Rachel Bavis is a child welfare lawyer and certified Intentional Creativity© coach and teacher working with professionals, organizations, individuals, and youth. She designs trainings to help social workers and other professionals renew and heal secondary traumatic stress and create personalized self-care plans to maintain their ongoing health. After representing social workers in dependency cases for twelve years as an Orange County Counsel Deputy in California, she embarked on a seven-year personal journey, volunteering in communities around the world to explore healing practices. She discovered art to be the most healing modality for both herself and thousands of others around the world after studying Intentional Creativity with the method’s founder.
Ms. Bavis received a Juris Doctor from Southwestern University School of Law on a full academic scholarship and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communications with a minor in Studio Art from Hunter College, City University of New York. She believes creativity, play, and whimsy are at the heart of knowing our own wisdom. Find her and get a free coloring book at www.rachelbavis.com.