Photo credit: Dottie Moss

I live my life in widening circles that reach out across the world…  -Rilke

Pamela Dintaman lives in the Sonoran Desert near Tucson Arizona. She describes a pastoral guide as one who listens carefully to another, serving as a midwife/companion alongside someone’s life journey.

 I value asking open-ended questions, helping people reflect on their lives. I like being part of releasing people’s gifts and energies. The word evoking describes my area of giftedness, calling forth what is there but may be hidden.  

Professional Summary

Pastoral guide for 25+ years,
working in hospitals, churches, hospice, and private practice…
responding to ‘what matters’ concerning identity, values, meaning and purpose,
integrating body, mind and spirit.

Spiritual Wellness Provider at Canyon Ranch Resort and Spa, Tucson AZ,
April 2015-present.

Education and Training

  • Somatic Sexuality Educator–in training
  • Clinical Pastoral Chaplain residency at Yuma Regional Medical Center, 2009-2011
  • Healing Touch, 2011, Guided Imagery, 2011, Crucial Conversations, 2010
  • Capacitar International Training: Healing Trauma, Empowering Wellness, 2009
  • Extraordinary Leadership Seminar: Systems Theory, Dr. Roberta Gilbert, 2005-2006
  • Lancaster Theological Seminary, Lancaster, PA, M. Div degree
  • Family Therapy and Pastoral Care, Fall 1992
  • Goshen College, B.A. Communication

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