Facilitator Directory

The WRAP Co-Facilitator Directory offers a connection with locally trained and certified WRAP Co-Facilitators who can offer evidence-based practice WRAP workshops in your community.  To be listed in this directory, you must have successfully completed the five-day in-person WRAP Co-Facilitator training offered by the Copeland Center or a current Advanced Level WRAP Co-Facilitator of the Copeland Center. Once listed, refresher training requirements must be met to maintain your listing in the directory.  Due to COVID certification current as of January 1, 2020, will be maintained.

The directory is designed to fill a need for local resource availability for people seeking WRAP groups. The Copeland Center had to make a sizable investment in technology to get the registry up and running. It is primarily designed for Advanced Level WRAP Co-Facilitators to participate by purchasing bulk listings for their trainees. Because it takes investigation into each individual request that does not come directly through an Advanced Level WRAP Facilitator, the Copeland Center has to do detective work to ensure that individuals were properly trained by qualified trainers and this requires a fee. We encourage WRAP Co-Facilitators to request that their trainers contact the Copeland Center to purchase spaces in the registry and therefore eliminate the research required for an individual request and help make it as affordable as possible to both Advanced Level WRAP Co-Facilitators and WRAP Co-Facilitators.  If you qualify to be listed in the directory, please contact the organization or Advanced Level WRAP Co-Facilitator who provided your training.  Current Advanced Level WRAP® Co-Facilitators who want to list people they have trained and provided refresher courses should contact us for more information.  

Find International Facilitators

Natalie Parsons

Natalie is passionate about her wellness and recovery, inspired by her journey as a survivor through trauma. She is dedicated to inspiring others; her open-minded and heartfelt approach in conversations create a safe place for sharing. For several years Natalie has enjoyed her work as a first voice speaker/volunteer, with the IWK Children's Hospital.

Mr. Prada is the Peer Services Manager at South Florida Behavioral Health Network.

Enthusiastic WRAP facilitator from Dublin, Ireland. First discovered WRAP when trying to balance work, life, bills, socialising, hobbies and everyday stress. Have been using WRAP myself ever since! I'm working in the area of Mental Health and regularly see the positive impact WRAP has for people from all different backgrounds and ways of life.

Nichole Shackelford

Nichole Shackelford, 32, resident of North Carolina, but originally from the Midwest. Working in the field of Mental Health for many years doing SAIOP, Peer groups, Peer support, PSR, Utilization Managment, community based direct care and advocacy, and attending and facilitating WRAP, WHAM, CPRP, NCI, First aid/CPR/aed, and HRD training classes among other things. I'm looking forward to facilitating your next WRAP class!

Nicola Swales

My WRAP journey started in 2015 when I was introduced to it as a professional. Not only did I establish a wellbeing service for children and young people in England that continues to support 6 years later, I discovered a wellness strategy that translated my lifelong partnership with self-care and peer support. WRAP strategies continue me to be well, despite challenges through life i have faced as a child and adult.

Nicole Matthews

Nicole G. Matthews is a motivational speaker, author, peer recovery coach, and encouragement coach who specializes in happiness and positivity. A big believer in overcoming depression Nicole G. Matthews founded Departing Depression to encourage today's society to begin dialogue and education around depression so that negative stigmas can be removed to ensure everyone is comfortable with the subject of depression.

Olufunmbi Abiodun Bamigbade

My name is Olufunmbi Bamigbade and I started my career in mental health from Toronto ON about 10 years ago. I have MA - Human Services Counseling and I am a PhD student also in Human Services specializing in social & community services. I have passion for helping individuals dealing with mental health issues as well as substance abuse challenges.

Pamela Rodriguez

I’m a person that wants to be happy and help others to be happy! BORICUA! I’m native from the beautiful island of Puerto Rico. But I moved to the state of Florida on 2017 when Hurricane Maria hit the island. Since I was a child, my biggest dream is to be able to help other people, fight against the injustices, and find a way to feel free and help others feel free. Yes, in my journey, I have had been struggling with being free and happy and I learned to be. That’s why I want to help others in their path.

I am so excited about this new journey that I am taking in life. I grew up as a very troubled youth, I had several challenges in my young adult life but I am so grateful that today I can honestly say that I am not the same person I once was. My whole life has changed and I know without a doubt that it is possible and obtainable for any one who truly is willing to work for it.

Hello, my name is Patricia Howard and I am a WRAP Facilitator in the Fayetteville, North Carolina area. I have counseled and have helped countless people get on the right track to recover and maintain it. I am extremely passionate about helping others gain the tools and learn how to use them in order to be successful in their recovery as I have.

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