“It is my joy to walk alongside cross-cultural workers and their families as they navigate the hard places and learn new ways of thinking, being, and doing.”
Pam is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Supervisor (North Carolina/ South Carolina) and a Registered Play Therapist Supervisor. She received her M.A. in Counseling Ministries from Wheaton College (2002) and her Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision from Regent University (2012). Currently, she is on sabbatical from her full-time role teaching Counseling at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in Charlotte and is thrilled to spend part of her sabbatical at Olive Tree.
Prior to becoming a counseling professor, Pam spent 22 years in Southeast Asia in a variety of service roles: teaching at an international MK school, providing counseling services at The Well and Cornerstone Counseling Foundation, and offering consultation to non-profit agencies involved in disaster relief, ministering to victims of trafficking, international adoption, and at-risk youth. Pam has a keen interest in ministering to adults and children who are dealing with transition, singleness issues, anxiety, depression, and grief and loss. When not working, she enjoys kayaking on Lake Wylie, hiking, and experiencing almost anything new.
MA in Counseling Ministries, PhD in Counselor Education & Supervision, LCMHC-S (North Carolina, South Carolina)
Child Centered Play Therapy, Theraplay, TraumaPlay, EMDR