Janice Harris Lord, LCSW-ACSW, LPC
After beginning her career serving abused and neglected children, Janice became National Director of Victim Services for Mothers Against Drunk Driving in 1982, a position she held until 1997. In 1993, she received a U.S. Presidential Award for “Outstanding Service on Behalf of Victims of Crime.”
For the next ten years, Janice engaged in private practice with trauma survivors of all
In 2008, Janice co-founded Trauma Support Services of North Texas, a non-profit trauma therapy organization that serves victims of violent crime who are without insurance or other ability to pay.
That same year, she was appointed to the 9-member board of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, where she chaired the Victims Committee for six years.
Janice is the author of No Time for Goodbyes: Coping with Sorrow, Anger, and Injustice After a Tragic Death, now in its 7th edition, and co-author of two additional books, Spiritually-Sensitive Caregiving and I’ll Never Forget Those Words: A Practical Guide to Death Notification.
In addition to trauma therapy, her interests include resilience in clients and caregivers, ethics in victim services, trauma-related bereavement, and the role of spirituality in human services.