The Steps for Overcoming Trauma with Nick Prefontaine

Mar 8, 2023

Sitting down with us today to tell his amazing story, is the inspirational Nick Prefontaine, who is the Founder and CEO of Common Goal. Through the experiences of his own trauma and challenges, Nick developed the STEP System, which enables individuals to overcome massive hurdles and provides them with the support and tools to achieve their limitless potential.

In this illuminating conversation, we get to hear from Nick about saying yes to opportunity while following his values, the important meeting between Nick and Sharon, and the lasting impact of that day, and of course, we also find time to explore the STEP System that is at the center of all that Nick does!

Listeners can expect some inspirational and impactful perspectives on attracting help and support through the right mindset and attitudes, how to go about pursuing a big goal by starting small, and also the dangers of inaction. So if you want to hear about fostering more support, trust, energy, and persistence in your life today, press play!

What you’ll learn about in this episode:

  • Nick’s personal trauma journey and the snowboarding accident he sustained in 2003.
  • Coming out of the coma, Nick’s goals for his recovery, and his rehabilitative process.
  • The subsequent issues that Nick had with his voice.
  • Nick talks about his life now and the through-line from his early ambitions as a teenager.
  • The first steps in developing the STEP System and how Nick’s mentor helped pull it out of him!
  • Nick unpacks the specifics of his STEP System and how he helps his clients.
  • The benefits that Nick has accrued from naturopathic medicine, craniosacral therapy, and myofascial release.
  • Exciting events and speaking engagements that Nick has lined up for the near future!
  • Nick talks about his goals for the rest of 2023 and his focus on monthly talks.
  • How to download Nick’s free ebook about his STEP System.
  • Thoughts on drawing on available support in difficult periods.
  • Why starting is the most important part of achieving any goal.
  • Where to find and connect with Nick online and in person!


Transcript: Here

Additional Resources:

Nick Prefontaine:

The STEP System Free Download:

Nick Prefontaine Email:


Links Mentioned:

Yahoo Finance:

Brainz Magazine:

Sway Media:



Sharon Spano:








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