Werner K. Boos (Bose) – PsyD, STM, MDiv
An ordained Lutheran pastor for 48 years, Werner is a Diplomate (supervisor) in the American Association of Pastoral Counselors and a Licensed Clinical Psychologist in the state of Colorado. Having graduated in 1982 from the Graduate School of Professional Psychology at the University of Denver, he currently is the Administrative Director of Pastoral Counseling for Denver and the Called Pastoral Counselor of Our Father Lutheran Church, Centennial, CO. He has broad experience as a parish pastor, as director of a parish-based pastoral counseling ministry, and as mentor/coach of pastors, pastoral counselors, psychologists, and other mental health therapists.
His active clinical practice includes work with individuals, couples, families, and groups with a focus on those who have survived major trauma. He has special training in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Guided Imagery, and Self-Hypnosis. He frequently facilitates groups such as lay-ministry training, anger management, couple communication, grief support, family-life, men’s issues, and parent-teen relationships. He also consults with congregations who find themselves in conflict, grief, and other life transitions.
He has been married to his wife, Suzanne, for over 50 years. They have three grown daughters and eight grandchildren.