Vanessa Timmons

Cherie Dikelsky

Vanessa Timmons is a healer, life coach, writer, activist, and advocate for over 35 years, experience working with survivors of trauma. She attended Marylhurst University’s Multidisciplinary Studies Program in Portland, Oregon, and has continued her formal education through certificates and training, including the Interpersonal Neurobiology of Trauma Certification Program at Portland State University, and LightSong school of 21st century shamanism and energy medicine. She is an ordained priestess through SisterSpirit, a women’s spirituality community located in Portland Oregon.

Vanessa has worked extensively in the field of healing domestic and sexual trauma, and currently serves as the executive director of the Oregon Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence and on National Network to End Domestic Violence Board of Directors.  She lives in Vancouver Washington, with her family.