Dr. Clare Pain is an Associate Professor at the Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto; Director of the Psychological Trauma Program at Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, and she regularly consults to the Canadian Centre for the Victims of Torture (CCVT). She is co-Project Director of the Toronto Addis Ababa Psychiatry Project (TAAPP) www.utoronto.ca/ethiopia and Coordinator of Toronto-Addis Ababa Academic Collaboration (TAAAC) www.taaac.ca
Clare Pain's clinical focus is on the assessment and treatment of patients, including refugees, who continue to suffer from the effects of psychological trauma. She has lectured and taught on various aspects of psychological trauma including trans-cultural issues; and increasingly on global mental health and education. She has published a number of articles, including two books: "Trauma and the Body: A Sensorimotor Approach to Psychotherapy" with Pat Ogden and Kekuni Minton Norton (2006) and "The Impact of Early Life Trauma on Health and Disease: The Hidden Epidemic" an edited book with Eric Vermetten and Ruth Lanius (Cambridge University Press, 2010).