A fine mind is an artistic one. There’s crafty tutorials, creative lesson plans, and learning-centered art projects floating around the internet, in parenting magazines, printable worksheets and children’s toy stores. Everyone’s looking for a way to make learning fun for their kids. If you’re not a parent, teacher or kid who’s taking the initiative, odds are, you’re not spending your day making arts and crafts… unless you’re an artist, art teacher, or crafter. Art is…
Amy is a PTSD peer-to-peer specialist, artist, author, speaker for RAINN, writer for The Huffington Post, award-winning health advocate, actress and playwright eagerly sharing the lessons learned from trauma through her writing, performance, art and speaking. Amy’s “beautiful detour” inspired her to create the #LoveMyDetour movement, a social media campaign inspiring people to flourish because of, rather than in spite of challenges. Amy's passion for the arts as a means of healing and expression led her to devise storytelling workshops for the Transformative Language Arts Network National Conference, the Eating Recovery Center Foundation, and The League for the Advancement of New England Storytelling. Determined to bridge the gap of communication between wellness resources on college campuses and students, Amy is currently touring college campuses with a program combining mental health advocacy, sexual assault awareness and Broadway Theatre. For information on keynote presentations, private coaching, workshops and signature talkbacks, visit amyoes.com.