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    Mid-Conference Dispatch

    May 7, 2021

    As you likely know, we are currently one week in to our 2021 Annual Conference, Creating Room to Breathe. A courageous and visionary team of our colleagues have been working hard for over two years to develop this conference to give us the tools to have difficult conversations about race and our own racism and the space in which to have them.

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    Like a Homecoming: Report from a SIP Training

    May 3, 2021

    Sometimes you don't know what you need until you receive it. ACPE's 30-hour Spiritually Integrated Psychotherapy (SIP) training was such for me. It felt like a homecoming, and it increased my sense of congruence, confidence, and commitment to my calling.

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    An Association at Work

    May 3, 2021

    With the virtual Annual Conference approaching, summer groups being planned, and fall programs on the docket, I imagine we are all busy. Sometimes I recognize that I’ve not come up for air to observe all that others are doing around me or taken a moment to absorb all that is steadily accomplished. This week, I received information from our commissions on their good work.

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    ACPE Offers First Certifications in Spiritually Integrated Psychotherapy

    Apr 24, 2021

    Jennifer Macchia, of Charlotte, North Carolina, and Caleb Pusey, of Asheville, North Carolina, are the first persons to complete the process for ACPE’s new Certification in Spiritually Integrated Psychotherapy. Macchia met with a Certification Review committee on March 29, and Pusey met with a Certification Review committee on April 12.

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    Doing the Work despite Hesitations

    Apr 24, 2021

    It sounded like a wonderful idea. A webinar series meant to underscore the realities of racism in healthcare, the origins of white supremacy and how that intersectional, socially constructed and maintained oppression met the experiences of educators and students in CPE, an intentional climb and invitation toward liberation and wholeness and better world-making. For a number of reasons, I was excited about joining colleagues in the work of gathering materials for the 8:46 Webinar series.

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    We Want to Hear from Our Members: How Can the Foundation for ACPE Support a Student Equity & Access Initiative?

    Apr 23, 2021

    What an exciting time to witness such historic transitions in our organization. We are poised to address multifaceted social upheaval in ways that provide a transformative, yet practical impact on our communities, even our world. What will we do as an organization to seize the opportunity presented to us?

  • Miguel looking at camera

    Apr 22, 2021

    I feel hurt; I feel mistreated, wrongly accused and misunderstood. Being patient? I’m not in the mood It’s not my fault? This is too much! Why do I hear such big reproach? I was just trying to help I noticed your pain, I heard a yelp.