Anna B. Baranowsky, Ph.D., C.Psych, is the CEO of the Traumatology Institute (Canada) and is a psychologist who works with trauma survivors in Toronto, Ontario. Dr. Baranowsky received her doctorate in Clinical Psychology at the University of Ottawa. She is a Green Cross Scholar, Registered Traumatologist and internationally recognized Trainer. She serves on the board of directors of the Academy of Traumatology and is a Board Certified Expert in Traumatic Stress through the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress and is recognized by The National Centre for Crisis Management. Her accomplishments include the co-development of the Accelerated Recovery Program (ARP) for Compassion Fatigue and the Traumatology Institute Training Curriculum; International presentations on the ARP, trauma assessment, treatment and interventions.
She has published in the area of secondary traumatization, compassion fatigue, the ARP and therapeutic relationships (the Silencing Response). She is also the co-author of the best seller Trauma Practice: Tools for Stabilization & Recovery (2010, 2nd Ed., Baranowsky, Gentry and Schultz). In addition, Dr. Baranowsky has developed a unique set of products for both trauma survivors as well as trauma professionals. She has created an internationally recognized series of training programs leading to designations in Compassion Fatigue; Early Intervention Field Trauma; Clinical Traumatology; and Community & Workplace Traumatology.