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Tanya  Brown

Tanya Brown

Mental Health & Domestic Violence Prevention Advocate

Tanya Brown

Mental Health & Domestic Violence Prevention Advocate


Tanya Brown is no stranger to adversity or trauma. With the loss of her sister, Nicole Brown Simpson, she has faced overwhelming life challenges but used these obstacles to ultimately improve the quality of her life. Tanya became a domestic violence advocate, doing speaking engagements and training that would inform people about the horror of abuse at home.

Adding to her repertoire, ten years after the loss of Nicole, Tanya suffered a mental breakdown; and as a result, she has made a personal commitment to speak on the issues of how to overcome adversity and promote HEALTHY mental health for overall wellbeing. She encourages her audiences to find peace amid daily chaos and learn the tools for integrating self-care for a life of optimal wellness.

She has become a nationally recognized author, speaker and life coach who uses the lessons from her experience with Nicole and her own suicide attempt to help others cope with life’s challenges. Tanya takes her life experience to audiences nationwide as a compelling motivational speaker and brings that experience to bear on her coaching practice. Her story makes it clear that you can overcome any adversity with the willingness to ask for help.

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The Seven Characters of Abuse: Domestic Violence, Where It Starts & Where It Can End

Drawing on her years of experience working with the Nicole Brown Foundation, Tanya Brown understands the complexities of dysfunctional relationships and the many manifestations of domestic abuse. Sharing her sister Nicole’s personal story of abuse, as well as her own story of depression, Brown’s message is one of hope and possibility. This presentation is a must for audiences who want to know firsthand about domestic violence.

How To Get Out Of Your Own Way: A Triumphant & Inspiring Message About The Value Of Life

Through the many ups and downs in her life, Tanya Brown has remained a survivor. She shares her personal story of slipping into a dark depression and the self-destruction that followed. Focusing on the causes, recognition techniques, and effective coping skills of stress, depression, and anxiety, Brown encourages her audience to acknowledge their personal struggles in an effort to avoid possible breakdown.

In this 45-60 minute program, Brown inspires the audience by sharing her own personal story of struggles while taking you through her heartbreaking journey during the time of her sister’s brutal murder. You'll discover the necessary tools for change and survival she learned throughout her hospital stay for depression and how they have become a daily practice for her.

Corporate Survival Guide

To better serve you and the needs of your employees, Tanya Brown has collaborated with Employee Wellness Coaching (EWC), an innovative health behavior change model sought by progressive corporations that are dedicated to promoting employees to be both effective and fulfilled. These self-care strategies are designed to help conquer corporate stress, re-energize workforces and organizations for greater productivity.

L.I.F.E. Coaching: Living Is For Everyone!

You alone have the power to change everything in your life. You can attain all that you have ever wanted and desired in your life. All you have to do is believe in yourself and your ability to change. As your coach, Tanya Brown will help you design a L.I.F.E. plan that will give you the direction you need to live a congruent life, ensuring all areas are in balance.

The T.A.N.Y.A Formula: Strategies for Self Care & Life Balance, Plus the HOW TO’s to Overcome ANY Adversity

Tanya Brown emphasizes the importance of acknowledging the self as a whole: mentally, spiritually, physically, and emotionally. Our attitudes have a tremendous impact on our health and wellness. It is imperative that each of us learn how to cope, not just deal, with life’s challenges to experience a healthy and balanced life.

When Domestic Violence Comes Into The Workplace

Corporate America is beginning to recognize that domestic violence is not just a personal and domesticated issue. They are beginning to understand that most likely there is a victim of domestic violence working for them and that their perpetrators harass and threaten them during work hours. As a result, it affects their bottom line in lost productivity, as well as putting others in danger.

Personal Leadership: Lead Yourself First, Then Others

If you are constantly putting others in front of yourself then you are bound to experience a burnout. You have to take care of yourself and lead yourself first before you can reach out to others. This presentation guide shows you how to get in touch with your value system, set goals, remember your goals, problem solve, identify roadblocks, overcome roadblocks, and resist those things that don’t further your dreams.

Conquer College Chaos: Strategies for Creating Coping Skills for Optimal Success

In this 45-minute presentation, Tanya Brown discusses where a violent relationship starts and where it can end. It may not start with a bruise; it may instead begin with emotional trauma. Brown opens up and shares her own personal stories, as well as diary entries from her sister Nicole. Tanya shares her personal story about the critical nature of having coping skills during college life in order to have balance, happiness, health and success. Tanya engages her audience by being completely open with her depression. She ultimately made a decision to control her personal, professional and academic career.

Focusing Too Much On The Economy & Not Your Well-Being

Taking care of yourself during this challenging time is essential! Sadly, the economy is affecting many areas in a person’s life. Not only are people losing their homes, jobs, and family, many are becoming more mentally taxed than ever before. Statistics show that depression, suicide, and domestic violence are on the rise. Furthermore, studies show that more people than ever need assistance to get through it all. There are coping strategies that are proven to work. Tanya Brown is here to help.

Finding Peace Amid YOUR Chaos

A personal story of how masking pain, struggles and life challenges can lead a person to a dark space that may feel impossible to overcome. Attendees will gain effective coping skills to prevent depression, anxiety, addiction and suicide.

Conquering Caregivers Stress

Helping Caregivers and health care providers in your community stress less with effective self-care strategies for optimal wellbeing.