AREAS OF EXPERIENCE
Editing, Teaching, Training, Therapy,
Ministry, and Other Areas
.Editor, Hakomi Forum, 1984-present
.Book Review Editor, Pastoral Care Section, Pulpit Digest. 1985-1990
.Manuscript Reviewer, Zondervan Publishing House
.Editorial Committee, Journal of Pastoral Care; present
.Co-Editor (with Ralph Cohen, Ph.D.), Journal of Self-Leadership; present,
.Editorial Committee, The USA Body Psychotherapy Journal; present
.Editorial Advisory Board, Annals of the American Psychotherapy Association; present
.Book Review Editor, Journal of Spirituality in Mental Health, present
.Lecturer in Psychology; The National College of Naturopathic Medicine (Portland, OR) 1981-82 (“Body Centered Psychotherapy for Health Care Professionals”).
.Lecturer in Psychology; Mt. Hood Community College (Gresham, OR) 1981-82 (“General Psychology”).
.Lecturer in Psychology, Western States Chiropractic College (Portland, OR) 1981-82 (“Body Centered Psychotherapy for Health Care Professionals”).
.Clinical Associate Professor of Health & Human Service Professions, Marriage and Family Therapy Program, Central Connecticut State University, New Britain, CT. 1998-2002 (Co-teaching Internal Family Systems with Richard Schwartz, Ph.D. through continuing education department).
.Adjunct Professor of Pastoral Counseling, D.Min. Program, Drew University, Madison, NJ 2004 (“Ethnicity and Family Therapy”).
.Santa Barbara Graduate Institute of the Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Research Faculty, 2004-present (“Ph.D. dissertation committees”).
.Lecturer, Loyola University of Chicago Graduate School, Institute for Pastoral Studies, 2005 (“Developmental Psychology”).
.Adjunct Faculty Graduate Department of Counselor Education Northeastern Illinois University Chicago, IL, 2006 (“The Counseling Profession in a Pluralistic Society,” and “Frameworks for Counseling—Theories of Counseling and Psychotherapy”).
.Adjunct Faculty Columbia College of Chicago Graduate School in Dance/Movement Therapy, 2008 (“Psychopathology”)
Adjunct Faculty, D.Min. Dissertaton Advisor George Fox Evangelical Seminary, Newberg, Oregon
Adjunct Faculty of Education Master of Counselling Program, Project Advisor, University of Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada, 2011-on.
.Guest Lecturer, Oregon College of Education, Monmouth, OR, Psychology Colloquium; "The Interface of Religion and Psychotherapy", 4/2/80
.Faculty Tutor, Union Graduate School Ph.D. students/
.Faculty Tutor, Empire State College B.A. students;
.Teaching Assistant for Dr. Nelson S. T. Thayer, Drew Seminary, Win. '89; Win '90.
.Guest Lecturer, Columbia College Master's Program in Dance/Movement Therapy in Barbara Cargill’s Class (Chicago, IL)
.Guest Lecturer, Drew Theological School’s Doctor of Ministry Program, Summer 1996.
.Guest Lecturer, Australian College of Applied Psychology NSW, June 13, 1996
.Guest Lecturer, Univ. of Pittsburg Medical Center: Shadyside Center for Complimentary Medicine, (Pittsburg, PA.)
.Guest Lecturer, Pace Univ. Master’s Program in Counseling Psychology (White Plaines, NY)
.Guest Lecturer, Loyola Univ. of Chicago Graduate Class in “Psyche & Soul” June 12, 2007.
.Guest Lecturer, Loyola Univ. of Chicago Graduate Class in "The Human Person and Psychological Development" November 2, 2009.
Guest Lecturer, City University of Hong Kong, Department of Applied Social Studies; Counselling in Society and Across Culture, Dr. Betty C. Eng, October 2011.
.Founding Trainer for the Hakomi Institute (Boulder, CO) leading didactic-experiential trainings throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, and the South Pacific (weekend/six-month/two-year formats) for professional therapists in Hakomi Therapy (which integrates the use of mindfulness, non-violence, and the body in psychotherapy) 1982-present.
