Dr. Cornett has a passion for educating professional helpers and the general public on topics related to children, couples, and families and the importance of building and enriching our relationships with others.  He aspires to engage others through teaching that is practical and meaningful, incorporating real-life stories, illustrations, exercises, videos, and the latest research in order to inform and to inspire.

The following are sample topics that reflect Dr. Cornett's specialty and interest areas:

  • Play therapy

  • Filial therapy (Child-Parent Relationship Therapy)

  • Family play therapy

  • Marriage and family therapy

  • Children and parenting

  • The therapeutic benefits of play

  • Marriage and family relationships

  • The integration of counseling and the Christian faith

  • Family systems theory

Below are some conferences where Dr. Cornett has presented:

  • Association for Play Therapy International Conference (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019)

  • Northwest Center for Play Therapy Studies Summer Institute (2016, 2019)

  • Keynote Speaker, Texas Association for Play Therapy Annual Conference (2019)

  • Keynote Speaker, Washington State Association for Play Therapy Annual Conference (2018)

  • American Counseling Association Conference (2017)

  • Christian Association for Psychological Studies Conference (2014, 2016)

  • Keynote Speaker, Arkansas Association for Play Therapy Annual Conference (2015)

  • American Association for Christian Counselors (2013, 2015)