For Helping Professionals

Amanda has experience presenting to other helping professionals and can speak on the following topics:

Couples Experiencing Infertility

  • Relationship issues that arise

  • Not just a women's issue

  • How the medical system can be supportive

  • Couples therapy objectives

 

Grief and Loss

  • Recognizing non-death losses

  • Moving beyond a "stages of grief" model

  • Meaning-making

  • Maintaining connections to those we've lost

  • Implications for the therapeutic relationship

 

Trauma

  • Impact on the body and the body's role in healing

  • Complex Trauma (such as ongoing childhood abuse)

  • Sexual assault

  • Foster care/adoption

  • PTSD/Developmental Trauma Disorder

  • The therapeutic relationship

Body Awareness

  • Self of the Therapist

  • Body-focused interventions

  • Being trauma-informed

Adoption

  • Inherent losses 

  • Trauma

  • Transracial adoption

Self Care

  • Body, mind, soul

  • Not just what feels good

  • Self of the Therapist

For the Community

Amanda has experience sharing with the community

at large and can speak on the following topics:

Couples Experiencing Infertility

  • Relationship issues that arise

  • How to stay together while navigating the infertility process

  • Benefits of couples counseling

Grief and Loss

  • Myth-busting

  • Moving beyond a "stages of grief" model

  • Maintaining connections to those we've lost

  • How to be a friend to someone who's in a hard place/grieving

  • Benefits of grief and loss therapy

Trauma

  • Myth-busting

  • Impact on the body and the body's role in healing

  • Body awareness

  • Grounding techniques
  • Benefits of trauma-informed therapy

Romantic Relationships

  • Myth-busting

  • Communication tools

  • Love languages

  • Apologies

  • Benefits of couples counseling

Adoption

  • Emotional/relational considerations

  • Transracial adoption

Self Care

  • Body, mind, soul

  • Not just what feels good

If you would like to discuss the possibility of Amanda speaking
to your group, please use the "Contact" page to inquire further.

© 2016 by Amanda Hofbauer

Tel: 312-857-6270

Amanda Hofbauer, MA, LMFT

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