Dr. Jon Bergeron

Clinical Psychologist & Adoptive Father


Jon A. Bergeron, Jr., Ph.D. graduated from Taylor University in Upland, IN in 1994. He then completed his PhD in Clinical Psychology at UT Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, TX and one-year postdoctoral training in Child and Adolescent Psychology at Scott & White Clinic in College Station, TX in 2002.

Dr. Bergeron continued for ten years at the Scott & White Clinic working with children, adolescents, adults and couples. He and his wife have been foster parents, and have adopted 2 Deaf children both domestically and internationally.

Dr. Bergeron served for six years on the board of Voices for Children (CASA) in Bryan, TX.

In 2011, he joined the non-profit organization, Hope For Orphans, giving leadership and vision in developing tools and resources for families in crisis and helping churches, organizations, and counselors meet the needs of families adopting at-risk kids. During his time there, Dr. Bergeron spoke and led workshops on a variety of orphan-care topics at conferences across the U.S. and internationally.

In 2015, Dr. Bergeron returned to private practice partnering with the Austin Stone Counseling Center in Austin, TX, and continues to travel and speak about a variety of orphan care and biblical counseling topics.

Speaker Location

Austin, TX

Speaking Themes

Adoption of children with special needs, At-risk children in adoption, Post adoption issues, Integrating Scientific Knowledge with a Biblical Worldview in regards to Orphan Care, and Recognizing and addressing the spiritual aspects of helping children heal.

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