The #ForSuchaTimeasThisRally was a great success! A good crowd gathered outside of the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas Texas asking the faith community to honor and value women, especially in relation to domestic violence and sexual assault. The speakers included myself and: (Click on each name to access their website) Ashley … Continue reading For Such a Time as this Rally (During the Southern Baptist Convention 2018)
About this time last year we had a soft release of Survivor Care: What Religious Professionals Need to Know about Healing Trauma. So much has happened in the last year! 1. Within the first week it was available on Amazon, it hit two #1 categories! Best Seller in Christian Counseling New Release and Best Seller … Continue reading Survivor Care in the last year!
Over the last several months, many organizations, leaders, and groups have asked me for information on what types of sessions and trainings I can do for them. So, I decided to put together this catch all page where you can find all sorts of options. For Communities: Community Teaching/Training Options: Understanding Trauma Responses and Responding … Continue reading What Kind of Teaching Can You Do?
In chapter 4 of my new book, #SurvivorCare, I talk about vicarious trauma and what this means as we respond to people traumatized by domestic violence and sexual assault. Vicarious trauma, self-care, and compassion fatigue are all 'buzz words' these days but what does it really mean? In #SurvivorCare, I depend heavily on the work … Continue reading It’s Puppy Time
Survivor/Advocate Conversation: Understanding Triggers Years Later A big thank you to my dear friend Ursula Kuba for being courageous and sharing her trauma story to help others. Survivor: So. I thought I was over this two years ago. But last week a male police officer came to do an investigation at work (that had … Continue reading Survivor/Advocate Conversation: Understanding Triggers Years Later
Sampling of Prior Consults: ORGANIZATION CONSULT WORK Professor, Claremont School of Theology Question: “If a layperson who is not academically trained or educated wanted to read some things to help understand the experience of an abuse survivor and what is involved in the healing journey, what might you recommend to them? This … Continue reading Sampling of Prior Consults
Brochure - Dr Christy Sim Advanced Praise for "Survivor Care: What Religious Professionals Need to Know about Healing Trauma"
See Christy's YouTube Link Dr. Sim at the 2017 North Texas Facing Family Violence Conference: https://videopress.com/v/2uo4aiKQ News clip from Dallas Morning News: Dr. Sim’s entire presentation at the #ForSuchaTimeasThisRally outside the Southern Baptist Convention:
Since I just finished writing an entire 60K book about two months ago, I haven't written much of anything! And not just in those two months, it's more like I haven't published anything for a year or more. The book was kind of it. However, Lē Weaver and I just finished co-writing an article about … Continue reading The story of the 2018 Christian Feminism Today Conference
Some of the articles already on this website might be helpful for healing. Here are some quick links: The Art of Zentangle: A Tool for Healing Understanding how the Brain Responds in Trauma: Neurons Firing and Wiring Transforming Anger In my doctorate research I organized healing tools into four categories. These four divisions were: Art … Continue reading HEALING Ideas