Although Dr Ryan has a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology and holds Fellow Status at the American Psychotherapy Association, he does not practice as a Licensed Clinical Psychologist or Psychiatrist. His services do not include diagnosing or attempting to cure pathology or treat any form of physical or mental illness or disease which constitutes the conventional practice of psychology and medicine.
Dr. Ryan practices is sanctioned under The Association for Integration of The Whole Person and The Pastoral Medical Association both 501 (c) (3) ecclesiastic member organizations promoting spirit, body-mind healing and integration which is beyond the oversight of state legislative governance.
Dr. Ryan offers his services to improve mind, body, spirit and relationship health as an adjunct to medical sick care, He is Licensed as Pastoral Faith Based Christian Healer Licensed Pastoral Therapist L # 6461745 PSc.D. PSc and M. with The Pastoral Medical Association.
Dr. Ryan specializes in removing blocks to promote mind, body, spirit, integration and healing and emotional relationship well-being. His desire as an Ordained Christian Faith Based Minister and alternative and Holistic Complimentary Practitioner is to work with you as an integrated whole, complete spiritual individual, who wishes to promote healing and well-being in contrast to traditional sickness.
As a Faith Based Healer, Dr. Ryan does not diagnose, treat or attempt to cure pathology. Under PMA and AIWP his work is far beyond the clinical realm of testing/diagnosing or treating pathlogy. Dr. Ryan does not propose to treat pathology or practice in any way conventional work as a traditional sick care Mental Health Practitioner.
Aa an Inter Faith Based Minister and Pastoral Faith Based Healer, and Professional Pastoral Counselor abiding by the First Amendment of the Constitution, Dr. Ryan, does not take insurance. Insurance Companies focus on pathology and diagnostic lables which can follow a patient and become stigmas later in life, preventing employment opportunies. Insurance Companies increasingly only cover patients with chronic, emotional extreem mental issues I have chosen not to focus on pathology and diagnostic labels which is outside my scope of practice. Insurance information also can not be guaranteed confidential. see Why I Joined The Pastoral Medical Association
Insurance Reimbursements also falls under Doctor / Patient HIPPA Agreements which is outside our scope and practice under the First Amendment.
If you see Dr. Ryan, you will need to sign a Health and Wellness Agreement , which specifically describes Dr. Ryan’s function as a Mind, Body Spirit Integration and Pastoral Healer stating that:
By Signing Below, I agree To Be Willing to be Open To Attuning and Developing Coherence with Mind, Body, Spirit, Healing, Integration and Wellness Support as stipulated by the terms of this Health and Wellness Agreement Form.
I understand that although, Dr. Ryan has a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, he is does not practice as a state licensed Psychologist and (as stated in the Health and Wellness Agreement) his intention is to solely improve mind, body, spirit health as an adjunct to medical care, and as such, his services do not include diagnosing or attempting to cure pathology or treat any form of physical mental illness or disease which constitutes the conventional practice of psychology and medicine.
State licensing boards are charged with protecting the general public through establishing standards for the practice of conventional healthcare. Accordingly, state licensing boards issue various healthcare licenses and regulations governing those practices and they regulate the activities of providers operating under those licenses.
The First Amendment to the Constitution separates Church and State governing or licensing authorities. The Pastoral Medical Association (PMA) issues licenses for the practice of Pastoral Science & Medicine to ensure the safety of the public and the licensees are competent to practice.
The difference, however, is that the PMA provides standards and regulations of practitioners who offer spiritually-based Pastoral Science & Medicine services and protocols that are outside the jurisdiction of secular regulatory boards.
Dr. Ryan is fully Licensed as a Pastoral Therapist L # 6461745 PSc.D. ) and Faith Based Healer by The Pastoral Medical Association. The Association for Integration of the Whole Person (AIWP) has also fully sanctioned Dr. Ryan under AIWP Miracles Ministry to practice as an Ordained Pastoral Marriage Family Counselor and Intuitive Mind Body Spirit Integration and Healing Expert.
AIWP Miracles Ministry is a Church Congregation of AIWP and Nonprofit Charitable Organization (tax identification is 95-3455451.)
Dr. Ryan believes his spiritual practice is an important part of his own healing and personal security and peace of mind. He could not do the work he does without a close personal connection to Jesus and Spiritual Principles.
The Association for the Integration of the Whole Person (AIWP) was founded by Mel Suhd in 1976 so that spiritual persons, prepared to serve their communities, can do so in ways that assure the blessings of self-empowerment, psychologically and educationally, leading to peace for persons of goodwill. It is a 501 (c) (3) Non-Profit Religious Charitable Organization EIN # 95-3455451.
