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Peggy Avent

Peggy Avent, American marriage and family therapist. Licensed professional counselor, Texas, licensed chemical dependency counselor, marriage and family therapist. Member Mother's Against Drunk Driving, president, 1990-1993. Member American Association Marriage and Family Therapy (clinical), Texas Counseling Association, San Antonio Marriage and Family Therapist Association.

Background

  • Avent, Peggy was born on January 26, 1946 in Glendale, California, United States. Daughter of Archie Douglas and Zelma Dee (Arnspiger) Jackson.

  • Education

    • Master of Science, East Texas State University, Commerce, 1982. Doctor of Philosophy, Texas Woman's University, 1994.

    Career

    • Caseworker Texas Department Human Resources, Paris, Lubbock, 1970-1973, Mental Health Mental Retardation, Hereford, Texas, 1977-1980. Hotline director Crisis Hotline, Corsicana, 1980-1982. Teacher Navarro Junior College, 1982-1986.

      Private practice, 1982-1993. Marriage and family therapist, private practice San Antonio, since 1993. Laurel Ridge Psychiatric Hospital, since 1994.

    Major achievements

    • Licensed professional counselor, Texas, licensed chemical dependency counselor, marriage and family therapist.

    Works

    • Author: Groundwork for Better Relationships, 1985, The People People Therapeutic Game, 1985, Success Diary, 1985, Positive Focus, 1985, UG2C-A Drug Prevention Coloring Book, 1988.

    Politics

    Christians acting as the salt of the earth and the light of the world have a responsibility to engage their culture, including participating in the political process.

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    In modern culture the ability to make decisions and choose the right path in life has extremely high value. But through the faith believers voluntarily surrender to God in love and joy.

    Denomination: Baptist

    Views

    All Christians should study Old and New Testament, which texts were written and gathered together over a long period of time. It is important to find out as much as we can about the original contexts in which texts were produced.

    Membership

    Member Mother's Against Drunk Driving, president, 1990-1993. Member American Association Marriage and Family Therapy (clinical), Texas Counseling Association, San Antonio Marriage and Family Therapist Association.

    Connections

    • Children: Debbie, Tina, John Junior, Jason.
    • father: Archie Douglas Jackson
    • mother: Zelma Dee (Arnspiger) Jackson
    • children: Debbie Avent
    • Tina Avent
    • John Junior Avent
    • Jason Avent
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    Born January 26, 1946
    (age 71)
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