If you are writing theory papers, or if you are supervising trainees in this process, a new resource is now available for you to explore. The Rev. Dr. David Franzen has just published an article on theory of pastoral supervision that is the fruit of an extensive career as a supervisor of trainees in both CPE and Pastoral Counseling. In June of this year his theory paper was published as the “AAPC Theory Paper of the Year” in volume 36 of the journal, Reflective Practice: Formation and Supervision in Ministry. This journal is now an online, open-access publication that appears annually.
David has held positions as a CPE Supervisor at Duke University Medical Center, as a pastoral counselor at Counseling Services, Inc. and at the Pastoral Care & Counseling Institute in Durham, NC. He also served for a decade as Director of the Pastoral Care & Counseling department at Alamance Regional Medical Center in Burlington NC. There he and a colleague developed the Alamance Institute for Pastoral Counseling, an AAPC accredited doctoral program in Pastoral Counseling working in conjunction with Graduate Theological Foundation. David has been a Diplomate in the College of Pastoral Supervision and Psychotherapy for fifteen years.
Dr. David Franzen