489. Provocateur and Catalyst for Embodied Change : Dr. Amber Elizabeth Gray

Dr. Amber Elizabeth Gray is an author, frequent speaker, organizational consultant and a provocateur and catalyst for embodied change.  A Dance / movement therapist and human rights psychotherapist, she has worked with survivors of interpersonal, collective  and intergenerational trauma, particularly torture, war, and human rights abuses for 25 years.

Equally activist, artist and advocate, Amber provides clinical
and transformational training in her Right to Embody trainings, integrating refugee
mental health and torture treatment with creative arts, mindfulness, and body-
based therapies for programs serving survivors worldwide. A lover of all things
wild, Amber regularly facilitates “WildZeNess” eco-somatic Body of Change retreats
for survivors, and caregivers and practitioners serving communities affected by
injustice, oppression and trauma.


We talk about:

Fighting, NGO work, trauma and the existential condition, polyvagal theory, dance therapy, professional identity, the industry of trauma, racial trauma, Native American trauma, voodoo, Haiti, Continuum and First Nations Australia.

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Mark Walsh

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Patricia Aguirre

Patricia is a Therapist, Yoga Teacher and Family Constellations Facilitator. She is a lead trainer of the Trauma Coaching certification and the Courage to Lead course for female facilitators.

Karin van Maanen

Karin is a yoga & meditation teacher and embodiment trainer with an MSc in Mindfulness Studies. She's co-author of Embodied Meditation and is lead trainer on the Embodied Meditation and Embodied Toolkit certifications.

Christina Dohr

Christina is an embodiment coach and somatic educator with an MSc in Social Sciences. She's co-lead trainer on the Certification of Embodiment Coaching and Courage to Lead courses. Christina combines her work as an Aikido blackbelt, dance and improvisation in guiding groups and individuals.

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