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Andi Thacker

As a professor in the Biblical counseling department, Dr. Thacker is passionate about teaching counseling students to integrate scripture and psychology and apply those concepts to real life counseling situations. In addition to her teaching responsibilities at DTS, Dr. Thacker maintains a small private practice in which she specializes with children and adolescents and supervises LPC-Interns. Dr. Thacker completed her training with a master's degree in biblical counseling from DTS and a PhD in counselor education and supervision from the University of North Texas. She is a licensed professional counselor, a board approved supervisor, and holds multiple certifications in counseling. Most importantly, she is married to Chad and they have three children: Emerson, William, and Webb.

Educational Background

  • BS, Texas Tech University, 2003
  • MABC, Dallas Theological Seminary, 2006
  • PhD, University of North Texas, 2010

Courses Taught

  • BC5415 - Group Play Activity Therapy
  • BC5215 - Normal Human Growth
  • BC5410 - Filial Therapy
  • BC5405 - Introduction to Play Therapy
  • BC5325 - Counseling Practicum Elective
  • BC5310 - Counseling Practicum II
  • BC5240 - Research Methods & Statistics
  • BC5430 - Death and Dying
  • BC5305 - Counseling and Ethics Practicum I
  • BC5330 - International Counseling Practicum
  • BC5315 - Counseling Practicum III
  • BC5210 - Counseling Theory