Michele Rosenthal believes…

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“Trauma creates change you don’t choose. Healing is about creating change you do choose.”


Michele Rosenthal is an award-winning blogger, award-nominated author, popular keynote speaker and workshop/seminar leader. A certified professional coach, Michele hosts the radio program, Changing Direction, and is the founder of HealMyPTSD.com. Michele educates, trains and inspires audiences to create change they choose as they rebuild their lives after trauma and adversity.

Michele’s passion for her work originates in her own personal story: A trauma survivor who struggled with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) for over twenty-five years, Michele finally embarked on what she affectionately calls a healing rampage. Since her full recovery several years ago Michele dedicates her professional career to helping survivors, caregivers and healing professionals learn about the effects of trauma and more efficiently navigate the recovery process.


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“The study of trauma and identity is really the cutting edge of where the field is going and Rosenthal’s work has applications for all of us, no matter what the specifics of our journeys.”

Lee Woodruff

New York Times Best-Selling Author, Those We Love Most

“Michele Rosenthal has written a wise, compassionate and comprehensive book on the profound loss of identity that occurs with posttraumatic stress, and offers a grounded, realistic approach for establishing a new sense of self that acknowledges and integrates the trauma, yet isn’t defined by it.” Belleruth Naparstek

Author, Invisible Heroes: Survivors of Trauma and How They Heal

“Michele Rosenthal’s Your Life After Trauma shows how PTSD, whatever the cause, can be transformed from weakness to strength, and how one can grow strong from the breaks.”  

Larry Dossey, MD

Author, One Mind: How Our Individual Mind Is Part of a Greater Consciousness and Why It Matters

Before the World Intruded is a courageous and poetic report of the journey to freedom.” Carre Otis

Supermodel, Author of the memoir, Beauty, Disrupted

Books | by Michele Rosenthal

Before the World Intruded by Michele RosenthalThis story illustrates how possible it is for you to reduce symptoms of anxiety, depression and posttraumatic stress by putting together a personalized recovery process that uniquely calibrates to your individual healing journey. 

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YLAT coverThis book reveals a step-by-step process for creating a post-trauma identity so that you release the past and move into the present (and then on into the future) with an increased sense of courage, confidence and control.

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