About Barrington & Annick Brennen
"We loved you so much that we
were delighted to share with you not only the gospel of God but our
lives as well, because you had become so dear to us."
1 Thessalonians 2:8
Barrington H. Brennen
founder and co-president (along with his wife Annick) of Sounds of
Encouragement Association (SOE), a non-profit organization dedicated to
the restoration of life and helping people smile again through the mediums of seminars, workshops,
publications, radio, television, and research.
is a marriage and family
therapist, counseling psychologist, nationally certified psychologist,
board certified clinical psychotherapist USA; Justice of the
Peace for the Commonwealth of
The Bahamas, marriage officer for The Bahamas, an ordained minister of the gospel,
musician, writer, armature graphic artist, inspirational speaker, husband of one wife for 37
years (July 21, 1977), father of two adult children, father-in-law, grandfather,
and a lover of people. . . More
Barrington's Complete Bio
Annick M. Brennen
is a co-president of Sounds of Encouragement Association. She
is a retired educational administrator, an education consultant, freelance
rapporteur, and designer, and the proprietor of Annick's Unique
Creations, custom window treatments & decor for every budget. Link
Sounds of Encouragement Counseling and Media Association
was established in 1984,
first with a radio program called Sounds of Encouragement (SOE). SOE was designed to reach the lonely, depressed, and those who
just could not sleep at nights. It was aired on
Radio Bahamas, ZNS 1 & 2 Nassau, Bahamas for eight years. It stopped airing when I
moved to Jamaica to work at Northern Caribbean University. It
is currently being aired on WORD SBC 88.3 FM Nassau, The Bahamas.
In addition to
appearing on many other radio and television programs upon invitation, he
counsels couples and individuals and families, and conducts seminars on family violence, marriage enrichment, sexuality,
parenting, pre-marriage education, stress, child abuse, etc.
A division of SOE is Council
for Family Research a research organization with the intent of
"Discovering the Hidden Truth" about family life, marriage, pre-marriage
relationships, social issues, etc.
Barrington and Annick Brennen are
co-presidents for SOE. Barrington is an
ordained minister of the gospel, marriage and family therapist,
counseling psychologist, nationally certified psychologist, and certified Prepare Enrich
trainer and counselor.
native of Fort-de-France, Martinique,
Annick was born the
fifth of seven children of the late Gerard E. Valleray and
Marguerite T. Faure
Valleray. Annick M. Brennen is a retired educational administrator, an
education consultant, freelance rapporteur, and designer, and the proprietor
Annick's Unique Creations, custom window treatments & decor for every budget.
Annick and Barrington got married on Thursday, July
21, 1977 and have two young adults:
2007 graduate of Union College, Lincoln, Nebraska (B.A. in
Health and Human Performance with emphasis in business sports. Gerard is a
Certified Strength Conditioning Specialist (CSCS). His goal is to
obtain a PhD in exercise science and specialize in cardio recovery and research.
Brennen (1996 to 2006)
a wonderful member of the Brennen family. Never forgotten
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