by Amy Oestreicher
AMY OESTREICHER is a PTSD specialist, artist, Huffington Post columnist, RAINN speaker, award-winning health advocate, actress, playwright, and author of My Beautiful Detour: An Unthinkable Journey from Gutless to Grateful. Her first solo musical, Gutless & Grateful, has won seven national awards since its NYC debut in 2012, and her latest one-woman original musical had its premiere at HERE Arts Center. Her writings have appeared in Washington Post and On Being, among others, and she has given three TEDx Talks on transforming adversity into creative growth. She’s currently touring a mental health advocacy/sexual assault awareness program to colleges nationwide.