Western Seminary offers the Marital and Family Therapy program thoroughly grounded in a biblical worldview. Based on the Seminary's Christ-centered approach, theological reflection and spirituality are viewed as significant components in the therapeutic process. In particular, the Seminary underscores the necessity for a healthy sense of self and wholeness in Christ as vital for those desiring to counsel others in the ministry of family therapy. In the midst of their academic training, students participate in small group processing intended to foster personal exploration of their own areas of need requiring spiritual and emotional healing. The Marital and Family Therapy program combines theoretical constructs with practical application both within the personal lives of students as well as in their future professional work as a marriage and family Therapists.
Western Seminary is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU), and the Association of Theological Schools (ATS).
Facts & Figures
Specialized Institution—Theological seminary or other faith-related institution