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Sunday, 09 October 2011 20:57

ABCST Members present at AACC 2011 World Conference

AACC2011Several members of ABCST presented at this year's AACC World Conference. The 2011 "Celebrate Your Faith" conference was attended by around 7,000 counselors, pastors, therapists, ministry leaders, and lay counselors. Led by ABCST Certified Members Dr. Clifford & Joyce Penner, Dr. Douglas Rosenau, and Dr. Mark Yarhouse, the Sex and Healthy Sexuality track was one of 21 different tracks at the conference. Six of the workshops in the track were taught by ABCST members. Additionally, three of the pre-conference workshops were led by ABCST members. We also met many other members at the Sexual Wholeness booth.

Workshops by ABCST members were:

Keys to a Great Sex Life: Equipping Engaged and Newlywed Couples

Douglas Rosenau, ThM, EdD* • Vickie George, MEd, MS* • Vanessa Snyder, MA**



Homosexuality and the Christian: Key Concepts for Pastors, Parents and Friends

Mark Yarhouse, PsyD* • Trista Carr, PhD** • Richard Morton



Sex and The Brain: What We Know & How Knowledge Makes a Difference

Clifford Penner, PhD* • Joyce Penner, MN, RN*



A Christian Application of Mindfulness to Sexual Therapy

Scott Symington, PhD* • Melissa Symington, PhD*



Sex, Lies and Second Life: Spawning the Next Generation of Sexual Sins

James Childerston, PhD* • Kimberly Genger, MS, MA**



Helping Women with Sexual Pain

Debra Taylor, MA* • Kris Christiansen, MD**



Additionaly, Dr. Mark Laaser (ISW faculty member) and Christopher McCluskey (Sexual Wholeness Co-founder) also led workshops.

Penners led a Pre-conference workshop called: Low Sex/No Sex Marriages: Renewing the Passion of Intimacy.

See more pictures of the Sexual Wholeness booth and AACC on our Facebook page.


*ABCST Certified Members  -  **ABCST Associate Members