Teresa B. Pasquale Mateus, LCSW, E-RYT 200, is a trauma specialist, contemplative practice facilitator and Director of Sacred Wounds for Transform Network. She has a MSW in Clinical Social Work from NYU and is a graduate of Richard Rohr’s Living School at the Center for Action and Contemplation. Teresa also co-facilitates Seekers, a dinner church service in Delray Beach, Florida and co-curator of the Emerging Voices blog on Patheos.com. Additionally, she is author of Sacred Wounds: A Path To Healing from Spiritual Trauma and Mending Broken: A Personal Journey Through the Stages of Trauma & Recovery. She teaches, preaches, lectures, facilitates experiential workshops and retreats around issues of trauma, addiction, spiritual journey, ritual, contemplation and action/activism.