Brian Sims, M.D.
Brian R. Sims, M.D. is a Forensic Psychiatrist currently working in several positions. He is a Staff Psychiatrist with Correctional Mental Health Services, an organization serving the mental health needs of inmates in 60 Detention Centers in 10 states. He is currently the Senior Medical Advisor for the National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors based in Alexandria, Virginia. In these roles, he is responsible for the provision of care for more than 3000 inmates in need of mental health services, as well as a National and International Consultant on the Fundamentals of Trauma-Informed Care, where he routinely provides lectures and training for staff, consumers, and Administration in the US, Guam, and recently Australia and New Zealand on the practice of Trauma-Informed Care; its applications, as well as the Neurobiology of Trauma. Publications: (1) Addressing Strategies and Techniques to Reduce Violence and Aggression through Trauma-Informed Practices, Presentation (2) Trauma-Informed Implementation Strategies on Long Term Care Facilitation, Presentation (3) Trauma-Informed Care (2019), Presentation