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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.

Religion

The purpose of human existence is to love, worship, and serve God in thought, word, and deed, and, grounded in this relationship with God, to love and serve others.

Politics

As responsible citizens Christians should pray for elected officials, submit to just laws, pay taxes, and serve in various capacities, such as on juries, in the military, in public office, and by voting for their representative leadership.

Views

The strong feature of Baptism is that prayers are not only led by a minister, but often by a local preacher - a lay person who has been trained and authorized to lead worship and preach.

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.