Laurie Pearlman is a clinical psychologist who has worked with survivors of a wide range of traumatic experiences. She has published and presented widely on psychological trauma, healing, and vicarious traumatization.
Among her books is Psychological trauma and the adult survivor: Theory, therapy, and transformation, co-authored with I.L. McCann. She is head of the Trauma Research, Education, and Training Institute (TREATI), a NGO specialized in trauma-focused professional training, community education, and research. Also currently serves as Co-Director at the Traumatic Stress Institute and Director of clinical services for the Headington Institute.