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Rev Marcelle Brathwaite


I pursued a Diploma (UTCWI) and Bachelor of Arts Degree in Theology (UWI) respectively in Jamaica between 1991 and 1995. Thereafter, I became a Minister of Religion with the Methodist Church in the Caribbean and the Americas (MCCA) in 1994. After studies, I worked in Panama for five years, Trinidad and Tobago for nine years, St. Vincent and the Grenadines for three years and Barbados for five years.

During 2005 and 2008 I acquired basic and advanced certificates in Rape Crisis Counselling while in Trinidad. Starting in 2009, in conjunction with Codrington College and the College of Pastoral Supervision and Psychotherapy (CPSP), I started training in the art of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPET). I received my Doctorate in Psychology from Graduate Theological Foundation (GTF) in 2017 and my Masters’ in Philosophy, in Theology from the UWI (Cave Hill campus) in 2018. In 2019, I completed a Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning with the UWI (Cave Hill campus).

Apart from proclaiming the Word of God, I am employed by Codrington College as a Part-time Lecturer in the discipline of Clinical Pastoral Education Training.

I love outreach ministry and have a passion for pastoral care which include helping others, prison ministry, visitation to the sick, counselling/chaplaincy and intentional listening to persons who need to share. My pastimes are going to the beach, reading, and watching television.

My continuing desire is to serve God in every area of Pastoral Care. He trained me in this discipline at a crucial time in my life when I needed to understand self-care and how to balance it with the care of others. I am committed to the call to practice the “Care/Cure” of the Soul” and to teaching CPET since there is a great need for this type of chaplain/counselling/caregiving ministry in our Caribbean islands.

It is ironic how life happens; I wanted a clinical and missionary career and God has blessed me with both my heart’s desires. I am trusting in his faithfulness, grace, and mercy, as I continue to offer myself to Him and to the service of others.

Safety, Health and Blessings,

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