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Bringing together clinicians, coaches, and thought leaders in the area of trauma recovery to help equip and encourage you on your journey.

September 2nd, 2022

We Are Healing Trauma Virtual Summit


The 2022 We Are Healing Trauma summit was amazing. We are so grateful to each professional who joined us to share their insight, experience, and compassion. These exclusive one-on-one video interviews were hosted by CPTSD Foundation Executive Director, Athena Petersen.

Even though the Early Bird registration opportunity has passed,  you can still register and gain access to all of the incredible interviews and future bonus content!

PLUS!…If you missed out in previous years, don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! Your 2022 registration will give you access to both the 2021 and 2020 interviews as well!

We Are Healing Trauma 2022 Guest Speakers

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Kati Morton


Licensed marriage and family therapist, YouTube creator,  author, speaker and passionate psychoeducation facilitator known for humanizing mental health. With a master’s in Clinical Psychology from Pepperdine University, Kati built a successful practice in Santa Monica, CA, before bringing her education and expertise to the masses via social media. She has been at the forefront of the mental health movement since 2011, sharing powerful videos that demystify mental health and replace stigmas with understanding. She has since amassed over 1M YouTube channel subscribers and over 80 million views, cultivating a loyal community of engaged mental wellness ambassadors. 

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Lisa A. Romano

Breakthrough Life Coach, Teacher, Author

Lisa A. Romano is a Certified Life Coach who specializes in codependency and narcissistic abuse. Through her personal struggles, she has found a way out of the confusion a codependent mind can be. Her work is dedicated to helping YOU awaken to the power creator you truly are, whose psychological self has been battered and brainwashed by outside influences.

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Svava Brooks

Abuse Survivor Coach, Certified TRE® Provider

Svava Brooks is a survivor of child sexual abuse and the co-founder of a nationwide child sexual abuse prevention and education organization in Iceland called “Blátt áfram.” She is also a certified instructor and facilitator for Darkness to Light Stewards of Children, as well as a certified Crisis Intervention Specialist, a certified Positive Discipline Parent Educator, a BellaNet Teen support group facilitator, a Certified TRE® Provider, and a Trauma Recovery Coach.

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Rachel Grant

M.A. Counseling Psychology
Sexual Abuse Recovery Coach

Rachel Grant is the owner and founder of Rachel Grant Coaching and is a Sexual Abuse Recovery Coach. She is also the author of Beyond Surviving: The Final Stage in Recovery from Sexual Abuse. She brings to the table a passionate belief that her clients do not have to remain trapped or confronted daily by the thoughts or behaviors that result from abuse.

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Annie Wright


Through the pillars that ground my work – research-backed psychoeducation, evidence-based skills building, trauma-informed processing, and reparative relationship experiences – my work is, simply put, designed to help anyone who had a challenging childhood have a wonderful adulthood, no matter where they are in life or where they are in the world.

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Robyn Brickel


Robyn is the founder and clinical director of Brickel and Associates, LLC in Old Town, Alexandria, Virginia. As a clinician, she integrates 20 years of training and experience with numerous treatment modalities, including advanced training in several models of relational or couple’s therapy, Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, and is an EMDRIA Certified EMDR therapist and EMDRIA Approved Consultant.

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Dr. Jamie Huysman


Dr. Jamie joined WellMed Medical Management as Vice President of Provider Relations and Government Affairs. He became WellMed’s Chief Compassion Officer, tasked with moderating physician burnout. As Chief Compassion Officer, Dr. Jamie co-hosts regular radio podcasts entitled “Caregiver SOS”.

Bonus Interviews

As part of your registration, you’ll also have access to any available bonus content including additional interviews from current and previous guest panelists.

We Are Healing Trauma Wristbands

All proceeds from your purchase support survivors via the Scholarship Fund which makes healing resources freely available to those in need. There are three styles, each available in two sizes, regular and large

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