Tami Stackelhouse encourages hope and healing as a coach, author, speaker, and founder of the International Fibromyalgia Coaching Institute. A fibromyalgia patient herself, Tami has gone from disabled to thriving. Her compassion, gentle support, and fun coaching style help women with fibromyalgia take back control of their lives. A Certified Health Coach and member of the Leaders Against Pain Action Network, Tami is the author of the bestselling book Take Back Your Life: Find Hope and Freedom from Fibromyalgia Symptoms and Pain. She has been an instructor, presenter, and writer for organizations such as the National Fibromyalgia & Chronic Pain Association (NFMCPA), The Frida Center for Fibromyalgia, Oregon Fibromyalgia Information Foundation, and Molly's Fund Fighting Lupus. She co-founded the Fibromyalgia-ME/CFS Support Center, Inc., a nonprofit support community, and served as their Vice President from 2011 to 2015. She currently serves as a mentor for the FibroAcademy support group. Tami lives in the suburbs of Portland, Oregon.