Weekend of Recovery Facilitator Team

Bill Burmeister
Bill Burmester, M.A., M.F.T.

Bill has been a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in private practice in California since 1994, with many years of training and experience in the treatment of sexual abuse and other relational trauma. He has worked with child, adolescent, and adult survivors of sexual abuse, and now focuses on individual and couples therapy with adults, and therapy groups with adult male survivors.

Bill has also provided training and consultation in therapy with male survivors, and been on the Weekends of Recovery team since 2001. With an interest in film, he has presented on the representation of the sexual abuse of boys and men in cinema and on the Sandusky case at various professional conferences. In 2018, he authored a chapter on interpersonal and Institutional dissociation included in “Understanding the Sexual Betrayal of Boys and Men.” He is currently training to include the use of psychedelics in the treatment of trauma and PTSD when it becomes a legal option.