Hawthorne Gospel Church presents its fall women’s conference, “Moving Beyond Fear into Bravery,” with Leslie Vernick, on Saturday, November 2, at 9 a.m. Doors open at 8 a.m. Order tickets through itickets.com.
Leslie Vernick is a popular speaker, author, and licensed clinical social worker and relationship coach.
She is the author of seven books, including the best selling, The Emotionally Destructive Relationship and her most recent The Emotionally Destructive Marriage.
Leslie has been a featured guest on Focus on the Family Radio, Family Life Today with Dennis Rainey, Moody Mid-Day Connection and writes a regular column for WHOA Women’s Magazine. Internationally, she’s spoken in Canada, Romania, Russia, Hungary, the Philippines, British Virgin Islands and Iraq.
In 2013, she received the American Association of Christian Counselors Caregiver of the Year Award.
She’s been married to Howard for 38 years and together have two grown children and three grandchildren.
Leslie received her Masters degree in Clinical Social Work from the University of Illinois and has received post-graduate training in Biblical Counseling as well as Cognitive Therapy. Leslie is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Pennsylvania.