Teaching

Elizabeth Pennock, Assistant Professor of Counseling at RTS-Orlando, has been invited by local universities, counseling centers, and non-profit organizations to give workshops and lectures on the topics of complex trauma, attachment, person-centered counseling theories, and more. She has taught graduate level counseling courses at the University of Central Florida (UCF) and Reformed Theological Seminary – Orlando.  While at UCF, Elizabeth was involved in developing and teaching a new Foundations of Crisis & Trauma Counseling course for MA students in UCF’s Counselor Education Program.


Teaching (Counselor Education)

Reformed Theological Seminary, Orlando (2018-present)

  • PSY5210 Theory & Practice of Counseling 
  • PSY511 Human Growth & Development
  • PSY5220 Group Theories and Practice 
  • PSY632 Psychology in Relation to Theology II
  • PSY576 Counseling in Community Settings

University of Central Florida (doctoral program teaching internship, 2016-2017)

  • MHS 6938 Foundations of Trauma & Crisis Counseling, Developed and co-taught with faculty member
  • MHS 6500 Group Procedures & Theories in Counseling, Co-taught with faculty member
  • MHS 6401 Techniques of Counseling,Co-taught with faculty member
  • MHS 6403 Practicum in Counselor Education, Co-taught with faculty member
  • MHS 6450 Addictions Counseling, Co-taught with faculty member

Professional Presentations & Programs (non-refereed)

Guest Lectures (selected)

  • Pennock, E. R. (2016, November). Considering trauma in addiction treatment. Guest lecture presented at University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL.
  • Pennock, E. R. (2016, October). Counselor self-care practices. Guest lecture presented at University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL.
  • Pennock, E. R. (2016, March). EMDR as an integrative therapy. Guest lecture presented at University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL.
  • Pennock, E. R. (2016, February). Person-centered therapeutic approaches with children and adolescents. Guest lecture presented at University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL.
  • Pennock, E. R. (2015, November). Attachment and trauma. Guest lecture presented at Reformed Theological Seminary, Orlando, FL.

Training Workshops (selected)

  • Pennock, E. R. (2015, January). Understanding attachment dynamics. Training workshop presented at Pioneers-USA, Orlando, FL.
  • Pennock, E. R. (2014, August). Working with attachment styles in the counseling room. Training workshop presented at the Oviedo Counseling Clinic, Oviedo, FL.
  • Pennock, E. R. (2012-2015). Walking the road between: Connecting with God in grief and loss. Training workshop presented twice per year at Pioneers-USA, Orlando, FL.
  • Pennock, E. R. (2012-2015). Practicing the presence of people: Emotionally healthy spirituality. Training workshop presented twice per year at Pioneers-USA, Orlando, FL.
  • Pennock, E. R. (2009-2015). Conflict resolution on teams. Training workshop presented several times per year at Pioneers-USA, Orlando, FL.