Sex and Intimacy After TBI
Presenter: Tina M. Trudel, PhD
Dr. Trudel is the CEO/Clinical Neuropsychologist with Northeast Evaluation Specialists, northern New England’s largest provider of outpatient neuropsychological and functional capacity evaluations. She previously was COO of a national continuum of brain injury centers for civilians and service members, including as Site Director of the DVBIC program in Charlottesville, while Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at UVA Medical School. She previously supervised post-doctoral neuropsychology fellows at Dartmouth Medical School, and contributed over 50 publications to the field, including co-editing the Essential Brain Injury Guide core text for ACBIS certification. She received BIAA’s 2008 Founder’s Award for her work and advocacy in brain injury rehabilitation.
This webinar provides:
– A discussion of aspects of sexuality after TBI, as changes in sexual functioning and satisfaction are common.
– Explore how sexual expression occurs in the context of intimate relationships, where aspects of intimacy may be affected by depression, cognitive changes, memory loss and other factors that may occur post-TBI.
– New ideas and promote interest regarding better integration of sexuality into the post-TBI rehabilitation and life experience.