Daniel S. Schipani was born and raised in Argentina. He holds a Doctor of Psychology degree from Universidad Católica Argentina, and a PhD in Practical Theology from Princeton Theological Seminary. He is currently Professor of Pastoral Care and Counseling at the Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary in Elkhart, Indiana. An ordained minister in the Mennonite Church USA, he also serves as a psychotherapist and pastoral counselor (volunteer) at a local community health center for economically vulnerable care receivers, especially immigrants from Latin America. His academic work includes clinical supervision of students in chaplaincy, and pastoral and spiritual counseling.
Professor Schipani’s research and teaching interests include formation and transformation processes and intercultural and interfaith pastoral care and counseling. He is the author or editor of over twenty-five books on pastoral counseling, education, and practical and pastoral theology. He is also a visiting professor in various academic institutions and lectures widely in North America, Latin America and Europe. He is a member of several professional and academic organizations, including the Canadian Association for Spiritual Care, the Society for Intercultural Pastoral Care & Counseling, the Society for Pastoral Theology, and the International Academy of Practical Theology.