Marie McKenzie is an Award-winning and #1 Bestselling Author, Registered Nurse, Educator, Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner/Counselor, and Advocate. In addition, she is a beta reader, speaker, consultant, and coach. Marie inspires her clients to focus within themselves and trust the process to re-ignite their passion to fulfill their goals and propel them to their full potential
Marie’s Vision is to help those who have suffered the loss of self and purpose to transform their lives – mind, body, and soul.
Her mission is to motivate and inspire those who have experienced a disruption in their lives to reform their mindset and step into their full potential.
Marie is a member of NK’s Tribe Called Success, a group of New York Times, USA Today, and National Bestselling authors who write series, support, and cross-promote. She is an avid reader and enjoys various genres. She was one of the featured speakers at the Independent Book Publishers Association Publishing University 2022, held in Orlando, Florida.
Her career as a registered nurse spans over twenty-four years and includes emergency nursing, risk management, leadership, forensic nursing, and education. Through her nursing journey, Marie discovered her passion for serving the victims of sexual violence and those who are stuck due to unresolved loss/trauma.
In 2021 she penned her memoir, Things That Keep Me Up At Night, based on her childhood sexual trauma to healing and thriving. Her memoir has helped to transform the lives of many survivors and is being used as a resource in group counseling sessions for survivors. She advocates for survivors through her book and speaking engagements.
At the 2022 Annual Florida Authors and Publishers Association President’s Book Awards held at Lake Buena Vista, FL, on 7/30/2022 – Things That Keep Me Up At Night was honored with a Silver medal in the category of Adult Education.
With my husband, George.
Our wedding souvenir pic
Date night with my George, during the early years
Formal night on our cruise
Before nursing. At my desk in Jamaica.
Yes, I had hair.
My George. My Hallelujah!
George's 50th Birthday celebration