Elayne Kalila Doughty, MA MFT
Co-Founder | Board Vice President | Director of Healing Programs
Lead Training Facilitator
Elayne is a licensed psychotherapist, activist, speaker, and best-selling author with over 20 years of professional experience in counseling women survivors of gender-based violence, substance abuse, sex work, and emotional trauma to transform the pain of the past, into a powerful present, and an extraordinary future. She is a passionate and bold speaker whose presence activates women to take action, move mountains, and be of service to the world.
Elayne created the Safe Embrace Trauma Healing Program (SETH™) a global training and support program for caregivers and survivors to facilitate trauma healing and leadership development circles in their own communities. This program has been implemented at a leadership center for survivors of sexual and gender-based violence in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and at Bright Horizon Children's Home and School in Nepal. Elayne also serves on our staff as Director of Healing Programs.
Elayne currently brings her experience and teachings to a myriad of diverse women’s empowerment projects, as faculty member at The Shift Network, co-founder of the Soulful Women Wisdom School, and co-host of the Inspiring Women’s Summit, a virtual gathering of more than 70,000 participants from 160 different countries.
Elayne is a best-selling co-author, along with Lisa Nichols of Unbreakable Spirit-Rising Above the Impossible. She is currently working on her next book "Women in Passionate Service Healing the Heart of the World" (working title).