Felicity Kelcourse
Associate Professor of Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Psychology of Religion

Felicity Brock Kelcourse is Associate Professor of Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Psychology of Religion. She is author and editor of Human Development and Faith: Life-cycle stages of body, mind, and soul, 2nd Ed. (Chalice, 2015), co-editor, with Pamela Cooper-White, of Sabina Spielrein and the Beginnings of Psychoanalysis: The Power that Beautifies and Destroys (Routledge, 2019), and co-editor with Brynolf Lyon of Transforming wisdom: Pastoral Psychotherapy in Theological Perspective (Cascade, 2015). She has published articles in the Journal of Pastoral Theology, Pastoral Psychology, Reflective Practice, Encounter, Journal of Religion and Health, Journal of the American Academy of Psychoanalysis and The Living Pulpit.

With over 30 years of experience as a psychotherapist, Dr. Kelcourse has been licensed as a Mental Health Counselor in Indiana since 2001 and is an analytic candidate with the Inter-Regional Society of Jungian Analysts. She received her clinical training from Blanton-Peale Graduate Institute in New York and was recognized as a Diplomate in the American Association of Pastoral Counselors in 2010. She has served on the steering committee for the Psychology, Culture and Religion section of the American Academy of Religion and holds clinical memberships in the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, the American Counseling Association, the Association for Clinical Education in Counseling and the Association for Spiritual, Ethical and Religious Values in Counseling. She maintains a part-time practice as an analyst and pastoral psychotherapist working with individuals, couples and groups.

Recorded for her gifts in ministry by Wilmington Yearly Meeting of Friends (Quakers) in 1987, Felicity Kelcourse has served congregations in Notting Hill London, Jamaica West Indies and Wilmington Ohio. She established the Psychotherapy and Spirituality Conference hosted by Christian Theological Seminary and is a founding member of the Green Faith Initiative, certifying CTS as a Green Seminary under the auspices of Green Faith International. In addition to core courses in the MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling program she teaches courses on Freud, Jung and Religion, Dreams and Discernment, Ecopsychology and Ecotheology. Her research interests include empathic and practical responses to the challenges of climate change, the early history of psychoanalysis, and pastoral theological approaches to healing and personal transformation as aspects of redemption and fruits of discernment.

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