Heather is the founder of Heather Tuba Trauma-Informed Coaching & Support Services for Partners, the closed Facebook support group Partners to Survivors with Complex Trauma, and author of the resource guide For the Partners of Childhood Trauma Survivors. She brings a unique combination of personal experience as a spouse of a survivor and trauma-informed training to create one-of-a-kind resources and supports for partners and survivors.
Heather is a Certified Trauma Recovery Coach with the International Association of Trauma Recovery Coaches and a Certified Trauma Integration Practitioner with the Attachment & Trauma Treatment Centre for Healing. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Winnipeg.
Heather is part of the Leadership Team with the newly formed International Association of Trauma Recovery Coaches and serves on the board of directors. Her work includes roles as coach mentor and advanced course instructor.
At heart, Heather is a connector, an educator and an advocate, who desires to help the public, survivors, partners, families, and clinicians better understand the impact of trauma on individuals and families. She frequently appears as a guest on trauma-related podcasts and blogs and is a monthly contributor to the Canadian advocacy organization, Coming Forward.
- Parenting with PTSD, guest blog
- Beyond Your Past, Communication Tips for Partners, guest podcast
- Beyond Your Past, Supporting the Spouse and Family of Abuse Survivors, guest podcast
- Autism Blueprint, guest podcast
- Trauma Recovery University, guest speaker
- #SexAbuseChat, guest
- World Narcissistic Abuse Awareness Day Summit 2017, guest speaker
- CIS’ters UK, training resource
“Heather is a powerhouse of intellect, compassion, and thoughtfulness and has created multiple rich resources. Through her dedication to serving Partners of Survivors of Complex Trauma, she offers, long overdue, support and guidance for those that are so regularly dismissed and underserved by therapists everywhere. She knows intimately the value of Partners supporting their survivor mate’s profound struggles the heal, and the extraordinary suffering Partners experience in their efforts.” ~ Scott Nelson, PhD, LMFT