Bethany Dearborn Hiser joins us to talk about the importance of soul care for pastors, therapists, chaplains, and others who work closely with the suffering of others, how soul care is different from “pampering” yourself (which often requires affluence), and how to pay closer attention to the health of our souls as we seek to help others work through suffering and trauma.
Bethany Dearborn Hiser is the director of soul care for Northwest Family Life, a network of therapists trained to work with survivors of domestic violence and sexual trauma. As a bilingual social worker, chaplain, and pastoral advocate, Hiser has worked in a variety of ministry and social service settings with people affected by addiction, sexual exploitation, incarceration, and immigration. She and her husband, Kenny, live in Seattle with their two young children.
Bethany’s book is From Burned Out to Beloved: Soul Care For Wounded Healers. Connect with her on her website or Twitter.
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