A powerful conversation with the brilliant Rebecca Ward just overflowing with authenticity and wisdom. We talk about her brilliant new book, The Paper Tiger Syndrome, plus so much more.

Rebecca A. Ward is the author of The Paper Tiger Syndrome. A licensed marriage & family therapist, she specializes in grief & loss, trauma, stress reduction, and the psychological symptoms associated with chronic and terminal illness. Her work is informed by somatic-based practices, including as a Somatic Experiencing® Practitioner (SEP) and also serves as a training assistant for the Somatic Experiencing Trauma Institute (SETI). She is also certified in Interactive Guided Imagery and the Integrative Enneagram and have received 20+ years of training in numerous relational, grief, ritual, and spiritual modalities.

As an ICF Professional Certified Coach (PCC) and Certified Integral Coach, her work as a management consultant includes nearly 30 years of combined experience in executive coaching and management consulting. She works with leaders across all levels to repair connections and build cohesion and is an expert in leadership presence and embodiment—connecting the work of somatics with the use of language and communication.

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