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!

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…

Episode 87: Big Idea Series: Changing Your Mind

Episode 87: Big Idea Series: Changing Your Mind

Posted on June 25, 2019

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

Episode 86: Big Idea Series: The Divided Brain

Episode 86: Big Idea Series: The Divided Brain

Posted on June 18, 2019

Welcome to the first podcast in our Big Idea Series where we explore the intersection of some of the…

Episode 85: Trauma-Informed Systems, Chronic Stress, & Shared Trauma

Episode 85: Trauma-Informed Systems, Chronic Stress, & Shared Trauma

Posted on June 4, 2019

Podcasters: Matt Bennett & Dr. Jerry Yager In this episode, Matt and Jerry wrap up our Trauma-In…

Episode 84: Trauma-Organized Systems and Parallel Processes

Episode 84: Trauma-Organized Systems and Parallel Processes

Posted on May 21, 2019

Podcasters: Matt Bennett, Curt Mower, & Dr. Jerry Yager In this episode, Matt, Curt, and Jerry s…

Episode 83: Shared Leadership in Trauma-Informed Organizations

Episode 83: Shared Leadership in Trauma-Informed Organizations

Posted on May 14, 2019

Podcasters: Matt Bennett, Curt Mower, & Dr. Jerry Yager In this week’s episode Matt, Curt, and J…

Episode 82: Structuring a Trauma-Informed Transformation Process Part 3

Episode 82: Structuring a Trauma-Informed Transformation Process Part 3

Posted on April 30, 2019

Podcasters: Matthew Bennett, Curt Mower, and Jerry Yager In this episode, we conclude our investigat…

Posted on April 23, 2019

Podcasters: Matthew Bennett, Curt Mower, and Jerry Yager We continue our investigation on how progra…

Episode 80: Structuring a Trauma-Informed Transformation Process

Episode 80: Structuring a Trauma-Informed Transformation Process

Posted on April 15, 2019

The research on trauma leads us to our 80th hour of podcasting. While all this research might seem o…

Episode 79: Setting up a Trauma-Informed Transformation Process

Episode 79: Setting up a Trauma-Informed Transformation Process

Posted on April 8, 2019

How do you become Trauma-Informed? As the paradigm continues to spread, more and more organizations…

Episode 78: From Punishment to Discipline to Accountability in Trauma-Informed Organizations

Episode 78: From Punishment to Discipline to Accountability in Trauma-Informed Organizations

Posted on April 2, 2019

Podcasters: Matt Bennett & Curt Mower Due to high levels of stress, helping organizations are al…