Episcopal Diocese of Washington

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Mental Health Task Force

The Mental Health Task Force seeks to address and provide for the emotional wellness of individuals and communities of faith within the Episcopal Diocese of Washington.


To educate clergy, laity, and the community at-large in the Episcopal Diocese of Washington about resources that provide mental health information.

To develop and implement bio-psycho-social-spiritual experiential offerings that lead towards individual and congregational healing and wholeness.


To provide regularly scheduled bio-psychosocial-spiritual experiential offerings in each parish in the Episcopal Diocese of Washington within the next 2-3 years.

Task force member(s)

The Rev. Dr. Robert Phillips, Associate for Leadership Development and Congregational Care for the Episcopal Diocese of Washington, Chair


The Rev. Jill Snodgrass, Ph.D., Atlantic Region Board Member, American Association of Pastoral Counselors

The Rev. Bean Murray, Deacon in the Episcopal Diocese of Arkansas and Coordinator, The Episcopal Mental Illness Network

Mr. Stephen A. Campbell, Senior Planning Officer, District of Columbia Department of General Services

For more information, please contact The Rev. Dr. Robert Phillips, Associate for Leadership Development and Congregational Care.