Trauma and Our Bodies with Maya Amos of YWCA Greater Austin

Updated: Aug 11



In this episode, Maya Amos and I talk about trauma - what it is, what causes it, how it lives in our bodies and how it shows up during a pandemic.


About Maya

Maya Amos is a somatic psychotherapist, trainer and supervisor for mental health professionals both at the YWCA of greater Austin and in her private practice. She specializes in trauma resolution, and nervous system regulation. Maya is certified Somatic Experiencing® (SE™) practitioner. Maya has been integrating Somatic Experiencing into other cutting edge approaches including Trust- Based Relational Intervention®, Dynamic Attachment Re-patterning Experience, Internal Family System, Organic Intelligence®, NeuroAffective Relational Model, as well as more traditional psychotherapy methods.


Maya is passionate about somatic and neuroscience. She sees body centered awareness as a path for change and healing at the individual, familiar and cultural level.



YWCA of Greater Austin Website: ywcaaustin.org Instagram: @ywatx

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/YWCAatx/



Want to stay in touch?

Sign up for   my love letters from the resistance

Get inspiration, tips, resources and info on

upcoming offerings and events.

© Jen Pavich 2018 

Portraits by Tess Cagle                                                  Nature photos by Sean Pavich