Rev. Joyce Liechenstein, Ph.D. OUnI, is the current Secretary-General of the Order of Universal Interfaith. She holds a Master’s Degree in Religious Education and a PhD in Therapeutic Counseling and has also studied for many years at the National Psychological Association for Analysis. Rev. Liechenstein has 40 years experience as a minister and religious educator and over 27 years as an executive in all phases of human rights work for the City of New York.  She brings a rich background to OUnI, having served culturally diverse populations including city workers impacted by the trauma of September 11, 2001.  Dr. Liechenstein is a Chaplain for the City of New York and served in the American Red Cross’ September 11th Recovery Program. She spent 18 years as Dean and Associate Director of The New Seminary and is currently the Associate Director of One Spirit Interfaith Seminary. She also has a private counseling and supervision practice.