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ACPE SIP Training Level 1 with Douglas Thorpe and Roosevelt Brown (online)

October 26-28, 2023

The 15-hour SIP Program Level 1 Training includes the following three-hour courses:

  • Course 1.1 Foundations and Ethics of Spiritually Integrated Psychotherapy
  • Course 1.2 Developing Spiritual Conversations in Psychotherapy
  • Course 1.3 Spiritual Assessment
  • Course 1.4 Spiritual Interventions: Working with Spiritual Resources, Part 1
  • Course 1.5 Spiritual Interventions: Working with Spiritual Struggles,

For course descriptions and learning objectives:

Session dates are as follows:

  • 10/26/2023: 1 pm-4 pm ET
  • 10/27/2023: 9 am-4 pm ET
  • 10/28/2023: 9 am-4 pm ET


Limited scholarships are available.

Contact the Trainer for more information and to register.

Contact Information

Douglas Thorpe


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    Douglas M. Thorpe, LPC, PhD, MDiv

    Executive Director

    Virginia Institute of Pastoral Care

    Doug Thorpe is Executive Director of the Virginia Institute of Pastoral Care and a Licensed Professional Counselor.  He is excited to be offering this training in Spiritually Integrated Psychotherapy to therapists of diverse backgrounds and theoretical orientations.

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    Roosevelt Brown, LMFT, MDiv, DMin

    Mental Health Chaplain

    Hampton VAMC

    Roosevelt Brown is the Chief Chaplain at the Hampton Veterans Affairs Medical Center. He provides pastoral counseling to veterans and their families in the Family Support Program and he works part-time at the Peninsula Pastoral Counseling Center. Roosevelt is a LMFT who has 25 years of experience integrating spirituality and religion into his clinical practice.