Mark Read-Smith, MA, CR
Mark, he/him/his, is a somatic counselor and coach in Aotearoa New Zealand. Mark is from a long line of farmers and helping professionals in the eastern part of the United States. He is closely tied to the people of western North Carolina, Grey Eagle mountain, the Swannanoa River of North Carolina, and the Machias River of Maine.
He is a Mentor in the Organic Intelligence® HEARTraining® with the San Diego cohort. Mark has worked in the helping professions for over 25 years as a social worker, bodyworker, and expressive arts therapist. He believes in work and equality through partnership. Mark has assisted the End of Trauma™ Course as a lead moderator for the moderating team and has experience supporting a variety of online trainings related to nervous system health and fitness.
Spending time with family and friends, creating, laughing, being in the water, writing poetry, being among and listening to birds in the forest, running, hiking, practicing yoga, watching sports, and movies are just a few things Mark enjoys most.