a.brunetAlain Brunet Director of the Psychosocial Research Division at the Douglas Institute and Associate Professor at the Department of Psychiatry, McGill University. He is also Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Victimology, President of Traumatic Stress, Canadian Psychological Association and the founder of i-trauma website. As a clinical psychologist, he has been investigating the impact of trauma exposure on individuals for over 15 years, with a special focus on characterizing the risk factors and developing effective treatments for PTSD, such as early intervention and reconsolidation of blockade.