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Katherine Barner

Christian Speaker
Houston Texas 77067

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God’s faithfulness shines through the darkness.

God’s faithfulness shines through the darkness.

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Houston, TX 77067
United States of America

Speaking Ministry Details

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Good Shepherd Baptist Church
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Experienced (over 10 events)
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More About Katherine Barner

Katherine Barner is a grief and trauma expert, licensed psychotherapist, author, speaker and Bible teacher. Through robust theological teachings delivered in her down to earth style she helps women discover hope, healing, and transformation. 


Katherine Barner is a Grief & Trauma Expert, Bible Teacher, and Licensed Psychotherapist, dedicated to empowering individuals with the mental, emotional, and spiritual tools needed to lead fulfilling lives. Her passion is sharing the teachings of Jesus to guide and support those she works with in breaking free from their painful pasts and finding inner peace.

Additionally, Katherine holds the position of Director of Heart Care at Grace Center for Spiritual Development. In this capacity, she conducts training for pastors, faith leaders, and lay members, equipping them with valuable insights and skills to impact their community with the gospel.

With nearly three decades of experience in the mental health field, Katherine has served various communities, including local and state law enforcement agencies, domestic and sexual violence crisis centers, individuals struggling with substance abuse disorders, those with severe and persistent mental illness, and the homeless population. Her wealth of professional experience, combined with her personal journey, has granted her a unique perspective on human suffering and the unwavering faithfulness of God.

Katherine is author of the award winning book "God Help Me, I’m Grieving: Finding Healing After Loss." She has contributed to Today’s Purpose Woman magazine and previously hosted her own weekly radio broadcast, "The Pearls of Wisdom Show with Katherine Barner," along with the podcast, "Sister Survivors." Through these platforms, she has engaged in enlightening conversations with esteemed guests like CeCe Winans, Karen Abercrombie, Susie Larson, Wendy Blight, and many others.

She received her Bachelor's degree in Psychology from Spelman College and a Master's degree in Counseling from the University of North Texas. Furthermore, Katherine pursued studies at Grace School of Theology and College of Biblical Studies. She holds certifications as an ICISF crisis responder, Clinical Trauma Specialist, and trained EMDR practitioner.

Beyond her professional accomplishments, Katherine treasures the roles of wife, mother, mother-in-love, and most joyfully, granny.

Above all, Katherine's deep-rooted love for Jesus is the driving force behind her commitment to wholeheartedly serve Him and others.

Katherine Barner Recommendations

Submitted by Grace School Of Theology on Wednesday, Aug 16, 2023

Diane Sustek, Board Member

Katherine is real, transparent, and honest. A speaker that speaks from her heart, leaving every women in the room hanging on her every word and wanting more when she is finished.

  • On Topic

  • Biblical

  • Engaging

  • Memorable

  • Authentic

  • Recommended

Submitted by To Rise Advocacy And Consulting, LLC on Saturday, Aug 05, 2023

Oriana Holmes, Women's Advocate

An engaging & dynamic demonstration of expertise, Katherine Barner sparked conversations and connections among attendees that continued well after the session had ended. That...is how change happens.

  • On Topic

  • Biblical

  • Engaging

  • Memorable

  • Authentic

  • Recommended


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Katherine Barner Speaking Topics

You Are Enough: Silencing the Voice of Self Doubt

As a daughter of the King, you have the power within you to silence the voice of self doubt. The voice telling you there’s no way you can overcome the obstacles in front of you. From...

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Katherine Barner Resources

YouVersion Devotional

If you are struggling with grief, know you are not alone. Scripture is filled with examples of people who experienced the death of someone they held dear. Whether your loss was recent or not, God is able to comfort you. This five-day devotional plan will remind you of His care for those who grieve and mourn. ...

Posted by Katherine Barner on 09/14/2023

God Help Me, I'm Grieving Book

Are you or someone you know grappling with the heavy burden of grief after a profound loss? Discover hope, healing, and spiritual guidance in the Award Winning book, authored by the renowned Christian speaker Katherine Barner. Embrace the Journey of Healing: In this heartfelt book, Katherine Barner offers a compassionate and faith-based perspective on navigating the tumultuous waters of grief. Drawing from her own experiences and a deep well of spiritual wisdom, she provides invaluable insights and practical tips to help you find solace, strength, and renewal in your grief journey. Find Comfort...

Posted by Katherine Barner on 08/02/2023