was born in Chicago, Illinois and attended public schools there.
High school was in the suburbs of the city. I was graduated from
Lawrence University, in Wisconsin, with a BA in European History;
attended accredited theological schools (Episcopal) in both England
and the U.S. and was graduated with a Master of Divinity degree
with an emphasis in Ascetic Theology.
two years, I was a parish priest in Illinois, and then spent five
years in New York City as a hospital chaplain. There, I became
involved with the clinical training of chaplains and seminarians
at (what was then) St. Luke's Hospital and, later, at Bellevue
Medical Centereventually deciding to pursue training in
psychotherapy at the Blanton Peale Graduate Institute of the Institutes
of Religion and Health (formerly the American Foundation for Religion
and Psychiatry). By 1977, and still living in NYC, I had completed
a three-year, full-time program in psychotherapy, marriage and
family therapy, and group therapy training. One's own personal
therapy was a requirement of the program, and I elected to undergo
a three-year, five-days-per-week psychoanalysis.
Societies: Clinical Member, American Association for Marriage
and Family Therapy; Fellow, American Association of Pastoral Counselors.
am a licensed marriage and family therapist in New York State.
Music in all forms, reading, bird watching, amateur astronomy.
favorite quote: "To pay attention, this is our endless and
proper work." Mary Oliver, poet.
© 2007 by Mark Glidden