Why Should You Get Treatment at TRI?

TRI has a number of unique features.

The Medical Director and Owner

Dr. Ross is or has been:

  • A Past President of the International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation (ISSTD).
  • A recipient of multiple awards from the ISSTD.
  • The only person who has presented at the ISSTD Annual Conference every year since it started in 1984.
  • A 1985 Laughlin Fellow of the American College of Psychiatrists.
  • The author of a series of books on trauma and dissociation.
  • The author of a series of treatment outcome studies published in peer-reviewed journals.
  • The developer of the Dissociative Disorders Interview Schedule, a structured interview included in the American Psychiatric Association's Handbook of Clinical Measures.
  • The author of 250 papers in peer-reviewed journals published in six different decades (1979-2020).
  • A key-note, invited speaker at conferences in North America, Europe, Australia, China, Malaysia and New Zealand including three times for the EMDRIA Conference.
  • A reviewer for over 30 psychiatric journals.
  • The recipient of a series of research grants.
  • Interviewed for many different television documentaries.
  • The Executive Producer of a documentary film and short films about trauma and dissociation screened at film festivals.
  • The Director of an inpatient Trauma Program in the Dallas-Fort Worth area since 1991.

The Treatment Model at TRI is Trauma Model Therapy

Trauma Model Therapy is:

  • Based on published prospective treatment outcome studies.
  • Described in a series of published books.
  • Created by the Medical Director.
  • Operationalized as a set of detailed lesson plans.
  • Described in videos and role plays made available at TRI.

Important Features Not Unique to TRI

  • At its opening will be licensed by the State of Texas and approved by The Joint Commission.
  • Has a focus on psychological trauma and its consequences.
  • Provides both group and individual psychotherapy.
  • Staff is experienced and trained in Trauma Model Therapy.
  • Provides study groups for trauma therapists.
  • Accepts a number of different insurances including Medicare.
  • Has a full-time nurse on staff.
  • The Clinical Director is an EMDR Consultant in Training.

Trauma Therapy Treatment Books

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