Alumni Webinar - Restoring the Shattered Self
Thursday, April 18, 2013, 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
**Registration is now CLOSED**
Date: Thursday, April 18, 2013
Time: 11:00 am (PST), 12:00 pm (MST), 1:00 pm (CST) and 2:00 pm (EST)
Topic: Restoring the Shattered Self - A Christian Counselor's Guide to Complex Trauma with Dr. Heather Davediuk Gingrich
Complex Trauma = chronic, relational trauma.
Learn more about Complex Trauma (from the perspective of adult survivors) and how you, as pastors, counselors, and Christian soul care providers can minister and care for those who have suffered from trauma at the hands of another person.
Many who have experienced Complex Trauma become alienated from the church. Learn how you can come alongside survivors, enable them to get long-term help, and show them how the redemptive power of Jesus Christ can transform shattered lives.
This presentation is based on Dr. Gingrich's own years of counseling experience and her new book "Restoring the Shattered Self."
Our Presenter, Dr. Heather Davediuk Gingrich
Dr. Gingrich is a counselor, scholar, teacher and former missionary. She is an associate professor of counseling at Denver Seminary and maintains a small private practice working with complex trauma survivors. She began working in this field over 25 years ago in Canada, and continued to develop this specialization in the Philippines where she counseled, taught and completed her doctoral studies on complex trauma.
She continues her international involvements with Care and Counsel International, as well as adjunct teaching at the Asia Graduate School of Theology in the Philippines and seminaries in Guatemala, Sri Lanka and Singapore. She also conducts mental health assessments for missionary candidates.
Dr. Gingrich is a member of the International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation (ISSTD), the Trauma Psychology Division of the American Psychological Association, and the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy. Her scholarly work focuses on understanding and working with those who have histories of child abuse and other forms of relational trauma, particularly as they relate to issues of Christian faith and spirituality.