Author of the book Broken, Brave, and Bittersweet, Chris Prange-Morgan is an advocate, speaker, coach, mentor, hope monger and recovering idealist. Chris is passionate about using her story to help others understand the impact of trauma on families, individuals, systems and the world, as well helping people find the tools and resilience to work through their obstacles.
Chris has worked for more than 20 years in the human services-related industry, as a mental health professional, hospital chaplain and social worker. She is a certified life coach with Master’s Degrees in Social Work and Theology, with advanced graduate study in Pastoral Counseling.
Chris has sought to better understand collective and generational trauma and its effect on individuals after she suffered a life-changing accident in 2011 and became a trauma survivor herself. Her story has been featured on The Today Show, The Trauma Therapist Project, CBS, Milwaukee Magazine, The Institute for Healthcare Improvement website, and The Conversation Project. She has spoken at numerous events, been interviewed on numerous podcasts, and her articles have appeared in several publications, including Psychology Today, The Huffington Post, Able Outdoors, and Living With Amplitude magazine. As a coach, speaker, advocate and seasoned retreat leader, Chris and her husband have worked with parents and professionals in the trenches of working with challenging life and family circumstances.