To introduce and integrate the spiritual realms within the counseling and coaching fields to enhance their effectiveness as professions of service and raising the love consciousness of the planet.
Rev. Dr. Tom Norris is the visionary founder of The International Guild of Certified Spiritual Counselors and Coaches. He is developing a coalition of international professionals dedicated to advancing the unique and transformational work of this new field.
Tom is the CEO and founder of Inner Life Transformations. He and his counseling and coaching staff have been reaching people online throughout the U.S. and around the world since 2011. It is the first international online spiritual and pastoral counseling forum in the world. He brings 53 years of experience as a Social Worker; Psychotherapist; Individual, Group, Marriage and Family Therapist; Hypnotherapist; Pastoral/Spiritual Counselor; Chaplain; Past Life Regressionist; and Trainer to this work. Tom has Master of Social Work, Master of Divinity, and Doctor of Ministry Degrees. Since 2005, he has taught in the Religious Studies Department of Florida International University teaching Introduction to Religion, World Religions, and Liberation Theology. For twenty years prior to that, he taught a number of psychology courses at local universities in South Florida: Introduction to Psychology, Human Development, Developmental Psychology, Personality Theory, Abnormal Psychology, and Learning Psychology. Tom authored two books: A Fresh Cup of Tolerance: Universalism--The New Religion of Tolerance, and A Fresh Cup of Counseling: A Handbook of Spiritual Counseling by Wipf and Stock Publishing, which can be found on Amazon and all major booksellers. He is also a Reiki Master and an ordained Senior Minister for the Universalist Church he founded in 1992, Medicine Signs Spiritual Center, which has provided spiritual teachings on six continents.