Episode #257 Hope, Healing and Empowerment for Victims of Violence, Abuse and Trauma with Susan Omilian
Susan Omilian is an attorney, author, and motivational speaker who has worked to end violence against women for the past 40 years. Her work became more personal when her 19-year-old niece Maggie was killed by her ex-boyfriend in 1999. She dedicated herself to helping victims move on and thrive after abuse as Maggie could not.
Susan is the originator and facilitator of the My Avenging Angel Workshops™ based on the principle that living well is the best revenge. Her books include a trilogy of self-help workbooks in The Thrive Zone Book Series™ and novels in The Best Revenge Book Series™, inspired by the true event of Maggie’s story.
Susan shares her poignant story including how Maggie’s murder prompted her to take further action to help other women thrive after abuse, and to become a strong voice and advocate for ending domestic violence against women. She also shares valuable information regarding the warning signs that abuse is happening, the insidious use of coercive control in a relationship, and the importance of having a comprehensive safety plan before ending an abusive relationship.
Download this very important and informative episode to hear Susan’s story and learn how we can all work together to stop the horror of domestic abuse and violence.