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                         Articles and Papers

Articles and Papers


Rather than have people searching all over the place for my published papers and articles, it made sense to bring them under one location. So here they are!
The Frequency of Narcissistic Personality Disorder in Pastors. This is the paper that started it all. Presented at the AACC World Conference in Nashville, TN, the paper describes the nationwide study of Narcissistic Personality Disorder in the ordained clergy of a major, conservative denomination in Canada. The results were nothing short of astonishing: 31.2% of an accurate cross-section scored in the diagnostic range for NPD  on a validated test instrument.
The Narcissist Pastor as Spouse and Parent. This more recent paper has resulted in emails from all over the world from the spouses of narcissist pastors. While most are from women, a sizeable portion is from men. The most common reaction has been, "Thank you! You just told my story and now I don't feel so alone!"
A New Restorative Peace Process for Conflicted Faith Communities. This article was published in 2018 in the  Journal of Mediation and Applied Conflict Analysis 4, no. 1 (May 2017)