Healing trauma one story at a time.

Who We Are

Wanda is an executive producer of one of the nation’s top talk shows in a highly-ranked California market and Shelly Beach is an award-winning author of a dozen books.

What We Offer

PTSDPerspectives offers seminars and inspirational presentations to churches and faith-based organizations, as well as CEUs in fields such as education, mental health, medicine, public safety...


We offer presentations on a variety of topics relating to PTSD, including how
PTSD affects brain function and how to use the strengths of the brain to
process trauma, resolve flashbacks, and file displaced traumatic memories in
the past.


Check out our resource list to learn more about PTSD for yourself or those you care about. We include a wide spectrum of organizations that publicize their own resource lists, so when you have the time, dig a little deeper. You never know what gem of information you might find!

Does your medical, mental health, or professional community serve the ever-growing population of people suffering with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)?

You are in the right place!


“Rarely is the complex issue of PTSD presented in a format that makes the information as easy to assimilate and the skills ready-made to implement as the PTSD presentation by Wanda Sanchez and Shelly Beach. Their presentation is succinct, well researched and practical. The passion and experience they bring to this important topic enables people-helpers in all fields to effectively diagnose and treat those with PTSD who can then go on to enjoy healthy relationships and live productive lives.”

Sam Beals, retired CEO of Samaritas
Michigan’s largest faith-based foster care and adoption organization, providing family preservation programs, Substance Use Disorder services, refugee services, senior care and living communities.

“Wanda Sanchez and Shelly Beach tell a story of healing from PTSD that is seldom heard. They provide a blend of both personal story and clinical information that brings insight to the issue of post-traumatic stress disorder. Anyone who works in the business of caring for hurting people would greatly benefit from hearing their presentation.”

Andy Soper, Former Director
The Manasseh Project for Trafficked Children

“Excellent presentations. We wish we’d had more time with Shelly and Wanda. We’d love to have them come back and expand on the information they presented.”

Julianne Paulsen, Former Public Affairs Director
Virginia Regional Medical Center

“Just a word of thanks…I’m hearing wonderful reviews of Shelly and Wanda’s presentation here from participants, and staff has been talking about the great program. Thank you.”

Galen Bremmer, Former Community Services Director
Madison, Indiana, Juvenile Correctional Facility

“Shelly and Wanda speak with candor, humility and love for the pain of others as they bring a powerful message of hope and inspiration. They inspire action and personal responsibility that move listeners toward the redeeming and transforming power of Jesus. Their life-changing message needs to be heard again and again!”

Maria Keckler, Marriage and Family Leader, Shadow Mountain Church
Publisher, Vineworks

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By ptsdAdmin | August 14, 2020

I circled the date on my calendar in red and gulped. I really didn’t want to do this but I’d canceled once already and knew I needed to make this appointment. Again. Ugh. I closed my eyes as my constant companion for the past 30 years of my life, nausea, barreled into my consciousness. The…

Intrusive thoughts

Intrusive Thoughts, Part 1

By ptsdAdmin | February 26, 2019

A few weeks ago I was going about my day, getting ready for a business lunch meeting. Showered, shampooed and shined, I was applying my makeup in my big, round, brightly lit make-up mirror, when seemingly out of nowhere, there it was. THAT thought. And then the NEXT one. The thoughts inside my head sounded like a noisy…

Childhood Trauma Influences Teenage Obesity

By ptsdAdmin | January 9, 2019

I was a pale, skinny child. Pictures of me at five and six show a thin, fair tow-headed kid. But several years later the pictures changed. I began putting on weight shortly after our next-door neighbor abused me. I don’t remember how old I was at the time. I do remember I didn’t tell anyone…

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