Janyne McConnaughey PhD

Board President, Attachment & Trauma Network

About this speaker

Janyne McConnaughey, Ph.D., nationally known trauma-informed author & advocate builds on her forty-year career education to help others understand and apply trauma-informed practices. As a survivor of childhood sexual abuse, she began her healing journey at the age of sixty-one and authored the Brave Series, three psychoeducational memoirs.

Janyne’s passion is encouraging other survivors to seek healing. Her most recent book, Trauma in the Pews: The Impact on Faith and Spiritual Practices provides a trauma-informed, sensitive, and responsive paradigm shift for churches and ministry leaders.

She is currently a Distinguished Visiting Professor at Tabor College (Masters in Education: Neuroscience & Trauma) and serves as Board President for the Attachment & Trauma Network (ATN). She is a frequent speaker for mental health organizations, survivor groups, schools, churches, and other faith-related organizations.

Janyne, her husband Scott, and rescue dog Weber live south of Seattle and enjoy spending time with their children and grandchildren.

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Janyne McConnaughey