GOLD Speakers


Elizabeth Johnson, MA

  • Speaker Type: 2018 Main Presentations
  • Country: USA

Elizabeth M. Johnson, MA is a trauma educator and peer support advocate in private practice based in Durham, North Carolina. She specializes in helping people understand how sexual abuse affects sexual and reproductive health. In addition to training, speaking and writing, Elizabeth offers free, weekly peer support groups for sexual abuse survivors.
Elizabeth has been worked with domestic violence and sexual assault survivors since 2005. She has training as a professional coach, postpartum doula and childbirth educator. Elizabeth is one of only five trainers worldwide certified to deliver content based on the book, When Survivors Give Birth: How Child Sexual Abuse Affects Women in Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum by Doulas of North America co-founder Penny Simkin. Elizabeth holds a Masters of Arts degree in Womens Studies from Southern Connecticut State University.
In 2017, 400+ people attended Elizabeth’s trainings or groups. She’s thrilled to be part of GOLD 2018!