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Pastoral counseling. is it ok or risky? i hear so many stories on the news about the clergy.

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Dr. Steven Hill
Family Medicine 23 years experience
News might be wrong: The clergy are like any profession - there is no guarantee that they are ethical and moral. Even being a physician does not guarantee that you are a good person. Find a clergy person you trust and work with them if you feel that will help.
Dr. Christopher Conti
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
COUNSELING: Like any counseling relationship, it must be built on trust.The success or failure of counseling depends largely upon the strength and "fit" of this relationship.

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Last updated Nov 27, 2017

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