Rev. Daniel Borysewicz is a progressive, sex positive, hospice chaplain seeking radical inclusion for all people; regardless of race, nationality, sexual or gender identity, or socio-economic class. As a spiritual guide, Reiki practitioner, educator, facilitator, and U.S. Navy veteran, Daniel works to provide solutions for problems that individuals struggle with including grief, loss, shame to name a few. This is accomplished through one-on-one interactions, support groups, classroom education and social media. Diverse experience as a natural networker and leader who connects people, ideas, and resources to improve the spiritual and emotional wellbeing for all people, including those living in the margins.
Daniel is currently a Hospice Chaplain with Vitas Healthcare (www.vitas.com) in Oakland, CA; Assistant Night Minister with San Francisco Night Ministry (www.sfnightministry.org); and volunteer clergy at Metropolitan Community Church San Francisco (www.mccsf.org).
Daniel is a Reiki Practitioner, through the tutelage of Dr. Kirk Prine, CMT, Reiki Master at Flesh and Spirit Community (www.fleshandspirit.org) in San Francisco, CA and a Shamanic Energy Medicine Practitioner in the Peruvian tradition of the Q’ero Indian through the tutelage of Drake Bear Stephen (www.drakeinnerprizes.com).
Daniel received a Masters in Divinity (M.Div.) and a Certificate in Sexuality and Religion (CSR) from Pacific School of Religion (www.psr.edu) in Berkeley in May 2013, a BA in Anthropology from the University of Arizona in May 2009, with a focus on Religious and Queer Studies and a AA in Anthropology from Pima Community College in May 2007.