Meet Our Educators

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Anna B. Baranowsky, Ph.D., C.Psych. (CEO)

Founder and director of Traumatology Institute, Dr. Baranowsky received her doctorate in Clinical Psychology at the University of Ottawa. She is a Board Certified Expert in Traumatic Stress through the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress; Green Cross Scholar, Registered Traumatologist and Trainer. Her accomplishments include the co-development of the Accelerated Recovery Program (ARP) for Compassion Fatigue; International presentations on the Compassion Fatigue, Post Traumatic Stress, Trauma Assessment, Trauma Therapy and interventions. She has published in the area of secondary traumatization, compassion fatigue, therapeutic relationships and the Silencing Response.

Trauma Practice: Tools for Stabilization & Recovery (2011, 2nd Ed.) Baranowsky, Gentry & Schulz is a bestselling title in the field of post-trauma therapy.  Her next book What is PTSD: 3 Steps for Healing Trauma (2012) Baranowsky & Lauer, offers practical self-care for trauma survivors.

She works with individuals, couples, small businesses and organizations to alleviate emotional distress, reduce blocks to potential and enhance feelings of wellness.

Psychotherapy and Other Clinical Services

Dr. Baranowsky offers the following services at her Toronto, Ontario (Canada) based office:

  • Compassion Fatigue Care Consulting
  • Trauma Assessment and Treatment
  • Stress and Anxiety Management
  • Couples Therapy

eric_headshotJ. Eric Gentry, Ph.D. (Consulting Director)

Dr. Gentry is a Traumatologist with 20 years of clinical experience working with traumatized individuals, families and communities. Dr. Gentry has published research and technical articles in the areas of trauma treatment, scale development, and Compassion Fatigue. He is the co-developer of the Accelerated Recovery Program for Compassion Fatigue.

He lives in Tampa, Florida where he teaches at the University of South Florida.  He is the consulting director of the Traumatology Institute (Canada). He maintains a private clinical/consulting practice. He is also a published poet/songwriter and professional actor.

Anna Kozina, M.A., C.Psych. Assoc (Official Trainer)

Anna Kozina is a certified member of the College of Psychologists of Ontario (Clinical Psychology). She is a Clinical Traumatologist and a trainer with the Traumatology Institute (Canada).

Anna Kozina has more than 10 years of clinical experience working with trauma survivors, community and workplace trauma response.

She has experience in different healthcare environments including hospital institutions, private clinics and nonprofit settings working with adults, families and groups.

She traveled extensively in North America and Europe offering training and workshops on trauma, resiliency, compassion fatigue, social integration and rehabilitation of children and adults with special needs.

She maintains full-time private practice in Toronto. She has focused her practice on assessing and treating trauma disorders, chronic pain, mood and anxiety disorders.

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Tom Walker, M.A. (Official Trainer)

Tom Walker is a Trainer, Consultant and Trauma Therapist offering services through the Traumatology Institute.  His previous role as the Director of Business Development and Training through the Canadian Training Institute put him in front of thousands of individuals each year.  He is an in demand trainer with a great track record.  He has offered training in a variety of settings including but not limited to hospitals, justice organizations, group homes, youth and adult serving hostels, detox and intox centres and mental health and addiction services.

I have 24 years of experience working in the social services sector in frontline, management and senior leadership roles. This also includes experience in developmental services, employment, justice, addictions and mental health. I have a Masters in Social Work, and am also a trained Clinical Traumatologist & Certified Compassion Fatigue Specialist through the Traumatology Institute.