Amy Zellmer


Amy Zellmer is an award-winning author, keynote speaker, and advocate of traumatic brain injury (TBI). She is a frequent contributor to Thrive Global, and has created a private Facebook group for survivors (Amy's TBI Tribe) and also produces a podcast series (Faces of TBI). She sits on the Brain Injury Advisory Council (BIAC) through the Brain Injury Association of America and is involved locally with the Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance. She travels the country with her Yorkie, Pixxie, to help raise awareness about this silent and invisible injury that affects over 2.8 million Americans each year. In November, 2015 she released her first book, “Life With a Traumatic Brain Injury: Finding the Road Back to Normal” which received a silver award at the Midwest Book Awards in May, 2016. Her second book, “Embracing the Journey: Moving Forward After Brain Injury” is due out in March 2018. For more information:

Latest Articles by Amy Zellmer

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  1. 13 Reasons Why We Need To Talk About Suicide

  2. How a Single Concussion Changed My Life

  3. Former Wall Street Exec Turns Focus to Concussion and Brain Health

  4. Australian Football Player Finds Relief From Concussions

  5. Jim Brady, Gun Reform—and a Breath of Fresh Air From the Parkland Students

  6. How Drew Barrymore Helped Me Overcome My Haters

  7. It’s Not Like You Have Cancer or Something