Ken P+F

Dr. Ken Pargament at a previous P+F Conference




2017 Psychotherapy & Faith Conference

The Cauldron of Relationships: Nurturing the Spiritual Connection

Friday, November 10th, 2017 // 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

St. Paul’s United Methodist Church
5501 Main Street
Houston, TX  77004

ISH’s Psychotherapy & Faith Conference is in its 26th year. This year promises to be outstanding and provide cutting-edge experience for practicing psychiatrists, psychotherapists, social workers, mental health professionals, chaplains, clergy and members of the interested public. The theme for the conference is “The Cauldron of Relationships: Nurturing the Spiritual Connection”

Speakers and Schedule:

7:15 – 8:00 am :: Registration and Light Breakfast

8:00 – 8:15 am :: Opening Remarks

8:15 – 9:15 am :: Jon G. Allen, PhD, Baylor College of Medicine – Restoring Humanity and Faith in Psychotherapy

9:15 – 10:15 am :: Carl Salazar, MBA, City of Houston Office of Veterans Affairs – The Roles of Mindfulness, Yoga, and Everyday Spirituality in the Healing of Military Veterans

10:15 – 10:30 am :: Break

10:30 am – 12:00 pm :: Steven J. Sandage, PhD, Boston University – Couples and Crucibles of Relational Spirituality

12:00 – 1:00 pm :: Lunch

1:00 – 2:00 pm :: Lisa Miller, PhD, Columbia University – Knowers and Journeyers: Spiritually Inspired Relationships in Childhood and Adolescence

2:00 – 3:00 pm :: Pastors Remus E. Wright and Mia K. Wright, The Fountain of Praise – The Changing Landscape of Marital Partnerships Impacting Spirituality and Religion

3:00 – 3:15 pm :: Break

3:15 – 4:15 pm :: Michael McClam, MD, FAPA, The Menninger Clinic and Baylor College of Medicine – The Spiritual Relationship as a Means and an End—When Psychiatric Care is Intertwined With Faith

4:15 – 4:45 pm :: James W. Lomax, MD, Baylor College of Medicine – Translating Concepts into Clinical Practice

4:45 – 5:00 pm :: Closing Remarks and Distribution of Certificates




Cost is $125/person and includes a box lunch.

Qualified students may register for $60.


For assistance with registration or payment, or to request special dietary, ADA, or
lactation needs, please contact Jerri Doctor at Institute for Spirituality and Health, or 713-797-0600.

For continuing education information, please contact Cynthia Mulder, at
The Menninger Clinic, or 713-275-5247.

Institute for Spirituality and Health, The Menninger Clinic, and Baylor College of Medicine do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, or age in admission to its programs, activities, or employment.