Bobbi Parish (FULL VERSION) discusses overcoming sexual abuse and mental illness to found IAOTRC and pioneer the field of Trauma Recovery Coaching
Bobbi Parish is a Trauma Recovery Coach and the Executive Director of the the International Association of Trauma Recovery Coaching. She endured years of childhood abuse that led to severe mental illness. After moving through homelessness and seven psychiatric ward hospitalizations Bobbi wanted to create a recovery model that better supported people who had endured trauma. She pioneered the field of Trauma Recovery Coaching and set up the first certification program in the world. Today she teaches 100's of students how to be high quality, trauma informed coaches. She and her wife Sarah are parents to three teenagers and split their time between Fort Worth, Texas and Bristol in the United Kingdom.