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Trauma Treatment in Native American Communities: A Comprehensive Approach to Healing

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Patricia Vickers, PhD |  Ruth Lanius, MD, PhD, FRCPC
56 Minutes
May 25, 2021
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Ancestral principles are the living foundation that have not been extinguished through oppression in colonization and remain vibrant parts of many indigenous communities and the way they understand healing from trauma.  In this recording, we will review the fundamental teachings that assisted in the development of a recent neurofeedback research study, and the development and delivery of two trauma trainings for Indigenous service providers.


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Patricia Vickers, PhD, grounds her trauma service training and clinical sessions on ancestral law and ancestral teachings of soul loss and soul retrieval and incorporates these understandings in her sessions.


Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Dr. Patricia Vickers has an employment relationship with Skidegate Health Centre. She receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Dr. Patricia Vickers has no relevant non-financial relationships.

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Ruth Lanius, MD, PhD, FRCPC, Professor of Psychiatry, is the director of the posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) research unit at the University of Western Ontario. She established the Traumatic Stress Service and the Traumatic Stress Service Workplace Program, services that specialize in the treatment and research of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and related comorbid disorders. She currently holds the Harris-Woodman Chair in Mind-Body Medicine at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry at the University of Western Ontario.

Her research interests focus on studying the neurobiology of PTSD and treatment outcome research examining various pharmacological and psychotherapeutic methods. She has authored more than 100 published papers and chapters in the field of traumatic stress and is currently funded by several federal funding agencies. She regularly lectures on the topic of PTSD nationally and internationally She has recently published a book The Impact of Early Life Trauma on Health and Disease with Eric Vermetten and Clare Pain.

Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Dr. Ruth Lanius has employment relationships with Western University of Canada, McMaster University, St. Joseph's Health Care, University of Western Ontario, Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research, London Health Sciences Centre, Robarts Research Institute, and the Lawson Health Research Institute. She receives grants from the National Defence (Canada), the Academica Medical Organization of Southwestern Ontario, the Trauma Research Foundation, and the Canadian Institute of Health Research. Dr. Lanius receives royalties as a published author. She receives a speaking honorarium, recording, and book royalties from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Dr. Ruth Lanius is a fellow with the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, a member of the International Society for the Study of Dissociation, the New York Academy of Sciences, and the European Society for Traumatic Stress Studies. She is a journal reviewer for several publications, to see a complete list contact PESI, Inc.


  1. Inspect the social structures in Indigenous communities as they relate to the experience of trauma 
  2. Assess the function of ancestral law and teachings as they relate to trauma among this population 
  3. Plan to utilize the resources of ancestral law/teachings in Indigenous communities in treatment of this population 


  • Provide an outline of Indigenous social structure on the Northwest coast of British Columbia 
  • Review ancestral law and teachings and their importance to treating this population 
  • Connecting with ancestral principles to develop a comprehensive trauma treatment program 

Target Audience

  • Counselors
  • Social Workers
  • Psychologists
  • Psychotherapists
  • Therapists
  • Marriage & Family Therapists
  • Addiction Counselors
  • Case Managers
  • Physicians
  • Nurses
  • Other Mental Health Professionals


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