The Global Investigative Journalism Conference (GIJN) is the world’s largest international gathering of investigative journalists. The conference features training on the latest tools and techniques, cutting-edge workshops, and extensive networking and brainstorming sessions. Two thousand journalists from over 110 countries are expected to join at GIJN in historic Gothenburg, Sweden.
Join us for a workshop on coping with stress, trauma and burnout with Bruce Shapiro and Katherine Porterfield, PhD.
Kate Porterfield, Bellevue Hospital Program for Survivors of Torture,Psychologist
Kate Porterfield, PhD, is a consulting clinical psychologist at the Bellevue Hospital Program for Survivors of Torture in New York City. Dr. Porterfield has provided clinical care to adults, adolescents and children who have experienced war and refugee trauma and torture for over 20 years. She regularly consults on issues pertaining to trauma, including in cases at the Guantanamo Bay Detention Center, US courts, and the International Criminal Court and with journalists and human rights organizations. Dr. Porterfield is a founding staff member of a the Journalist Trauma Support Network, an initiative at the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma at Columbia University. Dr. Porterfield regularly teaches and works with groups around issues of wellbeing, stress management and team communication. She trained with and continues to teach at the legendary Second City improvisational theater.