Early Registration Deadline Approaching For Bryan's Critical Thought And Practice Symposium

Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Early registration, with its conference fee discounts, ends Oct. 29 for “Into the Consulting Room: Five Approaches to Counseling and Christianity.”  Last-minute registrations, at the non-discounted price, will be available at the conference registration table.    
         

Jointly sponsored by the Bryan Institute for Critical Thought and Practice and Richmont Graduate University, the symposium is designed for psychologists, counselors, social workers and those in related fields to have the opportunity to hear and observe various models of integrating counseling and Christian faith. The symposium will be held Friday and Saturday, Nov. 2-3 at the Chattanooga Convention Center. In addition to snapshots of these five models, counselors will offer a clinical demonstration of their method.

The event will be moderated by Dr. Timothy A. Sisemore, director of research and professor of psychology and counseling at Richmont Graduate University, and Dr. Stephen P. Greggo, professor of counseling at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. Sisemore and Greggo are co-editors of the recently-released InterVarsity Press volume Counseling and Christianity: Five Approaches.                Speakers include Dr. Diane Langberg, a faculty member at Westminster Theological Seminary and director of Langberg and Associates, a group practice in suburban Philadelphia; Dr. Mark R. McMinn, professor of psychology at George Fox University; Dr. Gary W. Moon, executive director of the Martin Institute for Christianity and Culture and the Dallas Willard Center for Christian Spiritual Formation at Westmont College; Dr. Thomas G. Plante, professor of psychology at Santa Clara University and adjunct clinical professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Stanford University School of Medicine; and Dr. Stuart W. Scott,  who teaches biblical counseling at The Southern Baptist Seminary.


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