Pastoral Counseling Training

he Saint Francis Academy for Clinical Pastoral Training offers a Pastoral Counseling Class led by faculty certified by the American Association of Pastoral Counselors. Click here for the registration form for this class. We encourage you to fill this form out and submit it electronically. (It may also be mailed to our address.)

Classes are intended for anyone doing ministry who would benefit from pastoral counseling skills! 

Pastoral Counseling Training Classes (Click on the links below for detail)



Also held each Fall and Spring, this class meets five times for two hours each class to offer graduates of our Academy supervision. It is offered twice each semester.  This is designed to refine the participant's pastoral counseling skills, offer collegial support and review difficult cases.

Mail to:
Marcus McKinney, D.Min., LPC
Saint Francis Hospital
114 Woodland Street
Hartford, CT. 06105
(860) 714-4183

Call for dates and times of Supervisory Classes in other areas: (860) 714-4183 

Faculty for Academy: 

Marcus McKinney, D.Min., LPC, director of pastoral counseling at Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center in Hartford, CT., Assistant Professor in Psychiatry, UCONN School of Medicine, Fellow, American Association of Pastoral Counselors, Licensed Professional Counselor in Connecticut, Baptist Minister

Robert S. Henderson, D.Min., LMFT, Diplomate in American Association of Pastoral Counselors, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Connecticut, Supervisor American Association of Clinical Pastoral Education.

Other Faculty from the Academy will contribute to the class content and lectures.