Daniel Amen, M.D., is director and founder of The Amen Clinic for Behavioral Medicine. His private practice specializes in child, adolescent, and adult behavioral medicine and nuclear brain imaging. He is board-certified in general psychiatry and child psychiatry. He has authored 15 books, including Healing ADD: The Breakthrough Program That Allows You to See and Heal the Six Types of Attention Deficit Disorder and Change Your Brain, Change Your Life, as well as many professional publications. He has appeared on numerous television and radio programs, including The Today Show, Good Morning America, and 48 Hours.
Chap Clark, Ph.D., is associate professor of youth, family, and culture at Fuller Theological Seminary and team leader and pastor of Emmanuel Church in Burbank, CA. His books include, Creative Bible Lesson in Romans: Faith on Fire, Daughters and Dads, and his latest book, Hurt: Inside the World of Today’s Teenagers.
Tim Clinton, Ed.D., LPC, LMFT, is president of the nearly 50,000-member AACC and is Professor of Counseling and Executive Director of the Liberty University Center for Counseling and Family Studies. He is a popular speaker and author of several best-selling books.
Mark Crawford, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist and a partner in the Lyles & Crawford Clinical Consulting practice in Roswell, GA. He was clinical director of a Rapha Inpatient Unit for children and adolescents in Atlanta, and serves as a consulting psychologist to the Westminster Schools in the Atlanta area. Mark received his Ph.D. in clinical psychology from St. Louis University, and is author of The Obsessive-Compulsive Trap.
Archibald Hart, Ph.D., FPPR, is senior professor of psychology and Dean Emeritus in the Department of Clinical Psychology at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, CA. He is a licensed psychologist, certified biofeedback practitioner, and is a board certified fellow in psychopharmacology. Arch was recently the Executive Editor and Director of International Relations for the AACC. He is an internationally-known speaker on Christian counseling and is the author of nearly 30 books.
Catherine Hart Weber, Ph.D., is a licensed marriage and family therapist who serves on the International Foursquare Board for CARE counseling resource for pastors and their families and speaks extensively on marital enrichment and women’s issues. She is a teacher, lecturer and author, writing numerous book chapters, journal and magazine articles and is co-author of two books on sexuality and depression.
Glen Havens, M.D., is director of the Ark Psychiatric Services in Atlanta, GA. A frequent contributor to Christian Counseling Today magazine, he recently wrote a chapter on childhood ADHD in David Stoop’s book on Christian parenting. He received his M.D. from the Medical University of South Carolina and completed his psychiatric residency at the Wright State School of Medicine while on active duty in the Air Force.
Donna Rice Hughes, B.A., is an internationally-known Internet safety expert and advocate. She currently serves as the President of Enough Is Enough, a national non-profit educational organization whose mission is to make the Internet safer for children and families (www.enough.org). Her book, Kids Online: Protecting Your Children In Cyberspace (Revell, September 1998), was heralded by the media, parent groups, industry leaders, and Congress as a “powerful tool for parents.” Donna received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of South Carolina and graduated Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa.
Mark R. Laaser, Ph.D., is director and founder of Faithful and True Ministries and is director of AACC’s Institute for Healthy Sexuality. He lectures nationally and consults with hospitals and treatment centers around the country. Mark is the author of The Pornography Trap and Talking to Your Kids About Sex, among other books.
Diane Langberg, Ph.D., chairs AACC’s Executive Board and is a licensed psychologist with Diane Langberg & Associates in Jenkintown, Pennsylvania. She is also the author of Counseling Survivors of Sexual Abuse and On the Threshold of Hope: Opening the Door to Healing for Survivors of Sexual Abuse (both Tyndale).
Linda Mintle, Ph.D., is a licensed clinical social worker, specializing in marriage and family therapy, eating disorders and infertility. She currently serves on the adjunct psychology faculty at Wheaton College. Linda writes professionally for the mass market with a monthly column in Charisma and Extraordinary Women magazines. She is the author of numerous articles and books including, A Daughter’s Journey Home, Kids Killing Kids, Getting Unstuck, Divorce Proofing Your Marriage, Lose it for Life and Overweight Kids.
