Episode 183: How to Heal from Your Unresolved Trauma with Dr. Marie Brown Mercadel and Leigh Richardson

Dr. Marie Brown MercadelLeigh Richardson of the Brain Performance Center and host of In Your Head with Leigh Richardson speaks with Dr. Marie Brown Mercadel, Gallup certified strengths-based leadership coach and Chief Executive Officer for Mercadel Consulting Solutions. Dr. Brown-Mercadel talks about "healing out loud" from unresolved trauma, positive affirmations, and mental health stigma in the Black community.

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About Dr. Marie Brown Mercadel:

A Gallup certified strengths-based leadership coach, Dr. Marie Brown Mercadel is the Chief Executive Officer for Mercadel Consulting Solutions (MCS) and has over 10 years of experience providing executive coaching, motivational speaking, and leadership development services.  She also received certifications in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion from the University of Central Florida, Lean Six Sigma from the University of San Diego, and is a Credentialed California County Senior Leadership Executive through the California State Association of Counties.  She has conducted training and keynote speeches for large audiences with a focus on trauma-informed healing, employee engagement, disruptive innovation strategies, and racial equity.  She received her undergraduate degree in psychology from North Carolina Central University, and a master’s and doctorate in organizational leadership from the University of Phoenix.

Dr. Brown Mercadel is a proud member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. (DST), where she served as the Chair of the Economic Development committee with the goal of providing educational programs related to financial literacy.  She also served on the Social Action Committee and co-facilitated seminars related to managing the social and emotional aspects of COVID-19 in urban communities, voting and advocacy, and diversity and inclusion issues.  In partnership with DST and TrueCare Health and Wellness, she served as a panelist on a webinar about the psychological and physiological effects of adverse childhood experiences.
She is a dynamic speaker who recently conducted a TEDx talk and completed her memoir titled Getting To My Enough, A Story of Faith, Resilience, and Survival.  In her memoir, she describes her remarkable journey of persevering through unspeakable childhood sexual trauma, the loss of a baby as a teenager, and her tenacious resolve to get to her enough.  Her frank and detailed descriptions of her life experiences are riveting and provide proof that healing out loud after living through trauma is possible.

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Leigh Richardson is also the author of Brain on Game On, available at Amazon and on  www.thebrainperformancecenter.com and www.leigherichardson.com. The Brain Performance Center is located in Dallas, Texas and can be reached at 214-329-9017.


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