Posts filed under: Trauma

Emancipation Nation Podcast: The Trauma Learning Journey

Dr. Heather Evans sits down with Dr. Celia Williamson on the podcast Emancipation Nation to discuss how to best help survivors of trafficking heal. So often people say they are “walking alongside survivors” but are not certain how to help.... Read More

Surviving Out Loud

Dr. Heather Evans joined Dr. Veirdre Jackson on the Living Strong radio show. They “explored the idea of surviving out loud and what it looks like to live beyond a hardship loudly enough to be heard. Dr. Heather Evans shared... Read More

Lessons Learned in Quarantine during a Global Pandemic

Quarantine. When it seems all has been stripped away, what remains? Comfort traded for uncertainty. Ease becomes disruption. Anticipation leads to loss. Shared spaces become divided souls. Joyful moments to forced boundaries. Sense of time is disordered (how do weeks... 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

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

Refugees: Their Experience & Our Perception

I am preparing to attend a Community of Practice this week organized by the American Bible Society.  This annual gathering includes an opportunity to network and learn from those committed to domestic and global trauma healing. This year’s theme is... Read More