An Eastern Orthodox Approach to the διά-Λογος of Pastoral Counseling
by Stephen Mus
He is author of chapters in seven books and numerous articles, book reviews and poetry for professional journals and trade magazines, including national award-winning research in the area of religious integration and clinical empathy of therapists. He served as Managing Editor of the Pastoral Forum from 1993 to 2002. Previous books include Beside Still Waters: Restoring the Souls of Shepherds in the Market Place (2000) and Raising Lazarus: Integral Healing in Orthodox Christianity (2004).
Dr. Muse has served as PT instructor with Columbus State University graduate counseling education program and as adjunct faculty with Garrett Evangelical Theological Seminary, McAfee School of Theology D.Min program and Union Graduate Institute. He serves as a training supervisor for the U.S. Army family life military chaplains and in field education for the Counseling Psychology doctoral program of Auburn University. He has taught and led professional workshops internationally and throughout the U.S. in the civilian sector as well as for the U.S. Army Chaplains in the areas of his specialties, which include post-traumatic stress, clergy wellness, marriage and family issues, Christian formation, and stress and burnout.