Troy Morgan, J.D., Esq., serves as CAO and Legal Counsel for the AACC. Troy is an attorney and a nationally recognized author, trainer and mediator. He often lectures on Ethics, Negotiation Techniques, Conflict Management and Alternative Dispute Resolution. Troy was previously the President of the National Mediation Network and Director of Consolidated Legal Concepts, Inc. that served more than 100 (EAPs) and 22 million households throughout the U.S. and Canada. He holds a Master’s of Law in Alternative Dispute Resolution from Pepperdine University and a Juris Doctorate from the Jones School of Law.
George Ohlschlager, J.D., LCSW, is the author of several books including Law for the Christian Counselor (with Peter Mosgofian) and Competent Christian Counseling, Volume One (with Tim Clinton). He serves as an Executive Consultant to the American Association of Christian Counselors.
Gary J. Oliver, Ph.D., is executive director of The Center for Relationship Enrichment and professor of psychology and practical theology at John Brown University. He is a licensed clinical psychologist, a Clinical Member and Approved Supervisor in the AAMFT, and a Certified Family Life Educator (C.F.L.E.).
Douglas E. Rosenau, Ed.D., is a Licensed Psychologist and Marriage and Family Therapist, specializing in sex therapy. He is a nationally-known speaker and author of A Celebration of Sex and Slaying the Marriage Dragons. Doug maintains a private practice and serves as an adjunct professor of Human Sexuality in the Master’s in Counseling program at Psychological Studies Institute in Atlanta, Georgia.
Gary Sibcy, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist and professional counselor with Piedmont Psychiatric Center in Lynchburg, VA. He has done extensive research on attachment theory and consults for various group homes regarding attachment-disordered children. Gary is also an assistant professor in Liberty University’s doctoral program in professional counseling.
Wesley K. Stafford, Ph.D., is president of Compassion International. He grew up in a remote village in West Africa with missionary parents — developing a lifelong passion to help the poor and needy. Wesley is a graduate of Moody Bible Institute, Biola University, Wheaton College Graduate School, and Michigan State University.
David Stoop, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist and founder and director of the Center for Family Therapy in Newport Beach, CA. He also teaches part-time in the Graduate School of Psychology at Fuller Theological Seminary. A member of AACC Executive Board, David consults and speaks around the world on a wide range of marriage and family topics. He is an ordained minister in the Christian and Missionary Alliance and has authored more than 25 books, including The Complete Marriage Book and The Complete Parenting Book, both by Revell.
Daniel S. Sweeney, Ph.D., is a professor in the graduate department of counseling at George Fox University in Portland, OR. He is also the director of the Northwest Center for Play Therapy Studies at George Fox and board member of the Association for Play Therapy. Daniel has a small private practice and has extensive experience in working with children and families. He presents internationally on play and sandtray therapy, and has authored several books, including Counseling Children Through the World of Play and the Handbook of Group Play Therapy.
Basyle J. (Boz) Tchividjian, J.D., serves as adjunct professor at Stetson University and Daytona Beach Community College. He is a former Assistant State Attorney, Seventh Judicial Circuit (1994-2001). Boz was chief Prosecutor, Sexual Crimes Division, where he gained much experience in cases involving sexual abuse and harassment. He is the attorney for the I-Care Child Advocacy Center, as well as serving as a member of the Advisory Board for the Center.
Cynthia Ulrich Tobias is Founder, Manager and CEO of AppLe St. (Applied Learning Styles). In addition to a busy speaking schedule, Cynthia coordinates the AppLe St. education and commerce programs and administers various learning styles projects throughout North American and internationally.
John Trent, Ph.D., is president of Encouraging Words and StrongFamilies.com, a ministry committed to strengthening marriages and family relationships worldwide. John teaches and is invited to speak at conferences across the country. In addition to speaking, he has authored and co-authored more than a dozen award-winning and best-selling books.
Tom Whiteman, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist and founder and director of Life Counseling Services, in Paoli, PA. He also is director of Fresh Start Seminars and presents up to 50 programs a year on divorce recovery. Tom has written several books including, The Marriage Mender, Adult ADD, Victim of Love, and The Complete Stress Management Workbook.
H. Norman Wright, M.A., MRE, LMFT, is a California licensed marriage and family therapist. Proud owner of two beautiful golden retrievers, Aspen and Shadow, he is also the best-selling author of more than 70 books on communication, marriage and family including, A Friend Like No Other, Everything I Know About Parenting I Learned from My Puppy, Before You Say “ I Do,” and 101 Questions to Ask Before you Get Engaged.