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Dr. Ryan LaMothe


Head shot of Dr. Ryan LaMotheTitle: Institute for Priests and Presbyterates Presenter

Dr. Ryan LaMothe is professor of pastoral care and counseling at Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology. A graduate of West Point, Dr. LaMothe earned an MDiv from the University of Notre Dame, and an MA and PhD from Vanderbilt University. 

Dr. LaMothe is a fellow in AAPC and a diplomate in the American Psychotherapy Association. He has written more than 100 publications and three books in the areas of psychoanalysis and pastoral care and counseling. 

He is editor of Sacred Spaces: The e-journal of the American Association of Pastoral Counselors, and he serves on the editorial review boards for the journal Pastoral Psychology and the Journal of Pastoral Theology.

Topic: Dealing with Disappointment, Disillusionment and Discouragement

Program: The Seasoned Pastor