n our broken world, many Christians find their spiritual progress hindered or stalled by psychological wounds from their past. But these wounds can be healed with the proper treatment. Priest and licensed therapist Joshua Makoul shows how we can draw on the insights and resources of both the Church and modern psychology to help us come to terms with the past and use it to further our path to union with God.
About the Author: Fr. Joshua Makoul has been serving as the dean of St. George Cathedral in Pittsburgh since 2012. Before that time, he worked in the counseling field for sixteen years. This involved work in family-based, school-based, and outpatient settings. Fr. Joshua received two years of training in family therapy at the Philadelphia Child Guidance Center and completed a one-year certificate course in cognitive behavior therapy at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.
Fr. Joshua received his master’s degree in counseling psychology from Chestnut Hill College in Philadelphia and his bachelor’s in psychology from Moravian College in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. He is licensed in the state of Pennsylvania for counseling. For seminary he attended Holy Cross Seminary in Boston and received an M.Div.