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Adam Wilson, PhD

Associate Professor of Counseling; Program Chair, Dual Clinical Mental Health and School Counseling Program; Chair, School Counseling Mental Health Initiative

Dr. Adam Wilson holds a PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision from Regent University, an MA in in Counseling from Denver Seminary, and a BA in psychology from the University of Northern Colorado. He joined the faculty of Denver Seminary in a full-time capacity in 2017 and now serves as Associate Professor of Counseling, the director of the School Counseling Program at Denver Seminary and as the director of the School Counseling Mental Health Initiative (SCMHI), a research initiative seeking to better understand effective mental health interventions in schools.

Dr. Wilson began his counseling career working with children and families in a community mental health setting. During this time he worked as a part of an intensive services team, seeking to reduce hospitalization of mentally ill children. He was also worked within school systems to coordinate the education and care of his clients. In 2010, Dr. Wilson moved to a group practice in Littleton, Colo, where he eventually became the director and supervisor of child and family services. In 2011, Adam began teaching courses in human development, and later psychopharmacology, as adjunct faculty for Denver Seminary.

Adam is the co-author of the chapter “The Neurobiology of Stress and Trauma” in the book Treating Trauma in Christian Counseling, edited by H. D. Gingrich & F. C. Gingrich (2018).

He has served on the elder board of Centennial Covenant Church, where he and his family are members.
Adam and his wife Katie have three children. Adam is a Colorado native and enjoys the outdoors, where he and his family love to play.