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Reverend Bobbie McKay, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist and an ordained minister in the United Church of Christ. Dr. McKay's Ph.D. is from Northwestern University in Counseling Psychology. She is the author of five published books as well as numerous articles about children, families, marriage and spiritual growth. She has led over 900 seminars and workshops having to do with spiritual and psychological health and has appeared on both television and radio. She is currently the Spiritual Life Program Director at Cocoa Beach Community Church in Cocoa Beach, Florida. She has worked extensively with professional stress and burnout.

Lewis A. Musil, MFA holds a Bachelors Degree from the University of Chicago and a Master of Fine Arts Degree from the Art Institute, Chicago, Illinois. Mr. Musil was a writer, producer and director of theater and television for twenty years. He was a Visiting Professor in the use of Religion and the Arts at Garrett Theological Seminary for two years. He also taught at Elmhurst College and the Goodman Theater School of the Art Institute. He was Chairman of the Department of Creative Drama in the Evanston Public Schools for sixteen years.

Dr. McKay and Mr. Musil have been adjunct faculty at Chicago Theological Seminary. Dr. McKay has also taught at New York School of Ministry.

The Spiritual Health Center was created by Dr. McKay and Mr. Musil to help people from all walks of life find new ways to discover and share their spiritual lives as a powerful agent of change for all people.

Since 1996, Dr. McKay and Mr. Musil have been involved in three interfaith research projects:
  • The Spiritual Healing Project
  • The Adolescent Study of Spiritual Life
  • The Spiritual Aging Project
    Over 4,000 people have participated in these projects.

    Their publications include:
  • Healing the Spirit: Stories of Transformation, Thomas More Press, 2000
  • Taking a Chance on God: Exploring God's Presence in Our Lives, iUniverse Press, 2007
  • When God Becomes Real: Stories of Presence; Models of Church, Exploration Press, 2008

    Their work appears in Religion and Healing in America, edited by Susan Sered, Ph.D. and Linda Barnes, Ph.D., Harvard Divinity School, Chapter 2, Oxford University Press, 2005.

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