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About Saint Luke Institute


Saint Luke Institute is an internationally recognized leader in bringing the healing ministry of Christ to Catholic men and women in ministry through psychological, spiritual and physical care and education. Our mission is inspired by our core values of compassion, respect and quality service.


Our main center is located in Silver Spring, Maryland, near Washington, DC. We have affiliated programs in Baltimore, Maryland; Louisville, Kentucky; St. Louis, Missouri; and Manchester, England.



Full-Time Therapist

Director of Spiritual Formation

How to Apply

Please send the materials requested in the job listing to, unless otherwise noted. Unfortunately, we are not able to accept phone calls or faxes. EOE.


Full-Time Therapist (Psy.D. or Ph.D.)

Silver Spring, Maryland

Saint Luke Institute, a private licensed mental health care facility for Catholic priests and religious located in Silver Spring, MD, seeks a full-time doctoral level therapist (Psy.D., Ph. D.) to work with residential clients and evaluation clients. Applicants must be licensed (or eligible to be licensed) in Maryland.


Work includes individual and group psychotherapy and assessments. Psychodynamic or integrative orientations preferred. Knowledge of addictions required. 


Collaborative team environment with continuing education units offered weekly. Attractive compensation and benefits with free parking provided. Qualified candidates should send a cover letter and CV to  EOE.



Director of Spiritual Formation (Priest or Consecrated Religious)
Silver Spring, Maryland

Saint Luke Institute is seeking a priest or consecrated religious to serve as director of spiritual formation at its Silver Spring, Maryland location. The director will be responsible for developing and overseeing a comprehensive spiritual formation program for clients; supervising the spiritual formation team; and collaborating closely with the clinical staff.


Responsibilities include providing spiritual assessments, individual spiritual formation that is integrated with the therapeutic needs of the clients, spirituality groups and spiritual exercises. The director will participate in feedback sessions, plan days of recollection, meet with the client liturgy committee and ensure that client sacramental and liturgical needs are met.


Applicants should have a graduate degree in theology, thorough knowledge of Catholic theology and spirituality, a friendly, welcoming presence and should be comfortable working as part of a team. Familiarity with therapeutic work and a knowledge of 12-step spirituality are helpful.


Qualified candidates are asked to send a cover letter and CV to Fr. David Songy, O.F.M.Cap.,