Dr. Carrie West
Dr. Carrie West is an assistant professor of communication studies at Schreiner University in Kerrville Texas. Carrie was widowed when she was 29 and had two sons who were 6 and 1 at the time. In the process of searching for tools to help her and her family adjust to their loss, she discovered that resilience is something you can learn and build. She works to provide accessible tools grieving individuals can use to develop these resilient behaviors and skills. She earned her Ph.D. in interpersonal and family communication from the University of Denver and serves as the Director of Research for both Soaring Spirits International and the Soaring Spirits Resilience Center at Schreiner University.