Conversations: August 2010: Shirley Turcotte
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Shirley Turcotte Bio:
As a Metis (Aboriginal) Registered Clinical Counselor, I have been working with Complex Trauma, PTSD and with survivors of childhood abuses for more than two decades. I have been a pioneering activist in the areas of therapeutic treatments and program development for survivors of childhood sexual and physical abuse, with special attention to The First Nations Peoples of Canada. I brought FOT and Complex Trauma training to very remote and urban regions of Canada and the USA. I am also known as a collaborating writer and director of the NFB film, To a Safer Place, which describes my family's experiences of sexual, physical, and emotional abuse. I am a recipient of many awards, including British Columbia’s Woman of Distinction in Health and Education Award. I have a private practice in Vancouver where I provide private counseling and clinical supervision, which I will continue while currently moving into retirement from teaching.
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