Pre-Conference Day of Reflection
Thursday, April 14, 2016
8:00 AM-8:30 AM

9:00 AM-10:00 AM, 10:30 AM-11:30 AM, 1:00 PM-2:00 PM
Ignatian Discernment and Counseling: Spiritual and Psychological Processes
Working Together Toward Healing – Session 1, 2, 3
Reverend Timothy Gallagher, O.M.V.

2:15 PM-3:15 PM
Holy Hour

5:30 PM–6:30 PM
Opening Mass
Celebrant: Most Reverend Joseph S. Vásquez, Bishop of Austin

6:30 PM-8:00 PM
CPA Conference Welcome Reception and Social
St. Vincent de Paul Church


Friday, April 15, 2016

7:30 AM-7:45 AM

7:45 AM-8:45 AM
Daily Mass

8:45 AM-9:00 AM
Welcome and Opening Remarks-by Suzanne Baars, CPA President

9:00 AM-10:30 AM
Listening With the Heart: The Healing Power of Affirmation
Eileen Barbella, Ph.D., Suzanne Baars, M.A., LPC, Allison Ricciardi, LMHC

11:00 AM-12:30 PM
Clinical Discernment: When Faith and Trauma Intersect
Gerry Ken Crete, Ph.D., Jennifer Madere, M.A., LPC-S

12:30 AM-1:30 PM
Meeting for Private Practitioners-Host, Gerry Crete, PhD.
Meet in RC Grille (Marriott)
*RSVP Dr. Crete,
**Lunch paid for by attendee

1:30 PM-3:00 PM
Practical Applications of Affirmation Therapy
Eileen Barbella, Ph.D., Suzanne Baars, M.A., LPC, Allison Ricciardi, LMHC

1:30 PM-3:00 PM
The Clinicians’ Contributions to Tribunal Annulment Cases: Mercy and Justice
Frank Moncher, Ph.D.

3:30 PM-5:00 PM
Forgiveness & Inner Healing: A Psychotherapy of New Beginnings
Peter Martin, Psy.D.

5:30 PM-7:00 PM

7:00 PM-9:00 PM
CPA Banquet
The Kingdom Of God Is Within: The Psychological Struggle
Patrick Fagan, Ph.D.- Keynote Speaker

Saturday, April 16, 2016

7:30 AM-7:45 AM

8:15 AM-9:45 AM
Charity and Clarity: The Catholic Church, Therapists, and Individuals with Same-Sex Attraction
Michael Horne, Psy.D., Fr. Check

10:00 AM-11:30 AM
Making Peace in the Family
Gregory Popcak, Ph.D

11:45 AM-1:45 PM
CPA Luncheon
Psychotherapy and Support Groups with Individuals with Same-Sex Attraction: Decreasing Psychological Symptoms and Increasing a Sense of Fulfillment
Michael Horne, Psy.D., Fr. Check

2:00 PM-3:30 PM
Helping Couples Cope with Infertility: What Catholic Therapists Need to Know
Kelly Morrow, Ph.D.

2:00 PM-3:30 PM
Catholic Mindfulness
Greg Bottaro, Psy.D.

3:45 PM-5:15 PM
Panel Discussion for Students
Working in the Catholic Psychotherapy World: What’s It REALLY Like?
Christopher Sperling, M.A.; Gregory Bottaro, Psy.D.; Jennifer Madere, M.A. & Peter Martin, Psy.D.

3:45 PM-5:15 PM
The Phenomenology of Addiction, the Prudential Care of Clients with Substance-Use Disorders and the Gift of Mercy
Lisa Petronis, Ph.D.

5:30 PM-6:30 PM
Anticipatory Mass
Celebrant: Reverend Paul Check

Closing remarks-by Suzanne Baars, CPA President