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About Sister Barbara Sheehan

Sister Barbara Sheehan, a Sister of Providence for 55 years, lives in Chicago and ministers as Executive Director/ACPE Supervisor of the Urban Clinical Pastoral Education Consortium, Inc. and as a spiritual director. She has extensive training not only in clinical pastoral supervision but also in care with those sexually abused, those challenged with mental illness and those suffering trauma. She has offered many workshops at regional, national and international conferences, is the author of Partner in Covenant: The Art of Spiritual Companionship and of numerous articles including one of her latest, Formation For Professional Practice: Addressing Social Hurts" in Reflective Practice: Formation and Supervision in Ministry, Vol. 34 2014.

Recent Posts by Sister Barbara Sheehan

Celebrating the Feast of Saint Josephine Bakhita

Blog Post | Posted on February 8, 2018

Human trafficking continues and one might say it is rampant in the United States and other countries

Book review: The Other Couch

Blog Post | Posted on April 9, 2016

“The authors are in this book. They share their inner and affective responses with the reader and demonstrate clearly how the one in a position of “authority” (therapist, supervisor) authors the potential for healing. They offer it through their being with and not emotionally disconnected from.” A book review by Sister Barbara Sheehan of “The Other Couch: Discovering Women’s Wisdom in Therapy” by Patricia Peters Martin, Ph.D. and Helene DeMontreux Houston, M.S., APRN.

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