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Martha Straus

Martha B. Straus, PhD, is a professor in the Department of Clinical Psychology at Antioch University New England Graduate School in Keene, New Hampshire and part-time Lecturer in the Program of Professional Education at the Smith College for Social Work. Straus is an international trainer, speaking on topics related to child, adolescent, and family development, attachment, trauma, and psychotherapy. She maintains a small private practice in Brattleboro, Vermont where she also provides supervision and consultation to individuals, schools, and social service agencies. She’s the author of numerous articles and seven books including most recently a co-authored third edition of The Lost Art of Listening: How Learning to Listen Can Improve Relationships (2021); Cool, Calm, and Connected: A Workbook for Parents and Children to Co-regulate, Manage Big Emotions & Build Stronger Bonds (2021); and Treating Trauma in Adolescents: Development, Attachment, and the Therapeutic Relationship (2017).