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The Journey Beyond Average Is Going Beyond Your Average
What would you change right now in your life?
How would that change your life?
What is the cost in your life of staying the same?
How far beyond average do you dream of going?
Hello, I'm Tommy, Trauma Recovery Coach & Academic Coach.
How may I assist you?
My wife and I raised three adopted children who came from abusive families and survived abusive relationships as adults. With my children I experienced attempted suicide, PTSD, bipolar disorder, depression, ADD-ADHD, medications, side effects, misdiagnosis, and residential treatment.
For twenty-five years as a minister and pastor in churches and fifteen years as a special education teacher I have supported adults and teenagers who have come out of physical abuse, sexual abuse, emotional abuse, insest, rape, bullying, abusive relationships, and attempted suicide.
I was a special education teacher in Washington state for fifteen years working with modified, resource room, behavior disorder, life skills, and medically fragile primarily at the high school level. I served on campus and district committees, as department lead, and freshman class advisor. I retain my teaching certificate with Washington state.
My last class was for medically fragile students. Everyday I faced the possibility of a student not recovering from a seizure. There were times it was close. One day a student went home and never returned. A week later I attended her memorial service.
I have been through four major school incidents at three different schools. The most severe by far was Friday, October 24, 2014 when Marysville-Pilchuck High School was the site of a mass murder and suicide - 4 students were murdered, 1 critically wounded, and the shooter committed suicide. I was the first classroom law enforcement entered and escorted out.
I am now a PTSD survivor. Through exploring my PTSD, I discovered I have lived most of my life with undiagnosed depression.
I understand personal and mass trauma. I have lived and survived both.
Tommy Price, Trauma Recovery Coach
Member of International Coaching Federation