Stephanie Mines, PhD
Dr. Stephanie Mines is a psychologist whose unique understanding comes from her academic research as well as her extensive work in the field. Her stories of personal transformation have led many listeners to become deeply committed to the healing journey. Dr. Mines understands shock from every conceivable perspective. She has investigated it as a survivor, a professional, a healthcare provider, and as a trainer of staffs of institutions and agencies. Her blend of Western and Eastern modalities offers the best of both paradigms. She is devoted to ending the lineage of shock and trauma for individuals and the world.
Dr. Mines directs the TARA Approach for the Resolution of Shock and Trauma (www.Tara-Approach.org) and Climate Change & Consciousness (www.cccearth.org). These nonprofit organizations meet the consequences of climate disruption with grassroots empowerment, regenerative healthcare protocols, programs that foster innovative, viable solutions and a groundswell of voices for our living earth.
Dr. Mines also developed Climate Change & Consciousness to facilitate inner transformation for grounded climate action. Climate Change & Consciousness serves an international and intergenerational community of visionary activists.
In addition, Dr. Mines is an award-winning poet. Her poetry has been published in anthologies and in chapbooks. A collection of Dr. Mines’ poetry, The Great Physician: Medicinal Poetry for the Anthropocene, will be published for Earth Day 2023 by Kindred World Publishing House.
Dr. Mines’ latest book, The Secret of Resilience: Healing Personal and Planetary Trauma Through Morphogenesis, will be released in 2023 from Inner Traditions/Sacred Planet Books.
“Stephanie Mines, moves through the complex territory of healing with refreshing grace, candor and immense wisdom.”
~ Pat Ogden, Ph.D., Founder of Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute, Author of Trauma and the Body
“The TARA Approach is a masterful design for regeneration and profound healing. In a world of constant debilitating shock, Stephanie Mines offers skillful means to resolve personal and collective wounding in ways that illuminate as well as heal.”
~ Jean Houston, Ph.D.