St. Luke Institute Inc.
  • Silver Spring, MD, USA

An international leader dedicated to bringing the healing ministry of Christ to Catholic priests, deacons and consecrated religious through education and integrated psychological, spiritual and physical care.

Mission Statement

We participate in the healing ministry of Christ by promoting the health and well-being of Catholic clergy and women and men religious in the United States and abroad. To accomplish this task, we provide mental health treatment, offer education and wellness programs, and conduct research. In these services, we strive to integrate the highest quality spiritual, psychological and physical resources within the context of a Christian community. The Institute conducts its ministry in harmony with the teachings of the Catholic Church.

Core Values

These core values inspire our mission and vision.

compassion | respect | quality service



Saint Luke Institute is an independent, international Catholic education and treatment center dedicated to healthy life and ministry for priests, deacons, and religious. We bring the healing ministry of Christ to those we serve through integrated psychological, spiritual, and physical treatment and education. More than 75 percent of our residential clients return to ministry.


Vision Statement

 As a multi-service Institute, our Vision calls us to reach out in compassionate care to serve those who serve others in communities of faith. This vision calls us to:

  • Treat men and women with a broad range of difficulties in living
  • Widen our outreach to women religious
  • Expand our educational offerings and wellness programs
  • Respond to emerging needs of those in ministry
  • Research and disseminate knowledge about the care of people in ministry
  • Reach out to the wider community for support
  • Explore providing services to other local Churches and cultures
  • Invite conversation around critical issues impacting those in ministry
  • Offer consultation services to bishops and major superiors


Sep 12, 2019
    Associate Director/Psychologist Due to expanding practice, Saint Luke Consultation Center, a private licensed mental health care outpatient facility for Catholic priests and religious located in St. Louis, MO, seeks a full-time Associate Director (Psy.D., Ph.D.). Applicants must be licensed in Missouri. Out of state applicants must be eligible to be licensed in Missouri.   Essential Duties and Responsibilities Opportunity to work with clients in individual and group therapies. Opportunity to conduct psychological assessments with interdisciplinary team. Supervises assigned clinical services staff. This may include the supervision of group and individual therapy and general case management. Coordinates evaluation scheduling including chairperson, psychological testing, psychosocial interview, clinical interview, spiritual assessment and evaluation summary session. Substitutes for absent departmental employees as needed in order to maintain stable functioning of the department. Assists the director in developing new programs to meet the needs of Saint Luke Consultation Center population. Qualifications Must have Doctoral Level Degree (Psy.D., Ph.D.) from a school of psychology accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA). Experience with psychodynamic training and theory is a plus. Minimum of five (5) years of clinical experience. Minimum of three (3) years of management experience Must have effective verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills to function as a member of an interdisciplinary treatment team. Must have the ability to utilize computer systems and software necessary to perform position functions. Must have strong problem-solving skills and good judgment. Must be organized and detail oriented. Knowledge of the 12-step process is preferred. CPR Certified. If interested, please click the APPLY NOW button below. 
St. Luke Institute Inc. St. Louis, Missouri, US Full time