Episode 101: The Healing Journey of Amy Nordhues from Quiet Victim to Thriving Trauma Survivor

By Karen Robinson

Heal Thrive Dream 

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The stories of resilience and triumph are often overshadowed by tales of pain and suffering, Amy Nordhues stands as a shining example of the power of healing and self-discovery. Once labeled a quiet victim, Amy has embarked on an extraordinary journey that has transformed her from a survivor merely existing in the shadows to a thriving force reclaiming her life. In this compelling podcast episode, we delve into Amy's remarkable story as she shares the harrowing experiences that shaped her, the obstacles she overcame, and the empowering lessons she learned along the way. Brace yourself for an inspiring tale that will leave you marveling at the indomitable spirit of one woman who refused to let trauma define her.


  • Gain inspiration and hope from Amy's story of overcoming trauma and becoming a thriving survivor.
  • Gain a deeper understanding of the impact of trauma and how it can be overcome.
  • Find validation and reassurance that you are not alone in your experiences and that healing is possible.
  • Feel empowered and motivated to take steps towards your own healing and growth.
  • Increase your knowledge and awareness of trauma and its effects, allowing you to better support and empathize with others who have experienced trauma.
from Quiet Victim to Thriving Trauma Survivor

Introduction to Amy Nordhues

Amy is a survivor of both childhood sexual abuse and sexual abuse as an adult at the hands of a mental health professional. She is a passionate Christ-follower and expert on the healing God provides. She has a BA in psychology with minors in sociology and criminology. Her devotions have been published in The Secret Place (Judson Press) devotional series. Her essay, Give Me a Sign, won 2nd place at the Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers Conference Foundation Awards. Her memoir, Prayed Upon, won the Inspire Christian Writers’ “Great Openings” contest for non-fiction and the Next Generation Indie Award for Inspirational Nonfiction. She blogs at www.amynordhues.com. A married mother of three, she enjoys spending time with family, writing, reading, photography, and all things comedy.

You are not defined by what happened to you; you are defined by how you rise above it and create a life filled with purpose and joy.

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Karen Robinson

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I'm licensed therapist with 25 years of clinical experience. Service driven, specializing in trauma recovery, anxiety, and depression, holistic care, and transformation to create an impact for trauma survivors globally. Services include coaching, therapy, virtual courses, digital products, and on-line memberships.

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