The Healing Place Podcast

The Healing Place Podcast

Rosie McMahan – The Transformative Power of Reconciliation

October 20, 2023

It was a pleasure to engage in a soulful discussion with Rosie McMahan, counselor/educator, trauma survivor, healing advocate, and author. Please join us as we discuss:

  • the inspiration behind her memoir, Fortunate Daughter: A Memoir of Reconciliation
  • her insights on forgiveness
  • the power of “Optimistic Options”
  • her philosophies on healing advocacy
  • and so much more!

Welcome to The Healing Place Podcast! I am your host, Teri Wellbrock. You can listen in on Pandora, iTunesBlubrrySpotify, iHeartRadio, Stitcher, Deezer, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music, and more, or directly on my website at You can also catch our insightful interview on YouTube.


For over 30 years, Rosie McMahan has been a counselor/educator, trauma survivor and healing advocate. In 2021, she published the award winning book, Fortunate Daughter: A Memoir of Reconciliation and is currently a trainer on youth mental health and ‘healing through relationship’ at Massachusetts Mentoring Partnership. She also runs a private practice called Optimistic Options. Born and raised in Somerville, MA she has lived in the western part of the state for over 20 years, tending her garden and nurturing the lives of her children. She believes that healing is everywhere.




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