Posts made in May, 2013

Trauma Healing Guide

  BOOK LAUNCH   “TRAUMA HEALING GUIDE UNDERSTANDING TRAUMA WITH HEALING EXERCISES” Published By Gerald Kiesman,with Tellwell Publishing, Victoria, BC   My name is Gerald Kiesman; In March 1997, I started to heal a traumatic event I experienced, throughout my healing, I recognized that information on trauma in books and on the internet was written in academic terminology, i believed it was important to write a book about trauma in layman’s term and include basic healing exercises. In 2000, I started to develop the book. Throughout 2000 to 2009, I completed a professional counseling...

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Training Workshops

Restoring Balance Consulting provides community based trauma training workshops, available to assist community organizations, agencies and services to develop the necessary skills to work with clients who have experienced trauma. Community workers, caregivers and first responders often support those dealing with the impacts of trauma, which can be challenging and stressful. However, having an understanding of trauma and post traumatic stress disorder, and knowledge of basic communication skills can help make the difference when supporting those who have been impacted by trauma. Types of...

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About Restoring Balance Consulting

Restoring Balance Consulting offers community based trauma training workshops for community workers and wellness workshops for community members. Restoring Balance Consulting has developed useful and practical resource material for various training and wellness workshops.  A Trauma Healing Guide has been developed that provides a clear and basic understanding of trauma along with practical healing and journal exercises. The guide have been proven to be an essential resource to assist people who have experienced trauma. Please see further pages on website for training and health wellness...

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Alberni Valley Times-Victim makes trauma kit

Victim makes trauma kit Shayne Morrow, AlberniValley Times Published: Wednesday, June 04, 2008 In 1998, Prince Rupert resident Gerald Kiesman couldn’t find the resources he needed to deal with a past history of trauma and abuse. Ten years later, after intense counselling and extensive training, he’s created a Trauma Resource Kit for Aboriginal Communities. The kit itself provides resource materials for communities to identify and deal with the victims of trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in their midst. And the numbers are staggering, Kiesman said. “The B.C....

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