Dr. Narciso H. Montas, Ph.D.
President and founder of Pastortal Care Institute as well as the President and founder of Revelation 3:20 Missionary Ministry and Biblical Teachings, Inc., Revelation 3:20 Theological University, and Revelation School of Florida. Dr. Narciso H. Montas has been providing Clinical Pastoral Care for those who desire integrated faith-based counseling for the past ten years. In 2005, Dr. Narciso Montas graduated Suma Cume Laude and obtained a Ph.D. in Philosophy and Christian Counseling from Faith Theological Seminary and Christian College. Dr. Narciso H. Montas was honored as the President/Chaplain of the U.S. and South Florida region of the Federal Police Chaplains, Inc.’s outreach educational program. Recognized by the U.S. Department of State, the organization’s main facility is in Arecibo, run by Dr. William Pagan Cosme from Puerto Rico, U.S.A. Dr. Narciso H. Montas’s devotion to the ministry and the community includes education , clinical pastoral counseling, food distribution and other services such as referrals to other agencies, particularly with the homeless population. He has a track record of over 20 years of experience in spiritual counseling youth , substance abuse and marriage and family therapy. Dr. Narciso H. Montas is the recipient of numerous leadership recognition for his dedication to community affairs. He has received a Nomination for the Certificate of Congressional Recognition for his dedication and outstanding invaluable service to our community as a successful Hispanic leader in South Florida. His work is acknowledged by government agencies that include the City of Homestead, Miami-Dade County, New Jersey, Ohio, Dominican Republic, Latin America including Brazil.
Rev. Iris De Jesus
Rev. Iris De Jesus is the Administrative Director of Pastoral Care Institute. Rev. De Jesus is ordained in the State of Florida, is an active Minister and Chaplain, and a family counselor. She is a Registered Intern with the State of Florida, Department of Health, Division of Medical and Quality Assurance. She is a member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy. Rev. De Jesus is active with Kairos Ministry and provides clinical pastoral counseling to incarcerated women. Rev. De Jesus is also certified by the Board of Christian Counselors. Rev. De Jesus graduated Suma Cume Laude with a Doctor of Christian Counseling from Faith Theological Seminary and Christian College. She also obtained a Master of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy from St. Thomas University located in Miami, Florida. Rev. De Jesus also completed QPR suicide intervention training by Switchboard of Miami; trained in “Family Based-Interventions with Children and Adolescents” by Donald Meichenbaum, Ph.D., and Jim Larson, Ph.D., at the Melissa Institute; and completed 400 hours of Clinical Pastoral Care at Jackson Memorial Hospital affiliated to the University of Miami. JMH has one of the most comprehensive arrays of treatment services in all areas of medicine in the world, and includes paliative care where Rev. De Jesus received training. Prior to entering the field of counseling and ministry, Rev. De Jesus had been involved in the area of human rights for a period of almost 20 years. She worked with top firms with AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell in the area of Immigration and Nationality law. She also helped many families in need working in her local community alongside of her colleagues. She served on the Board of Revelation 3:20 Missionary Ministry and Biblical Teachings, Inc.; and was a faculty member of Revelation 3:20 Theological University providing administrative and counseling support as well as Clinical Pastoral Care Education. Rev. De Jesus is passionate about what she does. Pastor Care Institute was birth out of that passion.
Graduated in Biscayne Academy and completed a training in business from AJJC, Crisley has joined PCI as an Executive Administrative Assistant. She was previously employed by Levy Restaurants, American Airlines Arena, Professional Golf Industry and Sunlife Stadium, brings human resources experience corporate of Zoo Atlanta. Crisley has also completed QPR suicide intervention training by Switchboard of Miami.
Gwenda Cherelus, I am pleased and proud to bring you greetings from Pastoral Care Institute. I am a member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy. I received a Bachelors of Arts in Psychology and minor in Health Sciences from the Southern Adventist University in Tennessee. I m currently a Master’s student in Marriage and Family Therapy at St. Thomas University, with an expected graduation date of May 2013. I feel very privileged and humbled to have the opportunity to work and meet new clients. I have experience working with adolescents and substance abuse. My passion is to assist and help clients create a new meaning in life. My overall goal is to become a licensed therapist and work with families in our community.