Advisory Board

Highly respected professionals who serve in an advisory role for CPTSD Foundation

Dr. Jamie Huysman, PsyD, LCSW, CFT

Dr. Jamie is a Clinical consultant to all levels of health both medical and behavioral health. He continues to consult to all television; talk, court and reality shows that involve behavioral health challenges. In addition, has worked as a corporate officer of several hospital companies. Today, a he works as a healthcare consultant, author and co-founder of The Leeza Gibbons Memory Foundation.

Specialties: Founder of TV Aftercare and Vice PresideI have run management companies specializing in behavioral healthcare in both free standing and medical surgical environments, and have an extensive hospital and managed care network of close colleagues.

Dr. Jamie joined WellMed Medical Management as Vice President of Provider Relations and Government Affairs. He became WellMed’s Chief Compassion Officer, tasked with moderating physician burnout. As Chief Compassion Officer, Dr. Jamie co-hosts regular radio podcasts entitled “Caregiver SOS”.

dr jamie huysman - cptsd foundation advisory board

Erena DiGonis, LCSW-R, CHC

I am Erena, a licensed clinical social worker, certified health coach, and anxiety and complex trauma specialist.  I have dedicated my career to learning and immersing myself in an integrative blend of research driven trauma informed Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Attachment Theory, Mindfulness, Somatic Experiencing, Brainspotting, and so much more.

 I continue to be directly involved in the work not only by treating clients in my practice but also clinically supervising dozens of clinicians from walks of life. I am deeply inspired by the work of Dr. Peter Levine, Dr. David Grand, Dr. Judith Beck, Dr. Bessel Van Der Kolk, Dr. Arielle Schwartz, Dr. Pat Ogden, Dr. Brene Brown, and so many others.

I am a sought-after writer, speaker, and consultant and have been featured in Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire, Psychology Today, Reader’s Digest, Women’s Health, and MEL magazine.

erena digonis - advisory board - cptsd foundation

Cyndi Bennett

Cyndi is the owner of Cyndi Bennett Consulting. “I am a trauma survivor with 20+ years in the Financial sector of corporate America, and I understand the challenges survivors face in trying to build their careers while overcoming the long-term effects of childhood trauma.

As a Certified Trauma Recovery Coach, I am dedicated to helping survivors overcome the effects of trauma on their career and professional goals. I will provide my clients with the essential tools to utilize their individual interests, talent, and passions to find professional and personal fulfillment.”

cyndi bennett - cptsd foundation advisory board
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