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Ilene Naomi Rusk, PhD, C Psych

Ilene Naomi Rusk, PhD, C Psych, is a neuropsychologist and neuroscientist with over 35 years of experience in clinical practice. Dr. Rusk trained with Brainspotting developer Dr. David Grand and has incorporated this cutting-edge approach into her clinical practice, utilizing it alongside other embodied trauma healing therapies and weaving in science, spirituality, and meditation training. A seasoned EMDR and Brainspotting practitioner, she trains other therapists on Brainspotting and has established herself as an expert in the field. Dr. Rusk founded the Brain and Behavior Clinic in Boulder, Colorado and currently serves as the director of the Healthy Brain Center there. Dr. Rusk is also the director of resilience trainings for DisasterShock, an international 501C-3 humanitarian organization dedicated to healing stress and trauma in educators and children after natural and man-made disasters. Dr. Rusk consults and speaks all over the world about trauma healing, stress resilience, brain and mental health, personal transformation and healing into aging.


Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Dr. Ilene Naomi Rusk is the co-founder of Brain and Behavior Clinic. She has employment relationships with Healthy Brain Program, Boulder Community Hospital, and Disastershock. Dr. Rusk receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Dr. Ilene Naomi Rusk is a member of the Rocky Mountain Brainspotting Institute, EMDRIA, and the International Neuropsychological Society.