Dr. Jessica Young Brown is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who consults with churches on a variety of topics including mental health, clergy self-care, spiritual gifts, race and racism, generational trauma, and anxiety, among others.


workshops; training; assessments; coaching; organizational consulting

Best For

clergy and lay leaders


Varies per service

Suggested Uses

  • Retain Dr. Jessica Young Brown to conduct a workshop to help identify the spiritual gifts of those in your congregation.
  • Help the leaders of your congregation learn more about mental health of those affiliated with your church and how to live through the pain of anxiety, trauma, and depression.
  • Understand the long-term effects of generational trauma experienced and learn about race and racism by holding a workshop series or training presented by Dr. Jessica Young Brown.

About the Contributor

Karen Goley

Karen Goley uses her resource knowledge and relational style to work closely with congregations as a resource consultant and behind the scenes with our robust database of resources and doing project work.  Prior to joining the Center, Karen spent over fifteen years in the human resources field, serving nonprofit and financial services organizations in the Indianapolis area and the suburbs of Chicago.

With faith as her foundation, Karen enjoys spending quality time with her family and is a very proud Purdue University alum.  Having earned a bachelor’s degree in Organizational Leadership and Supervision, Karen put her pride on full display by naming the family pup Mackey- after Purdue basketball’s Mackey Arena.  Boiler Up!

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