the…

Episode 43: Connecting Paradigms

Episode 43: Connecting Paradigms

Posted on July 10, 2018

How can we use the trauma-informed lens to help people make meaningful life changes? This question i…

Episode 42: Trauma-Sensitive Mindfulness with Dr. David A. Treleaven

Episode 42: Trauma-Sensitive Mindfulness with Dr. David A. Treleaven

Posted on July 3, 2018

Podcasters: Dr. David A Treleaven, Matt Bennett, Curt Mower, & Dr. Jerry Yager Author of Trauma-…

Episode 41: Sensitization & Tolerance

Episode 41: Sensitization & Tolerance

Posted on June 26, 2018

Podcasters: Matt Bennett, Curt Mower, & Dr. Jerry Yager In this episode, we build upon our recen…

Episode 40: Microaggressions & the “isms”

Episode 40: Microaggressions & the “isms”

Posted on June 19, 2018

Podcasters: Dr. Melody Brown, Matt Bennett, Curt Mower, & Dr. Jerry Yager Dr. Melody Brown joins…

Episode 39: A Personal Journey

Episode 39: A Personal Journey

Posted on June 12, 2018

In this episode, Curt turns the tables and asks Matt questions about his life, career, and how this…

Episode 38: Rethinking Resiliency

Episode 38: Rethinking Resiliency

Posted on June 5, 2018

Podcasters: Matt Bennett, Curt Mower, & Dr. Jerry Yager Resiliency is a word that gets thrown ar…

Episode 37: Contagious Emotions, Self-care, & Organizational Culture

Episode 37: Contagious Emotions, Self-care, & Organizational Culture

Posted on May 28, 2018

Podcasters: Matt Bennett, Curt Mower, & Dr. Jerry Yager Building on the research discussed in Ep…

Episode 36: Trauma & the Power of Social Networks

Episode 36: Trauma & the Power of Social Networks

Posted on May 22, 2018

Podcasters: Matt Bennett, Curt Mower, & Dr. Jerry Yager It is too easy to see ourselves and thos…

Episode 35: Where are my Thank Yous! Trauma, Entitlement, & Gratitude

Episode 35: Where are my Thank Yous! Trauma, Entitlement, & Gratitude

Posted on May 15, 2018

Podcasters: Matt Bennett, Curt Mower, & Dr. Jerry Yager Our first listener request episode! We s…

Episode 34: Slowing Down for Safety

Episode 34: Slowing Down for Safety

Posted on May 8, 2018

Podcasters: Matt Bennett, Curt Mower, & Dr. Jerry Yager In the last couple of episodes, we did a…

Episode 33: Trauma-Informed & Harm Reduction

Episode 33: Trauma-Informed & Harm Reduction

Posted on May 1, 2018

Podcaster: Susie & James Kowalsky, Matt Bennett, Curt Mower, & Dr. Jerry Yager While pre-dat…

Episode 32: Safety & Healthy Risk Taking

Episode 32: Safety & Healthy Risk Taking

Posted on April 24, 2018

Podcasters: Matt Bennett, Curt Mower, & Dr. Jerry Yager Safety is a critical component of trauma…

Episode 31: Chaos, Hyperarousal, & Trauma

Episode 31: Chaos, Hyperarousal, & Trauma

Posted on April 17, 2018

Last episode we discussed on reaction to stress and trauma when we examined rigidity. In this episod…

Episode 30: Rigidity Thinking and Behavior Resulting from Trauma

Episode 30: Rigidity Thinking and Behavior Resulting from Trauma

Posted on April 10, 2018

Podcasters: Matt Bennett, Curt Mower, & Dr. Jerry Yager The trauma symptom of rigid thinking and…