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 – September 13, 2015, 2:00-4:00pm – Annandale, VA

Washington Regional Transplant CommunityI will be facilitating an open discussion on “SUPPORTING SURVIVORS OF SUBSTANCE ABUSE DEATHS”. Families and friends of loved ones who have died as a result of substance abuse, and those who support them are welcome to attend.


National Center for Missing and Exploited Children – September 17, 2015 – Alexandria, VA

I will be giving a presentation to the Exploited Child Division staff entitled “How to Make Yourself Miserable in 14 Easy Steps”. This tongue in cheek training will address the 14 most common issues in reducing stress.


Canadian Criminal Justice Association – October 1, 2015 – Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada

Canadian Criminal Justice AssociationCongress: Justice at the Crossroads. I will be presenting on ‘A Child is Missing: Providing Support for Families of Missing Children’.


Canadian Centre for Child Protection – October 7, 2015 – October 9, 2015 – Winnepeg, Manitoba, Canada

Canadian Centre for Child ProtectionI’m excited to have been asked by the Centre to work with them on several projects focused on missing and exploited children.


Joseph’s House – October 27, 2015 – Washington D.C.

Joseph’s HouseJoseph’s House offers a welcoming community and comprehensive nursing and support services to homeless men and women with late-stage and end-stage AIDS and terminal cancer. I will be facilitating a Grief Retreat with the paid and volunteer staff to look at dying, death and grief as it pertains to their residents and themselves.


International Justice Mission – November 2, 2015

International Justice MissionI will be providing an in-house training entitled ‘Enhancing Staff Care Support’.

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.