In this episode, we chat with Ilene Smith. Author, trauma healer, and speaker. We discuss Ilene’s first book, Moving Beyond Trauma: The Roadmap to Healing from Your Past and Living with Ease and Vitality. The intention is to help the reader develop a new relationship with their history and understand the importance of bringing the body into the healing process when trying to resolve issues related to trauma
Ilene is on a mission to create a world with less trauma. While it’s inevitable that we all will be touched by trauma on some level, everyone has the capacity to heal and create a life of ease and vitality.
Ilene is a Somatic Experiencing Practitioner (SEP) and completed a 3-year training with the Somatic Experiencing Institute founded by Peter Levine. She is a Certified Professional Coach (CPC) through the GROW Training Institute, Inc. and holds a Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling and a Masters degree in Exercise Physiology. Ilene has passed the National Clinical Mental Health Counseling Examination (NCMHCE) qualifying her for licensure in Arizona.