Moving Through Trauma with Jess Smith

Moving Through Trauma with Jess Smith


About this Episode:

A conversation with Jess Smith, LPC, LAC on the impact of complementary therapies such as yoga, walking meditation, and Rolfing in treating trauma and counselor self-care.


About Jess:

Jessica Smith is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Licensed Addiction Counselor in private practice in Denver. She is a trauma-informed therapist trained in EMDR and yoga therapy. Jessica believes self-care is an act of self-love and she is passionate about spreading this message to her fellow healers and clients. Jessica presents at national conferences on topics such as self-care, trauma-informed care, and yoga in recovery. Jessica ‘s article, “A counselor’s journey back from burnout” was published in the April 2017 issue of Counseling Today, and her article, “Moving through Trauma,” on using yoga, meditation, and breathwork was one of the most popular Counseling Today articles of 2018. This is the second time she has been interviewed on The Thoughtful Counselor podcast.

Links and References

Jess’s website:

EP91: Self-Care, Burnout, and the Way Forward – One Counselor’s Inspiring Story with Jessica Smith


APA Citation for this Episode:

Kramer, A. (Producer). (2019, March 30). EP128: Moving Through Trauma with Jess Smith [Audio Podcast]. The Thoughtful Counselor. Retrieved from


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Photo by Luis Galvez on Unsplash

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