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

SWIFT CURRENT, SASKATCHEWAN, CANADA – October 16, 2016

I will be presenting on the topics of Trauma, and First Responder Trauma; Impact on Self and Others to a group comprised of a variety of agencies and organizations which serve the Swift Current community.

ENVISION COUNSELING CENTRE – Weyburn, Saskatchewan, Canada – October 17, 2016

This full-day presentation will focus on an over-view of trauma, and topics including intergenerational trauma, secondary trauma, and children and trauma.

MARIST COMMUNITY REGIONAL MEETING – October 21, 2016 – Washington DC

I’m honored to again be asked by the Marist Brothers to present a workshop at their regional meeting. This year’s topic is Radical Acceptance, which is one of the skill sets of Mindfulness.

Justice Clearinghouse – Trauma Informed Work – January 11, 2017

I am excited to be providing a webinar for Justice Clearinghouse on Trauma Informed Work. Follow this link to register.

MARYLAND STATE POLICE INTERNET CRIMES AGAINST CHILDREN TASK FORCE – February 23, 2017 – Columbia Maryland

As part of the on-going wellness program for this ICAC unit, I am presenting on First Responder Trauma, discussing the unique impact of secondary trauma for this particular group of law enforcement personnel.

Washington Regional Transplant Community – March 11, 2017 – Annandale, VA

Washington Regional Transplant Community

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

PROJECT JASON’S “KEYS TO HEALING” RETREAT – March 19-21, 2017 – Sangor, CA

The theme of this year’s retreat is ‘LIFE’, with topics including The Lifecycle of Our Trauma and Life after the Retreat. I am so privileged to again be the facilitator of this three-day retreat with families of the missing.

ACTIVE VOLUNTEER TRAINING, Team HOPE of National Center for Missing and Exploited Children – Kansas City, MO – April 21 – 24, 2017

I am happy to once again be providing a number of workshops and support activities to these exceptional volunteers, who provide telephone support to parents of missing children.

NATIONAL CRIME VICTIMS’ RIGHTS WEEK – Omaha, NE – April 27, 2017

At this annual conference I will be presenting information on the impact of repeated exposure to traumatic situations by first responders, victims advocates, and other victim support personnel.