And Ain’t I a Woman

In February we honor African Americans and in March we honor women who have played important roles in history. I would…

Considering Systemic Abuse: Impact and Response

At the 2015 Community of Practice put on by the American Bible Society’s Trauma Healing Institute, Dr. Diane Langberg…

Working with Chronic, Ongoing Trauma

Most trauma recovery interventions assume that the traumatic experience of a client is now over. But what of the person…

Participating in the #RubyWooPilgrimage

Thirty-five women from fifteen states, with a joint online reach of over ten million people, participated in a five day…

Regarding Jerry Sandusky, Institutions, and Hating the Right Thing

Jerry Sandusky: football hero. Jerry Sandusky: non-profit charity for troubled boys. Jerry Sandusky: pedophile.

Our Backwards Savior

The radical nature of Christianity is becoming more apparent to me as time goes by. It is my hope and prayer that this…

The Spiritual Impact of Abuse

We know from both the literature and from experience that trauma and abuse violate every aspect of the child—their…

Making Barrios Beautiful

Every so often in my life, God has taken part of His Word and pushed me deeper into its meaning than ever before. He…

Counseling a Dangerous Profession?

I wonder how many of us who are involved in counseling think of ourselves as engaging in a dangerous profession? After…