Taneesha Thomas Joins ATN Board of Directors

Meet Taneesha

An educator with a passion for developing trauma-informed leaders, Taneesha is the CEO and Founder of Focused Minds Education Group in Atlanta, GA.  Taneesha’s professional journey has taken her from  high school English teacher to a professional development and leadership facilitator  to owning a firm that supports districts and organizations nationwide to improve climate and culture through a culturally responsive lens, using trauma-informed practices. She is a passionate mental health advocate, seeking to create positive climates and cultures that promote student wellness and resilience.

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ATN Team
Attachment & Trauma Network

Meet Michele

Michele Nigliazzo, JD is an attorney whose 25-year career has included practicing in Utah, Missouri and Texas. Upon the adoption of her fourth child, who experienced extensive trauma and neglect, Michele realized children deserve powerful representation in court. As a

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Julie Michelle Henderson
ATN Team
Attachment & Trauma Network

Meet Julie Michelle

Julie Michelle Henderson is the Trauma-Sensitive Schools Coordinator at ATN and attends the University of Texas at Arlington where she is earning a Masters Degree in Social Work. She is the single mom of five children (ages 13-23), three biological and

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Kirsten Murdoch Resource Coordinator
ATN Team
Attachment & Trauma Network

Meet Kirsten

Kirsten is a mother to 4 kids (2 adopted and 2 bio). Kirsten started her career over 20 years ago working for nonprofits and providing support to individuals with special needs. She oversaw a variety of programs and learned that in

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