Ms. Mary Schoenfeldt

Schoenfeldt and Associates
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Brief personal statement

I have been trained in all forms of Crisis Response and Disaster Stress Management/Mental Health. I have provided services to schools and communities around the world after they have experienced a disaster or traumatic event. I also have developed and delivered effective prevention programs and have been an advisor to FEMA, Disaster International, US Department of Education and a host of other agencies. I have authored numerous books and articles on prevention, response and recovery and on grief and loss. I volunteer through Green Cross Academy of Traumatology and deploy into locations as needed. I have a particular passion for working with schools and with volunteers and non traditional first responders. Some consider me a pioneer in the field and have been awarded a Life Time Achievement Award by ICISF for my pioneering and continued work in school systems. I travel where I'm asked and provide both quality customized training and actual field services. I teach Compassion Fatigue, Field Traumatology, Suicide Prevention and Intervention, Violence Prevention and Conflict Mediation. I am the subject matter expert for a software planning program called Aftermath: Schools and helped to design this tool to create an immediate response plan following over 35 potential school site incidents. I have conducted Suicide Prevention workshops groups as diverse as SWAT team members, Youth Pastors and Transgendered Substance Abuse Counselors.

I am most proud of the work that has been done in communities that DON'T make the news... because they took a proactive stance and implemented quality prevention programs. And have done intervention and support of the vulnerable members of their communities.




Treatment Approaches

  • Addictions Training
  • Crisis Management Training
  • Suicide Prevention Training
  • Compassion Fatigue
  • Psychological First Aid
  • Applied Suicide Intervention Skills
  • safeTalk
  • School Crisis Response
  • Children and Disasters

Traumatology Institute Courses Completed

  • TI-1001 Field Traumatology
  • TI-107 Compassion Fatigue Resiliency & Recovery
  • TI-203 Standards of Trauma Care
  • TI-207 Comapssion Fatigue Specialist Training (ARP)

Age Group You Provide Services for

  • Birth to 10
  • 10 to 18
  • 18 to 60
  • 60 and older

Offering Services

  • At your home or location
  • E-Counseling/Online Counseling
  • Phone Counseling


    Western Washington University
    Human Services
    BA, Certified Field Traumatologist
    Green Cross Academy of Traumalogy

Insurance and Billing

    I do not bill insurance companies. I ask you to pay the fee at the time of the service and I will give you a form you may use to submit your claim to the insurance company so they may reimburse you.