Pastoral Solutions Institute Seeks New Catholic Counselor to Join Team


The Pastoral Solutions Institute is pleased to announce that we are expanding and seeking a new Catholic therapist to join our team of professional Catholic counselors.  If you are interested, please read the following carefully.

About the Institute

Founded by Dr. Greg Popcak in 1999, the Pastoral Solutions Institute is a Catholic behavioral tele-health practice providing over 10,000 hours/year of ongoing pastoral psychotherapy services by telephone to Catholic couples, families and individuals worldwide.

The Pastoral Solutions Institute is internationally recognized as a leader in the effective integration of the Catholic faith and spirituality in clinical practice. In addition to providing counseling services, the Institute provides ongoing training and formation for therapists wanting to practice in a Catholic-integrated context and spearheads educational and outreach initiatives intended to empower lay Catholics to productively live the Church’s vision of life and love.

About the Position

The Pastoral Solutions Institute has an immediate FULL-TIME opening (due to our high level of commitment to ongoing training/formation of our staff we are NOT accepting part time applications) for a new therapist to join our team of telephone-based pastoral counselors.  After a comprehensive, initial training period, the new clinician would work from home but serve as part of our integrated team of professional counselors and spiritual directors.  In addition to carrying a full case load, the clinician would be expected to participate in weekly staffings/trainings and other activities that support professional development and the mission of the Institute.


The applicant MUST…
-Have at least a masters degree in a mental health related discipline (counseling, clinical soc.wrk, marriage and family therapy, etc)
-Be licensed to practice INDEPENDENTLY in his or her state of residence.
-PLEASE NOTE:  Applicants who do not hold a current, valid state license for independent practice WILL NOT be considered.
-Be a faithful, practicing Catholic in good standing in the Church and agree with the Magisterial teachings of the Church especially as related to marriage and family issues, including sexuality and natural family planning.

The Following Additional Qualifications are a PLUS but not specifically required
-A degree in Catholic theology (BA, MA, M.Div) from an accredited Catholic college or university.
-Formal training (or advanced independent study) in the Theology of the Body
-Formal training (0r advanced, independent study) in attachment theory (relating to both children and adult pair bonding)
-Familiarity with Dr. Greg Popcak’s books in general and marriage and family life in particular.

The Application

Interested parties should please send the following to
1. Current CV
2. Brief 300-500 word reflection on your faith development including a brief reflection on how the Church’s teaching on marriage, family and sexuality impacts your life and relationships.
3. List of 3 references that could speak to both your professional and faith development (e.g, professional 
colleague, supervisor, pastor)  You DO NOT need to include reference letters.  ONLY names of references and contact information.


Please submit all requested application information by Friday, October 21, 2016.

We look forward to receiving your application!




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