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pastoral counselor

David Allen Walker, American pastoral counselor. Certified pastoral counselor; ordained as pastor Presbyterian Church, 1975. Member American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, American Association Pastoral Counselors, Laurel Mountains Psychological Association, Pittsburgh Cleric, Fortnightly Speakers Forum (president 1983), Greater Johnstown Clergy Association (treasurer), Johnstown Chamber of Commerce, Junior Chamber of Commerce (officer 1966-1968).

Background

Walker, David Allen was born on February 26, 1942 in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States. Son of Samuel Arno and Mildred E. (Bassett) Walker.

Education

Bachelor, Southern Illinois University, 1966. Master of Divinity, McCormick Theological Seminary, 1975. Doctor Minister, Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, 1986.

Career

Youth director, Young Men’s Christian Association, Granite City, Illinois, 1963-1966;assistant director, Madison County Economics Opportunities Commission, Edwardsville, Illinois, 1966-1968;deputy executive director, Cuyahoga County Economics Opportunities Commission, Cleveland, 1968-1971;trainer, consultant, Control Systems Research, Arlington, Virginia, 1971-1975;pastor, Paris (Pennsylvania) Presbyterian Church, 1975-1978;director, Washington (Pennsylvania) Academy, 1978-1980;pastor, head staff, Center Presbyterian Church, McMurray, Pennsylvania, 1980-1987;executive director, Westmont Family Ministries, Johnstown, Pennsylvania, since 1988. Sexual abuse therapist Cambria County Mental Health Mental Retardation, Johnstown, 19881.

Achievements

  • Certified pastoral counselor. Ordained as pastor Presbyterian Church, 1975.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Rainbow Around My Neck, 1990. (manual) Getting It Together, 1970. Author and editor journal Familytalk, since 1990.

Membership

Member American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, American Association Pastoral Counselors, Laurel Mountains Psychological Association, Pittsburgh Cleric, Fortnightly Speakers Forum (president 1983), Greater Johnstown Clergy Association (treasurer), Johnstown Chamber of Commerce, Junior Chamber of Commerce (officer 1966-1968).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Vocal music, acting, writing.

Connections

Children from previous marriage: Jon Douglas, Mariabeth, Wendell Scott. Married Diana L. Wells, November 23, 1988. Children: Julie Lynn, Haylea Jo, Alissa Beth.

father:
Samuel Arno Walker

mother:
Mildred E. (Bassett) Walker

spouse:
Diana L. Wells

child:
Julie Lynn Walker

child:
Haylea Jo Walker

child:
Alissa Beth Walker