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Save the Date for the Northeastern/Eastern Regional Conference
November 3-5, 2017
Wisdom House, Litchfield, CT
Planning is in the early stages, but the topic will be something like
Self-Care for Pastoral Counselors and Pastoral Care givers in a Traumatic Age.
Association Conference Information
  March 23-25, 2017, Atlanta, GA
  Theme: "Vision and Opportunity: The Future of Spiritually Integrated Psychotherapy and Care"

    Welcome to the EASTERN REGION

       of the American Association of Pastoral Counselors 

Organized in 1963 to ensure standards for the practice of pastoral counseling, the American Association of Pastoral Counselors is an international, interfaith organization of professional pastoral counselors, parish clergy and other mental health professionals. We seek to advance understanding of the mind-spirit connection. AAPC members are at the forefront of practicing the interface between spirituality and emotional well-being. For more information about the mission and goals, Bylaws, publications and articles or referral to a counselor in the AAPC, please go to: AAPC.org 

Members of the region practice in New York, New Jersey, and the Canadian Province of Ontario.

What is Pastoral Counseling?

Pastoral counseling is a unique form of counseling that uses spiritual resources as well as psychological understanding for healing and growth. It is provided by individuals who are not only mental health professionals but persons who have had in-depth religious and/or theological training. Most pastoral counselors are ordained clergy or persons otherwise endorsed by a religious faith group.

Member Information –Dues


Transition periods are always bumpy. Ours is no exception.
Towards the end of January 2017, you will be able to pay dues and register for events at a new online site.

Stay tuned for details on this simplified system as soon as they become available.

Please note the new mailing address for Association business.
American Association of Pastoral Counselors
C/o RMK Productions
200 Little Falls St., Ste. 205
Falls Church, VA 22046

            Telephone: 703-385-6967

For questions, contact your Regional Administrator, AAPCEast@gmail.com

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