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Charles W. Dickens

Department Chair and Professor of Biblical Counseling

BS, Texas Wesleyan University, 1991; MA, Southern Methodist University, 1993; PhD, 1995.

Prior to joining the faculty Dr. Dickens served as an associate pastor in the areas of marriage ministry and counseling. He has previously served on the faculty of Biola University and has taught seminary and graduate-level courses internationally in Austria, Hong Kong, and Sri Lanka. Dr. Dickens is professionally active in Christian Association of Psychological Studies and The Association of Marriage and Family Ministries and also serves as a contributing editor for the Journal of Psychology and Theology. He is married to Rebecca and they have two children: Joshua and Jillian. At 6'8" Dr. Dickens loves to play basketball and will gladly dunk a basketball over your head-in a very gentle, loving way of course.

Charles W. Dickens
HCCL 212
  • BC101 - Pastoral Counseling
  • BC205 - Personality Theory
  • BC215 - Normal Human Growth
  • BC225 - Abnormal Human Behavior
  • BC240 - Research Methods & Statistics
  • BC245 - Appraisal & Assessmt Techniques
  • BC305 - Counseling and Ethics Practicum I
  • BC310 - Counseling Practicum II
  • BC315 - Counseling Practicum III
  • BC325 - Counseling Practicum Elective
  • DM635 - Marriage & Family Counseling
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Academic Interests

  • Integration of psychology and theology
  • The role of evangelism in Christian counseling
  • Counseling and missions
  • The psychology of belief

Personal Interests

  • Golf
  • Basketball
  • Reading
  • Hanging out with my family
  • Traveling to new places