ERIC GENTRY, PHD, LMHC
J. Eric Gentry, PhD, LMHC, is an internationally recognized leader in the study, training and treatment of traumatic stress and compassion fatigue and has trained thousands of professionals to more effectively treat traumatic stress. Dr. Gentry is the author of three books, numerous chapters, papers, and peer-reviewed journal articles in the areas of traumatic stress and compassion fatigue.
ROBERT RHOTON, PSYD, LPC, D.A.A.E.T.S.
Robert Rhoton, PsyD, LPC, D.A.A.E.T.S., is a retired faculty member from Ottawa University (Phoenix) where he worked for 20 years in the Behavioral Sciences and Counseling Department. Dr. Rhoton’s primary interests are training counselors to work with traumagenic family dynamics; child & family trauma; and non-egoic models of treatment.
As CEO of Arizona Trauma Institute, Dr. Rhoton has supervised multiple outpatient clinics, juvenile justice programs, and intensive outpatient substance abuse programs for adolescents. As well as day treatment programs for children and youth, adult offender programs, child and family therapeutic services, advanced training in child and adolescent trauma treatment, family therapy and family trauma work.
Dr. Rhoton is the past president of the Arizona Trauma Therapy Network (2010-2012). He is a Diplomate of the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress and collaborates and consults with several Arizona community behavioral health agencies to fine tune their understanding of trauma. Dr. Rhoton serves on the Arizona Department of Health Services Trauma Informed Care (TIC) task-force as a community member. He is a gubernatorial appointee to the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners and Governor’s Office of Youth, Faith and Family.
THOMAS E. ROJO AUBREY, DBH
Dr. Thomas E. Rojo Aubrey, DBH, is the Director of the Behavioral Health Sciences and Counseling faculty at Glendale Community College in Glendale, Arizona. He serves on the advisory board for both the Arizona Trauma Institute and the Cummings Graduate Institute for Behavioral Health Studies. Dr. Aubrey has over fifteen years of diverse experience in behavioral healthcare, including trauma treatment, crisis stabilization, marital counseling, career and academic counseling, and integrated behavioral medicine for the treatment of comorbid behavioral and medical conditions. He is a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional and Certified Family Trauma Professional with the International Association of Trauma Professionals (IATP). He is trained in Trauma Focused-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Medical Hypnosis, Pivotal Response Treatment, Positive Behavioral Support-Applied Behavior Analysis, Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), and Gottman’s Couple Therapy. Dr. Aubrey also has a strong background in crisis work and is a certified trainer in Nonviolent Crisis Intervention, and is trained in Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST), Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM), and Crisis De-escalation.
Dr. Aubrey has served as the clinical director and clinical supervisor at various local provider agencies, and has provided leadership and oversight to several clinical programs. His leadership and oversight have improved population, professional development, and system performance outcomes for various clinical programs. Although he no longer practices psychotherapy, Dr. Aubrey continues with his passion for helping students develop the knowledge and skills needed to become successful in the field of behavioral health.