Amy Kathleen Lee

Amy Kathleen Lee is a former pre-professional classical ballet dancer, eating disorder and suicide survivor. She started her own nonprofit called Dancing with ED Inc. in 2013 to address eating disorders in dance. Amy also works as a mental health trainer, speaker, using personal story and human connection as an avenue to healing.  She is a Q.P.R. Suicide Prevention Trainer through the QPR Institute, a National Council of Behavioral Health YMHFA Instructor, and a Member of the Suicide Prevention Council of San Luis Obispo County.

Recently, BTCF was thrilled to partner with her in presenting her virtual workshop “Healing the Artist Within” – What Artists Need to Know About Trauma Recovery.  Whereas Amy shared the role trauma recovery plays in reconnecting with your inner artist.  Her openness, truth and personal story inspires deep and powerful connections to many.  Amy’s annual show presented by Dancing With ED, “Stages of Change: A Dancer’s Body Journey works with a variety of dancers statewide.  Her passion and commitment to her work is inspirational and she is a joy to know – thank you Amy! Click here for Amy’s Interview