Technology has practically penetrated every fiber of our society, particularly the lives of Digital Natives. The Digital Natives are those born during the period when digital technology and social media were already readily available to them and their parents. From the perspectives of psychology, neuroscience and sociology, this seminar aims to bridge the gap… Read More


Saturday   |   January 29, 2022   |   2:00 to 5:30 PM

Reinforcing and Empowering Our Current Resources in People-Helping Ministry

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Saturday   |   November 13, 2021   |   2:00 to 5:30 PM

To effectively care for and teach families, we are required to have a clear picture of what they are facing. This webinar will not only talk about the current state of the Filipino family in the context of the systems and attachment theories, but we will also learn practical tips and skills necessary to help the Filipino household. Read More



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The Un-Affirmed Core

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Emotionally Healthy Workplace Workshop

This workshop provides an overview of a framework that promotes emotionally healthy relationship. It provides a holistic view approach to staff care, emphasizing how to create an emotionally healthy environment where workers can flourish and grow. Learn More.


Communication & Sex in Marriage

March 25, 2019     |     9 AM to 4 PM
ATS Chapel     |      54 Sct. Madriñan St, Diliman, Quezon City, 1103 Metro Manila
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The Law and the People Helping Profession

February 9, 2019 | 8 AM to 5 PM
Crosspoint | 422 Mangga Ave., Sta. Mesa, Manila

Understanding Inter-Personal Boundaries

Date: October 20, 2018 | Saturday, 1:00-5:00 PM |

Venue: Cross Point, 422 Mangga Ave., Sta Mesa, Manila (across United Bethel Church)

Speaker: Dr. Cecilia Regencia, MA, EdD, RGC

GRIEF | The Healing Journey

Date: August 25, 2018 | 1-5 pm

Venue: Cross Point, 422 Mangga Ave., Sta. Mesa, Metro Manila

Speaker: Dr. Anna Liza Co, MA, EdD, RGC


| JULY 14, 2018 | 1:00 – 5:00 PM | Cross Point, 2nd Floor, 422 Mangga Ave., Sta. Mesa, Manila |

Effective caring and teaching requires a strong research and theoretical base, a framework that promotes an optimal environment for learning and emotional well-being. Attachment theory provides the classroom with just such a framework. Read More>>

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April 14, 2018 | 1-5 pm

We invite you to a seminar workshop on The Attachment Factor in Addiction. The seminar will help participants learn different attachment styles and its connection to the formation of addictive behavior. It will deal with issues that unresolved childhood trauma and abuse create — issues such as insecure attachment styles that play a significant role in life for a person who chooses to seek attachment with objects (addiction) instead of another healthy human being. Read More>>

February 1, 2018 * 1-5 PM

The seminar aims to enlighten participants on the prevalence of depression in all age groups including millennials, the benefits of depression when people listen to it and learn the lessons their depression is teaching them. Read more>>



UNDERSTANDING CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE with Violeta Bautista, Ph.D., Heather Gingrich, Ph.D., Rev. Clem Guillermo, M.A., Fiscal Gregorio Daproza & Atty. Nene Daproza. Feb.19, 2000, Alliance Biblical Seminary

SINAPIAN:OPPRESSION,POSSESSION, or MENTAL ILLNESS? With Rev. Edilberto Banzuelo, Ph.D., Violeta Bautista, Ph.D., Dr. Elisa Nazal Simon, Rev. Cornelio Castillo. July 22, 2000, Philippine Heart Center

DEALING WITH RELIGIOUSLY REINFORCED RESISTANCE with Dr. Bruce Narramore. Jan.13, 2001, Asian Theological Seminary

SOUL FRIENDS & GUIDES: NURTURING SPIRITUAL GROWTH THROUGH RELATIONSHIPS with Dr. David G. Benner. February 17, 2001, Greenhills Christian Fellowship (Joint venture between PACC & GCF Pastoral Care)

DREAMS & SPIRITUAL GROWTH with Dr. David G. Benner. October 23, 2001, Capital City Alliance Church


UNDERSTANDING & CARING FOR THE HOMOSEXUAL with Dr. Frank Worthen, Ruel Billones, Hannah Haskell, Aimz Delmendo. May 22, 2004 at Philippine Heart Center

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE I: HELPING VICTIMS FACE THEIR PAIN with Ms. Ana Ebo of DSWD, Dr. Jose Andres Sotto, Atty. Orly Medrano, Dr. Heather Gingrich, Linda Bubod.  July 23, 2004 at Alliance Biblical Seminary

DISSOCIATIV IDENTITY DISORDER with Ms. Joy Laverinto. July 9, 2005 at Alliance Graduate School.

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE II with Atty. Rowena “Bing” Guanzon, Linda Bubod, Sam Galvez, Libertine Lee, Laura Salud. Sept. 10, 2005 at Alliance Biblical Seminary.

FORUM ON RA 9258 Guidance & Counseling Law with Dr. Rose Llanes. Jan21, 2006 at Alliance Graduate School.

ADHD and Counseling Case Presentation with Ms. Oonah Castillo and Mary Anne Reyes. April 22, 2006 at Alliance Graduate School.

FORGIVENESS & RECONCILIATION in MARRIAGE with Dr. Everett Worthington. July 8, 2006 at Grace Gospel Church North.

