All posts by: Heather Evans

New Book by Dr. Evans Out Now

Dr. Heather Evans just released her second book Understanding Complex Trauma and Post-Traumatic Growth in Survivors of Sex Trafficking.  From the publisher: Foregrounding the voices of women who have survived experiences of domestic sex trafficking in the US, this text... Read More

Sex Trafficking: A Christian’s Vital Call to Respond

In this video Dr. Heather Evans speaks at Cairn University’s chapel. She shares what human trafficking is, what it looks like locally and how Christians are to respond.... Read More

#ChurchToo Through the Lens of Trauma

#ChurchToo is a social media movement that illuminates abuse in church or ministry environments. The movement enables survivors to “advocate, share their stories, and connect with one another using the hashtag #ChurchToo.” Dr. Evans and Hannah Wildasin’s article in the... Read More

Voices of Sex Trafficking Survivors with OT Uncorked

Dr. Heather Evans and Miranda from the OT Uncorked podcast talk about Heather’s work with VAST, the Voices of Sex Trafficking Survivors project, and how the work of trauma found Heather. They discuss what trauma is, how to approach healing... Read More

The Call to Courage

Dr. Heather Evans sits down with Deb Cummins Stellato on the Think Courageously podcast. Heather shares her journey of working with women and how “the work of trauma found her.” Heather and Deb explore the connection between the word courage... Read More

Dealing with Trauma: What is it? How do we deal with it?

Dr. Heather Evans sits down with Joe Velarde, Lead Pastor of Riverbend Community Church on the podcast Vision for the Valley. They take a look at what trauma is, what it does to us, and some helpful ways to process... Read More

Anxiety & Stress: Best Ways to Cope

Dr. Heather Evans meets with Pastor Jesse McKenna of Lighthouse Church as they discuss anxieties, fears and stress, especially as it relates to COVID-19. In the Bible, we are called “to be anxious for nothing,” and yet we are anxious.... Read More

Coping with COVID-19: Collective Trauma

Dr. Heather Evans speaks again with Rob Vaughn  of 69 News WFMZ-TV in this final installment of Coping with COVID-19. She and Rob discuss the collective trauma we are all experiencing as we face COVID-19 and the isolation, loss and... Read More

Coping with COVID-19: Anxiety in Our Children

Dr. Heather Evans speaks with Rob Vaughn of 69 News WFMZ-TV on the second installment of a three-part series “Coping with COVID-19 Anxiety and Fears.” In this second part, Dr. Heather Evans answers how we can best help children process,... Read More

Coping with COVID-19 anxiety and fears, with Dr. Heather Evans

So much of life is disrupted. That can lead to a lot of anxiety and worry, for adults and kids. Licensed clinical social worker and counselor Dr. Heather Evans, whose practice is in Coopersburg, says the brain has a built-in... Read More