Rowan Silverberg

Rowan

Silverberg

Rowan Silverberg

Adjunct Faculty

Department
Mind-Body Medicine
Institution
Saybrook University
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Biography

Rowan Silverberg, PhD, TCTSY-F, E RYT-500, YACEP, LMT has been working in the field of integrative healthcare for over 25 years. A dedicated social justice activist, the heart of Rowan's work is teaching practices which empower people to positively impact their own health and wellbeing. Rowan is currently working as a leadership development consultant at Progressive Corporation, where she integrates mindfulness and resilience competencies into leadership programming and daily work processes. From 2006-2016, Rowan was a mental skills coach for the Cleveland Indians Baseball Organization, helping professional athletes use yoga and mindfulness practices to manage competitive stress and optimize their performance. Rowan completed her PhD degree at Saybrook University's College of Integrative Medicine and Health Sciences (CIMHS). Her dissertation research focused on trauma-sensitive yoga peer support groups as an adjunct to clinical treatment for survivors of sexual violence. Certified as a Trauma-Sensitive Yoga Facilitator (TCTSY-F) by the Center for Trauma and Embodiment at JRI (Needham, MA), Rowan led trauma-sensitive yoga peer support groups at the Cleveland Rape Crisis Center from 2016-2020.