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Rod Spencer, M.Div. M.A.
Pastoral Counselor
Memphis, Tennessee

Native Texan Rod Spencer graduated from Texas A&M University in 1977 with a B.A. in philosophy and soon discovered there were few vacant positions for philosophers. His post-gradutate work includes a Master of Divinity degree from Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary and a master's dregree in marriage and family counseling from the University of South Florida. His counseling ministry began in St. Petersburg, Florida, and continued in Memphis, Tennessee, where Rod established several congregational-based pastoral counseling centers. In addition Rod continued pastoral ministry as an interim and supply pastor, as well as serving on the adjunct faculties at Christian Brothers University and Memphis Theological Seminary. A Licensed Professional Counselor in the states of Tennessee and Texas and staff member of the Samaritan Counseling Centers of the Mid-South, Rod’s areas of expertise in counseling are marriage and family therapy. He also is employed as Senior Crisis Counselor for Youth Villages in Memphis.

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