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Christina Wilson

Dr. Christina R. Wilson is an instructor, writer, essential skills trainer and an I Heart Resolution Business Owner.

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Chris is a conflict resolution specialist who studies and teaches conflict resolution, communication, and emotional intelligence skills.

She’s passionate about people and helps them discover their unique strengths and build robust skills resulting in healthy and fulfilling relationships.

Chris has taught social-emotions skills and restorative justice concepts to inmates for several years and continues to enjoy diverse career interests, including adjunct sociology professor, conflict coach, and corporate trainer.

Work Experience

  • I Heart Resolution – Organizational Trainer and Consultant – Aug. 2012 to present
  • Weber State University – Adjunct Professor, Sociology and Anthropology Department – Mar. 2020 to present
  • Fortis College – Instructor, Core Curriculum – Jan. 2017 to present
  • Utah Jail System – ROPES Course for Inmates, Program Facilitator – Sept. 2013 to Aug. 2018
  • Positions held for Utah State Juvenile Court:
    • Administrator, Mediator, Education Liaison – May 2006 to Aug. 2011
    • Juvenile Probation Officer – Sept. 1999 to May 2006
    • Court Clerk – Oct. 1994 to Sept. 1999

First- and Second-Author Publications

  • Wilson, C. R. (2016). Unshackled: A phenomenological study of the effects of holistic conflict resolution training on inmate self-efficacy.
  • Wilson, C. R., & Bastidas, E. P. (2017). Positive Criminology: A catalyst for change? Corrections Today, 34-40.

Education & Degrees

A Personal Message From Chris

We are capable of amazing things. If we slow down, be mindful, and appreciate what we have, we can find a great place of peace and strength.

– Chris

Why Should You Trust What Chris Writes?

Chris is passionate about wellbeing and incorporates it in her writing and courses. She experiments with exercises and suggestions herself before providing them to readers, as she wants to ensure that they work.