Who We Are
The Penners are best known for their pioneer work in encouraging people of all faiths to connect their sexuality with their belief system ─ helping them embrace sex as good and of God.
Clifford – a licensed clinical psychologist, received a B.A. from Bethel College in St. Paul, Minnesota, earned an M.A. in theology from Fuller Theological Seminary, and holds a Ph.D. from Fuller’s Graduate School of Psychology.
Joyce – a registered nurse and clinical nurse specialist, holds a B.S. in nursing from the University of Washington. Her master’s degree in psychosomatic nursing and nursing education is from UCLA.
They work together as a team:
Counseling with individuals and couples
Teaching sex education within various school systems
Leading sexual enhancement weekends for couples
Lecturing on human sexuality at universities
Training fellow professionals