Covenant Newsletter

Our Covenant newsletter is published three times a year with articles intended to educate and inform the reader about current clinical issues that surface in our work and which invite integration of the emotional and spiritual aspects of our lives.

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Current Edition – Covenant – Summer 2023

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Covenant – Spring 2023

Covenant – Fall Winter 2022

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With over 50 years of experience, Southdown is dedicated to clinical and organizational excellence in providing preventative and restorative care, using the best of psychological science and practice integrated with the wisdom of the Catholic spiritual tradition.

At Southdown, we believe that hiring a skilled and diverse workforce is essential to our success as a health care service provider. Employment opportunities are posted here on an ongoing basis. If you do not see a current opportunities that suit your background, skills and experience, you may also submit your resume to for future consideration.  

We have no openings at this time.


Internship Opportunities

Southdown is committed to providing internship opportunities for university students who are enrolled in psychology, counselling, and nursing programs. If you are interested in exploring an internship opportunity with Southdown, we invite you to email:

Rev. Stephan Kappler, Psy.D., C.Psych., R.Psych.
President and Chief Psychologist

Annual Reports

Learn more about our major goals, activities, accomplishments, and financial statements for each fiscal year.

Annual Reports

View the 2022/2023 Annual Report – Coming in September 2023

The Southdown Institute is a registered charity.

Click here to view the CRA T3010 Registered Charity Information Returns.

Coming in 2024

Our strategic plan guides our work and details the actions that we will take in the achievement of established goals.

Read Our Strategic Plan 2024 – 2027


KAIROS Psychology Group provides psychological services to ordained clergy, vowed religious, candidates for ministry or for religious formation, pastoral and spiritual leaders, and all who consider spirituality an integral part of their lives. Founded in 2014 in Oakland, California by Dr. Stephan Kappler, the services offered include individual psychotherapy, various types of psychological assessments, education, and consultation. All services are offered in English and Spanish.

KAIROS maintains Southdown’s tradition of providing the highest quality care for clergy and religious and helps to make it accessible to a larger population in the Western Ecclesial Region of the United States.

We invite you to learn more about KAIROS