Trauma Revisited

In this episode, Kasey Olander, Andi Thacker, and Josh Freeman revisit the subject of trauma focusing on different types of trauma and how it can manifest in our lives.

About the Contributors

Andi Thacker

Andi J. Thacker

As a professor in the Counseling Ministries department, Dr. Thacker is passionate about teaching counseling students to integrate scripture and psychology and apply those concepts to real life counseling situations. In addition to her teaching responsibilities at DTS, Dr. Thacker maintains a small private practice in which she specializes with children and adolescents and supervises LPC-Interns. She is a licensed professional counselor, a board approved supervisor, and holds multiple certifications in counseling. Most importantly, she is married to Chad and they have three children: Emerson, William, and Webb.

Josh Freeman  

Josh Freeman is a licensed professional counselor, a board approved supervisor, an adjunct faculty member at DTS, and serves as the Director of Counseling at Dallas Life Homeless Recovery Center. In addition to these roles that primarily focus on supervision and counselor development, he also works professionally with individuals and couples in a private practice in north Dallas. Josh is currently completing his PhD dissertation and lives in the Dallas area with his wife, Kara. 

Kasey Olander

Kasey Olander is the Web Content Specialist at the Hendricks Center. Originally from the Houston area, she graduated from The University of Texas at Dallas with a Bachelor’s degree in Arts & Technology. She has also been an Associate Director with the Baptist Student Ministry, working with college students at UT Dallas and Rice University, particularly focusing on discipleship and evangelism training. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, having interesting conversations, and spending time with her husband.