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Groups: Healing the Wounded Heart

Discounted Access to the Course for Groups of 5+

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Looking to purchase individual access to the course, or to learn more about the content of this course? Visit our main course page.

Group Pricing

We offer bulk discounts to organizations, churches, teams, and small groups:

  • 10% off for groups of 5-9
  • 20% off for groups of 10-19
  • 30% off for groups of 20 or more

For groups larger than 25, contact us at support@theallendercenter.org for a customized order link.

Group Purchase Details

The following steps are necessary to complete your Group Purchase and gain access to the course:

1. Complete a Group Sale purchase by selecting the number of licenses you'd like to buy below and processing your order.

2. After The Allender Center receives your order, we send you a customized enrollment link for you to provide to your group members. Each person who receives the link then creates their own personal account and log-in password to officially enroll in the online course. Once enrolled, they have permanent access to the course.

3. The customized enrollment link will go inactive after all of the user licenses you purchased have been utilized through individual course enrollments (example: if you purchased 10 user licenses, as soon as 10 individuals use the link to enroll in the course it will stop working).

Questions?

Please contact us at support@theallendercenter.org


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Group Guidelines

If you choose to go through this course with others in a group, our recommendation would be to do so with people where safety and privacy are already solid and trusted. Each group member must be enrolled in the course to access the material and comply with our Terms of Use policy. We recommend scheduling a minimum of 10 meetings to get through the material. You can watch the videos together and use portions of the Course Journal activities as points of discussion, or complete the questions prior to meeting and share responses together.

It is not recommended to put a brand new group of people together to engage this course unless a skilled leader is at the helm to help navigate any difficult group dynamics that may arise as you seek to establish relationships and trust while also engaging in such personally intensive work.

Course Description

The Healing the Wounded Heart online course, taught by Dr. Dan Allender, is designed to deepen your understanding of the complex issues related to trauma, especially sexual harm. Whether you are a victim of abuse, a professional caregiver, or a friend, parent, or partner of someone who has been abused—everyone needs to address the heartache of sexual harm and grow in the hope that it does not have the final word. Healing is possible, and when lived out well, it is profound.

This is a self-directed course, with all videos and content available immediately upon enrollment to view and engage at a pace that fits your schedule. It includes nine lessons, each complete with video segments totaling about 45 minutes of teaching per lesson followed by thoughtful journal and reflection questions. Our recommendation is to go through approximately one lesson per week, and plan for a minimum of 2-3 hours to complete each lesson — in one sitting or spread out over several days — to provide the optimum space and time to absorb the content and fully engage the material.

This course invites you to name the impact and internal war of abuse with greater clarity and to walk the path of healing. To better help you incorporate the teaching and stories into your own work of healing, each lesson also includes reflection and journal exercises intended to help you explore your story and participate in a process of redemption that leads to greater freedom, power, and joy. Read More...

More questions about the course? See our FAQ section below

Healing the Wounded Heart Book


Dan Allender’s book, Healing the Wounded Heart, is an optional text to consider reading during or after you complete the online course. The material in the book will support your overall learning about the impact of sexual abuse, but it is not a required text to participate in the online course and no specific chapters are assigned to the lessons.

healing the wounded heart book

Your Instructor


Dr. Dan B. Allender
Dr. Dan B. Allender

Dr. Dan Allender has pioneered a unique and innovative approach to trauma and abuse recovery over the past 30 years. Dan serves as Co-Founder of The Allender Center and Professor of Counseling Psychology at The Seattle School of Theology & Psychology. Read more...


Frequently Asked Questions


How does the online course work?
This is a completely self-paced online course, meaning all videos and course content are available immediately upon enrollment for you to view and engage at any time that fits your schedule. The course includes 9 lessons, and each lesson includes a set of video segments totalling about 45 minutes per lesson with journal and reflection prompts after each segment. Our recommendation would be to go through approximately one lesson per week, but you are welcome to adjust the time frame as it best fits your personal pace.
How long do I have access to the course?
After enrolling, you have lifetime access to this course across any and all devices you own as long as your account remains active.
How long will the course be available to purchase online?
This course will live permanently on our site and is available for purchase anytime in the future.
What are the required materials I will need for the course?
There are no required materials for the course. Once enrolled, you will have access to a printable Course Journal full of reflection prompts and journal questions that correspond with each lesson.
Do I need to send any assignments into The Allender Center for review or evaluation?
No assignments are due to complete this course. Your own personal writing and reflection using our Course Journal prompts can be completed at your own pace and remains your own private set of notes.
If my spouse and I would like to go through this course together, do we both need to purchase the class?
Each enrollment is intended to be a single user license per our Terms of Use guidelines. If you are both intending to fully engage the material and journal questions together, our preference would be that you each enroll in the course.
Can I receive continuing education units (CEUs) for this course?
This course does not offer CEUs.
What are the technology requirements to take the course?
Once you've purchased the course, you will be able to view content from any web enabled device including a desktop, laptop, tablet, or smartphone. For the best user experience and video playback quality, we do recommend using the most updated version of your web browser (Google Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Internet Explorer).
What is your refund policy?
Please review all orders carefully before a purchase is made, as all sales are final.