CLARIFICATION OF TERMS
Religious: “a cause, principle, or system of beliefs held to with ardor and faith.”
Spiritual: “non-material, eternal, may or may not be part of religion, sacred, devotional, or ecclesiastical; not lay or temporal.”
Mel Suhd, the Founder of AIWP states that “AIWP was not founded to proselytize. It was not founded to compete with other religions. It was founded to honor the reality that each of us forms values and principles that many religions embrace. ” Spiritual principles and values such as Peace, Assurance, Gratitude, and Love make up the spiritual essence of our original wholeness and are a doorway to connecting with God, Holy Spirit, Infinite Wisdom or our Divine Nature the essence of who we are.
Peace knowing that I am a Child of God
Assurance: Knowing that all my needs are met through God’s Love
Gratitude: Knowing Gratitude is the way I walk in Love
Love: Extending these values to others is the way I stay in Love.
Dr Suhd goes on to say “These individual values and precepts are the foundation of each person’s spiritual life. Thus, each of us can see ourselves as parishioners and leaders in many religions. Each of us can nourish ourselves by being in harmony with other religions and partaking of the unique values and principles that fit comfortably in the path we take. With this mission, AIWP ordinations have grown substantially over the years.
AIWP has been instrumental in helping its members perform their religious/spiritual work freely and peaceably. There are over 500 concregations of AIWP each serving the community to help provide Mind, Body, Spirit Integration and Healing. Correspondence over the years has confirmed that the IRS and local and state officials still honor the separation of church and state so clearly mandated in the Constitution of the United States. They recognize AIWP as they do other registered religions.”
AIWP Miracles is a member congregation of AIWP with it’s own mission to provide a safe, nurturing sanctuary for removing barriers to giving and receiving love and teaching skils for self/other compassionate connection. AIWP Miracles Ministry also provides a number of community services such as weddings, prayer requests as well as providing marriage and relationship counseling to promote mind, body spirit integration and healing for a more compassionate world.
The Pastoral Medical Association (PMA) is an established ecclessiatic member organization that licenses spiritually minded healthcare professionals to provide Pastoral Science and Medicine (PSc &M) services to the public within safe and legal guidelines. The PMA screens and certifies practitioners to hold the highest standards of Mind, Body, Spirt Health Care.
According to the PMA , its mission is to “promote lifelong health and well-being. To these ends, the most fundamental purpose and inherent part of our mission is to (a) restore and protect Pastoral Science & Medicine and its fundamental ecclesiastical safe and natural health principles and practices, (b) assure that biblically-sound spiritually based services are offered professionally and ethically for protection and benefit of the general public, (c) protect and advance the rights of spiritually based practitioners who wish to offer these services, and (d) assure access to such services for all those seeking them.
Put simply, the mission of The Pastoral Medical Association is to promote opportunity for everyone to enjoy lifelong health and mind, body, spirit and relationship well-being. The PMA provides a regulated means for sincere and spiritually committed healthcare professionals to offer the hundreds of millions of people suffering from Physical, Mental, Emotional Relationship challenges,
The PMA specializes in Faith-Based and natural and effective protocols for preserving, restoring and maintaining the Mind, Body, Spirit and Relationship Wellbeing and Functional Wellness the Creator intended humanity to have.
The healthcare services you may receive from Dr. Timothy J. Ryan are completely separate from and not related to, approved by or dependent upon any secular federal or state governmental licensing authority.
Also, it is important to realize that PMA licensees do not practice conventional medicine or conventional psychological Health Care. More specifically, they do not examine, diagnose or treat, or offer to treat or cure or attempt to cure, any mental or physical disease, disorder or illness, or any physical deformity or injury; and PMA licensees do not recommend or prescribe, or recommend changing dosage or discontinuing, any medications or pharmaceutical drugs.”
The Pastoral Medical Association (PMA ) licensing ensures its licensed practitioners have the highest standards of education, training and experience to ensure value to the public in delivering the most effective clinical services.
The PMA also supports its practitioners in advancing their education, to obtain better clinical outcomes to maintain the highest standards possible. The Doctor of Pastoral Science (Ps.D.) is the title given to practitioners when they show compentency in achieving mastery in Pastoral Science.
The Pasoral Science and Medicine is also a title licensed practitioner may elect to hold when achieving advanced education and compentency in the field of Pastoral Science and Medicine.
