The Josh Boone Show

#26: Amanda Catarzi – Surviving Sex Trafficking, Cults & Childhood Abuse

October 30, 2022 Episode 26
The Josh Boone Show
#26: Amanda Catarzi – Surviving Sex Trafficking, Cults & Childhood Abuse
Show Notes

Amanda Catarzi is a speaker, strategist, MMA fighter, and sex trafficking survivor.

After escaping her trafficker, Amanda dedicated 10 years to fighting sex trafficking. In her journey, she counseled the New Zealand Government, wrote federal legislation, and went undercover to expose trafficking rings.

Currently, she is the owner of the copywriting agency Inkery Co, where she and her team are passionate about helping others find their voice and using it effectively to make a positive change in the world.

Some of the topics we dive into are:

  • The misconceptions about sex trafficking
  • Childhood abuse within the family and church
  • Growing up in a cult
  • The impact of trauma and PTSD
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Grief and postpartum depression
  • Domestic violence
  • Post-traumatic growth
  • Amanda’s experiences working with sexually abused and trafficked children
  • Entrepreneurship and putting yourself out there as a content creator
  • And lots more


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Music by Kirby Johnston – check out his band Aldaraia on Spotify.