Vicarious Trauma Decompression Session

  • 02/06/2020
  • 19:30 - 20:30
  • Bothell Natural Health 10614 Beardslee Blvd. Suite C Bothell
  • 8



Interpreters who have interpreted during intense trials in court or critical medical procedures in a hospital are aware of the reality of vicarious trauma. In the aftermath of these experiences, self-care is extremely beneficial. Please come and learn ways to make the experience of secondary trauma more manageable through group support. (Note: We are looking into offering some sessions in Seattle as well as occasional sessions on a Saturday. Stay tuned if this date does not work for you.)

Vicarious Trauma Decompression Session on

Thursday, February 6, 2020, from 7:30PM-8:30PM

at Bothell Natural Health

10614 Beardslee Blvd. Suite C in Bothell

(next door to the Bothell Post Office)


This is a tremendous opportunity to visit with a professional counselor, Eileen Bowen, MA, LMHC, GMHS. She is offering a special price of $20.00 per person for each one-hour session. Each session is capped at ten participants, and once you have registered, the fee is non-refundableEileen and the group will support the people within the group wherever they find themselves in their own process. This group support could include therapeutic interventions, which are a form of counseling psychology. However, the interventions are for the benefit of the group as a whole, and not for just one individual. All information shared during the registration process and the session will remain confidential. 

NOTIS is organizing this event to facilitate access for our members to a service that could be beneficial to them. All discussions, advice, and subject matter discussed is strictly between Eileen Bowen and session attendees, and should not be interpreted as opinions, advice or professional counseling from NOTIS as an organization.

Eileen Bowen, MA, LMHC, GMHS
Eileen has experience working with PTSD in multiple settings and is well-versed in skills around grief and loss. She worked at Compass Health in Snohomish County, assisting Iraqi Army personnel to process trauma. She is a skilled group facilitator who also leads a women's group whose  participants have experienced violence on the streets and in their homes. 


Master’s in Counseling Psychology

Bachelor’s of Science in Human Services/Management

Experience and training in child, adolescent, and children in care issues

Experience and training in issues of Geriatric Mental Health

Developed and delivered curriculum for working with families with disabled children

Developed and delivered curriculum around grief and loss issues in the foster care system

Developed and delivered curriculum around issues of working with individuals with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

30 years of experience in group facilitation

Please email Maria Farmer at if you have any questions.

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