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Omar Reda, MD

Dr. Omar Reda, is a board-certified psychiatrist, Harvard-trained trauma expert, humanitarian and author who’s devoted much of his career to helping people recover from psychological trauma. Trained as a medical doctor in his home country of Libya, Dr. Reda found himself about to be jailed for engaging in humanitarian activities, fleeing the country in 1999. After settling in the US, he went on to train at Harvard and the University of Tennessee. Considered a “global trauma expert”, Dr. Reda has consulted for the UN and WHO and has extensive experience working with survivors of all kinds of trauma (with a soft spot in his heart for children and refugees). He works on breaking family cycles of trauma through the Untangled model of care used in communities across the USA and abroad. His latest book The Wounded Healer W.W. Norton & Company, 2022) calls upon healers to break free from the cycles of secrecy, toxic stress, and silent suffering so they can continue to empower and inspire those in their care.


Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Dr. Omar Reda has an employment relationship with UCHealth and is a national speaker. He is the founder of Project Untangled. He receives royalties as a published author. Dr. Reda receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Dr. Omar Reda has no relevant non-financial relationships.

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