Tennessee Association of Pastoral Therapists

Providing collegiality and continuing education for clinical pastoral therapists and advocacy for the profession of pastoral therapy in Tennessee.

Welcome to TNAPT!

Our organization seeks to integrate the theological and psychological disciplines to equip therapists for providing holistic care to people seeking healing.

You are invited to our Midwinter Gathering through Zoom! 

January 19, 2024
Online Through Zoom
6:45 – 9:00 PM

2 hours CE credit

Dr. Emily Oliver

Friday, Jan. 19 (7:00 – 8:00 PM)
1 CE Available
Central Standard Time
Evangelical Purity Culture Movement and Mental Health Treatment Considerations
Emily Oliver, PhD, LMFT, is a Licensed Marital and Family Therapist in the state of Tennessee and Assistant Professor at Richmont Graduate University in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Emily holds a PhD in Marriage and Family Therapy from Lee University, a MA in Marriage and Family Therapy with specializations in Christian Sex Therapy and Child & Adolescent Therapy from Richmont Graduate University, and a BA in Psychology from Taylor University. 

Friday, Jan. 19 (8:00 – 9:00 PM)
1 CE Available
Central Standard Time
Meaning and Mental Health with Religious “Dones”
Preston Hill (PhD, MLitt, University of St Andrews) is Assistant Professor of Integrative Theology at Richmont Graduate University, where he serves as the Co-Chair of Integration and the Director of the Doctor of Ministry Program. His doctoral research offers the first book-length study of Christ’s descent into hell in the theology of John Calvin. His current research focuses on reformation theology, science, and mental health.

Dr. Preston Hill

For more information, explore our Midwinter Gathering page in the menu at the top of this page or click on the button below.

Become a Member of TNAPT!

If you are (1) ordained and/or endorsed to the ministry of pastoral therapy/counseling by a religious endorsing body, (2) a licensed mental health professional in Tennessee, (3) being trained under supervision in a mental health discipline, or (4) a student pursuing a degree in a mental health discipline, we would love to have you join TNAPT!

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