The Impact of Trauma on The Body | Dr. Joan speaks with Amber Wood Part 2

In the healing journey, acknowledgment is the first stitch, compassion is the thread, and creating spaces that embrace diversity is the masterpiece. Let's weave a narrative of strength, releasing pain, and supporting one another's unique journey, for in embracing our shared experiences, we find the courage to heal



This week in the intriguing world of Hey, I'm Listening, Dr. Joan engages in a soul-stirring conversation with the incredible Amber Woods on this episode. Together, they dive deep into a tapestry of emotions, unraveling topics that echo compassion and shed light on crucial aspects of women's mental health—venturing into the
often unspoken experiences.


In the initial segments, the duo navigates the intricate landscape of emotional trauma linked to pregnancy loss. Explore with them as they articulate the profound impact of trauma, underlining the significance of its release. In this episode, you’ll discover a spectrum of methods that aid in the liberation from pain, emphasising the importance of embracing various healing modalities.


The journey continues as Dr. Joan and Amber shine a spotlight on the necessity for dedicated spaces that nurture the healing journey, particularly for women of color. Delve into the profound question: Why do wise and inspired individuals require unique environments to embark on their healing Journey?


Join us for an episode that captivates the heart and mind, unveiling the power of compassion and the unspoken narratives that shape our mental well-being.


Episode Highlights

–      Amber’s journey and specifics that shaped her life.

–      Heartfelt Exploration of Pregnancy Loss and support to those navigating this challenging experience.

–      Profound effects of trauma on mental health, and the importance of acknowledging and understanding its impact
for effective healing.

–      Methods for Releasing Pain

–      The Crucial Importance of Acknowledging  trauma, how it is a
crucial first step toward healing

–      Unique Healing Spaces for Women of Color

–      Navigating the unspoken experiences surrounding women's mental health


About Amber Woods

Amber Wood is a Pregnancy Loss Practitioner, Founder of Scales & Alchemy and she guides women to align with their inner wisdom to heal their pregnancy loss wounds.


Originally from North Carolina and formerly an Analytical Chemist with a focus in Forensics, she holds degrees in Chemistry, Criminal Justice, and Spanish from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, which she attended on a full athletic scholarship.


Also certified as a Holistic Practitioner, Reiki Master, Meditation & Breathwork Practitioner & Herbalist, Amber brings forth a tapestry of sacred practices to honor mind-body-spirit healing.


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About Dr. Joan

Dr. Joan Samuels-Dennis, Ph.D., is an award-winning Canadian speaker and authority on trauma recovery, reconciliation, and forgiveness. Joan has specialized in promoting the mental health and well-being of individuals, families, and communities for over a decade through her groundbreaking trauma recovery strategy, The Forgiveness Method.


Her career as an individual, couples, and family psychotherapist has helped countless people heal from their past, transform their mental health, overcome challenges, and reclaim their lives.


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