Reclaiming Hope Training Workshop Topics
Sexual Addiction and Recovery
January 25, 2014
1. What is Sexual Addiction?
2. How does Sexual Addiction Develop?
3. How can the Church Best Address Sexual Addiction?
4. How does Healing Happen?
5. Question and Answer
Meet The Instructors
Dr. Dan Sartor is a licensed Clinical Psychologist in the states of Georgia (PSY 3621) and Tennessee (P 2544) with a Health Service Provider designation; he also is a Nationally Certified Counselor. He is an Associate Professor of Counseling at Richmont Graduate University (RGU; formerly Psychological Studies Institue, PSI), teaching courses such as Personal and Spiritual Life of the Counselor, Hermeneutics, Integrative Theology, Theodicy and Trauma Counseling, Addictions Counseling, Group Counseling, Pastoral Counseling: Interpersonal Skills, Practicum, and Internship
Dan earned his M.A. and Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at Rosemead School of Psychology, Biola University in Los Angeles, California. Additionally, he holds a M.A. in Counseling from Reformed Theological Seminary in Orlando, FL. Dan completed his undergraduate work at Moody Bible Institute, where he studied music and theology. Prior to entering the field of mental health, he served in general pastoral and worship-leading roles in vocational church ministry. From this context he pursued training in counseling and psychology to better encourage and care for those who struggle through life’s greatest challenges and deepest sorrows.
Prior to joining the core faculty at RGU, he worked full-time in psychological private practice at Ebenezer Counseling Services in Knoxville, TN for eight years. Preceding that post, he was the Director of the Geneva Counseling Center and Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychology at Geneva College, where he provided supervision and taught graduate-level courses in counseling. Dan is a professional member of the American Psychological Association. Dan is also an active member of the Christian Association for Psychological Studies, formerly serving as the President of the Southeastern regional board. He has provided continuing education workshops to other mental health professionals on topics such as the development of virtue in the psychotherapy process, conducting couple’s therapy, and the legal and ethical guidelines that govern the practice of psychology in the state of TN.
DeVon Mills is the pastor of The Pentecostals of Lawrenceville in northern Gwinnett County. He has been involved in pastoral ministry for the past seventeen years and also works as a church and non-profit compliance consultant. DeVon holds a BA in Theology and currently attends Richmont Graduate University where he is pursuing his Masters’ in Marriage & Family Therapy with specializations in Sex Therapy and Trauma Counseling. He frequently speaks at conferences addressing the issues of church finances and non-profit law as it applies to churches. In conjunction with his current studies, DeVon also conducts training sessions with pastors and church leadership on working with adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse. He is happily married to JoLynn and they are the proud parents of two beautiful daughters.