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David Finnegan-Hosey

David Finnegan-Hosey is the author of Christ on the Psych Ward and Grace is a Pre-Existing Condition: Faith, Systems, and Mental Healthcare. He currently serves as the College Chaplain and Director of Campus Ministries at Barton College in Wilson, NC, having previously worked with campus ministries at Georgetown University, American University and the University of Hawaii. David holds an M.Div from Wesley Theological Seminary and a unit of Clinical Pastoral Education from the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center. He is certified by Mental Health First Aid USA to provide initial help to people experiencing mental health crises. In 2011, David was diagnosed with bipolar disorder after a series of psychiatric hospitalizations. He now speaks and writes about the intersections among mental illness, mental health, and faith. You can learn more about his speaking and writing at David lives in Wilson, NC with his wife Leigh and their dog Penny Lane.
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