Chaplain Paul Dodd
Colonel, U.S. Army (Ret).
Chaplain Dodd served twenty-one years on active duty, and ten years in the Army Reserve and National Guard. Active duty military assignments include the Division Support Command Chaplain, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Area II Support Activity Staff Chaplain, Camp Page, Republic of Korea, Deputy Post Chaplain and Senior Protestant Pastor, Fort Myer, Military District of Washington, Chief, Department of Ministry and Pastoral Care (DMPC),130th Station Hospital, Heidelberg, Germany, Deputy Chief, DMPC, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Chief, DMPC, Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, TX., and Command Chaplain, U.S. Army Medical Command in San Antonio. He is a graduate of the Chaplain Officer Basic and Advanced Courses, the Combined Arms and Services Staff School, the Command and General Staff College, and a Residency in Clinical Pastoral Education at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. His civilian education includes the B.A., Ouachita Baptist University, M.Div. and M.A., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and the Doctorate in Pastoral Counseling and Psychotherapy from Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary. He is a Licensed Professional Counselor, a Fellow in the American Association of Pastoral Counselors, a Clinical Member of the American Counseling Association, and a Professional Member of the Texas Counseling Association. He served on the Military Advisory Council for the Servicemembers Legal Defense Network (SLDN), the Religion and Faith Council of the Human Rights Champaign, and is Founder and Co-Chair of the Forum on the Military Chaplaincy. Chaplain Dodd has a private practice in Pastoral Counseling and Psychotherapy in Austin, TX.