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Healing the Wounds of Trauma: Help for Ourselves and Others

Dr. Harriet Hill
Program Director
Trauma Healing Institute

Dr. Richard Winter
Professor Emeritus of Applied Theology and Counseling
Covenant Seminary

Dr. Harriet Hill is Program Director for the Trauma Healing Institute at American Bible Society. She has been involved in trauma healing since 2001 and is one of the authors of Healing the Wounds of Trauma: How the Church Can Help. Before joining ABS, she worked from 1978–2010 with SIL in Africa and then internationally in Bible Translation and Scripture Use. Harriet received her Ph.D. from Fuller School of Intercultural Studies in 2003 in the area of communication of Scripture. Her other books include Bible Translation at Cultural Crossroads (2006), Translating the Bible into Action (2008) and Bible Translation Basics (2011). At this point she is a world citizen, having lived cross-culturally for most of her adult life. She is married to Ralph and has three married children and four grandchildren.

Dr. Richard Winter grew up in England and trained in medicine at St. Bartholomew’s Hospital, London and then in psychiatry in Bristol. He was also a counselor, teacher, and leader at the English L’Abri and associate pastor of a church in Hampshire for some years before moving to the United States in 1992 to be director of the counseling program at Covenant Seminary.

Dr. Winter’s research interests have been at the interface of psychology, medicine, and theology, and he serves on the Trauma Healing Institute Advisory Council. Each year he travels to Poland to teach at the European Leadership Forum and has a deep interest in cross cultural counseling. He is the author of Choose Life: A Christian Perspective on Abortion and Embryo Experimentation (Out of print); The Roots of Sorrow: Reflections on Depression and Hope (2001); Still Bored in a Culture of Entertainment: Rediscovering Passion and Wonder (2002); Perfecting Ourselves to Death: The Pursuit of Excellence and the Perils of Perfectionism (2005); and most recently, When Life Goes Dark: Finding Hope in the Midst of Depression (2012).

Dr. Winter and his wife, Jane, have four children and eight grandchildren.

Seminar co-sponsored by Black Rock Church and Resonate Global Mission.

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