Nurturing – Roy Petitfils
Product Type: Mp3 Recording
Nurturing: Keynote Address
An immersion with Jesus in Word and Eucharist, in communion with one another, nurtures and strengthens us for the mission of catechesis and evangelization.
Roy Petitfils, MS, LPC is a Catholic psychotherapist in private practice where has specializes in counseling adolescents. Roy frequently consults with schools, churches and other organizations across the world who seek to effectively reach and influence today’s teens. Prior to becoming a counselor, Roy studied ministry and spirituality for five years both in the US and in Rome, Italy. Roy has worked with young people for the last 25 years as a youth minister, campus minister, teacher, school administrator, school counselor and now as a psychotherapist in private practice. He wrote an award-winning syndicated column for adults about teens and has published four books including his latest What Teens Want You To Know (But Don’t Tell You) and his upcoming book Helping Teens with Stress, Anxiety and Depression: A Field Guide for Catholic Parents, Educators, Pastors and Youth Ministers (Ave Maria Press Feb. 2019). Roy has keynoted many national and international conferences including a 2016 TEDx talk helping adults understand and reach teens. Roy lives with his wife Mindi of 17 years and their two sons Maximillian and Benjamin, in Youngsville, Louisiana.