Journey to Resilience: Lora Kelley’s Innovative Methods for Thriving after Trauma

Anyone who has experienced trauma and adversity knows that it can leave deep scars. And in this darkness, Lora Kelley stands as a beacon of hope, helping individuals not just recover but thrive after experiencing life-altering events. As the founder of Storied Living, a trauma-informed story work and life coaching business, Kelley is dedicated to empowering survivors through narrative healing and executive function skills.

Kelley’s journey began in 2016 when she embarked on a path to certification in Narrative Informed Trauma Care at The Allender Center, located at The Seattle School of Psychology and Theology. This immersive training allowed her to delve into the transformative power of storytelling and trauma-informed care, laying the foundation for her future work. Later, she became a certified Master Life Coach through the Life Coach School, further expanding her expertise and providing her clients with a holistic approach to healing.

At Storied Living, Kelley works closely with trauma survivors, guiding them through the process of writing and engaging with their stories. By helping individuals shape their narratives, she enables them to heal and find strength in their experiences. Kelley’s unique approach incorporates trauma-informed practices, recognizing the impact of past events on present-day struggles. Through her life coaching and executive function skills, she empowers survivors to not only overcome their traumas but to thrive in their lives.

Kelley’s dedication to her craft extends beyond individual sessions. As a facilitator with the Allender Center, she shares her knowledge and expertise with a broader audience through Narrative Informed Trauma Training and Story Workshops. Kelley believes in the power of education and advocacy, spreading awareness about trauma and its effects to create a more empathetic and supportive society.

Beyond her professional accomplishments, Kelley is a multi-talented individual. She is a singer, songwriter, and poet, using her artistic talents as a means of self-expression and connection. As a wife of 14 years and a mother of three young children, she understands the importance of fostering resilience in the face of adversity. Kelley’s personal experiences and her commitment to her family further fuel her drive to help others navigate their own healing journeys.

Recently, Kelley launched her highly anticipated podcast, Storied Living. Season 1 covered an array of topics in the mental health and trauma-informed spaces, providing valuable insights and guidance to listeners. Her podcast offers a platform for survivors to explore coping strategies, understand the importance of mental health, and find empowerment through storytelling.

With a deep passion for her work, Kelley is dedicated to facilitating deep transformations in the lives of trauma survivors. Through Storied Living, she combines her expertise in trauma-informed care, life coaching, and executive function skills to guide individuals, couples, and groups toward healing and growth. Her unique blend of professional expertise, personal experiences, and creative flair make her a formidable force in the field of trauma recovery.

If you are ready to embark on your own journey of resilience, Lora Kelley invites you to join her. She believes that you were meant for beautiful things and that deep transformation awaits you. With her guidance, you can rewrite your story, heal your wounds, and thrive after trauma. Together, let’s embrace the power of narrative and embark on a path to resilience.

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