Journey To Wholeness

Journey to Wholeness: Celebrating Healthy Sexuality
March 15, 2013 at Cincinnati Christian University

Journey to Wholeness was one-day conference to equip counselors, ministers, and lay leaders to deal with issues of pornography and sexual addiction by promoting a positive, biblical approach to sexual purity.

2013 Keynote speaker: Dr. Richard Blankenship, Director of the Cornerstone Professional Counseling Center and Cornerstone Intimacy & Healthy Sexuality

Richard is the president and director of the International Association of Certified Sexual Addiction Specialists (IACSAS). Richard is on the board of directors for the Association for Partners of Sex Addicts Trauma Specialists (APSATS). He developed the first graduate course to be taught on sexual addiction with a colleague and guest lectures in a variety of courses. Richard is a frequent guest on radio and television shows in the Atlanta area dealing with sexual addiction, spouses/families of addicts, and domestic violence. He is the author of the LIFE guide for young men, S.A.R.A.H. (Spouses of Addicts Rebuilding and Healing), Spouses of Sex Addicts: Hope for the Journey, and the LIFE Guide for Couples (coauthored by Jackie Coleman.) Richard holds two masters degrees; an M.Ed. from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and an M.A. from Harding University Graduate School. Richard is a licensed professional counselor (LPC) with the state of Georgia, a nationally certified counselor (NCC) with the national board of certified counselors, a certified clinical sexual addiction specialist (CCSAS) and a certified clinical hypnotherapist (CCH.) He is married with two children and has practiced with churches and counseling centers for almost 25 years.

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Keynote speaker: Dr. Mark Laaser
Dr. Laaser is an internationally known author and speaker who has written six books, including Healing the Wounds of Sexual Addiction, and The Pornography Trap. He is also an adjunct faculty member at several graduate schools. He and his wife Debbie started Faithful and True Ministries to counsel couples healing from sexual addiction.

Plenary Session One Audio
Plenary Session Two Audio
Plenary Session Three Audio

Dr. Tim Barber, Professor and Field Chair of Pastoral Counseling at Cincinnati Christian University.
Breakout Session: Avoiding the Spiritual Bypass: Why solving sexual problems is more than a spiritual issue.

Breakout Session Audio