What is TraumaWise?

Welcome to TraumaWise, where we believe in the power of trauma-informed training and professional development to transform lives and communities. Our journey began with a deep personal experience, witnessing the challenges of navigating broken systems while supporting family members with complex developmental trauma. It became evident that existing services often fell short in understanding and sustaining the much-needed care, leading to burnout and broken relationships.

At TraumaWise, we are driven by the mission to create trauma-informed communities, supporting change agents who want healing in their communities. With over a decade of experience and having taught over 10,000 individuals worldwide, our founder brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to this critical field. 

Our approachable and relatable nature fosters a safe and collaborative environment. We pride ourselves on simplifying complex concepts, empowering you to apply trauma-informed practices in your unique context. Together, we build resilience and foster hope, making your community a safer and healthier place. Join us on this transformative journey, and let's create a brighter future together.

Our Values


Bring your True-self and be Trust-Based


Show Unconditional Positive Regard


Choose Engagement and With-ness


Practice Openness and Curiosity with a Growth Mindset

Expansive Leadership

Elevate Internal Wisdom and Multi-Voiced Collaboration

System Integrity

Approach with Complexity, Restoration, and Wholeness in Mind

About the Founder and Chief Enculturation Officer

Hello, I'm Renae M. Dupuis, the heart and soul behind TraumaWise. My passion for trauma-informed training and professional development was born from personal experiences that ignited a desire to make a difference in the lives of individuals and communities. Having witnessed the challenges my family faced while seeking trauma-informed support, I recognized the urgent need for change in broken systems.

With lived experience and a profound understanding of complex developmental trauma, I am committed to guiding you in your quest to create trauma-informed communities. My journey spans over a decade, during which I've had the privilege of teaching and impacting more than 10,000 individuals worldwide.

My qualifications include a Masters in Divinity, a role as a Training Specialist for the esteemed Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development, and a background as a Clinical Chaplain for Pediatric Settings. These experiences have shaped my approach, enabling me to develop over 100 pieces of curriculum and empowering me to break down complex concepts into manageable applications.

At TraumaWise, I focus on equipping you with the knowledge, tools, and felt-safety to drive positive change in your community. Your success is my goal, and I wholeheartedly believe that you possess the potential to create sustainable and meaningful transformation. Together, we'll build an infrastructure and culture of trauma-informed care that fosters hope, resilience, and genuine healing. Let's collaborate and make shift happen - join me on this empowering journey