About the Books

The first two books in the BRAVE Series are companion books and were published in January 2018 and 2019. They are my story and the therapy process of healing and integration. The third book is the prequel to BRAVE.

For more information on the BRAVE Series . . . 


Click on books for more information....

About Janyne (think Janine)

Who Did Jeannie Grow Up to Be?

What's Coming? 

Watch here for upcoming events and announcements. There are more books, speaking engagements, and more! Be sure to check back!


I am both honored and excited to begin my second year on the Board of Directors for the Attachment & Trauma Network (ATN). This organization is doing incredible work to help traumatized children, their families, and educators.

You can read about my journey with ATN here . . . 

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What's the Latest News?

I am working hard to launch


and have updated most pages here at the website! For the latest podcasts, click here and scroll down! 

Stay tuned for more!

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In case you haven't read the article in the Point Loma

Nazarene University (PLNU)  

alumni magazine,

The Viewpoint

Blue Surface

Janyne McConnaughey, Ph.D.

BRAVE Healing Childhood Trauma

"How I wish everyone could have access to this profound book as its message of healing and recovery are urgently needed in our world.”    -Susan Jenkins, Author

All information and resources at this website have been presented as part of my personal story and does not replace professional psychological care for mental health issues. The only legal and ethical advice I can offer is to seek professional help. 

If you have had or are having suicidal thoughts, please call: 

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 


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