Dr. Gregory Popcak is the Executive Director of the Pastoral Solutions Institute, an organization dedicated to helping Catholics find faith-filled solutions to tough marriage, family, and personal problems. The author of over a dozen popular books integrating solid Catholic theology and counseling psychology (including; For Better…FOREVER!, Holy Sex!, Parenting with Grace, Beyond the Birds and the Bees….), Dr. Popcak is an expert on the practical applications of the Theology of the Body. Through the Pastoral Solutions Institute, he directs a group pastoral tele-counseling practice that provides ongoing pastoral psychotherapy services to Catholic couples, individuals and families around the world.
Since 2001, he and his wife and co-author, Lisa Popcak, have hosted several nationally-syndicated, call-in radio advice programs including Heart, Mind and Strength (Ave Maria Radio), Fully Alive! (Sirius/XM-The Catholic Channel), and most recently, More2Life (Ave Maria Radio–Airing M-F, Noon-1pm Eastern www.avemariaradio.net). They have also hosted two television series for EWTN (For Better…FOREVER! & God Help Me!). Dr. Popcak’s articles appear regularly in Catholic periodicals such as Catholic Digest, Family Foundations, and others.
Dr. Greg Popcak and Lisa Popcak are sought after public speakers and trainers and have been honored to address audiences across North America, Australia, and Hong Kong. In addition to his clinical and ministry work, Dr. Popcak serves as an Adjunct Professor for both the sociology and graduate theology departments at the Franciscan University of Steubenville where he teaches Christianity and Society and Pastoral & Spiritual Direction respectively. He also serves as an Adjunct Professor for the Harold Abel School of the Behavioral Health at Capella University where he teaches courses on Epistemology of Research and Practice, Aging and Mental Health, and Grief and Bereavement.