Praise for White Noise Book & Trainings
Ms. Herford is worthy of the name—wounded healer. She has been deeply wounded and, in binding her own wounds, she offers healing to others. I commend to you her artistic expression and her compelling story.
She understood the depth of...
I lost my father to suicide in 2012. In addition to prayer, suicide survivors need the support of someone who can understand their grief and be a companion. I don't think I would have ever made it through the wilderness of my suicide grief without the companionship of Neycha, who was instrumental in establishing a Suicide Collaborative Group in our hometown. Neycha understood the depth of my pain and that of other suicide survivors and allowed us to share in a safe environment. Thank you Neycha for being a life-line to so many!
Angela Hairston, survivor, suicide Prevention Activist
..Necessary and uplifting
...therapeutic, informative and uplifting
Sammy Redd, survivor, martinsville & Henry count Suicide Survivor's initiative
Wow, I am floored
This is amazing! The performance interventions of the White Noise Project offer a unique opportunity to bring the impact of homicide on survivors to not only victims, but also those who assist them, and the general public. I view these interventions as well suited.
Anne Seymour, Co-founder, Justice Solutions
..a bulldog for the truth
I know of no one more gifted or skilled in fostering healing environments for cathartic release and soul-stirring breakthroughs! Do yourself a favor, and if you can, enter into a convo with her ASAP. I promise it'll shift something in your life.
Amani Malaika, minister, Licensed Spiritual Counselors
...an honor to be trained by
It was an honor and privilege to be trained in suicide facilitation by Ms. Herford for our suicide survivors group sessions. The unique language of "crossfading" made it a relative and fresh approach to the work we do. Kimberly is a beautiful testimony and walking model of Carl Jung's "Wounded Healer".
Chad Martin, survivor, Crisis Intervention Trainer/CLS, B.A.,M.DIV
She expertly assisted...
From the inceptive, local collective of interested, diverse individuals who met with a pressing need to support survivors of suicidal completion, K. Neycha Herford - from long, participatory conference calls to traveling from afar to lead our fledgling group -actively assumed outstanding leadership in every area of the alliance’s needs.
Specifically, Ms. Herford, happily gave time away from her own professional demands to demonstrate suggestions pertinent and essential to launching a sensitive, emotionally demanding collaborative to assist individuals who needed profound encouragement from the epidemic number of area suicides. She expertly moderated our initial numeration of possible relevant activities to begin public awareness.
Furthermore, the most significant contribution Ms. Herford made was teaching a two-day training session which covered many grief support group topics of leadership necessity. As a retired educator who was accustomed to many experts hired to lead professional workdays, I was anticipating someone who would take many unnecessary “breaks” and would look for ways to waste our valuable time. Ms. Herford was quite the opposite of my expectations! She expertly and diligently stayed on task to a fault! In fact, we had working lunches. (I am not even sure if she had lunch, as she was painstakingly concentrating on thoroughly informing us of all the training strategies.)
Overall, Kimberly Herford surpassed all expectations of orientation for the soon-to-be formed suicide collaborative support group. In addition, she either returned to our area physically to promote and participate in our pursuits, or she would contribute to conference calls time and time again.The performance interventions of the White Noise Project offer a unique opportunity to bring the impact of homicide on survivors to not only victims, but also those who assist them, and the general public. I view these interventions as well suited.
Mary R. Wall, Retired Martinsville, Virginia, Educator