Professional Track*

The Professional track is for licensed, registered, and training therapists and students in the mental health field. The goal is to receive specific professional trainings for Christian therapists that would strengthen the ability to provide validated and biblically sound treatments.

* You must be in the Counseling Profession to register for this track. Up to 11 CEU credits available for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs and LEPs  for an additional $20 (1 unit for each session hour you attend). Sign in/out required for CEU credits.



Friday, August 9, 2019

  • 12:00-12:30 Registration

  • 12:30-1:30 Lunch

  • 1:30-1:45 Welcome and Introduction

  • 1:45-2:30 Power of Safety in Therapy – Todd Spath

  • 2:30-2:35 Break


  • 2:35-3:45 Cultural Competency in Therapy – LaShell Pope & Cresenda Jones

  • 3:45-3:50 Break

  • 3:50-4:30 Working with  High-Stress Family Situations - Michele Smith

  • 4:30-5:30 Panel Q & A


Friday, August 9, 2019


  • 7:00-7:15 Welcome and Introduction


  • 7:15-8:00 Anxiety Inside Out – Tim Sumerlin


  • 8:00-8:15 Break


  • 8:15-9:00 Shame Inside Out – David Bruce


Saturday, August 10, 2019


  • 8:00-9:00 Registration/Continental Breakfast


  • 9:00-9:10 Welcome & Introduction


Inside Out… Specialties Presentations by Tracks 9:00-4:00


  • 9:10-10:00 Session 1 Sexuality in the Church and the Family - Jennifer Konzen

  • 10:00-10:10 Break


  • 10:10-11:00 Session 2 ACT & DBT: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy & Dilectical & Behaviorial Therapy – Jennifer Konzen & Todd Spath


  • 11:00-11:10 Break


  • 11:10-12:00 Session 3 Consideration for Medical Cannabis Use in Patients with Concomitant Mental Health Disorders - Sasha Noe

  • 12:00-1:00 Lunch

  • 1:00-1:50 Session 4 EFT and Conflict Resolution for Couples – Todd Spath & Jennifer Konzen

  • 1:50-2:00 Break


  • 2:00-2:50 Session 5 Couple and Individual Treatment for Addiction – Jennifer Konzen & Bev Ozanne


  • 2:50-3:00 Break


  • 3:00-3:50 Session 6 Treating Trauma - Mike Newman


  • 3:50-4:00 Break


  • 4:00-5:00 Soul of an Organization – Steve Staten


  • 5:00 Close




Cost: $20; 11 CEUs available for additional $20 course. Meets the qualifications for 11 hours of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. The Center for Sexuality is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for Marriage and Family Therapists. The Center for Enriching Relationships maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content. Provider: The Center for Sexuality, #98793. CEU certificates of completion awarded at the conclusion of the training.


Cancellation/Refund Policy: All registrations are final. Registration fees for courses that cannot be attended by the purchaser can be applied to future courses with the Center for Sexuality. (you will want to decide how you'd like to word this)


Disclaimer & Cancellation Policy: In the event a course is canceled, The Center for Sexuality is only responsible for reimbursement of fees paid for the seminar with the exception of force majeure. All costs incurred for travel arrangements are the sole responsibility of the individual or entity that made those arrangements. 


CEU’s: CEU’s are NOT included in the price of these workshops. CEUs will be available for $20/course at the event. 

Disability Access: For questions regarding disability accessibility call 661-718-3662 or email

Grievance Policy: We want to create a learning environment that respects the diversity our attendees bring to these events. If you are dissatisfied with your experience, please email us at or contact us via phone at 858-775-0500 to further discuss your concerns.

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