About Kh. Maggie Hock
Khouriya Maggie Hock is the North American Director of the Antiochian Department of Marriage & Parish Family Ministries. A fully licensed and credientialed Psychotherapist and Mediator (LMHP, CPC, LPC), specializing in crisis and trauma, individual, marital, parenting, group therapy and corporate dynamics. Degrees: B.A. Organizational Management, M.A. Management, M.S. Counseling with a Superior Scholar designation at Creighton University. She in currently completing a Psy D.
Kh. Maggie has worked for many years counseling and redirecting the lives of chronically ill and addicted homeless, felons and prostitutes, serving as the Director of Recovery Services for the Siena/Francis House in Omaha, Nebraska. She worked for Fr. Flanagan’s Boys Town as a Crisis Counselor and Parent Training Expert. Kh. Maggie has counseled countless individuals in crisis on their International Crisis Line where the mission is “Any problem, any age, any time.” She maintains an active Psychotherapy practice counseling from an Orthodox Christian perspective.
Recently Kh. Maggie was awarded the St. Catherine of Siena Award for healing work with the homeless. She is a member of International Who’s Who Historical Society for “having demonstrated exemplary achievement and distinguished contributions to the business community.” Kh. Maggie was a writer on the Orthodox Study Bible- Old Testament Project and past Chairperson of the Communication Committee for the OCMC Board of Directors. Kh. Maggie has been married to the V. Rev. Fr. Don Hock for over thirty-eight years parenting five children and enjoying seven grandchildren. They have been serving the St. Mary Orthodox Parish in Omaha since 1992. Previously they served as missionaries to Western Europe where they ministered in numerous multicultural communities.