Vicki Peterson, MFA, CTRC is a certified trauma recovery coach through the International Association of Trauma Recovery Coaching. As a writing coach and mentor, she has more than 20 years experience working with writers and creatives to tell their stories. As both a lifelong creative and an abuse survivor, she inherently understands the connection between trauma and creativity.  Her blog, I Have Something To Say, started as her own personal trauma recovery project, and now serves the larger trauma recovery community. Her posts have been featured on The Mighty, Yahoo! Lifestyle, Scary Mommy, and Teen Vogue, among others. She specializes in recovery from narcissistic abuse, psychological abuse, complex trauma, childhood trauma, spiritual abuse (from a spiritual perspective), and sexual abuse.