Hope and Healing Institute Fellow, Rev. Amy Bezecny Was Awarded a Grant From the Houston Endowment For A New and Innovative Adoption/Foster Care Program

Houston, TX – Amy Bezecny, MDiv, Hope and Healing Institute Fellow in Adoptive and Foster Care Parenting received a $200,000 grant from the Houston Endowment for the initiation and implementation of a new and innovative adoption/foster care program over the next two years. “Amy has developed a truly unique and comprehensive approach to adoption/foster care education and parental support,” said Matthew S. Stanford, PhD, CEO,…

Rev. Dr. Lorna Bradley, Hope and Healing Institute Fellow, Releases New Book Special Needs Parenting: From Coping to Thriving

Houston, TX – Rev. Dr. Lorna Bradley, Fellow at the Hope and Healing Institute released a new book Special Needs Parenting: From Coping to Thriving. The book offers emotional and spiritual resources for families on the journey of special needs parenting. “Raising children with special needs creates unique challenges for parents and, at times, can leave them feeling overwhelmed.  My book focuses on equipping parents…

The Hope and Healing Center & Institute Appoints Matthew S. Stanford, PhD as CEO/Executive Director

Houston, TX – Matthew S. Stanford, Ph.D., is the new Hope and Healing Center & Institute CEO following the retirement of Founding Executive Director Scott F. Basinger, Ph.D. Matthew began his new position on January 5, 2015. Matthew’s academic positions include most recently working as a Professor in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at Baylor University. Prior positions include Associate Professor and Assistant Professor…