World Renowned Christian Counseling Author to Speak at AGTS
On February 6-8, 2007, AGTS hosted a lectureship series
featuring renowned author Dr. Gary R. Collins entitled “Emerging
Issues in Christian Counseling.”
Dr. Collins is a licensed clinical psychologist with a
Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Purdue University. He is author of
more than 170 articles and about 45 books, including Christian
Counseling: A Comprehensive Guide, The Biblical
Basis of Christian Counseling and
Family Shock: Keeping Families Strong in the Midst
of Earthshaking Change.
He was general editor of the thirty-volume Resources
for Christian Counseling series, the Word
Christian Counseling Library of cassette tapes and the
twelve-volume Contemporary Christian Counseling series. His most recent
book is Christian Coaching: Helping Others Turn
Potential Into Reality.
The twenty-fifth year anniversary edition of Christian
in 2006, is available in the AGTS bookstore.
The lectureship took place in the William J. Seymour Chapel at
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Collins studied at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, the University
of Toronto, the University of London and studied theology at Western
Seminary. He served as professor of psychology at Trinity Evangelical
Divinity School for 20 years. He co-led the American Association of Christian
Counselors (AACC) for seven years. During that time the organization
grew from about 700 paid members to more than 15,000. In October 1998,
he resigned from the AACC to develop Christian counseling and coaching
worldwide. He is also distinguished professor of coaching and leadership
at the Psychological Studies Institute in Atlanta.