Dr. Dane Boyles completed his Texas certification in mediation and advanced family mediation in compliance with the Alternative Dispute Resolution Procedures Act, Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code, Sec.154.052. He is a full member of the Texas Association of Mediators, Austin Area Mediators, Association for Conflict Resolution (ACR), the Texas Mediator Credentialing Association, and the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC).
Along with his certifications, Dane has a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Spanish from Texas Tech University and a Doctor of Ministry degree from Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary. In addition, he has three Masters degrees: M.A. (Spanish), M.S. (Religion), Master of Arts in Religion, and a Bachelors of Arts in Spanish and Portuguese.
Dr. Boyles is also a Certified Doctoral Diplomat in Christian Counseling by the International Association of Christian Counseling Professionals (IACCP) and a Licensed Temperament Counselor from the National Christian Counselor’s Association.
Dr. Boyles has served as a university professor, preaching minister, teacher, counselor, vision caster, professional speaker, foreign missionary, part-time traveling missionary, and director of two non-profit organizations. Having previously lived in several countries within South America, Dane has a multi-cultural and multi-national background. In addition to English, he is a fluent speaker of Spanish and Portuguese, giving him the ability to relate to people from any background.