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Dr. Anna B. Baranowsky

CEO and President, Traumatology Institute (Canada)

Dr. Anna B. Baranowsky

Dr. Baranowsky is the founder and director of Traumatology Institute (Canada). She received her doctorate in Clinical Psychology at the University of Ottawa. She is a Green Cross Scholar, Registered Traumatologist and Trainer. She serves on the board of directors of the Academy of Traumatology Commission on Certification & Accreditation.. Her accomplishments include the co-development of the Accelerated Recovery Program (ARP) for Compassion Fatigue; International presentations on the ARP, trauma assessment, treatment and interventions. She has published in the area of compassion fatigue and trauma recovery.

She works with individuals, couples, small businesses and organizations to alleviate emotional distress, reduce blocks to potential and enhance feelings of wellness.


Dr. Anna B. Baranowsky travels from Toronto, Ontario, Canada. For more information regarding US, international and keynote speaker fees please contact Ms. Annmarie Arleo, Director of Operations, by email at or by telephone at 800-810-7550.







Early Intervention Field Traumatologist (1001 or 101):
First responders (e.g., fire/rescue, emergency medical services, law enforcement, etc.) as well as mental health and health care professionals will benefit from this comprehensive course. To receive this designation, TI-101 is an entry-level program. No pre-requisites.

Community & Workplace Traumatologist:
Designed for professionals, paraprofessionals, and volunteers who work with trauma survivors or trauma-related issues or individuals who wish to gain skills to do so. The courses in this stream will enhance the skills development for activities where contact with individuals or groups who have been directly exposed to trauma occur. No special requirements or degrees are necessary for this entry-level training stream. Successful completion of the following courses (or equivalencies) is required: TI-101 - 107 for certificate.

Compassion Fatigue Resiliency & Recovery - Educator:
An intensive one-day resiliency enhancement program developed for those working with seriously ill, injured or traumatized/troubled people. This program was designed in workshop format to be both didactic and experiential

Compassion Fatigue Specialist - Therapist:
Designed for mental health care professionals with a minimum of a master’s degree. Based on the Accelerated Recovery Program (ARP) for Compassion Fatigue, this program trains professionals to offer the unique 5-session individual care ARP model to those directly impacted as a result of their work with traumatized/troubled clients.

Clinical Traumatologist:
Designed for health care professionals who have a minimum of a Master’s degree completed or in progress related to the clinical or counseling field. Successful completion of the following courses (or equivalencies) is required: TI-1001, 202 - 207 for certificate.

TI-101: Early Intervention Field Traumatology (1-day intensive)

TI-102: Trauma Referral Sources and Community Resources

TI-103: Standards of Trauma Care: Attachment, Systems & Context

TI-104: Tools for Trauma: A Multidimensional Approach

TI-105: Group Approaches for Community Trauma Survivors

TI-106: Group Supervision in Community Traumatology

TI-107: Compassion Fatigue Resiliency & Recovery (Educator Designation)

TI-1001: Early Intervention Field Traumatology (4 day)

TI-202: Overview of Trauma Assessment & Interventions

TI-203: Standards of Trauma Care: Attachment, Systems & Context



  “The quality of the course was obvious even as it was launched. This is on the cusp of innovation and is applicable in a wide array of arenas.”

- Rick Ritter, LCSW, CT; President, Green Cross Projects

“Excellent opportunity not just to come out of compassion fatigue, but to enter a transformative process.”

- Carlos Velazquez-Garcia, MA, MATS; Clinical Psychologist, San Juan, Puerto Rico

“Wow, what a different way of looking at compassion fatigue; as a positive catalyst for change and improvement in ones life, rather than an end or destructive force.”

- Libby Royer, LCSW, Road to Recovery

“I think this program is a must for all professionals working in a trauma setting whether medical, mental health or emergency services.”

- Ronald D. Davenport, LPC, CEAP; FBI, Reg. EAP Mgr.

“[Trauma Practice] both addresses what we know today at a theoretical level and, equally importantly, explains clinical methods in the context of treatment … [It] offers a comprehensive guide for clinicians working with the traumatized … also an excellent resource for trainers, teachers, and educators of trauma practitioners.”

- Charles R. Figley, PhD, Florida State University, Traumatology Institute, Tallahassee, FL



  Brant Children’s Aid Society Brant, Ontario

Brockville Psychiatric Hospital, Elmgrove Service Brockville, Ontario

Burlington Counselling & Family Services Burlington, Ontario

Canadian Forces Medical Group Headquarters, Department of Medical Policy Social Work Program Ottawa

Canadian Red Cross, Ontario Region Ottawa, Ontario

Caregivers Institute Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Dilico-Ojibway Child & Family Services Thunder Bay, Ontario

Dorothy Ley Hospice, Trillium Health Centre Etobicoke, Ontario

Hincks Dellcrest – Training Program Toronto, Ontario

Lakehead University, Northern Education Centre for Aging & Health Thunder Bay, Ontario

London Health Sciences Center, Psychology Department London, Ontario

Nishnawbe-Aski Nation, Crisis Team Thunder Bay, Ontario

Nova Scotia Critical Incident Stress Management Network Halifax, Nova Scotia

Office of the Chief Coroner Toronto, Ontario

Ontario Literacy Coalition Toronto, Ontario

Ontario Psychological Association Toronto, Ontario

Orion Health – Vancouver Pain Clinic Vancouver, B.C.

Ottawa Police Victim Services Ottawa, Ontario

Oshwegan Six Nations Council, Social Development Program Oshwegan, Ontario

Sunnybrooke & Women’s College Health Sciences Centre

Ontario Network of Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Care & Treatment Centers

Thunder Bay Sexual Assault Counselling & Crisis Centre Thunder Bay, Ontario

Transport Safety Board of Canada Richmond Hill, Ontario

University of Ottawa, GAP-Health Research Team, Institute of Population Health Ottawa, Ontario

University of South Florida, International Traumatology Institute, Educational Outreach Tampa, Flor

University of Toronto, Student Crisis Response Program Toronto, Ontario

Ward’s Funeral Homes, Continuing Care Toronto, Ontario