|Contributor||Steven R. Tracy , Celestia G Tracy , Kristi Ickes Garrison|
|Short Bio||Steven R. Tracy
Steven R. Tracy is Professor of Theology and Ethics at Phoenix Seminary in Phoenix, Arizona. He graduated from Western Conservative Baptist Seminary (MDiv, ThM), and a received a PhD in New Testament from the University of Sheffield, England. He was a pastor for fifteen years and has extensive pastoral counseling experience. He and his wife Celestia, who is a family therapist, are the founders of Mending the Soul Ministries, a non-profit Christian organization that provides training, curriculum, and education on abuse prevention and healing. Dr. Tracy is the author of various articles on abuse and sexuality, serves on the Governor's Commission to Prevent Violence against Women for the State of Arizona, and serves on the Fatality Review Team for the City of Phoenix. A Mending the Soul workbook is available for individual or group use, and can be obtained at: www.mendingthesoulministries.org.
Celestia G Tracy
Celestia G. Tracy is president and founder of Mending the Soul Ministries and MTS Partnerships for Professional Development. She received an M.A. in Counseling/Psychology from Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Oregon. After sixteen years of private counseling she currently enjoys consulting, writing training, and developing community based resources that equip parents and leaders in an informed and compassionate response to abuse. Celestia has expertise with children, trauma, marriage, intimacy, and sexuality.
Kristi Ickes Garrison
Kristi Ickes Garrison is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has worked in the public schools for ten years and is the Director of Karis Student Resources, LLC. Kristi specializes in helping students who have experienced abuse, depression and suicide, addiction, and pregnancy and offers dynamic trainings to youth workers and parents on working effectively with teens.
|Publish Date||Dec 20, 2011|