that human suffering is not a fate to be borne, but a challenge to be overcome. He is a Senior Faculty member at the Arizona Trauma Institute and Trauma Institute International. For more than 35 years, Roderick has worked with individuals from diversified backgrounds, cultures, and social circumstances, and his life-long mission has been to guide those injured and traumatized to reclaim their life’s purpose and meaning.
Dr. Logan is a Certified Clinical Trauma Specialist, a Certified Family Trauma Professional, and a certified facilitator in Forward-Facing Trauma Therapy.
Roderick is a teacher combating ignorance and apathy. He believes those who aspire to teach others need themselves to be a student committed to a life of learning and re-learning. Among Roderick’s teachers and mentors are: Dr. Robert Rhoton, Dr. Eric Gentry, Dr. Skip Moen, Robert Gorelik. His experiences include working with and advocating for children, young people, parents, educators, professional and non-professional caregivers; from juveniles in lockup at California’s Youth Authority in the early 1980s to more recently his work with the Arizona Department of Child Safety, the Arizona Department of Corrections, and multiple community service organizations serving at risk populations. Dr. Logan’s prolific platform integrated with his scholastic achievements uniquely qualifies him as an authority on trauma-informed care, principles for resiliency building, and pathways for navigating the optimum life.
Roderick and his wife, Melody, have been married for more than 40 years. Together they raised three children and have eight grandchildren. To his family and close friends, Roderick is known as, “the man in the boat, rowing backwards into the future.”