Milford Pastoral Counseling Center, Inc.
AN AID TO ADDRESSING PROBLEM DRINKING
Our congregation is a founding member of the Milford Pastoral
Counseling Center, located in the Pilgrim Building of First United
Church of Christ (Congregational), 34 West Main Street. Joan Zauner
is Board Vice-President and Dr. Bodt is a member of the Board.
The Center offers counseling using the best professional
psychotherapeutic practices in the context of faith and, specifically,
Christian faith. Both staff therapists—the Rev. Dr. John Sandel and
the Rev. Dr. Alice deV. Perry—are ordained Christian clergy.
Brochures are in our church sanctuary or from the office and you
may reach the Center at 203.877.7713.
One useful tool as noted in this article heading is a self-assessment
for problem drinking. If you are worried for yourself, a friend or loved
one about drinking too much, you can take a free and anonymous self-
screen by going to
On the upper left side of the home page click on Self Screening. This
will take you to the Screening for Mental Health website which will
invite you to complete a brief questionnaire about your alcohol
consumption. After tabulating responses you will receive feedback
about your drinking. Should your results raise concerns, you may
contact the Center or either of the pastors for confidential
Please also find us on Facebook at Milford Pastoral Counseling