Stephen Muse is a theologian (M. Div., Princeton Theological Seminary) and psychologist (Ph. D., Loyola University of Maryland in Pastoral Counseling), with postdoctoral studies in marriage and family at the University of Georgia. He is a member of the American Association of Pastoral Counselors and the International Academy of Behavioral Medicine, Counseling and Psychotherapy, as well as an approved supervisor of the American Association for Marriage and Family. He works as a counselor and family therapist. He also teaches and supervises military chaplains in the US Army Family Support Pastoral Program. He directs the Pastoral Counselor Training Program and Clinical Services of the Pastoral Institute's DA & Elisabeth Turner Ministry Resource Center in Columbus, Georgia.