Trauma and Sanctification Webinar


Free live Diverse Discussions Webinar on Thursday, March 28, 2024 @6-7PM Central Time (7-8 pm Eastern). A recording of this webinar will be available to ACHHS members in the members-only archive on our website. Please see this page for a list of past webinars we’ve hosted.

The Presenter is Ariel Gonzalez Bovat, MAC, MTS. Ariel is a trauma specialist who currently runs a Christian Private Practice specializing in trauma where she meets with clients from all over the world. She has two master’s degrees including a Master’s in Counseling and a Master’s in Theological Studies. She is a certified Biblical Counselor and is a PhD student pursuing her doctorate in Psychology and Theology with an emphasis on trauma. Ariel is a former homeschooling mom who is married with 4 children and resides in CA.

The webinar presentation will explore these two questions:
  1. How does our understanding about trauma impact the way we counsel?
  2. Does our counseling encourage sanctification or stagnation for those
    with trauma histories?

David King, DSW, MS, MSW, is the moderator for the webinar. Please see his biography in the flyer below.

What is Diverse Discussions?
  • Live Discussions for Christian helping professionals and students; conversations, interviews, and Q&A with experts and professionals.
  • Topics include working with diverse populations and challenging issues from a Christian worldview.
  • The focus is on integrating faith and practice to increase skills, knowledge, and ability to engage and serve others in pluralistic contexts effectively.


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