Dr. Hodge


Dr. Hodge has written and lectured extensively on various topics of religion and mental health. She holds degrees in Early Chilhood Education, Vocational Guidance and Counseling, Theology, Clinical Pastoral Education and Certification in the ministry specialization of Spiritually Integrated Psychotherapy


State of Illinois: Lic. Clinical Professional Counselor, 1995


  • Clinical Pastoral Education at Bethany Hospital Chicago, IL
  • (Former) Pastoral Counseling Center of Lutheran General Hospital
  • Divorce Counseling Center, Divorce Meditation Training
  • Ecclesiastical Endorsement, United Church of Christ, 1986
  • Ordination, Chicago Metropolitan Association, Illinois Conference, United Church of Christ, 1987
  • Clinical Fellow, American Association of Pastoral Counselors, 1995
  • Ecclesiastical Endorsement, Apostolic Church of God, Chicago, IL 2000






…let me say all counselors benefit from working through their own challenges in life. As the counselor becomes familiar with his or her “growing edges”, the couselee as well as the counselor is protected.

Dr. Janice C. Hodge, LCPC, has proudly served eleven years as the Regional Certification Chair with the-American Association of Pastoral Counselors. She has returned to service as the Board President for the Coalition of Illinois Counselor Organizations (CICO-IL.org). A graduate of the Chicago Theological Seminary, her clinical education and training was completed at Bethany Hospital and the former Pastoral Counseling Center of Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge, Illinois


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