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

Regina Palliative Care Inc., Greystone Bereavement Centre, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada – September 16-19, 2014
Regina Palliative Care Inc., Greystone Bereavement Centre

I, along with folks from Greystone, will be on a four day tour through the province of Saskatchewan working with families of missing persons.


Washington Regional Transplant Community – October 18, 2014

Washington Regional Transplant CommunityI will be facilitating the bi-annual one day grief retreat.


George Washington University Counseling Department – October 20.2014

George Washington University Counseling DepartmentyAgain this semester I’ve been asked to guest lecture to the Assessment class, on the topic of ‘Assessment by the Seat of Your Pants’.


National Center for Missing and Exploited Children Industry Conference – October 30-31, 2014 – Palo Alto, CA

National Center for Missing and Exploited ChildrenI will be co-facilitating a two day conference to many of the major Electronic and Internet Service Providers. The training will work with their front line staff who work with and take down objectionable materials that have been posted on line, resulting in creating their own resiliency plan. We will also be working with the managers of these staff to help them create or expand their programs to support their staff.


Speaking of Children Conference – March 6, 2015 – Omaha NE

Speaking of Children ConferenceProject Harmony, the US Attorney’s Office and several other agencies sponsor this conference every year which focuses on crimes against children. I will be presenting on “First Responder Trauma”.


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.