Jill Hosey, MSW RSW, LICSW (RI), is a Registered Social Worker and trauma therapist in a collaborative private practice in Toronto, Canada, providing trauma therapy to children, youth, and adults with histories of complex trauma and dissociation.
In addition to being trained in a variety of trauma, attachment and dissociation-focused theories and modalities, Jill is an EMDRIA Approved Consultant and EMDR Virtual Basic Trainer, a facilitator with the AGATE Institute (Ana Gomez Attachment Trauma Education Institute), and Faculty with the ISSTD’s Professional Training and EMDR Therapy Training Programs.
She has presented on integrating the Safe and Sound Protocol (SSP) into EMDR therapy at the Child and Adolescent Complex Trauma Conference 2019 and the SSP Gathering with Dr. Stephen Porges in 2019, as well as on the assessment of dissociation in children and youth.
Jill is the lead author of the clinical guidelines and considerations for integrating the Safe and Sound Protocol into EMDR therapy, a chapter on therapeutic presence and the therapeutic relationship as both trigger and container to healing in E. Christenson’s (Ed.), Perspectives of Dissociative Identity Response: Ethical, Historical, and Cultural Issues, and the co-editor and contributing author for the Handbook for Child Complex Trauma and Dissociation: Theory, Research, and Clinical Applications (Routledge, In Press). She is also a winner of the 2022 ISSTD Distinguished Achievement Award and is a Fellow of the ISSTD.