Invite me to speak:

Is your organization, faith community, or conference interested in having deeper discussions about mental health, mental illness, and spirituality? I'd love to come and talk with you!

If you're interested in having me speak to your community, organization, or conference, contact me using this form

I'm happy to do any of the following:

  • give a sermon for a weekly worship gathering

  • lead a Bible study relevant to those struggling with mental health

  • speak about my upcoming book and create a safe space for others to share their stories

  • facilitate a workshop on ministry with folks struggling with mental health crises

If you're curious about what you might hear when I give a talk, here are a few examples:


Upcoming Events:


April 29, 2018
Talk at Cleveland Park Congregational UCC
Washington, DC
With Chessy Prout, author of I Have the Right To: A High School Survivor's Story of Sexual Assault, Justice, and Hope



May 1, 2018
Roundtable Discussion at St. Joseph's House of Hospitality (Catholic Worker House)
Rochester, NY

May 2, 2018
Book talk at Asbury First UMC Rochester
Rochester, NY
Part of a four-session study on the intersections between mental health, church and faith.

May 3, 2018
Book talk at The University of Scranton
Scranton, PA


May 11, 2018
Fundraiser for Georgetown Ministry Center at Dumbarton United Methodist Church
Washington, DC



May 20, 2018
Greensboro Bound Literary Festival
First Christian Church of Greensboro, NC
With Dr. Tonya Armstrong, author of Blossoming Hope: The Black Christian Woman's Guide to Mental Health and Wellness, and Rev. Lee Hull Moses, author of More Than Enough: Living Abundantly in a Culture of Excess

May 27, 2018
Preaching at First Presbyterian Church
700 Main Street
Celina, OH 45822

May 30, 2018
Book talk at First Presbyterian Church
700 Main Street
Celina, OH 45822

June 3, 2018
Pub Theology with New Wineskins
165 Side Room at Marietta Brewing Company
167 Front Street
Marietta, OH

June 4, 2018
Book talk at Avery United Methodist Church
1100 Gabby Avenue
Washington, PA 15301

June 11-14
Summer Institute on Theology and Disability
Edenton United Methodist Church
Raleigh, NC

July 12-15
Wild Goose Festival
Hot Springs, NC