Pope John Paul II stated, “Only a Christian anthropology, enriched by the contribution of indisputable scientific data, including that of modern psychology and psychiatry, can offer a complete and thus realistic vision of humans.” This vision will guide the exploration of the neurological and psychological discoveries regarding male and female gender. Topics to be covered also include divorce, sexual and physical abuse, homosexuality, abortion, psychotherapy, marriage counseling, family therapy, and pastoral responses to these issues.
Issues in Psychology: Gender, Sexuality, Marriage, and Family
Sue Johnson, Love Sense: The Revolutionary New Science of Romantic Relationships.
Elizabeth Marquardt, Between Two Worlds: The Inner Lives of Children of Divorce.
Leonard Sax, Why Gender Matters: What Parents and Teachers Need to Know About the Emerging Science of Sex Differences.
Adjunct Professor of Psychology
Dr. Margaret Laracy is a clinical psychologist in private practice in Maryland. Her clinical experience prior to starting Laracy Psychotherapy, LLC includes work in community-based, hospital, and group practice settings.Learn More