.Trainer in Internal Family Systems (Richard Schwartz), co-leading 120 hr/6 mo post-graduate trainings, 1998-present.
.Hakomi Institute and/or Internal Family Systems workshops and trainings (many sites involved multiple presentations over time) in Portland, OR, Boulder, CO, Eugene, OR, Columbia, SC, Ashland, OR, Chicago, IL (The Chicago Center for Advanced Bodywork), Frankfurt, West Germany, Santa Fe, NM, Hamburg, West Germany, Scranton, PA (Center for Health Enhancement), Honesdale, PA, New York City (The Open Center), Hakomi Institute International Conferences (1991, Estes Park, CO; 1994, Mount Madonna, CA; 1995, Taos, NM; 1996, Delavan, WI; 1997, Flat Rock, NC; 1998, Flat Rock, NC; 2005, Naropa Univ. Boulder, CO), Morristown, NJ (Center for Health Enhancement), New Town, CT, Gladestone, NJ (Salon Des Philosophes) Princeton, NJ, New London, CT, Niantic, CT, Winnetka, IL, Ashville, NC (Mountain Area Health Education Center), Katonah, NY, Boston, MA (Interface), Sparta, NJ (Institute for Spiritual Development), Minneapolis, MN, Atlanta, GA, Kansas City, MO, Providence, RI, Rye, NY (Wainwright House), Harrisburg, PA (Innerworks), Taos, NM, 1995 4th Internal Family Systems Conference, Chicago, IL, Heidelberg Germany, Brisbane, Sydney, Perth, and Melbourne Australia, Delavan, WI, Mendham, NJ (Center for Change), West Orange, NJ, Minneapolis, MN (with Dick Schwartz), Princeton, NJ, Greenlawn Long Island, NY (Gestalt Network--Arbutus House), Flat Rock, NC, New Britain, CT (Central Connecticut State University), Toronto, Canada, Warwick, NY, Cortlandt Manor, NY, Ashland, OR (Ron Kurtz Trainings), Tacoma Park, MD, Princeton, NJ; Prince Edward Island, Canada, Montreal, Canada, 14th IFS Conf 2005 Mundelein, IL, 2005 Hakomi Conference Naropa Univ. Boulder, 6th Annual Clinical Conference The Midwest Institute for Somatic Psychotherapy Oct 21, 2005, Champaign, IL, IFSNW Portland, OR August 4th and August 7th, 2006. Linden, VA,, Charlottesville VA., 2008 Hakomi Conference Naropa Univ., Boulder, HI of Japan, Tokyo & Osaka-Kobe, 2011. Grand Rapids, MIx, HI of Japan Fucuoka Training, 2011x, Perth, WA August 24-30, Auckland, NZ Sept 2-4, 2011,
.Presentations, seminars, workshops, trainings, short-courses in Hakomi Therapy, IFS, Wholistic Health Care Coordination, Psychology & Religion, Prayer and Spiritual Formation, and other topics offered to: Staff of Ariadne Professional Center, Milwaukie, OR; Staff of State Street Professional Center, Salem, OR; Associated Student Body of Western States Chiropractic College, Portland, OR; Stayton UMC, Stayton, OR; Association for Humanistic Psychology, Portland, OR; Northwest Openings, Portland, OR; Western Oregon State College Psychology Honorary Retreat; Klamath Basin Cooperative Ministry UMC; Central District UMC '83 Retreat; Montavilla UMC, Portland, OR; Grace UMC, Billings, MT; Olympic View Community Church, Seattle, WA; 1985 Upper Room Prayer and Bible Conference, Seabeck, WA; South Carolina Conference Pastor's School, 1986; Tri-State Ministerial Assoc, Port Jervis, NY; NNJ Conference Day of Learning 10/96; United States Body Psychology Association meeting at John Hopkins Univ., June 2002, American Group Psychotherapy Association 61st Annual Conference February 2004 NYC; Bridgewater, NJ UMC (Surviving Spiritually in the Workplace); Skyland’s District Advanced Lay Speaker’s Training 2004, Augusta, NJ; McCormick Theological Seminary Allen Lectures Workshop on Mobilizing Hope and Joy in the Family, Feb 2006; American Association of Pastoral Counselors Annual Conference 2007 in Portland, OR; United States Body Psychology Association meeting in Philadelphia, PA., July 2008, Catholic Healthcare Wesst, Phoenix, AR; Society for Pastoral Theooogy Annual National Convention, Chicago, June 2010; American Psychological Assocation National Convention, San Diego, CA, August 2010, Bethel Bible Seminary, Hong Kong, China, Oct 4-5, 2011
