Lisa Compton has over 25 years of experience counseling individuals, couples, families, and groups. She received her undergraduate in psychology, masters and license in clinical social work (LCSW in Virginia), and PhD in counselor education and supervision. Her professional certifications include certified trauma treatment specialist (CTTS), compassion fatigue educator (CFE), critical incident stress management (CISM), and previous certification as an emergency medical technician (EMT).
Dr. Compton’s current positions include full- time faculty in Regent University’s masters and doctoral counseling programs and leading the trauma certificate program. In the past, she taught at the University of Richmond and Adams State University. Dr. Compton has spoken at local and international conferences on topics related to mental health and has been interviewed by CBN news on increasing awareness of domestic violence and sexual trauma. She is the co-author of Preparing for trauma work in clinical mental health: A workbook to enhance self-awareness and promote safe, competent practice and has also published several journal articles related to trauma. Her work reflects her admiration for trauma survivors and her passion to prepare clinicians, ministers, and other professionals to provide effective care in the heroic journey of trauma recovery.
Corie Schoeneberg, PhD is a Licensed Professional Counselor (MO & VA), Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor, and a Board-Certified Counselor. Dr. Schoeneberg specializes in play therapy and childhood mental health with an emphasis in trauma and attachment problems, and she has provided counseling services for children and their families in the public-school system, private practice, non-profit, and youth home settings. Dr. Schoeneberg is the co-author of Preparing for trauma work in clinical mental health: A workbook to enhance self-awareness and promote safe, competent practice and is also the author of several book chapters and journal articles on trauma, play therapy, and creative interventions. Dr. Schoeneberg is an international and keynote presenter, and she provides clinical and play therapy supervision, consultation services, and interdisciplinary trainings. With a long history in play therapy leadership and service, Dr. Schoeneberg is a Past President of the Missouri Association for Play Therapy, serves as the Chair for the University Education Committee for the Association for Play Therapy, and was the recipient of the 2020 Emerging Leader Award for the Association for Play Therapy. Dr. Schoeneberg teaches play therapy and supervision courses in the counseling programs at the University of Central Missouri, and she is the Program Director for the accredited Child and Adolescent Counseling Certificate Program at the Open Doors: Center for Psychological Counseling and Trauma Studies of Kyiv, Ukraine.