Being yelled at by an upset parent. Being spit at by an intoxicated patient. Being given a cancer diagnosis. Being threatened or coerced into doing something you don't feel safe doing. Fearing going home to the person you know is there. Hearing your children talk about active shooter drills at their school. Being deployed and returning home to people who haven't seen what you have. Trauma is in every workplace.
Gina has worked in trauma infused settings for two decades. She is not a therapist, but she provides trauma-informed coaching and mentoring. She provides a safe space for honoring all parts of our story and offers hope to the broken.
There is value in every human story. Period.
How would it change things if we could listen to others, not thinking about what we are going to say, but really listening to learn?
We are the human race. Diverse in so many beautiful ways.
Gina is a learner, seeking to understand the stories of others. She is committed to listening with empathy and to facilitating safe conversations with people from all walks of life. Conflict and hurt are part of life. Restoration and Reconciliation can be too.
IN OUR BACKYARD links arms across Oregon and America to fight human trafficking through education, mobilization, and partnership.
One trafficked human is too many.
The Rising Awareness Journey is an international multiethnic collective movement dedicated to educating, teaching, and equipping Business Leaders, Human Resources Professionals, Diversity & Inclusion Champions, and Professional Trusted Advisors (Coaches, Facilitators, Consultants), with the skillset, tools, and resources to effectively navigate the “messy and uncomfortable conversations about racism and related social constructs.”