Shalom Center offers an intensive residential program for clergy
and religious who experience psychological difficulties, interpersonal conflicts, emotional
or sexual problems, grief and loss issues, stress and exhaustion, transitional trauma, sexual abuse, addictions or other related issues. The length of stay varies according
to the needs of each person.
Residents engage in individual and group counseling. spiritual direction, expressive art therapy, education and spirituality seminars, skills building workshops, an exercise program and outdoor work projects. Participation in 12-step groups is available when indicated. Also available are massage, arts and crafts.
Visits from designated leadership persons are encouraged particularly at the conclusion of the program.
A written report is provided which offers a summary of a resident’s progress, recommendations and limits to ministry if applicable.