Menninger to Co-sponsor November Psychotherapy & Faith Conference

Friday, October 25, 2013
Menninger is proud to once again cosponsor the Institute for Spirituality and Health’s 22nd annual Psychotherapy and Faith Conference; this year’s conference, “The Spirituality of Hope and Healing: Seeking the Sacred in the Midst of Despair,” is November 15 in Houston.
The conference aims to elucidate the healing and protective benefits of integrating spirituality and religion into mental health care as a means of nurturing hope in the patient and strengthening hope in the provider.
Faculty will include:
  • Warren Kinghorn, MD, ThD, assistant professor of psychiatry and pastoral and moral theology at Duke University Medical Center and Duke University Divinity School;
  • Kenneth Pargament, PhD, professor of clinical psychology at Bowling Green State University and Distinguished Scholar at the Institute for Spirituality and Health;
  • Geraldine S. Fox, MD, MHPE, professor of clinical psychology at the University of Illinois at Chicago;
  • Lisa Miller, PhD, professor and director of clinical psychology at Columbia University, Teacher’s College;
  • Jon G. Allen, PhD, senior staff psychologist and Helen Malsin Palley Chair of Research at The Menninger Clinic and professor of psychiatry in the Menninger Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at Baylor College of Medicine; and
  • Stephen G. Post, PhD, professor of preventive medicine and founding director of the Center for Medical Humanities, Compassionate Care and Bioethics at Stony Brook University School of Medicine.
Six hours of continuing education credit will be available. The cost of the conference is $125 for professionals and $60 for students. It will be held at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church, Bagby Parish Hall, 717 Sage Rd., Houston, Texas 77056.
For more information, including registration details, visit