Sue St. John BScN, RN, RP, DCTP
Professional Development Record
Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute - Level Two: Attachment, Development and Trauma (Trainers: Ame Cutler, MA, PhD; Andrew Harkin, MD) Completed March 2013. Assistant with Level Two Training - December 2014 - March 2016. (Trainers: Ame Cutler, MA, PhD; Anne Westcott, MA, LICSW)
Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute - Level One: Training for the Treatment of Trauma (Trainers: Lana Epstein MA,LICSW; Ame Cutler, MA, PhD) Completed June 2011. Assistant Level One Training - May 2012-February, 2013 (Trainers: Ame Cutler, MA PhD; Andrew Harkin, MD)
Workshops and Seminars
IASP Annual Conference: Moments of eating and the Problem of Shame - Patricia de Young.
CTP Alumni Symposium - Donna Orange, PhD, PsyD (Guest Speaker) February, 2014.
Divided Mind, Divided Body: Sensorimotor Psychotherapy for working with Trauma - Related Dissociation (Presenter: Ame Cutler, PhD) Aug 30,2013-September 1,2013
Neuroplasticity & Mindfulness - Treatment of Trauma (Presenter: Janina Fischer, PhD), April 29 & 30, 2010
Narrative Solutions Focused Approach (NSFA) and Trauma, Hincks Dellcrest Centre. October 26 & 27, 2009
Brief Narrative Therapy - When All the Time you have is Now, Hincks Dellcrest Centre. January 23, 2009
Sexuality, Gender & Sexual Orientation and Psychotherapy, CTP Graduate Seminar, Faculty Member - Sharon Bedard. Sept 2008 - June 2009
Broken Bonds: Attachment, Trauma & the Body (Presenter: Janina Fischer, PhD), Dec 4 & 5, 2008
Using Highly Effective Body-Centred Interventions for Working with Trauma, Addictions, ADD and Depression (Presenter: Paul Hyman), Hincks Dellcrest Centre. November, 2008
Affect Regulation, Attachment and Trauma: Somatic Communications and Clinical Interventions (Presenter: Pat Ogden, PhD), November, 2008
Being and Time - Martin Heidegger, CTP Graduate Seminar with Jim Healy and Anna Binswanger- Healy. Sept, 2005 - June, 2008
Hope in Action: Solution-Focused Suicide Prevention, Hincks Dellcrest Centre. March 13 & 14, 2008
Maggie Carey - Extending Narrative Practice, Narrative Therapy Centre of Toronto. October 16 & 17, 2008
ASSIST - Applied Suicide Intervention Training, CMHA. May 9 & 10, 2007
Cross Culture: Mental Health, CMHA. May 25, 2007
Face to Face: Understanding Mental Illness, CMHA. June 20, 2007
Understanding and Treating Chronic Shame,a Relational/Neurobiological Approach by Patricia De Young
Grace Unfolding: Psychotherapy in the Spirit of the Tao-te Ching by Greg Johnson and Ron Kurz
Awakening the Dreamer: Clinical Journeys by Phillip Bromberg
Traumatic Narcissism: Relational Systems of Subjugation by Daniel Shaw
Sensorimotor Psychotherapy: Interventions for Trauma and Attachmentby Pat Ogden and Janina Fisher
Walking the Tiger - Healing Trauma by Peter Levine
The Body Keeps the Score - Brain, Mind, and Body in the healing of trauma by Bessel van Der Kolk
When the Body Says NO by Gabor Mate
The Mindful Therapist by Daniel Siegel
The Dance of Intimacy by Harriet Goldhor Lerner
Trauma and Recovery: The Aftermath of Violence - From Domestic Abuse to Political Terror by Judith Herman
The Courage to Heal: A Guide for Women Surviviors of Sexual Abuse by Ellen Bass and Laura Davis
Ordinary People, Judith Guest
The Road less Travelled and Beyond by Scott Peck
Full Catastrophe Living: Using the Wisdom of your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain, and Illness by Jon Kabat-Zinn
Workshops as Leader
Over the years, I have planned, developed and implemented many workshops tailored to meet the learning needs of my audience on a wide range of topics: such as, bereavement, body image, crisis intervention, parenting, personal safety, narrative solution focused approach, mental health/wellness issues, sexual health and vicarious trauma to community health nurses and staff, schools, and, community members and organizations.
Group Work as Facilitator/Co-facilitator
Community Crisis Management Debriefings, Life Skills for High Risk Youth, Adolescent Bereavement and Sexual Abuse Support Groups.
Ongoing Peer and Individual Supervision since 2000, Personal Therapy and regular Yoga Practice.
College of Registered Psychotherapists
College of Nurses
Canadian Association for Psychodynamic Therapy
Registered Nurses of Ontario
If anything I have written resonates with you I would happy to meet with you for a free consultation to further explore if we would be a good fit. My office is across the street from the subway, located at St George and Bloor.
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