A licensed clinical psychologist, Dr. Jana Pressley is Director of Clinical Services at the Complex Trauma Treatment Center Boston, Co-Director of the Complex Trauma Treatment Affiliates, and Senior Training Associate of the Foundation Trust. She is also an Adjunct Associate Professor at Richmont Graduate University.
Dr. Pressley specializes in the treatment of youth, adults, and couples/families impacted by developmental trauma, as well as providing consultation supporting systems-level implementation of trauma-informed care in organizations. She teaches trauma-related courses at the graduate level, and has designed and implemented trauma treatment specialization courses and qualitative trauma-focused research labs for graduate programs.
Dr. Pressley’s research focuses on the experience of court-involved young adults who have suffered relational trauma in the midst of chronic poverty and community violence, as well as the impact of complex trauma history on adult spirituality and meaning-making.
Dr. Pressley is also a national trainer and consultant in the Attachment, Regulation, and Competency (ARC) and Component-Based Psychotherapy (CBP) complex trauma intervention models.