Stories From

Bozeman & Beyond

Melissa Lockman

Surviving the Marshall Fire

Melissa Lockman and her family are survivors of Dec 2021’s Marshall Fire in Louisville, CO. She is a somatic psychotherapist with a passion for supporting her clients in finding joy, meaning and satisfaction in motherhood and parenting.

As a therapist, Melissa works primarily with women and their families to help them create a more satisfying, joyful and equitable family life.

And as a highly trained trauma expert, her skills as a Somatic Experiencing Practitioner allow her to use a nervous-system based approach to helping clients resolve and integrate past traumatic experiences.


Melissa’s book recommendations:
The Wild Edge of Sorrow (Welter)
It’s OK that you’re not OK (Devine)
Trauma and Memory (Levine)
The Power of Attachment (Heller)
Healing Our Attachment Wounds (Heller)- audio

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John McPhee was born in Princeton, New Jersey, and was educated at Princeton University and Cambridge University. After seven years at Time magazine, he moved to The New Yorker, where he has been a staff writer since 1965. A Fellow of the Geological Society of America and a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, he was awarded in 1999 the Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction (Annals of the Former World).