Carrie talks with Julie Johnson, who works for Integrate Trauma-Informed Network. Julie defines what trauma informed care and how it can help anyone, but this discussion is focusing on grievers. Julie shares about how reiki, trauma informed yoga and mindfulness techniques can help to calm the nervous system after experiencing trauma. Julie Johnson shares her own experience with trauma and how reiki and trauma-informed care, which puts the person in charge of their care and gives them choices, can help anyone and especially grievers. Julie has a wealth of knowledge and experience and really shares how important it is for practitioners to use trauma informed care.
Julie is an Instructional, Trainer and Curriculum Designer and Education Consultant. She also
holds an M. Ed in Special Education with a specialty in Accessibility and Curriculum Design
and Instruction. Additionally, Julie has over 150 hours of continuing education in Adult
Learning Theory, Universal Design for Learning, Trauma-Informed Education and Instructional Design. Julie has over 8 years of experience as a freelance instructional designer working with adult learners with companies such as Generation Mindful, Joy of Yoga, Special School District of St. Louis County, Integrate Trauma-Informed Network and Gentle Season. Julie is passionate about co-creating inclusive and approachable learning opportunities for all types of adult learners in the educational, small business, and not-for-profit sectors.
Additionally, Julie is also a Reiki III Professional/ Trainer and Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT
500) and facilitates classes and adult learning opportunities in the practices of Usui Reiki and
Trauma-Informed Yin Yoga.