Rev. Marty Phillips is the Executive Director of Tidewater Pastoral Counseling Services. He has a Master’s of Arts in Pastoral Care and Counseling from Christian Theological Seminary, is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Virginia, and an Ordained Minister in the Christian Church Disciples of Christ. Marty is also a 20 year member of GBPC where he has served as an Elder, Deacon, Sunday School Teacher, and Small Group Leader and Trainer. For 5 years Marty pastored his own church – Parkview Christian – in the Western Branch section of Chesapeake. He and his wife Elizabeth, who also is a member of GBPC, have one adult daughter who is a RN at a local hospital. Marty enjoys running, biking and swimming and watching most sports. Marty and his wife, Elizabeth, recently adopted a 4 year-old dog named Violet from the Chesapeake Animal Shelter.