We were pleased to hear from our club member Dr. Tom McGloshen addressing life transitions.
Thomas H. McGloshen, Ph.D., is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor and Independent Marriage and Family Therapist in private practice.  Formerly Clinical Assistant Professor in Family Medicine at The Ohio State Wexner College of Medicine, he is a Clinical Fellow and Approved Supervisor in the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy,
After serving a Presbyterian pastorate in Russellville, Kentucky, from 1963 to 1968, he accepted the position of Pastoral-Alcoholism Coordinator at the Barren River Comprehensive Care Center in Bowling Green, Kentucky, where he was subsequently appointed Director of Emergency Services, Director of Staff Development and Training, and Supervisor of Outpatient Services.  In 1978 he came to Ohio to provide career development counseling to church professionals.  He began private practice in 1981.
In addition to his clinical work, Dr. McGloshen has held part-time faculty appointments at the University of Kentucky (Hopkinsville) Community College, Vanderbilt University Divinity School, Western Kentucky University, Trinity Lutheran Seminary, the University of Dayton, The Ohio State University, the Methodist Theological School in Ohio, and National University (formerly North Central University).
Dr. McGloshen received the B.A. from Centre College of Kentucky, the M.Div. from McCormick Theological Seminary, the M.A. (in Psychology) from Western Kentucky University, and the Ph.D. (in Family Relations and Human Development) from The Ohio State University.
In 2014, The Ohio Association for Marriage and Family presented Dr. McGloshen the Award of Honor for the Advancement of the Practice of Marriage and Family Therapy. “His greatest contribution,” it was noted, is “his willingness to continue to teach and develop individuals in our field.  His investment is carried forward by each person he has supervised and is handed down to the next generation of MFT’s.”  This is the second time Dr. McGloshen was so honored by the Association. In 1988, he received the Award of Honor for his contribution to psychotherapy, education, research, and to the Ohio Division of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy. 
In 2011, Dr. McGloshen was presented the Charles "Chuck" Weaver Award by the Ohio Counseling Association as a person "who has shown long, consistent and distinguished service to the counseling profession and who has shown exemplary caring for people." He was also a 1988-1989 Fellow at the Institute for Humanities and Medicine.
He served as member and Chair of the Marriage and Family Therapists Professional Standards Committee of the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage and Family Therapist Board. He is past-president of the Ohio Council on Family Relations, the Columbus Chapter of the Association for Psychological Type, and the Tri-State Group Psychotherapy Society. He is a member of the Groves Conference on Marriage and Family.
In addition to serving on the editorial boards of the Career Development Quarterly and the Journal of Counselor Practice, he has also published in the areas of marital relations, child management, older recent widows, education, alcoholism as a family disease, and career development.
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