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Gina Ross, MFCT

International Trauma Institute

Gina Ross, MFCT, is Founder/President of the International Trauma-Healing Institute in the US (ITI-US) and its Israeli branch (ITI-Israel) Born in Aleppo, Syria, Gina has lived in eight different countries on four continents. A specialist in individual and collective trauma, she created EmotionAid®, a tool for self-regulation for lay people, that allows to release stress and trauma on the spot, anytime, anywhere. She also created Free from Conflict, a protocol for Conflict Resolution, which combines mediation skills and principles with emotional regulation. She authored a series of books, "Beyond the Trauma Vortex into the Healing Vortex," as vehicles in support of her RossModel©, which targets 10 social sectors implicated in amplifying or healing trauma or both. Gina is an international senior trainer of Somatic Experiencing, which she introduced in the Middle East. Gina focuses her analytical and advocacy work on the impact of collective trauma on conflicts, and behind political polarization. She is a frequent contributor to many international journals.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Gina Ross is the Founder and President of the International Trauma-Healing Institute and its Israeli branch (ITI-Israel). She is a faculty member of the Foundation for Human Enrichment. Ms. Ross receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Gina Ross is a member of the Los Angeles California Association of Marriage and Family Therapist and the EMDR International Association.