Counseling Division

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Bethany Adams

Bethany is the Director of Clinical Training and Director of Denver Counseling at Denver Seminary. She has served within the Counseling Division for over 10 years and is a graduate of the Counseling program. Bethany maintains a counseling practice and is working on her PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision at Adams State University….

Jeff Cook, PhD

Jeff Cook joined the faculty of Denver Seminary in 2020. He holds a PhD in Counseling from Oregon State University, an MA in Counseling in 2006 from George Fox Univeristy, an MDiv from Denver Seminary, and a BA in Social Science from the University of California, Irvine.  Jeff served for 12 years in pastoral ministry,…

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Heather Davediuk Gingrich, PhD

Dr. Heather Davediuk Gingrich is a professor of counseling at Denver Seminary. She is a Fellow of the International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation and a clinical member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy, as well as a member of the American Counseling Association, the Association for Spiritual, Ethical,…

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Janet R. McCormack, DMin

Dr. Janet McCormack joined the Denver Seminary faculty in 2000 and serves as chair of the Chaplaincy and Pastoral Counseling Programs and associate professor of chaplaincy and pastoral counseling. Dr. McCormack earned a DMin from Denver Seminary, a MDiv from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, and a BA from Lock Haven State College. She is a…

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Reginald Moore, PhD

Dr. Reginald Moore is chair of the PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision Program and assistant professor of counseling. Dr. Moore earned a PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision from the University of Northern Colorado, a Master of Arts in Professional Counseling from Colorado Christian University, and a BA in chemistry from the University of Kansas….

Elizabeth (Liz) Norris, PhD

Dr. Elizabeth (Liz) Norris holds a PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision from Mercer University (May 2021). She holds an MA in professional counseling and a trauma specialization from Richmont Graduate University and a BA in speech communications from Valdosta State University.   Dr. Norris is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Colorado and Georgia, a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC),…

Eric Suddeath, PhD

Dr. Eric Suddeath holds a PhD in counselor education and supervision from the University of Mississippi, an MA in marriage and family therapy from Harding School of Theology, and a BA in youth and family ministry with a minor in psychology from Harding University. Dr. Suddeath is a licensed professional counselor, clinical supervisor, and counselor…

Michell Temple, PhD

Dr. Michell Temple holds a EdD in Professional Counseling and Supervision from the University of West Georgia and a PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision from Regent University. She holds an MS in rehabilitation counseling from Georgia State University and a BFA in acting from Ithaca College. Dr. Temple’s research focuses on the concepts of…

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Paula Tipton, PhD

Dr. Paula Tipton came into academia later in life, though she has been teaching in some capacity for most of her life. After graduating with a BS (Kinesiology and Physical Education) from Cal State University at Hayward, she joined the staff of Campus Crusade for Christ. Paula spent her first three-year assignment working with the…

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Ronald Welch, PsyD

Dr. Ron Welch joined the faculty of Denver Seminary in 2008 as associate professor of counseling. He earned the PsyD and MA in Clinical Psychology from Central Michigan University. He has worked in the field of clinical psychology for over 20 years, has been a licensed clinical psychologist since 1997, and holds a diplomate in…