Dr. Theresa Burke is a Catholic wife to her husband Kevin and mother to their five children. She is the founder of Rachel’s Vineyard – the largest post-abortion ministry in the world. Since 1993, the Rachel’s Vineyard model has spread to 49 states and is in over 70 countries.

Dr. Burke holds an M.A. and Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology and is a Nationally Certified Psychologist, a Certified Diplomat of the American Psychotherapy Association, a Licensed Professional Counselor, a Board Certified Clinical Psychotherapist, and a Diplomat of the American Board of Forensic Counselors. She holds membership in the Society for Catholic Social Scientists and the American Association of Christian Counselors.

Theresa serves as a Pastoral Associate of Priests for Life and is the author of Forbidden Grief: The Unspoken Pain of Abortion.

Rachel’s Vineyard weekends for healing after abortion have helped mothers, fathers, married couples, grandparents, siblings of aborted children, and former abortion industry workers.

Check out our healing after abortion page for more on the help that is available.

Rachel’s Vineyard – Healing the Pain of Abortion One Weekend at a Time:

Dr. Theresa Burke’s presentation on trauma and the work of Rachel’s Vineyard in Australia: