Moitinho, Elias “The U.S. is becoming even more ethnically and culturally diverse. Therefore, Christian counselors need to be equipped with multicultural counseling competencies from a distinctively Christian perspective.”

— Elias Moitinho, Ph.D., LPC-S, LMFT, BCPCC

Scalise, Eric “Today, more than ever, we need to train and equip culturally-sensitive, culturally-attuned and culturally-competent counselors and caregivers. I am so pleased to see one of our core AACC member divisions expanding to accommodate such a vital part of our overall mission to reach out and touch a hurting and broken world.”

— Eric Scalise, Ph.D., LPC, LMFT

Rodriguez, Sam “This is the season to unite as brothers and sisters in Christ. MCD is a vehicle that will assist in the healing and implementation of culturally-sensitive, biblically-based Christian counseling.”

— Rev. Samuel Rodriguez

Black, Sabrina “It is imperative as Christian counselors that we are adequately equipped and thoroughly furnished with the tools necessary to model intentional inclusion and minister the love of God to people around the world in need of hope, help and healing. The Multicultural Division will help prepare you to be culturally competent, sensitive and successful in your work with diverse clients.”

— Sabrina D. Black, M.A.

Tan, Siang-Yang “I am glad to see the formation of a new Multi-Cultural Division of AACC. It will be of significant help in the development of culturally-sensitive and culturally-responsive approaches to Christian counseling.”

— Siang-Yang Tan, Ph.D.

Huang, Wei-Jen “All counseling cases are cross-cultural in nature, the creation of the Multicultural Division will help all of us enhance our multicultural sensitivity and competency and become more effective Christian counselors to serve the 21st century’s diverse clients.”

— Wei-Jen Huang, Ph.D., CGP