.Volunteer Group Leader, Union County, OR Alcoholic and Drug Primary Prevention Project, 1973-75
.Volunteer Counselor, Center for Community Mental Health, Portland, OR, 1 day/wk, Nov. 1977-July 1979
.Staff Counselor & Community Consultant, Center for Community Mental Health, Portland, OR, 1 day/wk, July 1979-April 1980
.General Coordinator of Clinical Services, Director of Psychological Services, Chaplain; Plaza Santa Maria Hospital, Ltd., Baja, California 1980
.Therapy Group Leader, Solo Center, Portland, OR, Nov 1981-June 1982
.Ariadne Professional Center, Milwaukie, OR; Individual, Couple, & Family Counseling, Wholistic Health Care Coordination, and Community Consultation, Sept 1981-June 1982
.Private Practice of psychotherapy for individuals, couples, families; organizational consultation; supervision/consultation in Hakomi Therapy; individual spiritual direction, and workshops on spirituality for organizations: 1982 to present.
.Contract Therapist, Lutheran Family Services of Oregon, Klamath Falls Branch, 8 hrs/wk, Jan 1984-Sept 1985; 24 hrs/wk, Sept 1985-June '87, (School consultation & groups; Corrections, Juvenile Sex Offenders, Viet Nam Vets, Alcohol Diversion groups; Individual, Couple, & Family Therapy; Multiple Impact Family Therapy.)
.Career Counselor with the Northeast Career & Counseling Center, Princeton, NJ, doing two-day assessment-evaluations for those involved with ministry; 3/2000-
Director, Grace Counseling Center of the Stayton United Methodist Church, Stayton, Oregon 2010-present
.Georgian Clinic for Alcohol and Drug Abuse of the Georgia Mental Health Institute (In-patient alcoholic unit) Winter 1970 part-time
.Grady Memorial Hospital; Atlanta, GA (1200 bed multi-service hospital) Spring 1971 part-time
.Wesley Woods Intermediate Nursing Care Facility; Atlanta, GA (for elderly) Fall 1971 full time
.Georgia Association for Pastoral Care, June 1972-73, Intern Year (majority of time spent at Grady Hospital with medical, surgical, psychiatric, physical medicine, radiation therapy, etc. assignments; part time Good Will Industries of Atlanta, one quarter)
(Churches within Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference UMC)
.Lyons United Methodist Church 1968-69, Student Pastor
.Cove-Elgin Charge UMC 1973-75, Pastor
.La Grande UMC 1974-75, Youth Pastor
.Tigard UMC 1975-76, Associate Pastor
.Estacada UMC 1976-79, Pastor
.Stayton UMC 1979-80, Associate Pastor (Part-time)
.Fremont UMC 1981-82, Associate Pastor (Part-time)
.Chiloquin-Beatty Charge UMC, 1982-October 1985=Pastor (full time); October 1985-1987=Pastor (Part-time)
(Churches within Northern New Jersey Annual Conference UMC)
.Delaware Valley UMC, 1987-91, Pastor (Part-time)
.Frankford Plains UMC, 1991-2005, Pastor (Part-time)
.Retired 2005 (Home Charge Conference = Stayton United Methodist Church, Stayton, Oregon)
.Taught Educable Mentally Retarded High School students drafting and woodshop skills for Salem Public Schools, Special Education Division; North Salem High School, Academic year 1967-68
.Construction worker and Teamster dock worker
.Jr. & Sr. High Summer Camp Staffs, The United Methodist Church
.Writer, Hakomi Institute, Putnam, Connecticut, Winter 1981
.Guest speaker, "Religion On the Line", KOB 77AM, Albuquerque, NM, 1985
.Guest speaker, "Pathways", K AM, Portland, OR April 1994
.Co-sponsor and training associate with Richard Schwartz for Internal Family Systems Training at Central Connecticut State University, 1998-present.
