Paull, S. (2020, April 7). ACEs Champion Julie Kurtz Gives Every Child (and Adult) a Voice. Retrieved April 13, 2020.

Julie Kurtz hasn’t stopped creating ways to build and promote resilience in herself and others who have experienced trauma since she left her family home for college at age 18. Although she experienced four types of adversity during her childhood, the CEO of the Center for Optimal Brain Integration has traveled a complex journey to mitigate those adversities by recognizing her own internal resilience, building skills to buffer her toxic and traumatic stress, uncovering her voice through therapy, increasing self-reflection and self-awareness, and identifying social-emotional coping skills.

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