2021 CCT Annual Conference
Dr. Les Carter
Dr. Les Carter began his counseling career in 1980 with the Minirth Meier Clinic in Richardson, Tx., where he remained for 25 years. In 2005 he cofounded the Southlake Psychiatric and Counseling Center in Southlake, TX. He is a best-selling author of 20 books (with various books translated into 10 languages), including The Anger Trap and When Pleasing You Is Killing Me. His specialties are anger management and narcissistic personality disorder. He has conducted over 65,000 counseling sessions and many workshops and seminars. Currently he hosts the YouTube channel, Surviving Narcissism.
The workshop will be titled: A Christian Perspective On Narcissism
Session 1: Adam, Eve, The Snake, and Narcissism
Session 2: Psychological Barriers Keeping People Stuck in Narcissism
Session 3: The Christ Response To Narcissism
Dr. Russell Bartee
Dr. Bartee has been a Licensed Professional Counselor and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Texas since 1992, primarily practicing in the Fort Worth area. He graduated with a BS in Pre-Medical Science from Oklahoma Christian University and received his master’s degree in Counseling from the University of North Texas. He received his Ph.D. in Marriage and Family Therapy from Texas Woman’s University and is presently an Assistant Professor in the Graduate Counseling Program at Texas Wesleyan University, instructing in the master’s and Doctoral degree programs.
He is an LPC and LMFT Approved Supervisor in Texas as well as an AAMFT Approved Supervisor. He has served as President of the Fort Worth Association for Marriage and Family Therapy for 4 years and on the Board of Directors of the Texas Association for Marriage and Family Therapy for 6 years. He has presented at TAMFT Conferences and in many local organizations and churches. He is married 45 years and has 3 married children with 8 grandchildren (who keep him busy, broke, and blessed!).
Ethics Topic: Ethical Practices for Teletherapy
Dr. Bartee will be presenting on the ethics in using online therapy, citing state and federal regulations as well as best practices and ethical guidelines for licensed professionals. This workshop will be a lecture with small-group breakouts.
Francisco A. Peralta is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin (1980) and received his Master of Education Degree from Southwest Texas State (now Texas State University) in 1988. He is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Board Approved Supervisor for Licensed Professional Counselors. He is also a National Board-Certified Counselor and Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor. Francisco has over 30 years of counseling experience in a variety of settings (non-profit organizations and governmental agencies) as well as serving the body of Christ as associate pastor. This counseling experience includes helping men and women with anger management, substance abuse, sexual addictions, grief/loss, forgiveness, marriage/relational issues, and spiritual formation. He has extensive knowledge and experience in helping individuals and their families with issues related to the criminal justice system. Francisco and his wife Denise are the owners of Abundant Mercy Christian Counseling in Pflugerville, Texas.
Francisco’s approach to counseling is rooted in 2 Timothy 2:24, which calls the Lord’s servants to instruct others with patience, kindness, and compassion, in the hope that God will grant repentance leading to knowledge of the truth, a return to senses and an escape from the enemy. His desire is for those experiencing doubt, hurt, guilt, grief, shame, and estrangement from God to be found, healed, and restored by the pursuing, merciful and gracious God
Topic: “Using the Johori Window with Bibilical Implications”
This workshop will demonstrate that by joining the Johari Window with specific Biblical references, confrontation gives way to the concept of raising awareness.
Courtyard Austin Pflugerville and Pflugerville Conference Center
16100 Impact Way Pflugerville TX 78660
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