- Practitioners of Pastoral Science & Medicine offer health improvement and counseling services based on a ministerial license issued by the Pastoral Medical Association (PMA). The titles PSc.D and D.PSc. M. referenced on this website relate to practitioner’s PMA license, and not to any state license authority.PMA licensees do not practice medicine. More specifically, they do not examine, diagnose or treat, or offer to treat or cure or attempt to cure, any mental or physical disease, disorder or illness, or any physical deformity or injury. Also, PMA licensees do not recommend or prescribe any medications or pharmaceutical drugs or suggest any change in dosage or discontinuation of any legally prescribed medicines or drugs.
PMA practitioners have taken a vow to uphold biblical spiritual principles when interacting with clients and providing PSM services. PMA practitioners have widely diverse backgrounds, education, training and experience in conventional medicine and alternative healthcare.
Collectively, PSM services provided by PMA licensees represent virtually every known standard and alternative approach, therapy and modality for promoting health and wellness, including spiritual counseling. In addition, many PMA practitioners are licensed by the medical and healthcare licensing authorities in the states in which they offer services pursuant to their state licenses.
However, it is important to note that the PMA license and the healthcare services you may receive from a PMA practitioner are completely separate from and not related to, approved by or dependent upon any secular federal or state governmental licensing authority or any other healthcare license the practitioner may have.
Also it is important to understand that PMA licensed practitioners do not practice medicine. and unlike traditional secular counselor and practitioners they do not examine, diagnose or offer to treat or to cure, any mental or physical disease, disorder or illness. PMA licensees also do not recommend or prescribe any medications or pharmaceutical drugs.
In contrast, PMA practitioners obtain PMA licensing and offer their services as an alternative to clients who want to take advantage of the PSM system of biblically valid natural approaches and state of the art evidence based practices and procedures for promoting health, personal well-being and relationship fullfillment and enrichment.
Pastoral Science and Medicine (PSM) is the term devised by the Pastoral Medical Association (PMA) to describe the system of natural approaches founded upon spiritual principles used by PSM practitioners for promoting and improving physical, mental and spiritual health. Health improvement results from making positive lifestyle changes and following other natural procedures that are biblically sound, science-based and professionally administered pursuant to acceptable standards of care.
The following definitions are used to establish the PMA’s term “Pastoral Science & Medicine”.
Pastoral: of or relating to spiritual care or guidance especially of a congregation.
Science: the study of the physical and natural world and phenomena, especially by using systematic observation and experiment.
Medicine: to cure, heal: to make whole: to free from errors and sins, to bring about one’s salvation.
Therefore, combining these definitions, Pastoral Science & Medicine means: Spiritual care and guidance (pastoral) using healing phenomena observed, experienced and recorded (science) over centuries, utilizing biblical insight for good physical, mental and spiritual health, prayer and God-given natural agents and therapies to achieve lifelong health and well-being (medicine).
Mel Suds the founder of AIWP, stated that “A major element of the mission of AIWP is to encourage individuals to reaffirm their religion of heritage. “Honor thy Mother and Father” means honoring one’s genesis, one’s own coming into being. No one has come into this world as a perfect human being. Nor was anyone’s religion of origin perfect.
Dr. Ryan only asks that you be open to exploring and understanding yourself as a whole person which includes your physical body, / emotional body, mental body and your spiritual nature (that which is eternal without beginning or end).
Dr Ryan is Christian by Faith. He believes God is the ultimate Healer and Jesus the Redeemer and Savior. He seeks to make his practice a place for God to Shine and allow Holy Spirit to clear blocks and restore clients to their Holy Perfection or original wholeness.
Dr. Ryan also believes his spiritual practice is an important part of his own healing and personal security and peace of mind. “For where two or three have gathered together in My name, I am there in their midst.” King James Bible …. Matthew 18:20
Dr. Ryan could not do the work he does without a close personal connection to Jesus and Spiritual Laws.
Dr. Ryan believes God is the ultimate Healer and Jesus the Redeemer and Savior. He seeks to make his practice a place for God to Shine and allow Holy Spirit to clear blocks and restore clients to their Holy Perfection or original wholeness.
Whether you needing support to get over a rough patch or you are not feeling right and in despair, grieving multiply cumulative past losses, which you have put off, and now need resolution. Dr. Ryan can help you let go, or say Good Bye to what does’nt work and helo to a more meaningful future. In can also help you discover a fast track to peace with a more fulfilling and freeing perspective.
Dr. Ryan’s education includes: having a Doctorate in Divinity with Religious Studies, a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology and a Honorary Doctorate in Pastoral Science and Medicine. He has trained with the leading secular and spiritual authorities of our time. He has trained six years with Dr. Thomas Hora, MD.,PC winner of the Karen Horney Award for outstanding achievements in Psychiatry.
He has been practicing over twenty years as a faith based minister using spiritual values and Biblical Truths as a healing method for accessing God’s Healing for Mind, Body Spirit Integration and Healing.
