David B Seaburn Ph.D., L.M.F.T.

David B. Seaburn, Ph.D., L.M.F.T., served a rural country parish, worked in community mental health, was an assistant professor of psychiatry and family medicine at the University of Rochester Medical Center for twenty years, where he and others helped pioneer the collaborative family healthcare movement, and also directed a free public school-based family counseling center before his retirement in 2010. He has co-authored two professional books, Family-Oriented Primary Care (1990) and Models of Collaboration (1996), over sixty articles, and six novels: Parrot Talk (2017--runner up in fiction---TAZ Author Awards),More More Time (2015), Chimney Bluffs (2012), Charlie No Face (2011—Finalist in General Fiction, National Indie Excellence Awards), Pumpkin Hill (2007), and Darkness is as Light (2005). He and his wife live near Rochester, NY. They have two adult daughters and three wonderful grandchildren.

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Going Out Not Knowing

The notion of going out not knowing comes from the New Testament scripture about God calling Abraham who responded by going out not knowing where he was to go. I have always felt that was a good description of life itself. The uncertainty of not knowing can be both frightening and exhilarating. In this blog I hope to reflect on both.

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