Rev. Ajith Varghese, Th. M. RP
Ajith Varghese is the Manager of the Spiritual and Religious Care Department at The Scarborough Hospital.
He has been at the hospital since 2006. He was granted his dual Specialist Certification in Pastoral Care and Pastoral Counselling with the Canadian Association for Spiritual Care (CASC) in 2010. In 2012, he was certified as an Associate Supervisor in Clinical Pastoral Education by CASC. Ajith received his Full Teaching Supervisor Certification in 2014. He holds a Masters of Theology (Th.M.) in Pastoral Counselling from Regis College, Toronto School of Theology, The University of Toronto.
Ajith also holds a Bachelor of Divinity, a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, as well as post graduate diplomas in Counselling and Psychotherapy and Psychological Counselling.
He began his professional ministry as a Pastoral Counselor in a substance de-addiction clinical setting in 2001 and has worked as a pastoral counselor and a spiritual care provider in a variety of multifaith/ multicultural clinical settings. Ajith advocates and promotes 'culturally sensitive spiritual care’ in the culturally diverse context of Scarborough, encouraging his students to join the diverse ministry team already present in the Spiritual and Religious Care department.
Ajith enjoys cooking and photography.
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