Brad Schwall

Dr. Brad Schwall,
D.Min., President & Chief Executive Officer

Practice Location:  Dallas

Primary Specialties:
Children and Adolescents

Topics Covered and Services Provided:
Individual therapy
Couples therapy
Play therapy
Counseling for children
Counseling for adolescents
Social skills groups for children

My Goals for My Work:
I am honored and excited to be the Executive Director at the Pastoral Counseling Center. I have seen the Center's impact on families and the community and am looking forward to continuing and expanding our services. God promises us hope, peace and love and gives strength and courage. My calling as a counselor is to be an encourager and facilitator of healing and growth.

More About Dr. Schwall:
Dr. Schwall has been providing counseling, leading social and emotional skills classes for children, training youth professionals, counselors, and educators, and facilitating parenting workshops for over 20 years.  He has experience training the staff of major social service and educational organizations as well as experience writing and being interviewed for news programs on parenting and childhood issues.  He created Cool Kids, a social and emotional learning program for schools.  The Cool Kids curriculum has been used by public and private schools across Texas as well as outside of Texas, including schools in the Dallas, Highland Park, Frisco, Lewisville, Richardson, Ennis, Tyler, and Burleson ISDs.  Dr. Schwall has his school counselor and principal certification.  He taught and worked as a Talented and Gifted/Student Support Specialist in the Highland Park ISD at McCulloch Intermediate School and Highland Park Middle School for three years.  

Dr. Schwall's educational background includes a bachelor’s degree in education from Baylor University and a doctorate in pastoral psychotherapy from Garrett Theological Seminary at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.