Survivor, Stakeholder, Therapist, Consultant
National Mass Violence and Victimization Resource Center, Amy C O'Neill COnsulting LLC
Amy O’Neill is a Licensed Professional Counselor with a 25-year career in the mental health field. In 2013, Amy was injured in the Boston Marathon Bombing. Following this attack, she became involved with the Resiliency Center in Boston as a Victim Advisory Panel.
The panel was tasked with supporting the Resiliency Center staff in identifying needs of the survivors and the community. In 2018 Amy O’Neill was asked to serve as a Victim Stakeholder for the National Mass Violence and Victimization Resource Center, the Nations’ First Mass Violence Resource Center. As a survivor of domestic terrorism, she lending her expertise to help identify long and short-term therapeutic needs of survivors from mass violence.
In March 2019 Amy served as a moderator for a peer support event in Parkland Florida with the MSD Community. She has presented on Resiliency to emergency medical care providers and has spoken on several panels discussing resilience and long term needs of survivors. She recently served on the One Boston Commemoration Advisory Committee exploring ways to commemorate “Boston’s Resilience.” The 2019 Day of Remembrance at UN Headquarters was Resilience in the Face of Terrorism and Amy was proud to contribute on several panels at this event. Amy continues to discuss her passion for the tole of resiliency in healing on her Mental Health News Radio podcast. Amy is teaching a grad level counseling psych class at Chestnut Hill College. Amy is proud that she has been added to the Office for Victims Crimes Consultant Network.
Disclosure: Nothing to disclose
Saturday, May 16, 2020
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM US EDT