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A podcast dedicated to traumatic brain injury (TBI) and concussion awareness. Created by survivors for survivors. Hear from survivors, caregivers, medical professionals, and others!

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Barb Dixon, at the time of her head injury was a stay at home mom and professional freelance makeup artist. In May 2016 at the age of 38 she incurred her injury in an unexpected way, a wheelbarrow that was hung up in her garage, fell striking her on the top of her head with the motion of a hammer strike. Knocked unconscious for an unknown period of time before coming to, crawling into the house was all she could manage. She didn't know it then but that moment would stretch into 7 years of recovery. Barb suffered with PCS and the psychological, physical, mental, and emotional turmoil that PCS entails as well as late diagnosed PTSD. She had to, once again in her life be her own champion and advocate. With the support of her loving family and with dogged determination while enduring a long list of impairments, Barb continued to seek answers and find the help that no one seemed to have for her, and she did. Her journey is, as we know with brain injury recovery, a constant work in progress. Now that she is well through the darkest valleys of her PCS recovery, she wants to share her story with others who find themselves where she once was. Her hope is to offer validation and compassion to those who are still in the thick of it. If you're enjoying this podcast, please consider supporting it for just $5 through www.buymeacoffee.com/amyz
  • by Amy Zellmer
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I am a TBI survivor, stay-at-home mom, author of the blog "Beacon of Hope: A Resource for Holistic Healing from Traumatic Brain Injury," and an avid cyclist with a background in exercise physiology. In 2012, a distracted driver hit me... more

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Dr. Hyla Cass is nationally recognized expert and educator in integrative medicine and psychiatry. She is board-certified in psychiatry and neurology (ABPN) as well as in integrative and holistic medicine (ABIHM), She has... more

In this episode, Faces of TBI founder and podast host, Amy Zellmer, shares her top 10 concussion misconceptions and myths. Amy Zellmer is an award-winning author, speaker, and traumatic brain injury survivor. Addtitionally she is... more

Dr. Bagnell has been in practice for 31 years in South Florida. He has a personal history with a family member who suffered a brain injury in the 70's which is one factors that motivates him to help others recover and families navigate the... more

Jodi Sternoff Cohen is a bestselling author, award-winning journalist, functional practitioner and founder of Vibrant Blue Oils, where she has combined her training in nutritional therapy and aromatherapy to create unique proprietary blends... more

Jennifer is the Founder & CEO of entertainment news platform, Press Pass LA. She also launched PPLA Social + PR to provide clients with services in public relations, social media, branding, digital marketing and experiential events.... more

JULIANNA HARPINE was a gymnast since she was a child. Several concussions caused severe headaches and pain, such that she was ready to take her own life. She describesthe feeling of two cinder blocks constantly banging on her head.... more

ANDREW MARR, Sergeant First Class & Special Forces Green Beret, is the Co-Founder of the Warrior Angels Foundation, and co-author of Tales from the Blast Factory. His two tours in Afghanistan left him with PTSD and TBI's... more

Vanessa is a Certified Integrative Nutrition Health Coach and best-selling author of the book Bounce Back: Reclaim Your Life After a Concussion. She shifted from a career in education to holistic health and coaching after her... more

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