Resources for Speakers, Workshops & Retreats

New England Pastoral Institute offers a variety of resources for churches, schools, community groups, and organizations needing workshops and presentations. The professional staff at the Institute has a wide range of interests and expertise that provide educational and inspiring programming for meetings, retreats, and seminars.

Subjects range from mental health issues to educational topics for medical and clinical professionals, parents, teens, couples, clergy, churches, teachers, and those interested in improving their knowledge and enjoyment of life.

Program Chairpersons are encouraged to contact the Institute to plan unique presentations to meet particular goals and needs. The following is a list of some of the topics available to resource meetings, retreats and seminars.


  • ADHD
  • ADD
  • Anxiety and Panic disorders
  • Male Depression
  • Eating Disorders
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Psychotropic Medication Education
  • Suicide awareness and Prevention (for teens and adults)
  • Pervasive Development Disorder (PDD)
  • Autism/Aspergers
  • Mental Retardation


  • Spiritual Growth and Development
  • Exploring the Character of God
  • Intimacy with the Divine
  • Dynamics of Hope
  • Integration of Spirituality and Psychology
  • Forgiveness and Reconciliation
  • Shame and Guilt
  • Healing Power of Prayer
  • Mind, Body, Heart, Soul Connections
  • Healthy and Unhealthy Spirituality


  • Marriage
  • Marriage Preparation
  • Separation and Divorce
  • Divorce and Blended Families

Children & Families

  • Anger
  • Conflict resolution and mediation
  • Crisis management
  • Classroom management for behaviorally challenged students
  • Sibling rivalry
  • Teen development
  • Teen peer relationships
  • Violence, Drugs, Alcohol and Sex: What to say to your children
  • Violence in the media
  • Preschool developmental stages & ages
  • Self-esteem & positive discipline for 2-12 year olds
  • Parental Education for:
    • Infants
    • Toddlers
    • Preschoolers
    • School-aged
    • Preteen
    • Teens

Domestic Violence

  • Abuse and Neglect
  • Domestic Violence
  • Dating Violence
  • Understanding Batterers

Men's & Women's Issues

  • Trauma
  • Recovering from Betrayal
  • Building and Maintaining Trust
  • Sensitivity Training
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Recovering from Rape
  • Sexuality, Spirituality, and Wholeness
  • Gender Identity Issues
  • Sexual Orientation Issues
  • Male Isolation


  • Substance Use and Abuse
  • ACOA/Al-Anon
  • Relationship Addiction
  • Body Image
  • Co-dependency

Illness & Grief

    • Spirituality
    • Survivors
  • Loss of Pregnancy (miscarriage, stillbirth, SIDS)
  • Chronic and Terminal Illness
  • Grief and mourning (children and adults)

Stages of Life

  • Adolescence
  • Young Adulthood
    • Intimacy
    • Marriage preparation
    • Child-rearing
  • Middle Age "Crises"
  • Aging
  • End of Life

For further information or to design and plan an event, please contact us. Scheduling and fees will be established on an individual basis.