Fr. Timothy Pavlatos

Fr. Timothy Pavlatos is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, a Nationally Certified Counselor, ClinicalMember of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy and Fellow in the American Association of Pastoral Counselors. He received a Bachelors (B.A.) in Psychology from Wright State University in 1988, a Masters of Divinity (M.Div.) from Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology in 1992, a Masters of Science (M.S.) in Pastoral Counseling from Loyola University, Maryland in 1995 and completed a Certificate program in Marriage and Family Counseling from George Fox University in 2012.

Fr. Timothy was an ordained to the priesthood in 1995 and has served at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in Phoenix Arizona (95-01), St. George in Eugene Oregon (01-07), Prophet Elias in San Bernardino California (07-2010) and currently serves at St. John the Baptist in Portland Oregon. He also serves a small Orthodox mission church in Salem Oregon. He is a board member of the Commission of Orthodox Missions and Evangelism as well as the Family Wellness Ministry of the Metropolis of San Francisco.

In addition to his priestly duties, Fr. Timothy has a private practice as a Marriage and Family Therapist at Northwest Psychological Center in Milwaukie Oregon where is primary focus is working with couples (marriage and pre-marital counseling) as well as parent training. For the past twenty-five years he has focused his attention on the integration of Psychology and Orthodox Theology. He is a Certified Facilitator of the Prepare/Enrich Inventory, as well as Gottman’s Seven Principles for Couples. Fr. Timothy has been married since 1995 to Presvytera Vasiliki and together they are raising their nine children who are between the ages of two and eighteen.