David Powlison

Dr. David Powlison is a counselor and faculty member at the Christian Counseling & Educational Foundation, and has been the editor of The Journal of Biblical Counseling. He holds a Ph.D. in History of Science and Medicine from the University of Pennsylvania, as well as a Master of Divinity degree from Westminster Theological Seminary. David has been counseling for over thirty years. He has written many books and articles on biblical counseling and the relationship between faith and psychology, including: Speaking Truth in Love; Seeing with New Eyes; Power Encounters; and Competent to Counsel?: the History of a Conservative Protestant Biblical Counseling Movement. David is an adjunct professor at Westminster Theological Seminary and has taught across the U.S.A. and internationally, including Korea, India, Brazil, Europe, United Kingdom and Sri Lanka.

David and his wife, Nan, have a son, two daughters, and one granddaughter. More about Dr. Powlison and CCEF may be found at

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