The SIP training program is a multi-disciplinary, inter-spiritual, multi-racial community of persons gathered for education, connection, and formation in the work of spiritually integrated psychotherapy. It serves licensed and pre-licensed mental health professionals (i.e., counselors, social workers, marriage and family therapists, pastoral counselors, psychologists, psychiatrists, addiction specialists, and more), as well as graduate students in any of those disciplines who seek to explore the ways spirituality, religion, and the search for meaning influence their own lives and the lives of their clients.
Session dates are as follows:
July 15 -16, Friday (3pm-6pm) - Saturday (10am-5pm) Courses 1-3
August 12-13, Friday (3pm-6pm) - Saturday (10am-5pm) Courses 4-6
September 9-10, Friday (3pm-6pm) - Saturday (10am-5pm) Courses 7-9
Course 10 TBA
Reverend Beth Toler, Th.D., LMFT, is an ordained American Baptist minister, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, and Associate Professor of Clinical Counseling and Pastoral Care at Moravian Theological Seminary in Bethlehem, PA. who has extensive experience in various academic, ministry and mental health settings. In addition to her current teaching and academic work at Moravian, Beth currently operates a part time private counseling practice at the Middleton Center for Pastoral Counseling at Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church, co-facilitates clergy colleague groups for the Episcopal Diocese of Pennsylvania and other local clergy in Delaware County, serves as an active member of Laurel House's Mainline Domestic Violence Clergy Taskforce, and serves as the chair of ACPE's Spiritually Integrated Psychotherapy Commission. Her active writing and research focuses on the intersection of race and gender in pastoral counseling, as well as the methodological and practical implications of integrating religion and spirituality into the counseling process.