Meet Father Nick

Get to know Rev. Protopresbyter Nicholas V. Gamvas, D.Min., Ph.D.

Seminary:

Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology, Brookline MA, Class of 1979

Place of Birth:

Fitchburg, MA

Adult Daughter:

Maria~ BA-BU, MPH-UMASS, Amherst

Professional Degrees:

A.A., B.S., M.S., (Biology) M.Div., (Theology) Diploma-(Greek Education), D. Min. (Clinical Psychology) Ph.D. (Clinical Psychology)

Clinical Pastoral Education:

Beginning, Intermediate, & Advanced Levels.

Universities Attended:

Norwich University, University of New Hampshire, Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology, Orthodox Academy of Crete, Andover Newton Theological School, Jungian Institute, Harvard University, Boston College, and University of Hawaii.

Ecclesiastical Titles:

Father Confessor, Economos, Protopresbyter

Chaplain:

Dartmouth College-Adjunct Clergy, Veterans Administration, 1LT, USARNG-1Bn 172nd FA

Professional Employment (Prior to Seminary):

Marine Biologist, NAI ~ Environmental Consultants

Parishes Served:

Sts. Constantine & Helen Cathedral, Richmond, VA ~ Youth Director, Boston Diocese ~ Youth Director, Assumption, Manchester, NH, St. Demetrios, Fort Worth, TX,  Sts. Constantine & Helen Cathedral~ Dean, Honolulu, HI, Maui Mission, HI, and St. Haralambos, Canton, OH.

Professional Boards:

Vice President-Norris Cotton Cancer Center Dartmouth Hospital, Executive Board-NH Council of Churches,   Member-Religions of Hawaii Council.

Hobbies & Interests:

Sports, Music, Tae Kwan Do-1 Dan, Shotokan-1 Dan, Kickboxing-1 Dan, Juijitsu-1 Dan, Shoriji-Ryu-7thDan-Shihan, Taiji Chuan & QiGong, WMAHOF-inducted 1994.

Publications:

The Psychology and Confession and The Orthodox Church, 1987
The Clinical Psychological Perspectives Integrated with the Concept of the Shadow, the Person, and Spirituality, 1995
The Lord’s Prayer Illustrated: Greek & English, 1979