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Amy Oestreicher

Westport, CT
Amy Oestreicher is a PTSD peer-to-peer specialist, artist, author, writer for Huffington Post, speaker for TEDx and RAINN, health advocate, survivor, award-winning actress, and playwright. She has toured Gutless & Grateful, her one-woman autobiographical musical, nationwide, along with a program combining mental health advocacy, sexual assault awareness and Broadway Theatre. Amy created the #LoveMyDetour campaign, to help others cope in the face of unexpected events. “Detourism” is also the subject of her TEDx and upcoming book, My Beautiful Detour. As recipient of Convatec’s Great Comebacks Award, she’s contributed to 70+ online and print publications, and her story has appeared on NBC’s TODAY, CBS, Cosmopolitan, among others. She is currently producing her full-length drama, Imprints, and offering creativity/speaking coaching. Amyoes.com.