A Unique Journey 20+ years
Thomas Edward (TBone) CPC, ELI-MP, MNH, ACC, CHt
I once was called the king of trauma, childhood sexual abuse history is filled with violations of trust, abuse, torture and emotional pain. From age 6-15, I was sexually abused.
About nine perpetrators/abuser are part of my abuse history. That's just the beginning. I often share that journey during the coaching program with participants and during my speaking engagements. People ask, "How is that you have that big smile after all of that?"
As I started my healing journey years ago, during the stone age, there was not much help or understanding of sexual abuse, especially for men it was unheard.
I remember reflecting intuitively feeling and thinking, " You have to do more with this trauma stuff than just sit around and talk about it each week. It's locked in my body and somehow I've been physiologically altered and changed." Guess what the scince and research now shows!
During my years in Seattle, I soaked up knowledge from graduate study of psychology and counseling, Bastyr herbal medicine, energetics, studied, kinesiology, cognitive thinking, sound frequency (which the Shaolin monks had introduced me to at the temple) leadership development.
I became a licensed massage therapist focused on male trauma touch therapy, became certified strengths-based solution coach, emotional intelligence, conflict resolution. certified hypnotherapist. I am a renaissance person. Yes, I enjoy learning new things especially that promote helping my clients get accelerated results.
All these represented multifaceted practices that accelerated my healing. All this while navigating a corporate career at Microsoft & Amazon coaching and training leaders.
Today I share those strategies, applications, ideas, thoughts, and techniques via support workshops, masterclasses, books, conference, and coaching to help male survivors on their healing journey. For me it also about making an impact on lives. In 2011, I was invited to Penn State area to help male survivors in the aftermath of the Jerry Sandusky abuse revelation and convictions.
My passion? I developed this coaching program for those survivors that are tired of prolonging healing, want results, understand importance of growth and development, and want serious 1:1 mentoring support accelerating their