Basics of Biblical Counseling

Helping Learners Develop a Practical and Biblical Model for Counseling, Apply It, and Understand How It Connects to the Field of Psychology

In partnership with Bethlehem College & Seminary

Introduction to Biblical Counseling

About Dr. Ed Welch

Ed Welch is a senior faculty member at CCEF, the Christian Counseling and Educational Foundation. CCEF’s mission is to restore Christ to counseling, and counseling to the church by thinking biblically about the issues of living. Ed holds a PhD in Counseling Psychology with a Neuro-psychology specialty from the University of Utah, as well as an MDiv degree from Biblical Theological Seminary. He has been counseling for over 30 years and has written many books, including When People Are Big and God Is Small, Running Scared, Shame Interrupted, and recently, Side by Side: Walking with Others in Wisdom and Love. He and his wife, Sheri, have two married daughters and eight grandchildren.

Resources prepared by Colton Moore from Bethlehem College & Seminary.

Application of Biblical Counseling

Psychology and Biblical Counseling

About Dr. David Powlison

David Powlison serves as CCEF’s executive director, as a faculty member, and as senior editor of the Journal of Biblical Counseling. He holds a PhD from the University of Pennsylvania and an MDiv from Westminster Theological Seminary. David has written extensively on biblical counseling and on the relationship between faith and psychology. His books Seeing with New Eyes and Speaking Truth in Love probe the implications of Scripture for how to understand people and how to counsel. The Biblical Counseling Movement: History and Context explores the background and development of CCEF’s mission. David’s new book titled: Good and Angry: Redeeming Anger, Irritation, Complaining, and Bitterness (New Growth Press), launched in September 2016. David and Nan dearly love their three children, and the three spouses and five grandchildren who have joined the family.

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