Speakers include national and international experts in psychology and spiritual formation. More presenter information will be available soon.


 

Msgr. Stephen J. Rossetti, Ph.D., D.Min. President Emeritus, Saint Luke Institute

Msgr. Stephen J. Rossetti, Ph.D., D.Min., is president emeritus of Saint Luke Institute, a priest of the Diocese of Syracuse, a clinical psychologist, and a clinical associate professor at The Catholic University of America. Msgr. Rossetti holds a doctor of ministry degree from CUA and a PhD in counseling psychology from Boston College. He served in two parishes immediately after ordination and is a 1973 graduate of the Air Force Academy. Msgr. Rossetti was president of Saint Luke Institute from 1996 to 2009 and served two stints as the Catholic chaplain to Antarctica and the South Pole. The author of numerous books and articles on priestly wellness and spirituality, Msgr. Rossetti is a much sought-after speaker in the United States and abroad.

Emily R. Cash, Psy.D. Saint Luke Institute

Emily R. Cash, Psy.D., a licensed psychologist, is the director of the Candidate Assessment Program for Saint Luke Institute and the director of Saint Luke Center, located in Louisville, Kentucky. She has been a member of the clinical services department at Saint Luke Institute since 2006. She received her graduate degree in clinical psychology from Spalding University in Kentucky and completed her doctoral training in a community mental health setting in New York City. Dr. Cash's clinical services include individual and group therapy, psychological evaluation and assessment, and facilitation of psycho-educational groups for mental health and well-being.

Rev. David Songy, O.F.M. Cap., S.T.D., Psy.D. President, Saint Luke Institute

Rev. David Songy, O.F.M. Cap., S.T.D., Psy.D., is a priest of the Capuchin Province of Mid-America and a clinical psychologist. Prior to coming to Saint Luke Institute, he was the spiritual director and prefect of studies at Redemptoris Mater Missionary Seminary in Denver, Colorado. He also was director of counseling services at the Pontifical North American College in Rome and held several positions at St. John Vianney Theological Seminary. Fr. Songy holds a doctorate in psychology from the University of Denver and a doctorate in sacred theology from the Teresianum, the Pontifical Institute of Spirituality in Rome. He holds a master’s degree in pastoral counseling from Loyola College and theology degrees from Aquinas Institute. Fr. Songy speaks Italian, Spanish and Tok Pisin, the language of Papua New Guinea and gives workshops on topics such as priestly spirituality, formation in priestly celibacy, cybersex addiction and the integration of psychological and spiritual treatment.

Br. John Mark Falkenhain, OSB, Ph.D. Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology

Br. John Mark Falkenhain, OSB, Ph.D., of Saint Meinrad Archabbey, serves as the vocation director, assistant formation director and adjunct professor of psychology at Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology and is a fellow in human formation for Saint Luke Institute. He is a licensed psychologist whose work includes teaching courses on human development and human sexuality to seminarians and lay degree students. Br. Falkenhain also conducts research in the areas of celibacy formation, child sexual offense by clergy, healthy psychosocial/psychosexual adjustment of clergy and religious, and adjustment and formation issues.

Crystal Taylor-Dietz, Psy.D. Saint Luke Institute

Crystal Taylor-Dietz, Psy.D., is a licensed psychologist and the director of the Caritas Counseling Center at Saint Luke Institute. She is also an assistant clinical professor of clinical psychology at The George Washington University Professional Psychology Program. She received a doctorate in clinical psychology from Chestnut Hill College and completed her pre-doctoral internship at the Center for Multicultural Training in Psychology at Boston Medical Center, along with a post-doctoral fellowship at The George Washington University Professional Psychology Program. Prior to becoming director, Dr. Taylor-Dietz was a member of the residential treatment staff of Saint Luke Institute. Her research and clinical interests include issues related to multicultural diversity, the intersection of spirituality and psychology, social justice and wellness promotion.