Founders

Dr Lori Basey

Dr. Lori Basey

Profession:

President and Co-Founder, No Boundaries International
Occupational Therapist
Trauma Therapeutic Intervention Specialist

Qualifications:
Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy
Bachelor of Theology
Master of Theology
Master of Divinity
Doctor of Ministry
Registered and Licensed Occupational Therapist–Oklahoma State Board of Medical Licensure

 

Dr. Basey knows no limits when working with traumatized populations and mobilizing others to respond to devastation. She is a keynote presenter, delivering presentations to thousands annually, and has been quoted throughout the globe in publications such as the Los Angeles Times, Huffington Post, Daily News America, Orange County Register, People, Times of Mumbai, Daily Oklahoman and Sierra Leone Times. She has been broadcast stateside and internationally and published in Advance, a therapeutic magazine.Since 1991, she has specialized in acute psychiatric care including trauma informed therapeutic intervention following the Oklahoma City Murrah building bombing as well as the New York 911 disaster and the earthquake in Haiti. She is an expert consultant in trauma associated with war, exploitation, and natural disaster. She and her dentist husband, Tom, began responding internationally in 1997 in their medical fields. Dr. Basey has been to a variety of countries addressing natural and man made disasters including Israel, Honduras, Haiti, Belize, Moldova, India, Turkey and Sierra Leone. Many hours have been spent working in inner city settings with homeless, oppressed, prostituted and endangered populations (Project HOPE).In 2006 she co-founded a not for profit organization, No Boundaries International, run all by volunteers. Although she travels on short-term international trips, her most recent focus has been developing outreach, therapeutic and aftercare services for those who have been sexually exploited and/or trafficked in Oklahoma.

 

 

Sandy Orchard

Sandy Orchard

Sandy Orchard was born and raised in Oklahoma City. She graduated from Point Loma College, in San Diego with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. As a young child, reading National Geographic, she was intrigued by different countries and cultures. At the young age of 17 years, she began going on mission trips with her first trip to Guatemala. For the next 16 years, she traveled and experienced the different countries and cultures that she had previously only read about as a child. Throughout the following years, she continued going on mission trips with a 3 year commitment on a hospital ship. She has been to numerous countries around the world, witnessing miracles through both medicine and healings. Her current work with No Boundaries International includes not only her medical work but also video production, website work, graphic arts work and writing.