Dan Allender, Ph.D.,
President and Professor of Counseling, Mars Hill Graduate School at Western Seminary; Senior Editor, Mars Hill Review; Founder and Director, Wounded Heart Ministries; private counseling practice; Ordained Presbyterian minister; award-winning author, speaker, and seminar presenter; Bainbridge Island, WA. B.A., Ohio Wesleyan; M.S., Barry College; M.Div., Westminster Seminary; Ph.D., Michigan State University.
David Arp, B.A., MSSW,
Co-founder and Co-director, Marriage Alive International; award-winning author, speaker, seminar leader, TV/radio personality and co-host, The Family Workshop, Knoxville, TN. B.A., MSSW, University of Georgia.
Claudia Arp, B.S.,
Co-founder and Co-director, Marriage Alive International; award-winning author, speaker, seminar leader, TV/radio personality and co-host, The Family Workshop, Knoxville, TN. B.S., University of Georgia.
David Carder, M.A.,
M.A., is Associate Pastor and Director of Lay Counseling at First Evangelical Free Church in Fullerton, California. Author, speaker and seminar leader. B.A., M.A., Calvary Bible College; M.A., Wayne State University.
Gary Chapman, Ph.D., B.A.,
in Anthropology from Wheaton College in Illinois; M.A. in Anthropology from Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC; M.R.E. in Education Administration and a Ph.D. in Adult Education from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas. He has done additional graduate work at Duke University and the University of North Carolina on the history and philosophy of education.
Timothy 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.,
Psychologist and President, Lyles, Crawford, and Petronella Clinical Consulting; Licensed Psychologist; author and speaker; Atlanta, GA. B.A., University of Tennessee, M.S., Ph.D., Saint Louis University.
Archibald Hart, Ph.D., B.Sc.,
University of South Africa; M.Sc., Ph.D., University of Natal; Licensed Psychologist; Professor & Former Dean of the School of Psychology, Fuller Graduate School of Theology; Certified Biofeedback Practitioner; Board Certified Diplomate Fellow in Psychopharmacology.
Donald Harvey, Ph.D.,
Associate Professor of Psychology, Trevecca Nazarene University; private counseling practice; Licensed Professional Counselor; author; Nashville, TN. B.A., Bethany Nazarene College; M.A., University of Alabama; Ph.D., Virginia Tech.
Ron E. Hawkins, D.Min., Ed.D., B.A.,
Barrington College; M.Div., Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary; Ed.S., Lynchburg College; D.Min., Westminster Theological Seminary; Ed.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; Licensed Professional Counselor; Dean, Liberty University, College of Arts & Sciences.
Ed Hindson, D.Phil., D.Min., Th.D.,
is Professor and Dean, Institute of Biblical \Studies, and Assistant to the Chancellor at Liberty University. D.Phil., University of South
Africa; D.Min., Westminster Theological Seminary; Th.D., Trinity Graduate School; Th.M., Grace Theological Seminary; M.A., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School; B.A., Tyndale College.
Michael Lyles, M.D.,
Founding Partner, Lyles & Crawford Clinical Consulting; and member of AACC Executive Board. M.D., B.S., University of Michigan Accelerated Medical Program; Psychiatric Residency, Duke University Medical Center.
Chris McCluskey, MSW,
is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, also certified in sex therapy. He has specialized in sexual enrichment and sexual addictions, consulting nationally on his treatment program. Chris is a frequent presenter on sexuality at Regional and World Conferences on Christian counseling, and has had wide exposure through radio, television, and print media.
Gary Oliver, Th.M., Ph.D.,
Professor and Executive Director, John Brown University Center for Relationship Enrichment; Editor, Marriage & Family: A Christian Journal ; and member of AACC Executive Board. Ph.D., University of Nebraska; M.Div., Talbot Theological Seminary; Th.M., Fuller Theological Seminary; B.A., Biola University.
George Ohlschlager, J.D., BCPPC,
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..
Les Parrott III, Ph.D., B.A.,
Olivet Nazarene University; M.A., Fuller Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Fuller Graduate School of Psychology; Licensed Psychologist; Associate Professor of Psychology & Co-Director of the Center for Relationship Development at Seattle Pacific University.
