Lori Leyden, PhD, MBA is an internationally known trauma healing psychotherapist and humanitarian. She is the author of The Grace Process Guidebook and The Stress Management Handbook. Lori holds a doctorate in Health and Human Services with a concentration in psychoneuroimmunology, and a master’s degree in Business Administration with a concentration in management. Dr. Leyden is a member of the Association for Transformational Leaders, an Accredited Certified Master EFT Trainer, a member of the Association for Comprehensive Energy Psychology (ACEP) and 2012 recipient of ACEP’s Humanitarian of the Year Award.
Inspired by the resilience of orphan genocide survivors she works with in Rwanda, Dr. Leyden founded the non-profit Create Global Healing and established Project LIGHT: Rwanda – new form of humanitarian aid nurturing our next generation of young people to heal, work and lead us into a peaceful future. She also established the first US community-based, trauma healing project based on EFT and The Grace Process supporting those traumatized by the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting tragedy.
Her award-winning documentary, When I Was Young I Said I Would Be Happy, chronicles the transformation of Project LIGHT Ambassadors who paid forward their healing to hundreds, from Rwanda to Sandy Hook, Connecticut.