Dr. Tim Clinton, President, AACC;
(Ed.D., LPC, LMFT, BCPCC)
Dr. Clinton is President of the nearly 50,000-member American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC), the largest and most diverse Christian counseling association in the world. He is Professor of Counseling and Pastoral Care, and Executive Director of the Center for Counseling and Family Studies at Liberty University. Licensed in Virginia as both a Professional Counselor (LPC) and Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), Tim now spends a majority of his time working with Christian leaders and professional athletes. He has authored or edited thirteen books including his latest release Turn Your Life Around: Breaking Free from Your Past to New and Better You.
Jennifer Cisney Ellers, M.A., BCCRT
Executive Director, BCCTR
Jennifer is a professional counselor, life coach, crisis response trainer, author and speaker. She does training, counseling and coaching in the field of grief, crisis and trauma through the Institute for Compassionate Care. She is an approved instructor for the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation, teaching several CISM courses and is director of the Grief, Crisis and Disaster Division of the American Association of Christian Counselors. She served as Director of AACC's National Crisis Response Team from 2001 to 2010. She is the co-author of "The First 48 Hours: Spiritual Caregivers as First Responders" with her husband, Dr. Kevin Ellers. Jennifer has a bachelor's degree in journalism from Northwestern University and a Master's degree in counseling from Wake Forest University.
Emily Boyles currently serves as the administrative coordinator for the International Board of Christian Care. Additionally, she fills the role of Director of Professional Development for the American Association of Christian Counselors. A graduate of Liberty University, Emily lives in Forest, VA.