Hope and Healing Center & Institute Appoints Erica Fletcher to the Zorich Fellowship in Mental Health Policy

PRESS RELEASE Hope and Healing Center & Institute Appoints Erica Fletcher to the Zorich Fellowship in Mental Health Policy JULY 31, 2017   Houston, TX – Erica Fletcher, PhD, has joined the Hope and Healing Center & Institute as a new Research Fellow.  Erica Fletcher began her new position in June. As the Zorich Fellow in Mental Health Policy, Dr. Fletcher will continue her work…

The Hope and Healing Center & Institute Appoints Peggy Determeyer, PhD as the William K. McGee Fellow in Bioethics and Aging

Houston, TX – Peggy Determeyer, PhD, is the new Hope and Healing Center & Institute Fellow for the William K. McGee Fellowship in Bioethics and Aging. Peggy began her new position on August 15, 2016. A retired board-certified chaplain, Dr. Peggy Determeyer received her PhD in the Medical Humanities with a concentration in Health Care Ethics and Policy from the Institute for the Medical Humanities at the…

Matthew S. Stanford- Keynote Speaker – Out of Exile Interfaith Conference – Nov. 19, 2015

Register Here – Out of Exile Interfaith Conference A conference focused on providing the information, ideas and inspiration faith communities need to engage & provide support to persons who are isolated by mental health disorders THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2015 | 9 – 4:30 PM Temple Beth Shalom | 7300 Hart Lane on the Jewish Community Center campus $20 person | Scholarships available Click here to…

The John S. Dunn Foundation Awards the Hope and Healing Center & Institute Funding For A Clergy Training Program.

Press Release – November 2, 2015 Houston, TX – The Hope and Healing Center & Institute (HHCI) has received a grant of $86,300 from the John S. Dunn Foundation to support the development and initial implementation of a clergy training program on mental and behavioral health over the next year. “Individuals in psychological distress are more likely to contact a clergy member before a mental…

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

Houston, TX – Rev. Amy Bezecny, 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 Stanford, PhD,…

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 Stanford, Ph. D 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…