Desiree F. MagsombolThe Resilience Toolkit Certified Facilitator

We all have the tools of liberation within us, let’s access them!

Desiree F. Magsombol JD, is a Facilitator of The Resilience Toolkit Facilitator, TRE (Tension/Trauma Release Exercise) Provider, and a Department of Justice Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Auditor. Working with, living in, and being a part of communities with high levels of trauma and a limited access to mainstream tools, Desiree is committed making multi-modality tools of resilience accessible to all communities.

Desiree has worked as an advocate for foster youth, LGBTQ survivors of domestic violence, and survivors of sexual violence in prisons and jails. For five years, she provided training and technical assistance, developed policy, protocol, and programming to prisons, jails, juvenile facilities and sexual assault agency staff across the US to address sexual abuse behind bars.

Desiree facilitates workshops for community and professional organizations and provides consultation and program design for organizational clients. In her free time, she likes to spend time with her family and her dog Yoshi.


Desiree currently offers:

  • Group Instruction
  • Conference presentations and speaking engagements
  • Consultation
  • Subject Matter Expert
  • Location: South Bay, Southern California