Center for Healing Trauma & Attachment, Inc.

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What's New at CHTA?

Our Story

A timeline of events at CHTA!

Starting 2018 with 3 New Members on Our Team!

It's such a joy to see our team expanding so that we can provide better service for the community. I would like you all to welcome: EmmeAnna (Emme) Brandt - our new administrative assistant, Adriana (Adri) Valverde - our website manager, and Cassandra (Cassie) Williams- our new provider.

Doreen and Dr. Laurel Parnell

October 28-29, 2016

Doreen attended ATTACHMENT-FOCUSED EMDR (Healing Developmental Deficits and Adults Abused As Children).  She had the honor to meet Dr. Parnell, Clinical Psychologist, Founder and Executive Director of Parnell Institute.  She is a leading expert on Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR).  Dr. Parnell has written 5 books on EMDR as well as articles and a book chapter.  She is one of the most respected instructors of EMDR trainings and workshops.  She also teaches nationally and internationally.

December 9th and 10th, 2016 

CHTA providers attended intense trauma training from world renowned therapist and researcher, Bessel Van Der Kolk. Our founder, Doreen Hills, had the opportunity to speak with Bessel as well.  


Allie continue to provide YOGA FOR PROFESSIONALS and will continue to expand the YOGA program for children and families served under CHTA.  Allie continue to grow, excel, and share the mind and body healing YOGA provides.  Check out our YOGA page to see Allie's cool poses

February. 2017 

CHTA is fortunate to have collaborations with;
United Way, Vale, Logan County Department of Human Services, Yuma County Hospital, Morgan County Family Center, Morgan County Department of Human Services, and Yuma County Department of Human Services. 

March 3, 2017 

Andrea Shindle, one of our providers here at CHTA, has facilitated secure attachment training with Morgan family center. We are excited to see what this collaboration will bring to our community!

September 28, 2017

CHTA was joined by Mary Durant from The Laboratory to Combat Human Trafficking, for a training to help understand and prevent Human Trafficking. We were happy to see so many familar and new faces. Thank you all who came.


Doreen provided the following trainings:
Trauma Informed Care and Why Self-Care Matters training for Converge Day Treatment  October 20, 2017
Human Trafficking Education for Church of God Worldwide Association November 2017 

We Welcome Jesse Mansen to Our Team!

In August 2017, we welcome Jesse to our CHTA team.  Jesse will join the rest of CHTA Providers to deliver quality treatment and interventions to people we serve.  Jesse has extensive trainings on sexual assault and play therapy.including sand tray
Our family at the Center For Healing Trauma and Attachment added yoga therapy to our list of treatments recently,which got more than just our patients involved! To your left is our founder's youngest child, striking a yoga pose in the great outdoors. Doreen and her family had the chance to have an adventure this summer, and they brought our love of mental health awareness across the country!