Dr. James Coffield to teach Introduction to Pastoral Counseling, July 5-7 and 9th

Dr. James Coffield will teach Introduction to Pastoral Counseling as a 4-day intensive, July 5-7, and 9th. 

Dr. Coffield is a licensed psychologist and received a Ph.D. in counseling psychology from the University of Tennessee. His research and clinical interests include adoption, special needs children and narrative psychology. Dr. Coffield is passionate about training counselors and has more than 20 years of classroom experience in graduate and undergraduate settings. His clinical experience includes counseling individuals, couples, adolescents and families in private practice, college, church-based and hospital settings. In addition to his roles at RTS, Dr. Coffield continues to maintain a part-time private counseling practice. 

Students appreciate Dr. Coffield’s personal interest and encouragement and the way he weaves humor and engaging stories throughout his teaching. Prior to pursuing counseling, Dr. Coffield worked as a youth pastor and basketball coach. He and his wife, Mona, have two sons, Skylar and Pearce, and a daughter, Kim.

Introduction to Pastoral Counseling, 08PT516, 3 Credit-hour

  • July 5  10am-8pm
  • July 6  9am-7pm
  • July 7  9am-7pm
  • July 9  9am-7pm


This course is available for online registration or to audit for $150.  To audit this course or for any other questions please email jlewis@rts.edu for assistance.