Pam Stavropoulos, PhD. Is an educator, consultant and psychotherapist whose most recent work is as Head of Research with the Blue Knot Foundation. A former Fulbright Scholar and two-time winner (20202& 2014) of the Pierre Janet Writing Award for the best clinical, theoretical or research paper in the field of dissociation and/or trauma, she has been a member of the ISSTD Scientific Committee and coauthored the nationally and internationally endorsed Practice Guidelines for Clinical Treatment of Complex Trauma (Blue Knot Foundation, 2012, 2019). Pam has held lectureships at the University of New England and Macquarie University (from which she left her tenured position to study and practice psychotherapy) and is a former Program Director of the Jansen Newman Institute, Sydney. The author of Living under Liberalism: The Politics of Depression in Western Democracies (2008) she has written research reports in the community health sector and is a clinical supervisor who specializes in complex trauma-related issues.