We are so excited to share that IOEP was recently featured in an interview with Mekialaya White from CBS4 Denver! It was an incredible opportunity to share about our Healing Our Heroes program, which supports frontline workers with free trauma relief services such as massage, acupuncture, and herbal medicine. Recently, we decided to expand the … Continue reading Check out my interview with CBS4 Denver!
To be a third responder means that you are responding to a crisis long after it has completed and at a time when we can begin to see the underlying, foundational vulnerabilities in the individuals and in the communities that allowed for the trauma to happen in the first place. In Maslow’s hierarchy, we are … Continue reading Third Response Care
To be a second response care provider means that you are responding after a crisis is over and the threat to a person’s life is minimized. At this stage, first responders have mostly completed their work and we can now assess the degree to which someone has experienced trauma after the event. Often there is … Continue reading Second Response Care
To be a first response care provider means that you are giving service during or immediately after a crisis. This is a time when there is often actual urgency, or active threat to a person or group of people. Most will be experiencing a state of hyper- arousal, and on Maslow’s hierarchy, their needs will … Continue reading First Response Care
The past year and a half has brought many unexpected changes to life as we knew it. One of the changes here at Inner Ocean was the implementation and now expansion of our program, “Healing Our Heroes,” which originally launched in October 2020. This program serves those who need it most: the frontline workers who … Continue reading Healing Our Heroes Program Expands to Include Those Impacted By Boulder Shooting
(We hired a local painter to make an Inner Ocean Empowerment Project banner for our Health Camps – this is the banner in it’s creation!) “What day is it?” we keep asking each other. That’s what happens when it takes two days of air travel to arrive at our destination: Kathmandu, Nepal. And just when … Continue reading What day is it? Our first few days in Nepal…
Inner Ocean was able to raise enough supplies for our trip to Standing Rock that we completely packed up the Subaru (minus a little space for camping equipment and food for the next week!). There was enough weight in the car that as you can see, the space in the wheel well is toast. The … Continue reading We Stand With Standing Rock: Our Journey to North Dakota
A few months back I was contacted by Women’s Wilderness Institute (WWI) and asked to be a keynote speaker at their event in June 2016. I was elated. Not only was this such an honor, but it also speaks to how life just ebbs and flows on it’s own accord and we really truly have … Continue reading Inner Ocean Joins the Summit Sisters Event!