Mental Health as Ministry

Do you find yourself drawn to walking with people who are hurting and offering them hope and encouragement? Have you wondered if God is calling you to be a counselor or therapist? This seminar will explore the amazing joys and difficult challenges of following Jesus as a mental health professional.

: December 29, 3:15 pm
: ICC 116-117
Dr. Samuel Girguis

Dr. Samuel Girguis is a licensed psychologist who specializes in child/adolescent trauma and resilience. He’s currently the Director of the Doctor of Psychology Program at Azusa Pacific University (APU). Before APU, Dr. Girguis worked with children and adolescents impacted by trauma at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. His work in Cambodia and the Philippines focused on culturally based trauma treatment for youth who’ve experienced trafficking or sexual exploitation. His work in Lebanon has focused on supporting Lebanese aid workers caring for refugees from Syria. 

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