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The Willow Tree:

Chronic Pain & Trauma 

Virtual Summit

March 27 - 31, 2023

Interviews released daily

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If you live at the crossroads of unresolved trauma and chronic pain, we see you.

Chronic pain and trauma are tough, but life doesn't have to be. I am bringing together an amazing group of esteemed trauma/chronic pain informed providers and warriors alike for some important discussions around your physical and mental health.

Because...

  • Pain is one of the most commonly reported health concerns of patients with post-traumatic stress disorder.
  • A growing number of studies have shown that PTSD symptoms tend to be elevated in patients with chronic pain conditions.
  • Chronic pain is reported in 20 to 80% of individuals with a history of trauma.
  • We live in an trauma and chronic pain uninformed society which means that crucial information on trauma and pain self care is just not being given to those who need it most.
  • Pain and trauma directly impact one another. You could be doing all.the.things to reduce your pain but If you're not addressing unresolved trauma your pain (and quality of life) will not improve.
  • Your life is not defined by your trauma nor is it by your pain.

Hello,

As a trauma informed chronic pain coach, educator and curator I am bringing together experts and warriors alike for some important conversations to support your path to recovery. I believe in the power of meaningful conversations as a catalyst to change.  For some, this is the place to begin. For others, it is the place to expand. Regardless of where you might be, you belong here at The Willow Tree.

Deana Tsiapalis

What makes our summit special?

All pain, all trauma and the road to recovery are rooted in the Biopsychosocial model. This means that pain and trauma are equal parts biological, psychological and social in nature. This means to navigate and treat both pain and trauma, we need to understand how they impact each other thus serving the whole of you, not just your parts. This is why we are pulling together a multitude of speakers with extensive backgrounds to address the many layers of trauma and chronic pain.

Most importantly, I am bringing together the voices of not only pain and trauma informed providers but equally as important, the voices of the chronic pain warrior in our very special 'Conversations From The Couch' live sessions where we discuss their a-ha moments and key learnings from the summit.

  • 18 Expert Interviews
  • 5 Live Sessions
  • Conversations From The Couch - conversations with chronic pain warriors on their perspective of key learnings
  • Pop-Up Facebook Discussion Group
  • Symbolizes strength, flexibility, adaptability and reminds us we can thrive even in challenging conditions.
  • For some it represents loss but with the hope of retrieval.
  • For others, the willow symbolizes inner wisdom - an open mind with the stability and strength of age and experience. 
  • Symbolizes resiliency

Why A Willow Tree?

The Willow tree symbolizes both the lived experience and the path to recovery of chronic pain and trauma... 

the loss, the strength, adaptability and above all HOPE.

Our Esteemed Speakers

Functional Naturopathic Practitioner

Dr. Sarah White

Therapist

Kyira Wackett

Chronic Illness Coach

Shabnam Rakhiba

Flexible Thinking through the ACT Lens


Chronic Pain Warrior

Barb Thornton

Conversations from the couch

Speaker & Consultant

Nichole Myles

Trauma Informed Pelvic Specialist

Jill Mueller

Endometriosis & Pelvic pain in Chronic Pain & Trauma


Reflex Release Practitioner

Pedro Silva

Reflexive Release Therapy  For Chronic Pain & Trauma

HypnoTherapist/Nurse

Sarah Grace

Therapist, EMDR Practitioner

Robyn Brickel

EMDR For Chronic pain & Trauma

EFT Practitioner, Coach

Jennifer “Taz” Vazquez

Trauma Coach & Artist

Kamakshi Hart

The healing power of storytelling


Author, Speaker, Warrior

Fred Rutman

Warrior, Writer

Katy Parker

Writing as a healing tool for chronic pain & trauma

Warrior, Entrepreneur

Danielle Jardine

ThetaHealing Practitioner

Brenda Bailey

ThetaHealing for pain & trauma

Chronic Pain Coach

Deana Tsiapalis

Sleep strategies for Trauma & Chronic Pain

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Expert Interviews
  • Brought to you by Pain 2 Possibilities
  • info@pain2possibilities.com
  • 5 Days - March 27 to 31, 2023

See You Under The Willow Tree

Join us as we pull the puzzle together piece by piece on your way to recovery with practical strategies and advanced self-care practices. 

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