Leslie Parrot, Ed.D.,
Co-Director, Center for Relationship Development at Seattle Pacific University; private practice in marriage and family therapy; Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist; best-selling author, national speaker, seminar leader, and Co-Editor of the NIV Marriage Devotional Bible ; Seattle, WA.
Craig Parshall, Esq.,
Trial & Constitutional Lawyer, religious freedom, civil liberties, and pro-family cases; Congressional consultant, helped draft the Religious Freedom Amendment; author, debater, TV personality, and public policy advocate; Washington, DC. B.A., Carroll College; J.D. Marquett University
Janet Parshall, B.A.,
Host of nationally syndicated and award-winning radio program, Janet Parshall’s America; chief spokesperson, Family Research Council; best-selling author, speaker, debater, and public policy advocate. B.A., Carroll College.
Doug Rosenau, Ed.D.,
Ed.D., is a licensed psychologist and marriage and family therapist specializing in sex therapy. 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, GA..
Gary Smalley, D.Lit.,
Co-Host, Smalley Relationship Center; best-selling and award-winning author, video speaker, seminar leader, and national TV personality; Branson, MO. B.A., University of California; M.Div., Bethel Seminary; D.Lit., Biola
Greg Smalley, Psy.D.,
Psy.D.; President, Today’s Family Counseling Center; author and seminar leader; M.A., Denver Seminary; M.A., Psy.D., Rosemead Graduate School of Psychology.
Michael Smalley, M.A.,
Director of the Smalley Marriage and Family Center, The Woodlands, TX. Marriage and Family Therapist, Author, and Seminar Leader.
M.A. Wheaton College.
David Stoop, Ph.D.,
is a clinical psychologist and founder and director of the Center for Family Therapy in Newport Beach, CA. David is a member of the AACC Executive Board.
Jan Stoop, Ph.D.,
Private counseling practice in marriage and family therapy; Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist; author, speaker, and seminar leader; Newport Beach, CA. M.A., Fuller Seminary; Ph.D., California Graduate Institute.
Michael R. Sytsma, Ph.D.,
a Licensed Professional Counselor. Michael is also a skilled and experienced therapist. He holds an M.S. in Community Counseling from Georgia State and a Ph.D. in Child and Family Development/Marriage and Family Therapy from the University of Georgia, where he focused on marital sexual therapy – especially sexual desire disorders in married couples.
Debra Taylor, M.A.,
Private practice in marriage, family, and sex therapy; Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, and Certified Sex Therapist; author and speaker; Ventura, CA. B.A., Pepperdine University; M.A., Azusa Pacific University; Certificate in Human Sexuality, UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute.
Leslie Vernick, MSW, LCSW,
is a licensed clinical social worker with a private counseling practice. She received her master’s degree at the University of Illinois and has completed postgraduate work in biblical counseling and cognitive therapy.
Neil Clark Warren, Ph.D.,
Private practice in clinical psychology; Founder, Associated Psychological Services; former Professor and Dean, Fuller Graduate School of Psychology; award-winning author and speaker; Pasadena, CA. B.A., Pepperdine; M.Div., Princeton Theological Seminary; Ph.D., University of Chicago.
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.
Tom Whiteman, Ph.D.,
is a licensed psychologist and founder and director of Life Counseling Services in Paoli, PA. He is 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.
Sandy Wilson, Ph.D.,
is a marriage & family therapist and adjunct seminary professor. Ph.D., The Union Institute; M.A., University of Louisville; B.S., University of Cincinnati.
Everett Worthington, Ph.D., B.S.N.E.,
University of Tennessee; M.S.N.E., Massachusetts Institute of Technology; M.A., University of Missouri; Ph.D., University of Missouri; Licensed Clinical Psychologist; Professor at Virginia Commonwealth University.
H Norman Wright, M.A., MRE, LMFT,
is a licensed Marriage, Family and Child Therapist. He is the former director of the Graduate Department of Marriage, Family and Child Counseling at Biola University, as well as an associate professor of Christian Education and Director of the Graduate Department of Christian Education at the Talbot School of Theology.
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