Rev. Nancy K. Anderson, M.Div.
Director of Spiritual Care and Education, ACPE Supervisor
Nancy was certified by ACPE, Inc., as an Associate CPE Supervisor in 1992 and as CPE Supervisor in 1994. She graduated from Candler School of Theology with a Master’s of Divinity degree. She completed her first unit of CPE training at Georgia Regional Hospital, an in-patient psychiatric facility. She did her CPE residency at University of California, San Francisco and her supervisory training at Sharp Healthcare in San Diego, California. Nancy’s focus in pastoral care has been heavily influenced by the work of Dr. Maurice Friedman, and Dr. Rich Hycner in Martin Buber’s philosophy of dialogue. She did three years of study in this area, focusing on its application to ministry in the hospital setting. She was Interim Director of Pastoral Care at Sharp Healthcare. She was Director of Pastoral Care and CPE at Bethesda Home for Boys, the oldest orphanage in the United States. She also did CPE supervision at Memorial Hospital in Savannah, Georgia.
Nancy became the Coordinator of Pastoral Care at Bridgeport Hospital in October of 2000. An ordained United Methodist minister, she is a member of the California Pacific Annual Conference.
Sister Sara-Ann Buckley, SNDdeN, M.Div
Coordinator of Clinical Pastoral Education
Sara-Ann was certified by ACPE, Inc. as an Associate Supervisor in 1989. She became a CPE Supervisor in 2002. She graduated with a Master in Divinity from Andover Newton Theological School. She did a CPE residency training at Holy Family Hospital (formerly) Bon Secours Hospital in Methuen, Massachusetts. She began her supervisory training at Boston Medical Center (formerly Boston City Hospital) in Boston, Massachusetts. She proceeded to Washington, DC where she completed her supervisory education at the Washington Hospital Center. She became the Associate Director of Pastoral Care and the Director of Clinical Pastor Education. Her other CPE ministerial experiences were with Cabell Huntington Hospital, Huntington, West Virginia, Georgetown Medical Center, Washington, DC, Ashbury Methodist Village, Gaithersburg, MD and Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington, DC.
Sara-Ann came to Bridgeport Hospital as a part-time contract supervisor in January, 2011. At the end of May she became full time, as well as, becoming Coordinator of Clinical Pastoral Education in the Spiritual Care Department.
Sara-Ann is a Sister of Norte Dame de Namur of the Boston Unit. She has been a sister for over 40 years and was canonical novice director for five years for the United States SND congregation.
Rev. Peggy Block
Father Hyginus Agu
Father Remiguis Nwabichie
Alan Kendrix /Pet Theraphy
Rev. Diane Peterson