Sovann Pen

Licensed Professional Counselor

A New Day Counseling Center

I will be speaking on:

Self-Care and Resilience for Church Leaders

Dealing with Burnout and Exhaustion in Ministry

The pressures and pace of ministry can be stressful and exhausting. It can be overwhelming to think about establishing healthy boundaries and making changes to improve your mental, physical and relational health. This talk provides a tool to assess where you are at, what you need to change and how to make them.

Mental Health FAQ: Education

What methods of support can our church offer for people dealing with mental illness?

Mental Health FAQ: Friend/Family

How can I support a loved one struggling with mental health issues while maintaining healthy boundaries?

Mental Health FAQ: Friend/Family

How can I support someone with mental illness while also respecting their autonomy and choices, especially when it comes to seeking help and treatment?

About Me

Sovann Pen is a licensed professional counselor who works with individuals and couples in Portland, OR at A New Day Counseling Center.

He also is a health coach for Kaiser Permanente and helps members with healthy habits like healthy eating, physical activity, quitting tobacco, stress and pain management, and healthy sleep.

Prior to becoming a counselor and coach he was a research assistant, sleep technician, and health educator and has helped hundreds of people with sleep apnea and insomnia for the past 27 years.

He has served as an elder and small group leader.

He has been married 28 years and has three adult children.

He enjoys Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and babysitting his granddaughter.

He is the podcast host of The Courage, Coaching, and Counseling Podcast. 

Get Empowered to Care for You, Your Team & Your Congregation

Find the resources and support you need at the Thrive & Cultivate Summit on May 18-19.