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Walvoord 324

Linda M. Marten

Associate Professor of Biblical Counseling

BA, University of Iowa, 1964; MA, University of Northern Iowa, 1971; PhD, University of North Texas, 1984.

Dr. Marten has over 30 years of counseling experience in private practice, at
a university, and in an agency facility. She is a licensed professional counselor
and supervisor, a licensed marriage and family therapist, and a clinical member of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy. She began as an adjunct in 2000 supervising students in the master’s-level counseling practicum at Dallas Seminary. Previously she taught psychology and counseling at Dallas Bible College.

Courses Taught

  • BC5215 - Normal Human Growth
  • BC5220 - Counseling Methods & Techniques
  • BC5260 - Psychopharmacology for Therapists
  • BC5280 - Group Counseling
  • BC5310 - Counseling Practicum II
  • BC5315 - Counseling Practicum III
  • BC5320 - Counseling Practicum IV
  • BC5325 - Counseling Practicum Elective
  • DM7103 - Applied Research Project
  • BC5905 - Special Topics in Biblical Counseling


Academic Interests

Helping people unravel their history of spiritual abuse
dealing with traumatic experiences including cult participation and cult abuse
general questions on spiritual confusion
gender differences and their unique contributions

Personal Interests

bird watching
exploring small towns
other travel adventures

DTS Voice Videos

A Discussion on Mental Health
My Five Favorite Words
It All Depends on How You See It
How Does a Lamb Know its Shepherd?
Don't Worry Be Happy!
The Self-Condemning Heart

DTS Voice Articles