About Jody

Jody Betty is a Trauma Recovery Coach and Certified Crisis Responder. She provides individual Trauma  Recovery Coaching and  Crisis Support in a safe, nonjudgmental, and empathetic space.

Jody also provides Editing and Writing Services. She is a best selling author in the anthology book “Healing the Little Woman Inside, Stories of Rebirth and Renewal.” It is available on Amazon, or you can contact Jody directly at Jody_betty@hotmail.com to get a signed copy.

Jody also hosts her own mental health podcast called Mental Health Raw and Open. It is available on all the major platforms.


Jody is a survivor of over a decades worth of trauma and has survived multiple suicide attempts.

She was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and spent the first 18 months of her life bouncing around the foster care system. It was during her time there, that she first experienced both physical and sexual abuse and severe neglect.

After her adoption, she endured further sexual abuse, outside the home, for much of her childhood and early teenage years.

Due to the multiple traumas Jody endured, she spent many years, in a deep depressive state with active suicidal thoughts, and self-harm.

After the death of her mother at the age of 19, Jody was determined to move on and start fresh. However, depression and anxiety continued to build over the years, until she finally had an emotional breakdown. 

Jody was diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder, Major Depressive Disorder, Persistent Depressive Disorder, Anxiety, and CPTSD. She also deals with daily chronic suicidal thoughts.

That breakdown was the turning point and the beginning of her journey towards healing. She went through intensive trauma therapy, which she still continues, and started on a course of medications.

During this challenging time, Jody became a Trauma Recovery Coach and then trained to become a Certified Crisis Responder, to help guide others down their healing path.

Jody is a strong advocate for mental health, using her blog  https://jodyb2016.wordpress.com to educate people about the seriousness of living with mental illness.

When not helping clients, Jody has a love for all animals and spends her spare time advocating for mental health, reading, writing, and following her other passion, soccer.

To set up a consultation with Jody, please use the contact form on this site  or email her at Jody_betty@hotmail.com

Jody can be found on Twitter at https://twitter.com/startinganew13 on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/onelastkick71or on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/jodybetty/.

Her podcast Mental Health Raw and Open can be found on all major platforms.


You can find Jody’s writings on her blog https://jodyb2016.wordpress.com

She is also published over 20 times on The Mighty https://themighty.com/u/jodybetty as well as on numerous other sites.