Dr. Dorothy E. Hooks is the driving force behind her organizations and fills the Chief Executive Director role. Dr. Hooks is an Author, CEO/Founder and qualified Christian Counselor who specializes in abuse recovery for battered/abused women and their children in Lake County FL. She is also an overcomer by the grace of God from the bondage of domestic violence/abuse herself; so she can identify with abused women. Not only did God deliver Dr. Hooks from the bondage of domestic abuse but from childhood issues (abandonment, rejection, sexual assault, etc.) which caused her to become a co-dependent and allow herself to become a victim of domestic violence. Now, Dr. Hooks has been blessed by God with two organizations (The Lula McGrady Foundation, Inc. - a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit & Abused Woman Ministries, Inc.) which help abused women and their children recover from the bondage of domestic abuse.
Dr. Hooks is recognized by the State of Florida’s Attorney General’s Office as a Designated Victim’s Advocate, has completed the State of Florida’s Foster Parent Training, is a Radio Personality, and Speaker. Dr. Hooks also conduct training workshops, group trainings, individual training sessions and counsel women via telephone/email domestically and internationally, to educate women on abuse and how to recover from it using her program, “Abused Woman Recovery Program” (AWRP).
Dr. Hooks formed The Lula McGrady Foundation, Inc. and Abused Woman Ministries, Inc. in Lake County because of her goal to see people set free from bondage; especially, the bondage of domestic violence. She is passionate about helping the homeless, women of domestic violence and their children, divorced women, unwed teenage mothers, and teenage high school dropout girls.
This is the 2nd Ed, of the first book, "Unholy Matrimony: Healing For The Abused Woman," which is the first book in the "Abuse Recovery Series." The "Abuse Recovery Series" books, are a part of the educational series Dr. Hooks designed called “Abused Woman Recovery,” to help abused and battered women of domestic violence.
In this book, Dr. Dorothy E. Hooks explains the importance of seeking God BEFORE you decide to go into another relationship, leading to marriage. Dr. Hooks understands that we all want someone to love and for that person to love us in return.
In "Healing the Wounds of the Past: Stepping out of Rejection into Wholeness," Dr. Dorothy E. Hooks is going to share with you her journey, of how God delivered her from the spirit of rejection and show you how to be delivered; this is the third book in Dr. Hooks' "Abuse Recovery Series."
In this book, Dr. Dorothy E. Hooks talks about the consequences of marrying out of God’s will. Dr. Hooks state: “We form ungodly soul ties and get involved with ungodly people when we don’t acknowledge God in all our ways. This can and most likely will cause us to become victims of domestic violence/abuse. God is the only One who can bring you out of an abusive relationship."
In this book, Dr. Dorothy E. Hooks talks about the consequences of marrying out of God’s will. Dr. Hooks state: “We form ungodly soul ties and get involved with ungodly people when we don’t acknowledge God in all our ways."
In this book, Dr. Dorothy E. Hooks lets us know that Christ has already made it possible for us to win the battle in our minds. He has condemned sin in the flesh, causing us to be able to defeat Satan with the power He has given us. We must have our minds transformed by the Word of God, so we can know how to use this power.
In this book, Dr. Dorothy E. Hooks, PsyD, describes “The Love of The Father.” Dr. Hooks explains, “What Is The Love of The Father?,” how to “Experience The Love of The Father,” “Why We Love The Father,” and extends an “Invitation to Take the Journey” to experience the love of the Father for yourself.