Verena Salvi, LMSW, has worked with psychological trauma for ten years. She is a social worker at New York Presbyterian ospital/Columbia University Medical Center, where she provides crisis intervention, individual and group therapy to survivors of sexual and domestic violence. Ms. Salvi also currently serves as an international consultant to Women’s Crisis Care International, the first and only rape crisis center of its kind in the Middle East region. Ms. Salvi completed post-graduate training through the Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute and the Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy, where she currently serves on two committees and as a faculty member. Ms. Salvi incorporates different trauma treatment modalities in her work, with an emphasis on body-oriented and memory reconsolidation techniques; she is trained in EMDR, Internal Family Systems and Sensorimotor Psychotherapy. Ms. Salvi teaches neurobiological principles that underlie psychological trauma, integration of trauma theory with psychodynamic theory, trauma-symptoms reductions, and trauma-processing techniques.