Frauke Schaefer

Past medical missionary seeking to help missionaries thrive and find restoration in stress related and mental health concerns

Family physician from Germany; served in medical mission in Nepal with INF 1990-1997; returned to get more training in psychotherapy and psychiatry; married and moved to NC/USA; psychiatry residency at Duke University; research about trauma and resilience among missionaries; co-author and editor of book Trauma & Resilience: A Handbook; supporting missionaries through private practice, consultation, and training; staff of Barnabas International; associated with Alongside, MI.