Susan Andrien & Angela Harris: Trauma and Attachment in Education
Updated: Aug 1
This week, Jenna Kelly sits down with Susan Andrien and Angela Harris for a conversation about their work with Dr. Bruce Perry's Neurosequential Model, and applying that to trauma and attachment issues in education and the school system.
Susan Andrien LMFT, has 25 years of experience providing mental health services in communities heavily impacted by trauma. Focusing on healing centered practices and the physiology of trauma, Susan integrates several core principles of trauma informed practices into a comprehensive approach that matches specific therapeutic techniques to developmental stages and brain regions mediating social, emotional, behavioral and academics. Susan is a Phase 2 trainer in the Neurosequential Model and a Certified Forest Therapy Practitioner.
Angela Harris is a Montana Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 20 years of experience. She earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from San Diego State University and a Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Montana. Angela has worked in a variety of settings including child welfare, non-profit organizations, mental health centers and schools. She has advanced training in mental health, social-emotional development, community collaboration, and program coordination/assessment.