IHF Staff & Referral Therapists

 

 

Christopher Doyle, MA, LPC, LCPC
 
Executive Director, Psychotherapist

Christopher Doyle is a licensed psychotherapist and the Executive Director of the Institute for Healthy Families, a non-profit Judeo-Christian therapeutic organization in the Washington, D.C. area. He is also the founder of Northern Virginia Christian Counseling, specializing in the integration of psychology and theology in counseling. As the first ever recipient of the Dr. Joseph Nicolosi Award, Christopher was recognized as one of the emerging psychotherapists in the sexual identity field by the Alliance for Therapeutic Choice and Scientific Integrity in 2011.

His first book, Benefits of Delaying Sexual Debut, now in its second edition, has been featured at the National HIV Prevention Conference and International Abstinence Leaders Conference. He is also the author/producer of the film and bullying prevention curriculum Acception. A sought-after public speaker, he has delivered keynote addresses at the American Physicians and Surgeons Conference, North American Christians in Social Work Conference, and Converge Pastors Conference. He regularly travels throughout the United States and Mexico, speaking to faith-based audiences on faith and sexuality. As a national spokesperson on sexual identity, Christopher has been featured in five documentaries, including The Third Way: Homosexuaity and the Catholic Church (Blackstone Films), Inside Out (Adam Perez), and a 2016 independent documentary on his work as a psychotherapist and political activist, produced by Dickie Bruce Productions.

A former associate editor for the peer-reviewed journal Adolescent & Family Health, Doyle writes frequently on sexual health and has been published in the Journal of Human Sexuality along with many print and online outlets, including Townhall.com, WorldNetDaily.com, The Christian Post, Barbwire.com, and CNSNews.com. Featured in over 150 media outlets in 2015, Christopher has been a guest on numerous radio and television shows, including The Dr. Oz. Show, Fox News Radio, National Pubic Radio, and the Christian Broadcasting Network. His work has been featured in USA Today, Associated Press, ABC/Fusion, NBC News, AOL, BuzzFeed, The Washington Post, World Magazine, Atlantic Magazine, National Catholic Register, and many more.

A leader in the #TherapyEquality movement of Equality And Justice For All, he is the co-coordinator of the National Task Forcefor Therapy Equality and led efforts to defeat at least 15 bills to ban therapy for youth struggling with sexual identity in states across the country in 2014 and 2015. As an advocate for individuals, families, and communities struggling with sexual identity, Doyle founded Voice of the Voiceless in 2013, and in September 2014, his work in the #TherapyEquality campaign was featured in Citizen Magazine. As a psychotherapist, Doyle is the creator of several experiential therapeutic retreats, including the Breakthrough Healing Weekend for Men with Unwanted Same-Sex Attractions, Key to Your Child’s Heart Healing Weekend for Fathers, Key to Your Child’s Heart Healing Weekend for Mothers, and Break Free your Inner Child Healing Weekend. Christopher also travels extensively throughout the United States and Mexico, facilitating family healing sessions with families struggling with sexual identity.

Christopher is a licensed psychotherapist in Virginia and Maryland, earned his master’s degree in professional counseling from Liberty University, and holds a bachelor’s degree in political science and history from Grove City College. He has been married to his wife, Sherry, for 10 years, and together they have five children.

Call today to set up an appointment with Christopher. Tel. (703) 367-0894  /  E-MAIL THE OFFICE

Referral Therapists

Jose Alberto Garza
José Alberto Garza is a Mexican psychologist, psychotherapist, and philosopher. He    studied psychology, imperfection therapy, counseling, and regressive therapy in Mexico and psychoanalytical psychotherapy in Spain. Since 2005 he has been dedicated to the private practice of psychotherapy. He has taught psychology in the last 10 years and also philosophy at the Vasco de Quiroga University for the last 3 years in subjects such as Social Doctrine of the Church, Natural Theology, Anthropology, and Ethics. Similarly, he worked on the Mexico City's Archdiocesan Seminary as a therapist and teacher in human discernment. He is an active member of the International Association for the Imperfection Therapy, A.C. He has also been dedicated to human development and has done training in this area through many courses and workshops in the last 10 years. At the present time he works in psychotherapy with individuals who want to live a healthier sexual life.

