Pastoral Counseling

44% of PCUSA ministers say they aren't trained to handle mental health issues in church: survey

"A PC(USA) minister survey on mental health issues found that 44% of the 4,507 pastors surveyed reported that they 'have not been trained to recognize mental health concerns or how to minister to those individuals and families who face them.'" - C.Post

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Study: Today’s Pastoral Counseling Is More Fluent in Psychology

"...a February article in the Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion documents trends in the way pastors wrote about their role as counselors as it became commonplace for people to turn to psychologists rather than spiritual leaders with their problems." - C.Today

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