Our Story

Everything we do is rooted in the belief that true, lasting healing of even our deepest wounds is possible. We invite you to learn more about our story, our unique mission, and how you can join us.

Dan Allender

The Allender Center is intended as a space where Dan Allender’s decades of teaching, training, and writing can grow and flourish under a unified vision for healing and transformation.

Who is Dan Allender?
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The Allender Center was founded in 2011 by Dr. Dan Allender and Rebecca Allender, MA, alongside Cathy Loerzel, MA, with the support of The Seattle School of Theology & Psychology.

Meet Our Team
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The mission of The Allender Center is to foster redemption and healing in individuals, couples, and communities by helping them tell their stories with awareness and integrity while training leaders and professionals to engage the stories of others with courage, artistry, and care.

Discover The Allender Center’s Mission
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We shape and embolden leaders through an integration of dynamic instruction, praxis-oriented group work, and rigorous personal narrative work.

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