BWH Spiritual Care CPE Supervisors

Ron Hindelang, PhD

Chaplain Ronald Hindelang, PhD, ministers out of his own Roman Catholic heritage, nourished by the spiritual wisdom from many other traditions. Ron has ministered in an interfaith capacity in hospital and hospice chaplaincy for more than thirty years and is a board certified chaplain. Ron is also an ACPE certified Clinical Pastoral Education Supervisor with a passion for empowering students to forge their own ministerial identity. Ron has a PhD from Boston University in Pastoral Psychology. His areas of ministerial specialization include hospice and palliative care, biomedical ethics, bereavement and grief work, and domestic violence. He and his wife co-pastor an inclusive Catholic community.

Office phone number: (617) 732-8364

For more information on CPE please visit our CPE Page and/or contact Ron Hindelang for more information.

Kathleen Gallivan, SNDdeN, PhD

Kathleen Gallivan, SNDdeN, PhD, is the Director of the Spiritual Care Services Department. She is a Roman Catholic Sister and member of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur. Kathleen has a M.Div from Andover Newton Theological School and a Ph.D. in Pastoral Psychology from Boston University. She is certified by ACPE and NACC as a Clinical Pastoral Education Supervisor. Kathleen is also a Fellow in the American Association of Pastoral Counselors and licensed psychologist in the state of Massachusetts. In addition to her work as department director, Kathleen supervises Clinical Pastoral Education students and serves on several hospital committees.

Office phone number: (617) 732-7480

Rev. Brian Conley, SJ, CPE Supervisor

Rev. Brian J. Conley, SJ, is an ACPE certified supervisor and supervises the fall, spring, and summer units of CPE. He is a member of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) an order of priests and brothers in the Roman Catholic church. Brian has an MDiv from the Weston Jesuit School of Theology, a Master in Arts in Philosophical Resources from Fordham University, and Master in Business Administration from Boston College Carroll Graduate School of Management, and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Suffolk University. Brian is also member of the Systems Centered Research Institute and seeks to apply functional subgrouping techniques to his supervisory work at BWH.

Office phone number: (617) 732-7109



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