Are You Curious About the Field of Christian Counseling?

  • Do you wish you had more to offer the hurting people around you?
  • Do you find joy in helping others solve their problems?
  • Are you intrigued by the intersection of faith and psychology?
  • Are you interested in meeting practitioners from varied backgrounds?
  • Would you like exposure to what is taught in graduate counseling programs?
  • Are you uncertain where to begin?

“This event will be well worth your time to meet the professors as well as past students/current practitioners, both of whom can provide a valuable perspective.”

David Hogue
Current Student

The Benefits


Interact with current practitioners, RTS faculty, and students.


Learn from leading experts on foundational skills and emerging topics.


Gain exposure to multiple career track possibilities.


Conference ($195 value) and RTS admissions application fees ($75) are waived for attendees.

“After studying at RTS I feel knowledgeable in both psychology and theological subjects as well as comfortable with a multitude of clients. Go check it out! Get all the info you can!”

Anna Marie Dempsey


Dr. William Richardson, Ph.D.

Dr. Richardson received his Ph.D. from the Department of Counseling and Psychological Services at Georgia State University. He is a Professor and The Clinical Director of the RTS Counseling program. He is an AAMFT clinical fellow and approved supervisor and has been a practicing counselor for over 30 years. Dr. Richardson’s research and writing has focused on the Psychoeducation Interventions, Parenting and the Christian integration of Internal Family Systems Therapy developed by Dr Richard Schwartz, a systemic, self-psychology intervention model.

Dr. Curt Thompson, M.D.

Dr. Thompson is the founder of Being Known, LLC. He is the author of Anatomy of the Soul and The Soul of Shame: Retelling the Stories We Believe About Ourselves. He graduated from Wright State University School of Medicine, completed his psychiatric residency at Temple University Hospital, and is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He serves as an elder at Washington Community Fellowship, a congregation of the Mennonite church, in Washington, D.C.

“This event is worth considering if you want to pursue counseling that incorporates psychology and theology.”

Darby Damon
Current Student

Gain Insight from Experts That You Can Use Regularly


Secure your spot at the event.


Gather with over 120 practitioners, faculty, students and guests at RTS Jackson.


Continue your exploration with free books, audio files, and other materials.

Price & Schedule

For Prospective Students Only:


Friday, October 12th

7:30 – 8:00 Meet and Greet with RTS Faculty
8:15 – 12:00 RTS Conference On Counseling: Dr. Curt Thompson
12:00 – 1:00 Lunch with Practitioners
1:15 – 2:15 Counseling Fundamentals: Dr. Bill Richardson
2:30 – 3:00 Tour of RTS Counseling Center

Free Resources

Each attendee will receive:

Book Cover

The Soul of Shame

Retelling the Stories We Believe About Ourselves

Book Cover

Changes that Heal

Four Shifts that Make Everything Better and that Anyone Can Do