No longer a victim, beyond a survivor, a thriver on the brink of a new life!

There is a journey beyond abuse, beyond being a victim or even a survivor. It is the journey to becoming a thriver — a healthy, happy person with a brilliant, productive future. Take the journey. Transformation awaits!

— Susan Omilian

Want to help victims achieve growth after surviving abuse and trauma? Join Susan Omilian and the Thriver Zone July 30 at NOVA’s 50th Annual Training Event

Driven by a desire to help women move on after abuse after the death of her niece Maggie, killed by her ex-boyfriend, Susan Omilian vowed to help other women move on after abuse as Maggie could not. An attorney, author, motivational speaker, Susan has worked to end violence against women for the last forty years. Her award-winning work described as “life-changing” comes together here in the THRIVER ZONE — a healing place for women who want to reclaim their lives after abuse.

Are You a Thriver?

Imagine yourself connecting with a part of you untouched by all you have experienced — domestic violence, sexual assault, child abuse, trauma, hurt and pain. From that special place inside, positive energy would flow and your desires would push you beyond your fears to enjoy the amazing life you always dreamed of — the life of a THRIVER!

Susan's Books
and Materials

Need a step-by-step guide, a road map and, of course, a destination for your journey beyond abuse so you can thrive?

Susan Omilian’s inspiring non-fiction books in The Thriver Zone SeriesTM and her novels in The Best Revenge SeriesTM can motivate you on that journey beyond abuse. Susan has successfully used her motivational model over twenty years with hundreds of women who have experienced domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse.  Take your critical next-step from survivor to thriver!

“Susan’s books and novels are great teaching tools. They give hope to victims they can heal and build a life after abuse from survivor to thriver!”  —  A domestic violence counselor

Take the journey to empowerment

Take the critical “next-step” on the road to recovery after abuse and find your power and purpose in the Thriver Zone.

Start your Journey! There is a road to recovery after abuse!  Choose Your Path. Move beyond your experience as a victim and survivor in the past.  Find the part of you untouched by all that has happened to you.  Be a Thriver… a happy, self-confident individual primed to follow her  dreams and live a life of power and purpose. Take the journey to thriving and permanently break the cycle of violence!

“Susan has been there for me, encouraging me to seize opportunities and move forward proudly, boldly to reclaim my life as a thriver.” A workshop participant

Speaker, Trainer, Workshop Leader

Susan Omilian has a dramatic story to tell and her award-winning work with women to share with your audience.

Invite Susan to be a keynote Speaker or lead a conference or meeting session. Her topics can include how she transformed a tragedy into cutting-edge work that helps others reclaim their lives after abuse. As a Trainer, Susan can inject new ideas, energy into a program or your private practice. Invite her to conduct Workshops for survivors or attend the two-day workshops she offers in Connecticut.

“Susan is a dynamic, seasoned and passionate presenter.  With a touching and inspiring story to tell, she connects well with any group.”  — An audience  member

Maggie's Story

In October, 1999, Susan’s niece Maggie – a bright, talented nineteen-year-old college student with a brilliant future ahead of her – was shot and killed by an ex-boyfriend in a college dorm room. Shocked and outraged, Susan vowed to turn Maggie’s death into an opportunity to educate others about the types of abuse and their impact on men, women and children. Learn the warning signs of abuse and what was missed in Maggie’s Story.  See and hear four women who have worked with Susan talk about their amazing journey from victim to survivor to thriver!  Watch the video here or click on the video on this page.

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