Chaplain Pat has spent her entire professional life in a coaching, teaching, and pastoral care role that is filled with compassion and love for life and the learner.
Having retired from a professional career as a Registered Nurse, mostly in the field of Hospice and end-of-life care, Chaplain Pat has developed the art of caring and giving that is modeled to the learner.
She recognizes that freeing the love and kindness in each soul to live a life of compassion, truth, humility, and gratitude in the now is the path to happiness. To that end, she has devoted her life to learning, lessons learned, and having experiences that have given her a unique perspective to assist seekers to make positive changes in all aspects of their life.
Chaplain Pat’s academic credentials are a Bachelor of Art’s from the Marylhurst University of Oregon in Communication, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Villa Julie College (now Stevenson University), and a Master’s of Arts in Pastoral Care/Spiritual Direction from Loyola University Baltimore.
She is a Board Eligible Chaplain, having completed her training in Clinical Pastoral Education at the Veterans Administration in Portland. Chaplain Pat is entering the Doctoral Program at George Fox Seminary in 2018 as a Doctoral Candidate for Pastoral Care in Leadership and Spiritual Formation in May 2022.
She has studied for 5 years as a student with Carolyn Myss, earning Certification from CMED Institute in Chicago in Archetypal Counseling and Mysticism. Chaplain Pat is also a Certified Life Coach and Licensed Heal Your Life Teacher from Louise Hay at Hay House. Chaplain Pat is certified by The Grief Recovery Institute in Ashland, Oregon.
Having studied the works of Wayne Dyer and Eckhart Tolle extensively, Chaplain Pat incorporates the concepts of living in the now with love, forgiveness, and gratitude in all teachings. She is currently a student and is personally coached by Neale Donald Walsch. Chaplain Pat serves as an Associate Pastor at AME Zion Church in Vancouver, Washington.