Fr. James Stephen Muse, PhD, LMFT, LPC

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Licensed Professional Counselor, Pastoral Psychotherapist

Pastoral Institute, Inc, 2022 15th Ave Columbus, GA 31901

(706) 649-6507 ext. 1230

Distance/Telehealth Services: Yes

Mental Health Services Provided
  • Outpatient Counseling / Therapy
  • Consultation / Supervision
Ages/Demographics Served
  • College Students / Young Adults
  • Adults
  • Older Adults (Seniors)
  • Clergy / Clergy Families
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Physicians and Helping Professionals
Area(s) of Focus
  • PTSD and developmental trauma
  • Spiritual pain and existential issues
  • Grief
  • Combat trauma and reintegration issues
  • Intimacy issues
  • Compassion fatigue and burnout
Licensed to Practice
  • AL
  • GA
Additional Certifications
  • Diplomate Board Certified in Traumatic Stress
  • Diplomate CPE Supervisor
  • AAMFT Approved Supervisor
  • Approved Clinical Supervisor
  • Diplomate in Professional Psychotherapy
  • Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor
  • EMDR Level II trained
  • Board Certified Clinical Chaplain [CPSP]
  • Certified Telemental Health Clinician
  • Certified Complex Trauma Professional Level II
  • Clinical Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine; Bioethics and Medical Humanities, Mercer University Medical School
Integration of Faith Cf. When Hearts Become Flame: An Eastern Orthodox Approach to Pastoral Counseling and various talks and podcasts found at the Amazon Author bio page below.
Primary Address Pastoral Institute, Inc, 2022 15th Ave Columbus, GA 31901
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