Dr. Ryan also holds Board Certifications with numerous Professional Counseling and Health Care and Energy Healing Organizations such as The American Psychotherapy Association, The American Alternative Medical Association, The International META-Medicine Association and The International Association for Advanced Clearing Energetics as well as The Pastoral Medical Association. He is also a Board Certified Fellow at The Association for Integrative Medicine where he Board Certified in Energy Medicine and Integrative Health.
Dr. Ryan also holds Board Certifications as a Hypnosis Instructor and NLP Trainer at The American Hypnotherapy and Nero-Linguistics Reprogramming (NLP) Association. He also holds Fellow Status and is a Board Certified Professional Counselor and Relationship Expert at the American Psychotherapy Association. He has also been trained as a Life /Relationship Coach helping individuals and families and Business Professionals discover a fast track to peace and more meaningful Parent / Child, Business and Family Relationship fulfillment.
In addition, Dr. Ryan has been trained in the leading authorities in Marriage and Family Counseling and Individual and Relationship Transformation Skills: including Imago Relationship Therapy by Harville Hendrix, Ph.D. Emotionally Focused Therapy by Sue Johnson, Ph.D. Relationship Healing by John Gottman, Ph.D., Mars and Venus Instruction by John Gray. and he has four years of skill training in Compassionate Lis`tening and Authentic Expression by Marshall Rosenberg, Ph.D. Nonviolent Communication.
Dr. Ryan’s Approach is Simple,
To Help You Discover Your Blocks,
And Remove Them.
Dr. Ryan has also been tained in Energy Healing Methods such as Energy Medicine, and Emotional Freedom Techniques EFT by Gary Craig and Donna Eden as well as many other energy healers. Dr. Ryan offers healing based on the living energy of Divine Qualities and Needs helping individuals and couples learn how to release toxic energies and return to their vibrant aliveness. He believes that learning to connect to one’s original nature and see the original nature of others, individuals become more heart ( love ) connected and are able to increase their abilty to better give and receive love.
Over Eighty percent of our couples strengthen and improve their relationships and say they consider the Returning to Love Program successful. Many of our couples who do not stay together say they are better partners and have better communication skills than may of their married friends.
He has put the best evidenced based approaches into a comprehensive system of relationship enrichment skills where couples can learn valuable skills and maintain those skills long into the recovery mode.I provide in person and on-line or phone Holistic Mind, Body Spirit Counseling as well as Parent Child and Couples Marriage Counseling.
For the past thirty years, Dr. Ryan has been helping, Adults, Couples, Parents and Children, as well as Business Professionals ground with their bodies, lead with their hearts and soar with their spirits. In addition to specializing in couples therapy,` see article Quest for Wholeness.
If you have ever needed support for yourself or your relationship or had a concern about regaining your personal peace of mind and wellbeing, a health issue, or conflict in your relationship and/or need skills to reconnect to yourself and your partner, counseling with Dr Ryan is the perfect way to get support you need to get back on track.
Dr. Ryan can hlep you understand the soul contract and Soul-ution to your problem. He also offers concrete skills you can use right away for personal wellbeing and relationship growth to discover a fast tract to peace of mind and happiness.
Dr. Ryan specializes in Relationship Counseling and Mind, Body Spirit Integration and Healing. He can show you gentle easy ways to return to your original wholeness and remove barriers to better knowing how to give and receive love.
Dr. Ryan can also help you whether you are just starting a relationship and want to lay a secure foundation, in a good relationship and want to make your relationships stronger, or whether you are feeling hopeless and wanting to know if the relationship can be safe.
Dr. Ryan’s focus is on wellness rather than managing symptoms and sickness. He believes each person and/or couple, when given the necessary skills to guide them, can awaken to their God given natural state of wholeness, perfection and love. Clients consistently report the skills they have learned from our work together have given them more aliveness and connection to their own personal power and authenticity.
His sessions are solution-focused and you will find him to be non-judgmental, attentive and responsive to helping you go to the next level. He is committed to helping you learn skills you can use the rest of your life to enhance your health, wealth and relationships in a fun and relaxed manner. Be sure that all session are in the service of Holy Spirit and are in alignment with the Bible and Spritual Truths.
The PMA guarantees your right to privacy with more security than a State Licensed Traditional Practitioner (see article “The Right to Practice with Secure Confidentially. As an Ordained Minister Under The Association For Integration of the Whole Person, (AIWP) and The Pastoral Medical Association (PMA), All information is completely privaledged, I am sanctioned to practice as a licensed Pastoral Therapist and Licensed Inter Faith Minister in all fifty states.