Donna Meredith Dixon


APSATS  trained

Board member

Christian Sex Addiction Specialists International


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©2019  Donna Meredith Dixon 


September 22, 2019

One honor in walking alongside trained peer facilitators from the ADOH community is hearing their stories of moving through betrayal trauma recovery… moving from despair and hopelessness to hope and strength. Lisa’s story is one example of a woman who’s been through he...

July 8, 2019

As a former hospice volunteer manager and someone whose family benefited from hospice care, I'm well-aware of the importance and value of peer support in our faith, recovery, mental health, and social service communities. Tamara Runzel described the impact of peer faci...

March 18, 2019

There comes a point

Ah, another threshold crossed after returning to Wisconsin: finding a hair stylist who ‘understands’ my preferences AND fits my budget. Like most great beauticians, Karin’s also an active listener. After chatting about our children, our conversation...

January 30, 2019

Redeeming Sexuality and Intimacy Conference

April 11 - 13, 2019

Hyatt Regency Houston TX

Headlines including statistics like the NBC online post, “Sex addiction may affect 10 percent of men, survey finds. Women make up 40 percent of those affected, the researchers found *...

December 21, 2018

When describing her goals for completing the first ADOH training in 2016, Cindy* shared her experience in a partner group.

“The depth of my husband’s acting out was horrific. Even though I had very close Christian friends and was seeing a therapist I needed more if I wa...

March 21, 2018

I agree with Dr. Allender’s statement. A growing awareness about trauma has created a wide-open door for all churches to ‘deal with trauma.’ However, while there is a growing awareness, by and large ‘the church’ still lags behind in becoming trauma-informed and trauma-...

February 6, 2018

A Door of Hope: Peer Facilitator Training

Next virtual training series begins Wednesday, March 7

A Door of Hope: Peer Facilitator Training

Begins Wednesday, March 7 6:30 – 8:30 pm CT

Meets weekly, 11 two-hour virtual sessions

 “Leading a group (ANY group) takes SKILL. Some...