Françoise Mathieu, MEd, RP, CCC
Françoise Mathieu, MEd, RP, CCC. Françoise is the executive director of TEND, whose aim is to offer consulting and training to professionals on topics related to secondary trauma, compassion fatigue/empathic strain, burnout, self-care, wellness and organizational health. Françoise is a Registered Psychotherapist and a subject matter expert on topics related to compassion fatigue and secondary trauma. Her experience stems from over 20+ years as a mental health professional, working as a crisis counsellor and trauma specialist in university counselling, military, law enforcement and other community mental health environments. Since 2001, Françoise has given hundreds of seminars on compassion fatigue and secondary trauma across North America to thousands of professionals in the fields of health care, mental health, law enforcement, the criminal justice system, military, human trafficking, child welfare and other similar high-stress, trauma-exposed professions. She has presented to members of St Jude’s Children’s Hospital in Memphis, the LAPD, Mount Sinai Hospital, The Chief Coroner’s Office of Ontario, and many other agencies who do high stress trauma exposed work. Françoise is one of the founding members of the Secondary Traumatic Stress Consortium. Françoise is the author of “The Compassion Fatigue Workbook” which was published by Routledge in 2012 as well as several articles and publications.