Cathy Brown Title: Writer Education: Grand Valley State University Location: Grand Rapids, Michigan Expertise: Certified as a Trauma Support Specialist, meditation, breath work, nutrition, bioneuroprogramming, quantum healing, plant medicine Catherine Brown has been working in the field of health and wellness for fifteen years.Certified Yoga and Meditation teacherYoga Nidra certifiedTrauma Support SpecialistPractitioner Program: The Art of Holding SpaceHosts multiple wellness retreats annuallyMaster Level ReikiDirector of the nonprofit Foxlily Farm, a healing center for trafficked women Experience Catherine has worked with all sorts of trauma situations, including with refugee and human trafficking situations. She takes a holistic approach to addressing trauma, including yoga, meditation, breath work, nutrition, bioneuroprogramming, quantum healing and is a plant medicine facilitator. She is certified as a Trauma Support Specialist. Education Catherine holds a degree in Communications from Grand Valley State University. She went on to become a certified yoga and meditation teacher, working closely with refugees and trafficked women. She is a certified Trauma Support Specialist who is currently undergoing practitioner training at the Center for Holding Space. She is the director of the 501c3 nonprofit Foxlily Farm, where she is building a residential healing center for previously trafficked women. About Health Health, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning online resource for empathetic, trustworthy, and actionable health and wellness information so you can make the best choice for your health. We reach more than 9 million readers a month. We ensure the accuracy of our content by relying on seasoned health journalists, credentialed medical professionals and thorough fact checkers. Learn more about us and our editorial process.