Action Trauma Network

and Mission


Our vision is a world where organisations
and individuals  can come together to collaborate, share and heal trauma


Working together to bring hope, recovery, resilience and healing to a world that is hurting. Promoting love, kindness, understanding and compassion


What does the Action Trauma Network stand for?


Promoting understanding, love and kindness in everything we do.


Bringing people together to connect through a shared vision of healing trauma together.


Building relationships and working together to bring change to a world that is hurting.


Committed to the vision and mission of the Action Trauma Network.


Learning from each other, sharing our knowledge and working together to heal trauma.

Action Trauma Network Team

Clive Corry


Brian Corry


Mark Duffin


Amanda Kirkpatrick

Membership & Events Co-Ordinator

Calum Lennon

Head of Marketing

Rebecca Ferris

Digital Marketing Executive

Our Ambassador

Stephen W. Porges, Ph.D. is a Distinguished University Scientist at Indiana University where he is the founding director of the Traumatic Stress Research Consortium. He is Professor of Psychiatry at the University of North Carolina, and Professor Emeritus at both the University of Illinois at Chicago and the University of Maryland.  He served as president of the Society for Psychophysiological Research and the Federation of Associations in Behavioral & Brain Sciences and is a former recipient of a National Institute of Mental Health Research Scientist Development Award. He has published more than 300 peer‐reviewed scientific papers across several disciplines that have been cited in more than 30,000 peer-reviewed papers. He holds several patents involved in monitoring and regulating autonomic state. He is the originator of the Polyvagal Theory, a theory that emphasizes the importance of physiological state in the expression of behavioral, mental, and health problems related to traumatic experiences. He is the author of The Polyvagal Theory: Neurophysiological foundations of Emotions, Attachment, Communication, and Self-regulation (Norton, 2011), The Pocket Guide to the Polyvagal Theory: The Transformative Power of Feeling Safe, (Norton, 2017) and co-editor of Clinical Applications of the Polyvagal Theory: The Emergence of Polyvagal-Informed Therapies (Norton, 2018). He is the creator of a music-based intervention, the Safe and Sound Protocol ™ , which currently is used by more than 1500 therapists to improve spontaneous social engagement, to reduce hearing sensitivities, and to improve language processing, state regulation, and spontaneous social engagement.  

Stephen Porges Ambassador

Our Associate Partners