Award-winning and #1 Bestselling Author Marie McKenzie is a Rape Kit Expert, Advocate, Sexual assault Nurse Examiner and Registered Nurse Educator.
She provides Confident, Compassionate, Confidential Coaching through the Rape Kit process in each state of the USA, to help victims overcome the thought of being traumatized a second time and to position them as Powerful Self-Advocates instead of becoming emotionally, mentally, spiritually, and physically Shut-In.
Marie’s Vision is to help those who have suffered the loss of self and purpose to transform their lives – mind, body, and spirit.
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.
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 books, speaking engagements, coaching, and courses.