Gina Ross, MFCT, is Founder/President of the International Trauma-Healing Institutes in the US and in Israel. Born in Aleppo, Syria, Gina has lived in eight different countries on four continents. A specialist in individual and collective trauma, she is the author of a series of books “Beyond the Trauma Vortex into the Healing Vortex,” targeting 10 social sectors implicated in amplifying or healing trauma. She is creator of the Ross Model: Protocol for Conflict Resolution and Successful Communication. Gina focuses her analytical and advocacy work on the collective trauma behind politics, specifically the Israeli-Jewish/Palestinian–Arab conflict.