Chris Prange-Morgan M.A., MSW
Chris Prange-Morgan, M.A., MSW, considers herself a student of all types of trauma. A self-proclaimed “hope monger” and “recovering idealist,” Chris is passionate about helping others find the tools and resilience to work through their obstacles. Before becoming a parent to her children, Chris worked for more than 10 years as a mental health professional and social worker with adults in the criminal justice system. She has a Master’s degree in social work from Loyola University Chicago, a Certificate of advanced graduate study in pastoral counseling from Neuman College, and a Master of Arts in religious studies from Cardinal Stritch University and is a certified life coach.
Prange-Morgan 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.