I am offering free or low-cost trauma-informed stress management class to those affected by the North Bay Firestorm.
The goal of this class is to help you learn the skills to regulate the ups and downs of emotions that come with a traumatic experience. There is so much to feel and our to-do-list is long. While this class cannot take away the pain the firestorm caused, I hope it will help you have more moments where you feel like yourself and attend to the responsibility of daily living and the new normal.
While it helps, this class is not meant to be a psychotherapy to resolve long-standing emotional issues.
A private trauma-informed stress management class consisting of three 90-minute sessions.
This class is based on the Community Resiliency Model (CRM). For more information, please visit https://www.traumaresourceinstitute.com/new-page-2.
CRM has been used with a wide range of people who experienced trauma, including Veterans and natural disaster survivors across the United States and in many countries.
CRM has a free app, iChill. You can use it to learn about CRM and practice the skills at home with or without taking the class. Download the app from the app store for your smart phone. You can also use it via your browser http://www.ichillapp.com/
- Free of charge if you have lost your residence or your job to the fire.
- Reduced rate of $10 per session per person ($30 total for three 90-minute sessions) if you have been affected by the fire in any other way. (My intention is to use the fees collected to host more classes for free at a larger venue as my office can hold only 6 people.)
Pre-registration is required. If you are interested, please contact Nobuko, firstname.lastname@example.org with your time preference (“series”) from the list below.
Series A: Mondays, October 30, November 6 & 13, from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Series B: Wednesdays, November 1, 8, & 15, from 10:00 am to 11:30 am
Series C: Wednesdays, November 1, 8, & 15, from 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
McNear Building, 7 Fourth Street #56, Petaluma
It is walking distance from the SMART Train station (1/2 mile) and many bus stops.
Dr. Nobuko Hattori is a Licensed Psychologist and a Certified Community Resiliency Model Trainer.
She specializes in helping people move past their traumatic experiences.