DRUG ADDICTION with Dr. Randy Dellosa. Spet.16, 2006 at Papa John Center, Freedom Park, Quezon City.

SELF CARE FOR THE COUNSELOR with D. Leo Salvador. Dec. 9, 2006 at Alliance Graduate School.

TRAUMA & DISSOCIATION ECHO SEMINAR with Dr. Linda Bubod & Joy Laverinto. Feb. 17, 2007 at Alliance Graduate School.

GUILT & SHAME FORUM with Dr. Bruce Narramore & Dr. Bill Kirwan. Mar.31, 2007 at Alliance Graduate School.

ADDICTION & MINISTRY STRESS with Dr. Linda Bubod. Dec. 8, 2007 at Alliance Graduate School.

PAGHILOM sa PANGIT na NAKARAAN: HELPING ABUSED VICTIMS with Ms. Oonah Castillo and Ms. Joy Laverinto. Sept.6, 2008 at Alliance Graduate School.

ASSESSMENT TOOLS for DEVELOPMENTALLY-CHALLENGED CHILDREN with Ms. Charity Orense. Nov.22, 2008 at Alliance Graduate School.

DAHIL MAHAL KITA – Engaging & Connecting with Loved Ones with Ms. Ali Ng Gui and Ms. Doris Kin Lim. February 21, 2009 at Asian Center for Christian Ministries.

BREAKING FREE, STAYING FREE – Counseling for Addictions and Co-Dependency  (seminar para sa co-addict) with Ms. Joy Laverinto and Ms. Doris Lim. June 27, 2009 at Philippine Missionary Institute, Cavite City.

FIRST PACC NATIONAL CONVENTION: LEARN as YOU GO – MOVING BEYOND TRAUMA and ABUSE with Ms. Ellen Klein and other Plenary speakers. August 26-27, 2009 at Asian Center for Christian Missions. (CANCELLED)

BOUNDARIES with Dr.Ging Regencia on November 21, 2009.

EMPOWERING COUNSELORS TO REACH OUT TO FAMILIES  with Dr. Ruth Chang of USA and other Plenary speakers. October 22-24, 2010 at Asian Seminary of Christian Ministries. Joint convention of PACC with IPCAP (Integrated Professional Counselors of the Phils.) and ASCM.

PSYCHOLOGICAL SOCIAL SUPPORT: HELPING TRAUMA SURVIVORS TOWARDS HEALING & RECOVERY with Thelma Singson-Barrera of NCMH-DOH. May 12, 2012 at Asian Seminary of Christian Ministries.

IPCAP-PACC 2ND  CONVENTION – THE COUNSELOR & EMOTIONS: A Focus on the Modern Life with Dr. William Kirwan of USA, Dr. Carmela Encarnacion, Dr. Perlita Polestico, Dr. Grace Koo, Mr. Severo Santos. Sept. 6-8, 2012 at United Bethel Church.

SUGAT sa LIKOD ng mga HALAKHAK: A Seminar on Dealing with the Impact of Childhood Trauma in Adult Life with Jocelyn N. Laverinto. Feb. 16, 2013 at Alliance Graduate School.

TRAUMA & ANGER MANAGEMENT in the FAMILY with Dr. George Rhoades Jr. Roads to Hope, Hawaii, USA. Jan. 26, 2013 at Alliance Graduate School.

LEGAL ISSUES AFFECTING THE FAMILY with Atty. Cecilio Duka. July 13, 2013 at Alliance Graduate School.

JOURNEYING ALONGSIDE THOSE WHO GRIEVE with Dr. Edmund Ng, President of NACC, Malaysia. Oct. 5, 2013 at Capitol City Baptist Church.

DISASTER…ARE YOU READY TO GIVE HELP? A Comprehensive Seminar on Interventions and Trauma Counseling for Natural and Man-Made Disasters with Dr. George Rhoades of Roads to Hope, Hawaii, USA. Feb. 1, 2014 at Capitol City Baptist Church.

REINVENTING SELF-CRISIS…EMPOWERING ABUSE SURVIVORS TO HEAL THEMSELVES with Liz Mullinar of Heal for Life, Australia. Sept. 26-27, 2014 at Asian Center for Christian Ministries.

THE NEXT GEN CHALLENGE: I AM READY (Counseling Issues of Youth, Self Care & Wellness of Youth, Enhancing Emotional Intelligence among the youth) with Joy Laverinto, Oonah Castillo, Suzy Gueco. PACC in partnership with Timothy Center for Youth & Community Services, Inc. Mar. 13, 2015 at Star Mall in Muntinlupa.

PASTORAL CARE FOR THE SEVERELY ILL, OLD & DYING with Jane Lee. July 18, 2015 at Asian Center for Christian Ministries.

TEENAGE DEPRESSION with Oonah Castillo. Sept.19, 2015 at Asian Center for Christian Ministries.

In the earlier years, PACC also held quarterly fellowships wherein counselors and other people helpers could share their experiences in their ministries for mutual encouragement, peer supervision, information sharing and sharpening one another in terms of counseling know-how and skills. Small seminars are held on relevant topics such as Suicide, Counseling Children, Anger Management, Grief Counseling, Counseling the Traumatized.