Dr. Glen Berry joined Acadia Divinity College in January 2022 as part-time Advisor on Mental Health Pastoral Education and Adjunct Faculty in Pastoral Care. He is well equipped for this position having worked as a clinical psychologist in the Annapolis Valley since 1994, both at the outpatient community mental health clinic and at the psychiatry unit at Valley Regional Hospital (VRH). Glen has experience as an educator, both at the VRH and at Acadia University – serving as academic supervisor and clinical supervisor, as well as teaching several courses for the Psychology Department and ADC. He has a strong interest in helping pastors better understand mental health issues and mental illness, as well as building community within and around church families.
In this new position at ADC, Glen will be researching the needs of ministry students with respect to training in pastoral care and counselling, and beginning September 2022, he will teach courses in pastoral care, counselling, as well as pastoral self-knowledge and personal wellness.
Baptist Leadership Training School (Calgary, 1984)
Bachelor of Science (honours) (Acadia University, 1988)
Master of Arts (University of Western Ontario, 1991)
PhD in Clinical Psychology (University of Western Ontario, 1996)