MS, MA, CCTS-I, CCTS-F
Cory George is a compassionate and multifaceted trauma-informed mental health practitioner who has positively influenced people in the African American community to live above negative circumstances. He is a Certified Clinical Trauma Specialist (individual and family focus), Domestic Violence Specialist and Anger Management Specialist with a Master’s degree in Human Services Counseling with a focus in Crisis Response and Trauma. Also, he is currently pursuing his Doctorate of Education in Community Care and Counseling: Traumatology whereby the focus of study is the causation, effects, and empirical and evidence-based treatment of psychological trauma
Over the last decade, George has drawn from his expertise as a trauma-informed mental health practitioner to transform the lives of many who have faced past trauma. After overcoming the traumatic experience of childhood sexual assault, bullying, and abandonment George combines his professional expertise as a mental health counselor and his purposeful recovery from his harrowing childhood traumas to guide and support people with similar experiences. He facilitates engaging counseling sessions to help trauma victims conquer past challenges and secure a better future..
In addition to his achievements as a trauma recovery counselor and vocal mental health advocate, Cory George is also an award-winning television host, multimedia producer, and inspirational author. He is regarded as a trailblazer who utilizes his platform to speak on tough conversations especially those centered on trauma and the Black community.
George has created and produced several projects for television and online radio. He has also contributed his expertise as a mental health consultant on various multimedia projects. His experience also includes crisis intervention, assisting families with the intervention process as it relates to digital media addiction and its various harrowing effects
Having made several appearances on media outlets such as Huffington Post Live, OWN Network’s Iyanla: Fix My Life and local radio & television outlets, George is known to instigate conversations that he considers to be deserving of more awareness.
In 2014, George created, hosted, and produced Whispers in the Night, an acclaimed documentary that reports the full lifecycle of childhood sexual assault as experienced by three African American adult male survivors. Cory moderates a timely and painfully detailed conversation that speaks at the heart of men who still suffer the resounding effects of sexual assault and offers victims a portrayal of what victory and healing can look like for them. The documentary has amassed over 11,000 online views.
In 2015, he released a book titled SIT or STAND 2.0: Living Successfully Beyond Your Shadows. Inspired by his trials and triumphs, the book enables the readers to re-evaluate themselves and discover the true meaning of their life events in the same manner that has helped George transform his travails into a success story.
George currently resides in Maryland with his family and is pursuing his Doctoral degree in Education with a focus on Community Care and Counseling; Traumatology at Liberty University.