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Who am I.....and Are These Programs About

A few words of welcome....there's a more complete biography later on the site.

I'm Dr. Jeffrey D. Hamilton, LCSW....


I have an MDiv from Lancaster Seminary

A DMin in Pastoral Counseling from United Theology Seminary

An MSSA from The Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio.

I also studied Gestalt Theory for 12 years at the Gestalt Institute of Cleveland and with various master therapists.

I've completed Level 3 Training in the Gottman Principles and have begun the process towards certification.

I've been providing pastoral counseling since 1976, have been on the faculties of medical schools, graduate schools and seminaries.

To learn more...check the "a bit more about me" page.

Why the Seven Principle and Couples Communication?

Simply, because they work. 

The Gottman Principles are the foundation of my work with couples.  The Seven Principles Program supports the integration of research and practice in supporting the development of healthy relationships.

Couples Communication does the same.  It's a researched based program to teach communication skills.

I believe in them both.