Edward T. Welch

Adjunct Professor of Practical Theology


B.A., University of Delaware, 1975; M.Div., Biblical Theological Seminary, 1978; Ph.D., University of Utah, 1981; Research Associate in Electrophysiology, 1980–1981; Adjunct Faculty, Biblical Theological Seminary, 1984–1995; Counselor and Faculty, The Christian Counseling & Educational Foundation, 1981– ; Westminster, 1981– .

Author: The Counselor’s Guide to the Brain and Its Disorders; Running in Circles; Addictive Behavior; Blame It on the Brain; When People are Big and God is Small; Addictions: A Banquet in the Grave; