Amanda Owen is a freelance writer, women's safety advocate, and the author of The Power of Receiving: A Revolutionary Approach to Giving Yourself the Life You Want and Deserve (Penguin, 2011) and Born to Receive: 7 Steps Women Can Take Today to Reclaim Their Half of the Universe (Penguin, 2014). She has been writing articles and internet content since 2001. She is currently at work on a new book How To Be Safe: What Every Woman Needs to Know to Thrive in the 21st Century .
With a B. A. in Psychology, a background in social work, and a twenty-five year practice as a counselor, Amanda has been presenting lectures and workshops since the mid-eighties.
N.Y. Times best-selling author Christiane Northrup, MD calls Amanda’s power-of-receiving philosophy “brilliant, elegant, profound, and enormously practical,” Maria Shriver calls her work “insightful,” and Elaine Shamos, the Director of The Women's Health Resource Center at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center says “Amanda's presentation skills are outstanding and, most importantly, her message is life-changing.”
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