.Forge Institute for Spirituality and Social Change participant; Mendham, NJ Nov. 20-22, 1998; Iona College, March 17-18, 2000.
.Integral Institute participant; Boulder, CO Sept. 7-9, 2000-Psychology Group; co-director Integral Christianity and Congregational Care webpage of Integral University.
.Skyland’s Walk to Emmaus—led Sponsor’s Hour Women’s Walk #15 Summer 2002; led Candlelight Service Women’s Walk #16, Fall 2002; assistant spiritual director Men’s Walk #17 Spring 2003; assistant spiritual director Men’s Walk #22 Fall 2004.
.Director of Hakomi Educational Resources, incorporated serially in New Jersey, Illinois, and Oregon offering Psychotherapy, Clinical Spirituality, Training & Teaching, Pastoral Counseling, Organizational Consulting, Emotional Intelligence for Business, Hakomi Therapy, and Internal Family Systems Therapy, 1995-present
.Central District Leadership Resource Team
.Wallowa Lake Camp Committee
.Metropolitan District Leadership Resource Team
.Metropolitan District Adult Coordinator
.General Conference 1976, Coordinator for hosting OR-ID Day Delegates
.Western District Leadership Resource Team
.OR-ID Conference Leadership Development Committee
.Conference Committee on Religion & Race, Board of Church & Society
.Conference Joint Task Force on Evangelism & Ethnic Minority Concerns
.Central District Education Coordinator, Conf. Bd. of Discipleship
.Klamath Basin Cooperative Ministry, Staff Coordinator
.United in Mission Campaign, Cluster Chair (NNJ Conf.)
.Port Jervis sub-district New Life Mission Invitational Ministries Coordinator
.The Great Cornfield Rainbow Tent Revival ‘97, ’98, ’99, ‘03 Steering Committee Chair
.Taught District Lay Leaders (2004) Craig Miller’s NextChurch.Now in a series of sessions.
.Chaplain, Grande Ronde Child Center (for emotionally disturbed children)
.Union County Community Concert Series Board
.Union County Juvenile Advisory Board
.Eastern Oregon State College Bi-Lingual Education Advisory Board Chairperson
.Union County Ministerial Association
.Tigard Ministerial Association
.Estacada UM Pre-School Board
.Neighbors of Estacada in Action Together (NEAT) Community Council and Board
.Clackamas County Community Action Agency Board
.Estacada Fine Arts Programs, Committee Recorder
.Antioch International Proposed Metabolic Studies Program Academic Committee
.Medicine Bag Alcohol and Drug Treatment Crisis Center Board Secretary
.Klamath Basin Ministerial Association
.Chiloquin Community Services Liaison Board
.Kittatiny Little League T-Ball coach 1990; Sandyston-Walpack Panthers.
.Frankford Plains Octagon Schoolhouse Restoration Committee.
.SLAMMS (Stayton, Lyons, Aumsville, Mehema, Mill City, Sublimity) Habitat for Humanity Committee
.Volunteer Guide and Host for Graduate School Admissions Office.
.Researcher for Drew Connection newsletter
.Search Committee Member (from Grad. Student Assoc.), Spring '89 for Drew Seminary/Graduate School Faculty position in Liturgics and Worship
.Search Committee Member (from GSA), Fall '89 for Drew Seminary/Graduate School Faculty position in Philosophy of Religion.
.Committee Member (from GSA) on 1991 University Colloquium, "Evolution as a Unifying Paradigm."
.GSA Liaison to Theology School 1990-91
.Search Committee Member (from GSA), Fall '90 for Drew Seminary/Graduate School Faculty position in Pastoral Care/Psychology of Religion.
Experience in being a father to Leif Johanson,
28 in the picture on a 1982 BMW R100RT