Kelcourse, Felicity

Felicity Kelcourse


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Felicity Kelcourse is Associate Professor of Pastoral Care and Counseling and Director of the Psychotherapy and Faith Program at Christian Theological Seminary in Indianapolis, Indiana.  She holds a PhD in Psychiatry and Religion from Union Theological Seminary in New York.  Her research considers practical theological approaches to healing and personal transformation.

Kelcourse’s recent articles appear in the Journal of the American Academy of Psychoanalysis, Chaplaincy Today, Encounter and The Living Pulpit.  She edited and authored several chapters in Human Development and Faith:  Life-cycles stages of change in body, mind and spirit (Chalice, 2004) and contributed chapters to Kitchen Talk (Chalice, 2003) and Out of the Silence: Quaker perspectives on pastoral care and counseling (Pendle Hill, 2001).  She is a member of the American Academy of Religion, the Society for Pastoral Theology, Quakers in Pastoral Care and Counseling, and Spiritual Directors International.  She has given presentations nationally and internationally on subjects including discernment, human development, the religious aspects of psychotherapy and spiritual direction through dream work.  Her clinical credentials include certifications as a Fellow in the American Association of Pastoral Counselors, Clinical Member of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, and Indiana state licensure as a Mental Health Counselor.