Founder & CEO

Julie Kurtz is an author, national speaker and expert consulting and training internationally on trauma-responsive and resilience building strategies. She has over 30 years of experience working with youth, adults and families who have experienced trauma and toxic stress.

She is a co-author of:

  1. Trauma-Informed Practices for Early Childhood Educators: Relationship-Based Approaches that Support Healing and Build Resilience in Young Children 

  2. Culturally Responsive Self-Care for Early Childhood Educators 

  3. Trauma-Responsive Practices for Early Childhood Leaders: Creating and Sustaining Healing Engaged Organizations 

  4. Trauma-Responsive Family Engagement in Early Childhood: Practices for Equity and Resilience 

 

Julie Kurtz is the creator of the phone/tablet Application (APP) Trigger Stop: Sensory and Emotional Check-In designed specifically for children ages 3-8 years to promote sensory and emotional literacy and to support self-regulation.

 

In 2011, she was named as one of the most 100 Influential Women of Silicon Valley by the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal.

 

Julie has provided keynotes and training on trauma-responsive and resilience building and social-emotional for programs small to large across the nation.

 

Julie is also a licensed marriage family therapist providing counseling and consulting services throughout the United States.

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