Rev. Deb Berman, LCSW
Founder, Spiritual Director, Senior Minister

Rev. Dr. Deborah Berman, Dmin, LCSW (pronouns she/her/hers) the Founder and Spiritual Director of PrideMinistry offers consulting and professional development services, including:

  • Facilitating workshops, lectures, and seminars on the spiritual and  faith community needs of people in Alternative Relationships,  Alternative Lifestyles, or non-traditional family constellations.
  • Partnering with Progressive and Liberal faith communities, institutions, and organizations in creating truly welcoming and affirming environments for people who are in sex, sexuality, sexual practices, gender, and relationship minority groups.
  • Serving as spiritual, ritual, and pastoral counseling advisor to LGBTQAI+, Kink/ Leather/BDSM, Poly/CNM, and Alternative Lifestyle/Alternative Relationship organizations, events, clubs, committees, retreats, and conferences.
  • Providing individual and group supervision to psychotherapists, clergy, spiritual counselors, health and wellness professionals, and seminary students who are affirming or want to become more knowledgable and affirming in deeper, more meaningful ways.
  • Offering one-to-one coaching or group classes to sacred intimates, dakinis, psychotherapists, doctors, acupuncturists, and other affirming healing practitioners in developing the foundations of spiritual counseling skills to incorporate into their professional services, deepening their clients’ experiences and healing journeys.