Thank you for checking out my speaking page. I would love to join you at your event or training. On this page, you will find out what you can expect from me and the topics I frequently speak on. CLICK HERE to contact me to begin the process.

Ryan is kind, he is wise, and he has the energy of many more than one person. – Curt Thompson, M.D., Author of Anatomy of the Soul and The Soul of Shame.

What You Can Expect

  • Prompt response to your emails and calls
  • Phone consultation to discuss the needs of your event
  • Event promotion on my blog with registration links
  • Content that supports the goal of your event
  • Headshots and bio
  • Timeliness in our arrival to your event
  • Professional interaction with your staff and attendees


  • Trust-Based Relational Intervention (TBRI)
  • Connected Parenting
  • Understanding Your Child’s History
  • Coming to Terms with Your Past
  • Hope and Healing
  • Understanding the Impact of Trauma
  • Attachment
  • Empowering Your Child
  • Connecting with Your Child
  • Correcting Your Child
  • Adoption
  • Foster Care
  • Partnering with teachers to help them understand trauma and special needs
  • Teenagers
  • Birth Families
  • Open Adoption
  • Marriage
  • Getting Family and Friends on Board

Ryan is an expert on Trauma-Informed Children’s Ministry. He’s the best I know on this subject. – Jason Johnson, Director of Church Engagement, Christian Alliance for Orphans


  • Empowered to Connect Parent Training
  • Understanding Trauma in the Classroom
  • Rethinking Children’s Ministry: Creating an Environment of Felt Safety
  • Leading in Ministry
  • Crisis Intervention

Thank you again for checking out my speaking page. CLICK HERE to contact me to begin the process. Here is a brief video of me speaking at the 2016 Tapestry Conference.

We just can’t get enough of listening to you! You renew our hope each time we hear you and help give us the will to persevere through hard things with our kids. You are using your gifts well and we are so thankful for you. – Jennifer Keown, Adoptive Parent