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
In addition to their therapy practice, the Penners have available resources (books & DVDs) and seminars for healthy sexuality.
Dr. Clifford and Joyce Penner