What Kind of Teaching Can You Do?

Over the last several months, many organizations, leaders, and groups have asked me for information on what types of sessions and trainings I can do for them. So, I decided to put together this catch all page where you can find all sorts of options. For Communities: Community Teaching/Training Options: Understanding Trauma Responses and Responding … Continue reading What Kind of Teaching Can You Do?

It’s Puppy Time

In chapter 4 of my new book, #SurvivorCare, I talk about vicarious trauma and what this means as we respond to people traumatized by domestic violence and sexual assault. Vicarious trauma, self-care, and compassion fatigue are all 'buzz words' these days but what does it really mean? In #SurvivorCare, I depend heavily on the work … Continue reading It’s Puppy Time

Survivor/Advocate Conversation: Understanding Triggers Years Later

Survivor/Advocate Conversation: Understanding Triggers Years Later A big thank you to my dear friend Ursula Kuba for being courageous and sharing her trauma story to help others.   Survivor: So. I thought I was over this two years ago. But last week a male police officer came to do an investigation at work (that had … Continue reading Survivor/Advocate Conversation: Understanding Triggers Years Later

Sampling of Prior Consults

Sampling of Prior Consults: ORGANIZATION   CONSULT WORK   Professor, Claremont School of Theology   Question: “If a layperson who is not academically trained or educated wanted to read some things to help understand the experience of an abuse survivor and what is involved in the healing journey, what might you recommend to them? This … Continue reading Sampling of Prior Consults

The story of the 2018 Christian Feminism Today Conference

Since I just finished writing an entire 60K book about two months ago, I haven't written much of anything! And not just in those two months, it's more like I haven't published anything for a year or more. The book was kind of it. However, Lē Weaver and I just finished co-writing an article about … Continue reading The story of the 2018 Christian Feminism Today Conference

For Such a Time as this Rally (During the Southern Baptist Convention 2018)

  The #ForSuchaTimeasThisRally was a great success! A good crowd gathered outside of the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas Texas asking the faith community to honor and value women, especially in relation to domestic violence and sexual assault.   The speakers included myself and: (Click on each name to access their website) Ashley … Continue reading For Such a Time as this Rally (During the Southern Baptist Convention 2018)

HEALING Ideas

Some of the articles already on this website might be helpful for healing. Here are some quick links: The Art of Zentangle: A Tool for Healing Understanding how the Brain Responds in Trauma: Neurons Firing and Wiring Transforming Anger In my doctorate research I organized healing tools into four categories. These four divisions were: Art … Continue reading HEALING Ideas

Gift Certificate for your Pastor or Faith Leader

Are you looking for the perfect gift for a pastor or church leader this holiday season? Why not give them access to expert help regarding domestic violence and sexual assault? It's a gift that can help all year long.   HERE IS WHAT THEY GET: Expert guidance when a situation involving domestic violence and/or sexual … Continue reading Gift Certificate for your Pastor or Faith Leader