Meet Our Counselors
Dr. Gregory Popcak (POP-chak) is the Founder and Executive Director of the Pastoral Solutions Institute (CatholicCounselors.com). The author of over 20 popular books & programs integrating solid Catholic theology and counseling psychology, he is an expert on the practical applications of Pope John Paul the Great’s Theology of the Body. Together with his wife, Lisa, he hosts More2Life Radio, a call-in, advice program heard M-F at 10am E/ 9amC on almost 400 stations affiliated with the EWTN radio network and SiriusXM Satellite Radio Channel 130.
Dr. Popcak is a Certified Psychotherapist and Certified Spiritually-Integrated Psychotherapy Trainer by the Association of Clinical Pastoral Education, a Fellow of the American Association of Pastoral Counselors (FAAPC), a Board Certified Diplomate (BCD) of the American Board of Clinical Social Work, a Board Certified Tele-Mental Health Provider, and a winner of the Fr. Richard M. Hogan Award for Contributions to the Social Sciences.
In addition to his counseling and broadcasting work, Dr. Popcak is the Executive Director of the Peyton Institute for Domestic Church Life. He is the former Chair of the MA in Pastoral Studies Program at Holy Apostles College and Seminary and has served as an adjunct professor of both psychology and graduate theology at Franciscan University. Dr. Popcak’s articles appear regularly in various Catholic periodicals and his work has been featured on FoxNews, NPR’s Here and Now, the Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, Ladies Home Journal, and The National Enquirer.