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

FILE HILLS QU’APPELLE TRIBAL COUNSEL – March 1 & 2, 2017 – Ft. Qu’Appelle, Saskatchewan, Canada

I am honored to be included in this two day event presenting with tribal professionals and elders about traumatic response, and intergenerational trauma.

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.

NATIONAL CHILDREN’S ADVOCACY CENTER 33RD ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM ON CHILD ABUSE – MARCH 29, 2017 – Huntsville AL

I will be representing the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. I will be presenting “Safeguard: Supporting folks who work with the sexual exploitation of children.”

GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY – Art Therapy Dept. – March 29, 2017 Washington D.C.

Once again I am excited to present to the GWU Art Therapy Trauma class discussing utilizing trauma tools in the field and to discuss the many ways that a therapist can provide trauma services.

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.

MARIST COMMUNITY REGIONAL MEETING – May 1, 2017 – 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 How to Cope with Cultural Trauma.

ACTIVE VOLUNTEER TRAINING – Team HOPE of the National Center for the Missing and Exploited Children – Dallas, TX – August 18-21, 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.

WASHINGTON REGIONAL TRANSPLANT COMMUNITY – October 14, 2017 – Falls Church, VA

Once again I am honored to be facilitating this bi-annual, day long grief retreat for donor family members. This will be the first retreat at WRTC’s new location.

Regina Palliative Care Inc. – November 2-3,2017 – Caring Hearts Conference – Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada

Regina Palliative Care Inc., Greystone Bereavement Centre

I am fortunate to be participating in this first conference dealing with issues of Bereavement, Trauma and Missing Persons.

Regina Palliative Care Inc. – November 3-5, 2017 – Caring Hearts Retreat – Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada

Regina Palliative Care Inc., Greystone Bereavement Centre

I will continue from the conference to be the principal facilitator for this retreat. This unique and dedicated retreat will provide 40 professional individuals with the opportunity to further develop their coping skills and build upon their own self-care plans.