Webb, ThM, Chaplain Thomas E

Chaplain Thomas E. Webb, ThM, is the President of Webb & Associates Chaplaincy Consulting. His article in the International Journal of Emergency Mental Health portrays his pioneering efforts in the development of a first-time ever Central Critical Incident Stress Management Team at Camp Pendleton to respond to the 35,000 plus Marines and their families. Through his military service and other published articles in the IJEMH in 2001 and 2004 on pastoral crisis intervention he has contributed significantly to defining the role of the chaplain and spiritual crisis intervention in CISM. From 1995-1999 at Camp Pendleton he coordinated CISM team responses to significant incidents. In addition to his eleven years of active duty Navy Chaplaincy that has taken him through two combat zones, he has had twelve years clinical chaplaincy experience in prison and psychiatric institutions and in private practice in Kansas prior to his Navy career. Endorsed by the Bible Churches Ministries and graduate of Dallas Theological Seminary, he has done further post-graduate work in Marriage, Family, and Child Counseling at the University of San Diego and in suicide prevention and pastoral counseling at The Menninger Foundation, Topeka, KS. He currently serves as the chaplain member of the San Diego County CISM Team.