Professionals in Deafness

Are you seeking out training for your staff related to trauma in your Deaf clients?
Are you struggling to meet the complex needs of your Deaf clients, students or staff?
Are you feeling stuck in your clinical work with children, adolescents, families or adults?

We would love to work alongside you. Alexis and Sara have been working in the field of mental health and deafness for the past twenty years (as Alexis’ daughter would say, “since the 1900s!”). They have provided trauma-informed therapy to

  • Children
  • Adolescents
  • Families
  • Adults

We have also been providing one-, two- and three-day trainings to

  • Mental health agencies
  • Schools for the Deaf
  • Gallaudet University

We design trainings to meet the unique needs of the agencies or participants. Topics we have presented include but are not limited to

  • Trauma
  • Attachment
  • Play therapy
  • Body-based therapies

Sara and Alexis also provide clinical supervision, consultation and coaching services to

  • Mental Health Professionals
  • Teachers
  • Dorm Staff
  • Interpreters
  • Parents
  • Interpreters

Examples of therapies integrated into work with Deaf and Hard of Hearing clients include Play Therapy, Expressive Therapies,Theraplay®,Somatic Experiencing, EMDR and Sensorimotor Psychotherapy.

For more information or to arrange for a training, please contact us at  
info@hopeandhealingmn.com

Alexis Bio
Sara Bio