☞Our Mission: To pave a path from trauma to transcendence through training, education and technical assistance

☞We Envision: A global response to crisis and trauma that is hopeful, human, trauma informed and centered on transcendence.

Your Primary Instructor


Myra Strand, MA, CA, is the owner of Strand² Squared Solutions where she provides training, education, and technical assistance. All of her services are available in person, virtually and on-demand. Since its inception in 2017, Strand squared Solutions has worked with thousands of responding professionals.

Myra began working with people who live with trauma in 1995. She has experience working with youth who have complex trauma and/or serious mental illness, people with developmental disabilities, youth in competing war zones, offenders, with death notification and with victims of all crime types. Myra places a special emphasis on holistic health as it relates to organizational trauma.

For nearly 10 years, Myra taught issues of violence, sexuality and applied intersectionality for over a decade at Northern Arizona University and/or Coconino Community College. She has also taught social justice classes in the Detention Center working on issues of violence and healing.

Myra lives in upstate New York with her husband, her youngest son and three fur babies.