The mission of the Catholic Psychotherapy Association is to support mental health practitioners by promoting the development of psychological theory and mental health practice which encompasses a full understanding of the human person, family, and society in fidelity to the Magisterium of the Catholic Church.
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Seeking Applicants for Executive Director Position
The Catholic Psychotherapy Association seeks a highly-motivated, talented leader to serve as the organization’s first paid Executive Director. Experience in fundraising, networking, and operations is desired. For more information about the position and how to apply visit this page.
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UNITE IN PRAYER WITH THE CPA & Catholic Mental Health in the News
June Papal Prayer Intentions
The Beauty of Marriage: Let us pray for the young people preparing for marriage with the support of the Christian community: may they grow in love and with generosity, faithfulness and patience.
Catholic Mental Health in the News
How Churches Can Respond to the COVIC -19 Mental Health Crisis. COVID19 has impacted us all! Here's how you can aid parishioners with increased mental health risk in your parish or diocese. More information can be found HERE.
Divine Mercy University's "Called to Flourish" Podcast: Mental health during the Pandemic. In this episode, we talk about the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on mental health. We discuss the effects of isolation, lack of control, and changes in daily routines. We also provide advice on how to reduce emotional distress and identify when someone needs professional help. Our guest for this podcast is Dr. Helena Orellana, Director of the IPS Center for Psychological Services. She specializes in adult group therapy and the treatment of combat and childhood trauma. This video can be found HERE.
What can a Christian man do if he’s dealing with depression? Life's pressures can get a father, a husband, a student, a boss, or any other man down. Check out a review of 'Beauty in the Browns,' a Christian man's perspective on living with depression.
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