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Redeeming Heartache With Dr. Dan Allender

Dan Allender
February 22, 2022

Do you have any wounds from your past that you’ve just had a hard time shaking off? I do.

I admit that sometimes I feel like there’s a little girl trapped inside this 57-year-old body, and I wonder if she’ll ever grow up and get over some things. Through it all, God has been with me and provided so much grace and help on my journey toward healing.  

One of the voices in the world that has helped me the most is that of Dr. Dan Allender. He’s authored many best-selling books about trauma, healing and recovery. His voice is one I have come to trust and thank God for. Dan has helped so many of us deal with the pain of our past, and learn to share our stories. He’s helped leaders grow, marriages heal, and weary people learn to rest. And he’s helped us see how the gospel of Jesus Christ is woven into our stories.

Dr. Dan Allender is one of those important, special people in my life, even though we’ve only met through a video call. His work as a therapist and teacher has transformed the lives of so many and his books are foundational for counselors all over the world as well as regular people like me, who just want to better understand themselves and their story.   

Dan is the co-founder of The Seattle School of Theology/Psychology and the Allender Center. I could on and on with his credentials, but what I’d rather tell you is this: If you’ve carried wounds from your past around with you and wondered what God could be up to, join me for a precious conversation with this gentle, wise, compassionate counselor. Dr. Dan Allender is a gift.  

I hope you enjoy this episode as much as I did.

We can find healing and purpose through our pain. You’re not alone.  


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