Dave_McClow

Dave McClow, M.Div., LCSW, LMFT, is a clinical associate for the Pastoral Solutions Institute and author at Catholic ExchangePatheos, and Today’s Catholic.  He writes about a Catholic vision of masculinity which is summarized in the Abba Prayer for Men found here:  Abba Prayer & Challenge.  He is also very active in his diocesan men’s group, Rekindle the Fire, and has founded multiple text ministries for men. For over 30 years he has been helping individuals, couples, and teams change in a variety of settings: inpatient psychiatric and addictions, employee assistance, outpatient community mental health, and statewide technical assistance centers. His counseling specialties are depression, anxiety, trauma, and the building of practical skills to cope with overwhelming emotions. He has been a national consultant and trainer for a number of evidence-based practices and topics.  He has also started a number of small businesses. Trained as a pastoral counselor, he has always recognized God as the source of healing and integrated his faith into his counseling practice.