Rev. Rebecca Suglia is a Licensed Social Worker in the state of Pennsylvania with a Master’s degree in Social Work from Temple University. Sparked by religious education as an adolescent, she studied theology her entire adult life, and she has a passion for understanding belief systems from around the world. She counsels children, adolescents & adults, individuals, and families & groups, and she specializes in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy specifically for treatment of PTSD. She is trained in traditional Usui Reiki as Taught by Takata, a form of complementary medicine and the most pure form of Reiki, which is beneficial in healing physical and emotional illnesses.
She was ordained in 2002, by the Universal Life Church in Modesto, California. She is the co-founder of EarthSpirit Interfaith Ministry and a representative to Pennsylvania Conference of Esoteric Clergy. At work, Becky believes that clinical social work practice is grounded in spirituality and that good counseling needs to be inclusive of the clients' chosen faith practice. In life, Becky believes that every step we take in the world, every intention, every action is a sign of our faith. If we take every breath in prayer, we cannot fail to do what is right.
Rev. & Dr. Patrick V. Suglia is co-founder of EarthSpirit Interfaith Ministry. He graduated from Life University in Marietta, GA as a Doctor of Chiropractic. In addition to functioning as a holistic chiropractor specializing in family wellness, he is a Certified Medical Examiner for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. He was trained in traditional Usui Reiki as Taught by Takata by Betty McKeon. During his chiropractic and Reiki education, he became a devoted student of the Vedanta and nondual Kashmir Shaivism philosophies.
On October 10, 2001, Dr. Suglia was ordained by the Progressive Universal Life Church. The PULC's philosophy was in line with Dr. Suglia's philosophy of holistic wellness as a way of honoring God. Since that time, the PULC dissolved, and on November 10, 2007 he was ordained by the Universal Life Church in Modesto, CA. He founded the (former) The Wellness Interfaith Church in Saint Louis Park, MN. He continues his work as a healing practitioner while offering his ministerial services with the utmost respect for people of all paths and traditions. What sets him apart from most healing practitioners is the history of his own suffering of numerous illnesses over the years. He was diagnosed at the age of 45 with PDD-NOS, a form of autism, which he writes and lectures about.