To set up an appointment with Jose Alberto Garza, call us at (703) 367-0894 or e-mail: IHFInfo@instituteforhealthyfamilies.org

Resumen curricular (Spanish)

José Alberto Garza es un psicólogo, psicoterapeuta y filósofo mexicano. Estudió en psicología, terapia de la imperfección, relación de ayuda, terapia regresiva en México y psicoterapia psicoanalítica en España. Desde 2005 se dedicado a la práctica privada de la psicoterapia. Ha sido docente de psicología en los últimos 10 años, y también filosofía en la Universidad Vasco de Quiroga en los últimos 3 años de filosofía, en materias como Doctrina Social de la Iglesia, Teología natural, Antropología, Ética, etc. De igual manera trabajó para el Seminario Conciliar de México, en el Distrito Federal, y otras instancias religiosas como terapeuta y docente en discernimiento humano.

Es miembro activo de la Asociación Internacional para la Terapia de la Imperfección, A.C. También se ha dedicado al desarrollo humano por medio de cursos y talleres. En la actualidad trabaja en la psicoterapia con personas que quieren vivir una vida sexual sana.

Para hacer una cita con José Alberto Garza, llámenos al (703) 367-0894 o por correo electrónico: IHFInfo@instituteforhealthyfamilies.org

Adriana Hernández Zúñiga
Adriana Hernandez Zuniga is a family professional with more than 20 years experience in promoting and defending family values, ​​at the same time, taking care, watching and meet spiritual, emotional, physical, and material needs of her husband and two children.

Adriana, on her continuous personal and family improvement, studied the Master of Science in Family Studies Institute of the Family, graduated with the work "Theory and practice, guide to prevent alcoholism (from birth to 12), addressed to parents."

Her career as family scholar includes several graduates in addiction prevention, and human sexuality (a comprehensive view). In addition she is certified as instructor in Fertility Billings method of administration since 2010. In 2013 Adriana has been certified by International Healing Foundation as sexual Counselor, to guide people with conflict of same-sex attraction and their families as well.

Adriana has been guest on various radio and television programs in Guadalajara, Jalisco, like Radio Maria, Radio Mujer, Cruzadas Matrimoniales, etc. As professional career, Adriana was professor at the Escuela Bancaria y Comercial, SC, in Mexico City , Values professor ​​in Sierra Madre Institute, SC San Pedro Garza Garcia, Nuevo Leon, and at Universidad del Pedregal Motolinia, BC, in the area of ​​Humanities and Family, SC in Mexico City also.

She also participated as bachelor's and master professor at the Higher Studies Institute of Family, in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. Today, she is private counselor in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico; as lecturer on workshops and course on different topics of human sexuality, the human person, marriage and family.

To set up an appointment with Adriana, call us at (703) 367-0894 or e-mail: IHFInfo@instituteforhealthyfamilies.org

Adriana, en su mejora personal y familiar continua, estudió la Maestría en Ciencias en el Instituto de Estudios de la Familia de la Familia, se graduó con la obra "Teoría y práctica, guía para prevenir el alcoholismo (desde el nacimiento hasta 12), dirigida a los padres."

Su carrera como estudioso familia incluye varios licenciados en prevención de adicciones y la sexualidad humana (una visión integral). Además ella está certificado como instructor en el método Billings Fertilidad de la administración desde 2010. En 2013 Adriana ha sido certificado por la Fundación Internacional de Sanación como consejero sexual, para guiar a las personas con conflictos de atracción por el mismo sexo y sus familias también.

Adriana ha sido invitado en varios programas de radio y televisión en Guadalajara, Jalisco, al igual que Radio María, Radio Mujer, Cruzadas Matrimoniales, etc. Como carrera profesional, Adriana fue profesor de la Escuela Bancaria y Comercial, SC, en la Ciudad de México, profesor de Valores en Sierra Madre Institute, SC San Pedro Garza García, Nuevo León, y en la Universidad Motolinía del Pedregal, BC, en el área de Humanidades y Familia, SC en la Ciudad de México también.

También participó de bachiller profesor principal en el Instituto de Estudios Superiores de la Familia y, en Guadalajara, Jalisco, México. Hoy, ella es consejero privado en Guadalajara, Jalisco, México; como profesor de talleres y curso sobre diferentes temas de la sexualidad humana, la persona humana, el matrimonio y la familia.

Para hacer una cita con Adriana, llámenos al (703) 367-0894 o por correo electrónico: IHFInfo@instituteforhealthyfamilies.org