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Dr. Gena St. David

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Dr. Gena St. David is the Director of the Loise Henderson Wessendorff Center for Christian Ministry and Vocation, and Professor of Counselor Education. She is a licensed professional counselor and licensed marriage and family therapist trained in systemic therapies, EMDR, trauma and neuroscience, attachment and play therapy, and the Enneagram. In 2013, Gena helped co-found The Human Empathy Project, a nonprofit in Austin that exists to foster empathic connection with members of faith and LGBTQ communities. She is the author of several articles and chapters on the intersection of spiritual, religious, and ethical values in counseling, and is currently working on a book that applies neuroscience to Christian theology. Dr. St. David and her family attend Vox Veniae church in East Austin.

BA, The University of Texas at Austin
MA, George Fox University, Portland, Oregon
PhD, St. Mary's University, San Antonio, TX

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