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Anna Beth Benningfield

Anna Beth Benningfield, American family therapist, psychologist. Licensed psychologist, Texas. Fellow American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (Distinguished Service award 1986 Texas chapter, national president 1993-1995); member American Psychological Association, American Society Clinical Hypnosis, Dallas Psychological Association (president 1986-1987).

Background

Benningfield, Anna Beth was born on February 7, 1940 in Vernon, Texas, United States. Daughter of Maurice Leon and Mary Geneva (Gaines) Oliver.

Education

Bachelor, University Maryland, 1963. Master of Arts, Texas Women's University, 1977. Doctor of Philosophy, University North Texas, 1982.

Career

Teacher, McMichael Elementary School, Philadelphia, 1967-1968;teacher, Strickland Junior High School, Denton, Texas, 1968-1975;clinical psychologist, Dallas Child Guidance Clinic, 1981-1984;principal, Benningfield, Benningfield & Associations, Dallas, since 1984. Consultant psychologist Dallas Child Guidance Clinic, since 1984.

Religion

The Gospel of Christ is the message that can lead one to salvation. It shows the essential steps that one must take to secure the goal that God wishes all to attain.

Views

The strongest feature of Methodism is that ordinary people play a major role in the running of the Church.

Membership

Fellow American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (Distinguished Service award 1986 Texas chapter, national president 1993-1995). Member American Psychological Association, American Society Clinical Hypnosis, Dallas Psychological Association (president 1986-1987).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, music, travel, movies, plays.

Connections

Married Milo F. Benningfield, June 11, 1960. Children: Milo Mark, Dana Beth.

Politics

The separation of church and state has guaranteed the diversity of religious expressions and the freedom to worship God according to each person’s conscience. However, separation of church and state permit interaction.