Dr. Jennifer Hopton is a registered psychologist with competencies in clinical work with children, adolescents, and adults.
Dr. Hopton’s clinical and research experience includes assessment and treatment of individuals across the lifespan as they struggle with the legacy of adverse childhood experiences, complex developmental trauma, dissociation, and difficulties related to adoption and involvement with the child welfare system. Dr. Hopton also has experience working with traumatic stress responses to experiences such as motor vehicle injury and operational stress.
Together, Dr. Hopton and her clients work to rewire old brain patterns in order to increase a sense of safety, reduce reactivity, increase mindful awareness, transform emotional experience, and cultivate safe, secure relationships to loved ones.
SPECIALIZED TRAINING: Circle of Security (COS-P), Attachment, Regulation, Competency framework (ARC) for complex trauma, Sensory Motor Arousal Regulation Treatment (SMART), Emotion-Focused Therapy (Levels 1 and 2), Working with the Neurobiological Legacy of Trauma (Dr. Janina Fisher), Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT).