• Doug Baldwin & Laura In Conversation

    In this unique video, former NFL wide receiver & Super Bowl Champion with the Seattle Seahawks and current founder of the Family First Community Center, philanthropist, and CEO Doug Baldwin sits down for a conversation with trauma expert, author of Trauma Stewardship and The Age of Overwhelm, and founder of The Trauma Stewardship Institute Laura van Dernoot Lipsky.

    They discuss trauma, overwhelm, bearing witness, mental health, and life.

  • A Q & A session with Laura van Dernoot Lipsky

    Asked by a wonderful colleague of ours – who is surviving a heartbreaking community loss – to put together a short Q & A session, we’ve assembled this for anyone who is in need.

  • Back to School 2020: a conversation with The Trauma Stewardship Institute

    Laura engaged in a conversation with her esteemed colleague Michele Storms on the overwhelming landscape facing grown-ups in school age children’s lives, from students at the very beginning of their school trajectory to those finishing as young adults.

  • The Age of Overwhelm Book Launch

    Here’s a video clip from the recent book launch for The Age of Overwhelm: Strategies for the Long Haul. To view more from the event, please visit the event page.

  • Introducing Trauma Stewardship

    An introductory video — to make you smile.

  • Beyond the Cliff, TEDxWashington Corrections Center for Women

    Laura had the privilege of joining others at the 2015 TEDx Conference at the Washington Corrections Center for Women. To see some of the other profoundly moving talks given by women living there as well as those working in related fields, go here.

  • A “Thank You” from San Francisco Domestic Violence Community

  • The Trauma Stewardship Film

    Watch Abridged Version
  • Elliot Bay Book Company Talk and Q&A

    On Saturday January 19th, 2008, the Elliott Bay Book Company in Seattle, Washington, hosted a reading for Trauma Stewardship. These are clips from that evening:

    Laura talks about the origins of the book.

    Laura talks about how she came to be interested in the concept of Trauma Stewardship.

    Connie answers a question from the audience.