Dr. Casey Taft

Dr. Casey Taft

Professor of Psychiatry, co-founder of Vegan Publishers

Dr. Casey Taft is co-owner of Vegan Publishers and Professor of Psychiatry at Boston University School of Medicine. He’s an internationally recognized psychologist and clinical researcher in the area of family relationships and abuse prevention, winning prestigious awards for his work from the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, the Institute on Violence, Abuse and Trauma, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. He has published over 100 journal articles, book chapters, and scientific reports. He has recently authored “Millennial Vegan,” “Motivational Methods for Animal Advocacy,” and “Trauma-Informed Treatment and Prevention of Intimate Partner Violence.”

www.veganpublishers.com

Saturday
1:00pm - 1:45pm

Trauma in Animal Advocacy

Animal advocates often have some form of trauma in their backgrounds and are exposed to regular trauma inflicted upon non-human animals. This talk will discuss the impacts of trauma on our advocacy and ourselves, and what we can do to heal from trauma and reduce its negative impacts.

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Sunday
12:00pm - 12:45pm

Tips for Navigating Relationships, Wellness, and Everyday Life as an Animal Advocate

This talk will offer tips for advocacy and strategies for communicating with friends and family members who may be unsupportive or abusive, overcoming other challenges in communication, navigating issues related to dating, masculinity, and sex, and managing trauma reactions and mental health issues that may result.

Animal Rights Summit full timetable