Troy Byer is an expert in stress management and emotion regulation. Troy is also a best-selling published author, a certified industrial-organizational psychologist, she holds a master’s degree in depth psychology and is currently completing a doctorate in clinical psychology. Troy has coached and led workshops for thousands of people around the world, including working as a transformational seminar leader on behalf of one of the largest organizations in the world focusing on personal and professional growth and development.
Troy’s book “Ex-Free: 9 Keys To Happiness After Heartbreak” topped Amazon’s best-seller list. Troy’s next book, entitled “How To Be A Responsible Bitch & Take Your Life To New Heights” is inspired by the female domestic abuse perpetrators Troy works with and will be released Sept 27, 2017. In addition to working with women assigned to the court mandated anger management program, Troy leads life-altering Return2U workshops as a certified HeartMath trainer. Troy is also committed to expanding the presence of Heartbreak Recovery Coaching (HRC); a 9 Step recovery program for individuals suffering from heartbreak. She is also an active member of The Agape Spiritual Center and a proud member of Single Moms Planet.
Troy spent a good deal of her life as an actress and director, appearing on Sesame Street at age 4, had a starring role on the television show Dynasty in the 1980’s and went on to write and direct films for major Hollywood Studios such as Warner Brothers and Lionsgate. Troy exchanged her career in show business for her true passion- teaching others how to identify and shift their limited and isolating beliefs.
On a personal note, Troy is the bi-racial daughter of a black mother who was declared unfit to care for Troy and a white father who abandoned Troy and her mother when Troy was just two years of age. Troy has an inspirational story to tell about surviving and being the victor of child abuse, child abandonment, molestation, juvie hall and the foster care system. Troy is also a single mother and considers one of her biggest accomplishments her son, who is currently a sophomore in college. Originally from New York City, Troy presently resides in Los Angeles.