VALERIE SILVEIRA is a woman of unwavering strength who uses her battle scars to help others find their courage. Through the devastation of losing her only daughter, Jamie, over and over, to the addiction Beast, and ultimately to an unsolved murder, Valerie has learned how to stand up and fight for happiness, peace, hope, and purpose. She uses her journey and decades of experience teaching and training, to empower others to stand up and fight for their lives.
Valerie is an award-winning author, motivational speaker, and courage coach. She is the creator of the 9 Actions and the Still Standing Tribe.
No matter what obstacles you face, Valerie's story, and her 9 Actions will show you how to stand through anything.
Valerie has an incredibly relatable style, a great sense of humor, and her courage is contagious. She is down-to-earth, transparent, fun, and witty. Valerie is passionate about empowering others to overcome.
Valerie will make you laugh, make you cry (just a little), and make you think!
MEET the GUEST SPEAKERS
PhD, Clinical Psychologist, Certified Trauma Professional
As a student of neuroscience, Dr. Simone integrates ancient wisdom with current evidence-based approaches to help her clients achieve the changes in themselves and their lives they so desire. Her interactive and fun session will help you improve your thinking and walk away with tools to work through trauma, PTSD, and the everyday stresses of life.
Sean spent years living with anger and denial as his sister, Jamie, moved deeper into addiction. The ultimate test of character happened after Jamie's murder in 2016. Sean spent the next 3 years learning to forgive (Jamie's murderer and himself), working through his anger and learning to let go and embrace life.
He will share with your his confession of the unforgiving, judgmental guy he was (a continued work in progress), and just how he got there. Sean is engaging and humorous, and welcomes your questions.