Dr. Willie Goodman, Jr. | The Interdenominational Theological Center

Dr. Willie Goodman, Jr.

Assistant Professor of Pastoral Care and Counseling/Chaplain Area III

-A.B.A. Dekalb Community College
-B.B.A., Georgia State University
-M.Div., Interdenominational Theological Center
-Th.D., Interdenominational Theological Center

Along with serving as the ITC Chaplain/Counselor, Dr. Willie Goodman Jr. is a full time faculty member who also serves as the institution’s Chaplain/Counselor.  He teaches in the disciplines of pastoral care, pastoral counseling, and psychology of religion, spirituality and sexuality. He has developed a method of in- depth pastoral care and counseling that incorporates Black Theology of Liberation and Self Psychology along with insights from Black psychology and cultural criticism. All of his work is framed within a construct which utilizes insights from the many perspectives of men of African descent. One of his most accomplished publications is entitled Good-enough Mentoring: A Model of Black Pastoral Counseling for the Black Pastoral Counselor Working with African American Men.

Phone: 404-527-5735
E-mail: wgoodman@itc.edu