Howard W. Whitaker, D.Min.

Consulting practice in trauma, self-injury,

and religious psychopathology

The Reverend Doctor Howard W. Whitaker is a therapist, educator, and a priest of the Episcopal Church.  He has been a Board Certified Chaplain to psychiatry since 1994, serving in private practice, mental health, and church settings.

In semi-retirement, he continues to maintain a small private practice in Scottsboro, Alabama.  His subspecialties are spiritual care to individuals, families, clergy, and congregations involved with:

· Trauma & Dissociation

· Self-injurious Behavior

· Personality Disorders

· Critical Incident Management

· Suicide aftercare

· Religious Psychopathology & Abuse

Dr. Whitaker will see clients by appointment only.   Clergy or physician referrals are encouraged for individuals, but not required.  

Direct requests for clergy or ecclesial judiciary consultations are welcome and confidential.

Clergy— congregation services, including mutual ministry review, consultation, or mediation will require a contract to include judiciary consent, travel, document review, and on-sight visit.  

Attorney consultation involving litigation support is welcome and confidential.



Howard W. Whitaker, D.Min.

PO Box 596—206 S. Scott Street

Scottsboro, AL 35768





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