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December 9, 2016
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Dr. Kristine Lund

Assistant Principal, Director of the Spiritual Care and Psychotherapy Programs

Contact Information
Phone: 519-884-0710 ext.2246

Office Hours: By appointment
Academic Background
BSc in Psychology, University of Calgary, 1976:
MDiv, Lutheran Theological Seminary (Saskatoon),1980;
PhD in Education, University of Alberta, 2004. Dissertation Title: The Pastoral Counselling Students’ Experience of Learning To Be Present With Their Clients.

Dr. Lund began as Assistant Professor in Contextual Theology and Pastoral Counselling in 2005. She is a Specialist in Pastoral Counselling and a Pastoral Counselling Teaching Supervisor with the Canadian Association of Pastoral Practice and Education (CAPPE). She brings significant clinical and supervisory experience to her teaching.

In January 2007, Dr. Lund became the Director of the Pastoral Care and Counselling programs.  Her responsibilities include supervising Master of Divinity Contextual Ministry placements and Internship experiences. She teaches courses in Parish Leadership, Christian Education, and Pastoral Counselling.

Published Work

 2010    “The Helping Relationship: A Context for Learning.”  A chapter in The Helping Relationship, Eds. Gus Maier and Martin Rover. Novalis Press.

2009    Teachers and Learners: Relationships Matter. 4, 20min. sessions on DVD plus accompanying workbook (1 for Lutherans and 1 for a more ecumenical community) in Teaching The Bible: Hosting the Conversation. Select Project, ELCA.

2008    “Passion and Integrity in Teaching”  Consensus: A Canadian Lutheran Journal of Theology Vol. 33 No. 1
2007    “Go and Listen: Reaching out to those who seek - especially young adults. Reach and Teach those on a Quest” A chapter in Christian Education as Evangelism Edited by Norma Cook Everist Minneapolis: Fortress Press

Augsburg Fortress

2006 Book Review: Blake J. Neff. (2006). A Pastor’s Guide to Interpersonal

Communication: The Other Six Days. New York: Haworth Pastoral Press.

For the journal, “Counselling and Spirituality.”