Charlie Brown has led Temple Emanuel in prayer since 1999.
In addition to leading weekly Friday night Shabbat services, Charlie leads
holiday services, officiates at life cycle events, and counsels members and
friends of Temple Emanuel. Although Charlie is not a Rabbi, he does most
of the things that congregational Rabbis do, and is helped by committed
and enthusiastic Temple members.
Charlie studies Torah and receives supervision from Rabbi Stephen
Sager, as part of the Sicha Rabbinic Mentoring program. He is
also a member of the Greater Carolinas Association of Rabbis, and
studies with this group regularly. After the 9/11 tragedy, Charlie helped
start “Trialog” an interfaith study and discussion group involving Jews,
Christians and Muslims, and Charlie remains an active participant
in this group.
Charlie works full time as a clinical psychologist in Charlotte, providing
psychotherapy for adults, couples, and teenagers. He has previously
worked as a therapist in prisons and community mental health centers,
counseling low income clients. In addition, he has been a university
professor of psychology at the University of Alabama in Birmingham.
He received a PhD. in psychology from Duke University. He also
attended Yale University, where he received a BA in Literature, and
Columbia University, where he received an MA in English and Comparative.
You can reach Charlie at firstname.lastname@example.org , or at 704-376-8494