Moral Injury: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Interventions for Trauma, Guilt, Shame, and Anger

Wyatt R. Evans, PhD, ABPP, is a licensed and board-certified psychologist who specializes in moral injury theory, assessment, and interventions. He is a staff psychologist with the VA North Texas Health Care System and assistant professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center. Dr. Evans’ expertise in posttraumatic stress, resilience, and recovery comes from his training a work in military treatment facilities, veterans affairs hospitals, and PTSD research institutions. He is lead author of The Moral Injury Workbook and founded the Moral Injury Special Interest Group of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS). Dr. Evans has consulted with healthcare providers and administrators as well as organizations supporting emergency mangers and first responders to support the recognition, prevention, and treatment of moral injury.


Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Wyatt Evans has employment relationships with University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center, Plano Outpatient Clinic, University of North Texas, and Central Texas College. He receives royalties as a published author. Wyatt Evans receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.

Non-financial: Wyatt Evans is a member of the American Board of Professional Psychology, the American Psychological Association, the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science, and the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies. He is an examiner for the American Board of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy. Wyatt Evans received grants from the Department of Defense and the Department of Veterans Affairs Rehabilitation.