Merchab is a Hebrew word that means a broad, expansive space. It is out of this type of soulful space that non-anxious presence arises. An individual's non-anxious presence can be a healing comfort to those experiencing anxious life events.
Certified chaplains and spiritual care practitioners providing non-anxious presence to individuals experiencing crisis or spiritual need.
To teach clinical pastoral care skills and provide supervised opportunities for student interns to process personal and professional life experiences.
The Merchab Institute, formerly the Northwest Clinical Pastoral Education Institute, was founded in 2008, incorporated in the state of Arkansas and designated public charity 501(c)(3) entity.