Cal is a Licensed Master’s Social Worker with the Campus Clinic. He earned his BA from Dordt College in 1977 and his MSSW from the University of Wisconsin in 1980. He began working at Pine Rest in 1982 as a Clinic Manager and a therapist. He works with adults and older adults.
Cal’s areas of clinical interest include post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression and anxiety. Having been born into a minister’s family and raised in the parsonage, he’s interested in addressing the unique challenges of pastors and their families. Cal is interested in helping people heal within themselves and between themselves and the people they love. Cal sees therapy as a collaborative process, working together to achieve inner and relational healing.
Cal participates with Faith Community Outreach, an initiative within Pine Rest that seeks to connect area clergy, churches and ministries to services available from Pine Rest; as well as develop new services specifically designed to benefit the faith community.