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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
2 doctors agree

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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. Steven Hill
Dr. Steven Hill
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Dr. Christopher Conti
Emergency Medicine

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Christopher Conti
Dr. Christopher Conti
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