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David Bruce Moore

David Bruce Moore, American social service administrator, psychotherapist. Diplomate International Conference for Advancement of Private Practice Clinical Social Work. Recipient Clyde T. Francisco Preaching award, 1983.


  • Moore, David Bruce was born on December 20, 1956 in Spring Valley, New York, United States. Son of Benjamin Peter and Mary Elizabeth (Pitt) Moore.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Carson-Newman College, 1978. Master of Divinity, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, 1983. Master of Social Work, University Louisville, 1984.

      Doctor of Philosophy in Social Work, Pacific Western University, 1991.


    • Social worker DHS, Kingsport and Rutledge, Tennessee, 1978-1980. Psychiatric social worker Our Lady of Peace Hospital, Louisville, 1984-1986. Director social services Kentucky Medical Inc.

      Medical Center, 1986-1988. Outpatient director Ten Broeck Outpatient Center, Shelbyville, Kentucky, 1988-1989. Executive director, founder Family Life Center, since 1989.

      Lecturer University Louisville, 1983-1986. Adjunct lecturer Indiana University, New Albany, 1984. Counselor Peace Counseling Referral Center, Louisville, 1985-1986.

      Consultant Home Mission Board Southern Bapts., Louisville, 1984-1986. Social work consultant private practice, Louisville, 1983-1987. Private psychotherapist Wood & Associates, Louisville, since 1987.

      Outpatient coordinator Kentucky Medical Inc. Outpatient Center, Louisville, 1987-1988. Pastor Southern Baptist Church, 1979-1980.

      Admissions coordinator, clinical social worker post-traumatic stress disorder program Department VA, Louisville, 1992-1996.

    Major achievements

    • Diplomate International Conference for Advancement of Private Practice Clinical Social Work.


    • Author: All Stressed Up and No Place to Go, 1990. Editor: (guidebook) Ministers' Guide to Community Resources, 1985, (workbook) Stress Management, 1986. Syndicated columnist on Family Relationships through Southern Media Group, Incorporated.


    Consultant Wayside Christian Mission, Louisville, 1987. Board directors Family Counseling Center, Louisville, 1986-1989. Diplomate International Conference for Advancement Private Practice of Clinical Social Work.

    Clinical consultant Coalition for the Homeless, Louisville, 1994-1996. Member National Association of Social Workers (diplomate clinical social work), Kentucky Society Clinical Social Workers, American Academy Certified Social Workers (certified), American Association Marriage and Family Therapists, American Group Therapy Association, International Conference for Advancement of Private Practice of Clinical Social Work (certified psychoanalytic psychotherapy).



    Teaching sunday school, bicycling, woodworking, landscaping, theater.


    • Married Belinda Lee Ellis, May 14, 1978 (divorced May 1987). 1 child, Katrina Lee.
    • father: Benjamin Peter Moore
    • mother: Mary Elizabeth (Pitt) Moore
    • spouse: Belinda Lee Ellis
    • child: Katrina Lee Moore
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    Born December 20, 1956
    (age 60)
    • 1978
      Carson-Newman College
    • 1983
      Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
    • 1984
      University Louisville
    • 1991
      Pacific Western University
    • 1978 - 1980
      Social worker, DHS
      Tennessee, United States
    • 1984 - 1986
      psychiatric social worker, Our Lady of Peace Hospital
      Louisville, Kentucky, United States
    • 1986 - 1988
      director, social services Kentucky Medical Incorporated Medical Center
    • 1988 - 1988
      outpatient director, Ten Broeck Outpatient Center
      Shelbyville, Indiana, United States
    • 1989
      executive, director
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