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Duane T. Bowers, LPC, CCHt Duane T. Bowers, is a Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist, a Licensed Professional Counselor, and a Reiki Master in private practice.

His work includes working with individuals and groups. He teaches workshops, seminars, and courses nationally and internationally, and through a variety of media.

He is author of “Guiding Your Family Through Loss and Grief” and “A Child is Missing: Providing Support for Families of Missing Children”

Duane Bowers ranks among the very few professionals globally who specialize in working with and providing support for families of missing children and missing adults.

Upcoming Events


Washington Regional Transplant Community – March 1, 2014
Trauma, PTSD, and Traumatic Grief

I’m honored again to facilitate the day-long grief retreat for donor family members.

 



Team HOPE of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children – March 7–10, 2014

teamhope

I’m again facilitating several of the workshops for the Active Volunteer Training being held in Dallas TX.

 



George Washington University Counseling Department – March 19, 2014

The George Washington University

I am once again honored to have been asked to be a guest lecturer for the Assessment course this semester at GWU.

 



George Washington University Art Therapy Program, Traumatic Loss Class – March 26, 2014
The George Washington University

I’ve been asked to again lecture to this graduate class about traumatic loss, and interventions used in the field as opposed to the office.

 



The Family Advocacy Division of National Center for Missing and Exploited Children – April 3-5, 2014

National Center For Missing & Exploited Children

I look forward once again to this opportunity to assist in the training of mental health practitioners from around the country who can be called upon to help support the work with families of missing and exploited children.

 



National Center for Missing and Exploited Children Long Term Missing Summit – April 22–24, 2014

National Center For Missing & Exploited Children

NCMEC is hosting this summit to provide a Law Enforcement Guide to long term case investigation and program management. I will be facilitating a committee of family members, victims, mental health professions and others who provide direct support to develop their perspective to be included in the guide.

 



Team HOPE of National Center for Missing and Exploited Children – April 25–28, 2014

teamhope

I have the opportunity to assist in the presentation of training of new volunteers; family members of missing and exploited children who will provide telephone support to other family members of missing and exploited children.

 



Nebraska Coalition for Victims of Crime, Crime Victims’ Rights Conference – April 29, 2014

Due to the weather last year I got stranded in Chicago and could not get to Omaha to do my presentation on Working with Survivors of Homicide. They have been good enough to ask me again this year.

 


Project Jason Keys to Healing Retreat Federal Way, WA – August 1–3, 2014
Project Jason's Keys to Healing Retreat

In a new location, I’m pleased to once again be the facilitator of this retreat for families of missing persons.

 


Trauma, PTSD, and Traumatic Grief – Ongoing
Trauma, PTSD, and Traumatic Grief

Since 2002, I have been teaching seminars for Professional Educational Seminars Inc. (PESI) and its subsidiary, CMI Education. The current class is presented to mental health and other professionals who work with and/or support persons who have experienced a trauma or traumatic loss. This seminar is offered one week per month in different parts of the U.S.  Please check the CMI Education web-site for the current schedule.