Parenting Seminar

  • 10:00 AM
  • 18100 Merriman Rd. Livonia, MI 48152
  • 7344220010


Parenting : Meeting the Critical Challenges of Effective Parenting
Guest Speaker Dr. John T. Chirban

March 02, 2013 10am – 2pm
Lecture will be held at St. Mary Cultural Center | 18200 Merriman rd. Livonia, MI 48152

Join us as we invite Dr. John T. Chirban to visit and speak with us on parenting. Dr. Chirban is tours the country giving lectures and has authored several books as well. This lecture is open to all so please register online to reserve a seat.

10:00AM Prayer/Greeting
10:30AM Session 1 (Lecture 1hr. | Q&A 1/2Hr.)
12:00PM Lunch
12:30PM Session 2 (Lecture 1hr. | Q&A 1/2Hr.)

Speaker Bio

Dr. John Chirban maintains special interest in integrative studies of medicine, psychology, and religion and serves as clinical instructor in psychology at Harvard Medical School at The Cambridge Health Alliance. In 2003, he was named Senior Fellow at the Center for the Study of World Religions at Harvard University. He also serves as professor of psychology and chairman of the Human Development Program at Hellenic College. Dr. Chirban serves as Director of Cambridge Counseling Associates and Director of the Institute of Medicine, Psychology, and Religion in Cambridge, MA.

Dr. Chirban has served on the Advisory Board of the Dr. Phil Show since its inception. His current research includes a national study on the impact of divorce of children and parents, the survey hosted on Dr. Phil’s website Following a working relationship with B. F. Skinner (The Father of Behaviorism) spanning two decades on psychology and religion, Dr. Chirban is completing a psychohistory of Dr. Skinner based on their extensive library of recorded interviews.

Dr. Chirban’s recent books include How to Talk with Your Kids about Sex (Thomas Nelson, 2012); Holistic Healing in Byzantium (Holy Cross Press, 2010); What’s Love Got to Do with IT? (Thomas Nelson, 2007); True Coming of Age—A Dynamic Process that leads to Emotional Well-Being, Spiritual Growth, and Meaningful Relationships (McGraw-Hill, 2004); Raised in Glory: Orthodox Understandings of Death, Resurrection, and Immortality (Holy Cross Press, 2002); and Sickness or Sin? Spiritual Discernment and Differential Diagnosis (Holy Cross Press). He is a contributor to numerous scientific journals, popular magazines, and a frequent guest of television and radio talk shows.

Dr. Chirban lives with his three teenagers in Carlisle, MA. Ariana Maria, Anthony Thomas, and Alexis Georgia.