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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


George Washington University, Art Therapy Program – March 9, 2016 – Alexandria Campus, VA

George Washington University, Art Therapy ProgramI am honored to once again be a guest lecturer to the Trauma II class, discussing interventions for trauma in the field.

 


Washington Regional Transplant Community – March 12, 2016 – Annandale, VA

Washington Regional Transplant CommunityOnce again I am honored to be facilitating this bi-annual, day long grief retreat for donor family members.

 


Haven of Northern Virginia – March 17, 2016 – Annandale, VA

Haven of Northern VirginiaHaven is an organization of trained volunteers that offers emotional support to the bereaved, seriously ill, dying and their families. I will be providing training on traumatic loss, trauma and anger associated with death and grief.

 


Team HOPE New Volunteer Training, National Center for Missing and Exploited Children – March 18-21, 2016 – Alexandria, VA

National Center for Missing and Exploited ChildrenI am again honored to be part of this training of parents of missing/exploited children to be telephone support to other parents of missing/exploited children. I’ll be training on self-care, communication skills, trauma and grief.

 


Provincial Association of Transitional Housing and Services – April 5 & 6, 2016 – Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada

I will be providing information including an overview of Trauma, Intergenerational Trauma, and Trauma Informed Care for this two day training.

 


File Hills Tribal Council – April 7 & 8, 2016 – Fort Qu’appelle, Saskatchewan, Canada

For this presentation I will be discussing and Overview of Trauma, First Responder Trauma, Self-Care, and Intergenerational Trauma.

 


Family Advocacy Outreach Network, National Center for Missing and Exploited Children – April 14-16, 2016

National Center for Missing and Exploited ChildrenEvery other year the Family Advocacy Division provides a weekend of training for mental health professionals from around the country on how to support missing and exploited children and their families. I will present portions of this training

 


Candadian Centre for Child Protection – May 17-19, 2016 – Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Candadian Centre for Child ProtectionI have been asked to present twice at CCCp’s annual Missing and Exploited Child Conference. The topic I will be presenting is TRAUMA INFORMED CARE.

 


Arkansas Missing Children’s Day – July 6 & 7, 2016 – Little Rock Arkansas

Arkansas Missing Children’s DayAs part of this event I will be working with families of missing children around trauma, stress and exploring a variety of coping tools.

 


George Washington University Summer Institute, “Contemporary Issues in Grief, Loss and Life Transition – July 13-16, 2016 – Washington DC

George Washington University Summer InstituteI am always honored to present at this Summer Institute. This year the topic I will present is First Responder Trauma.

 


Project Jason – July 29 – 31, 2016 – Kansas City, Kansas

Keys to Hope RetreatOnce again I am honored to be the lead facilitator for the Keys to Healing Retreat.


Washington Regional Transplant Community – October 22, 2016 – Annandale, VA

Washington Regional Transplant CommunityOnce again I am honored to be facilitating this bi-annual, day long grief retreat for donor family members.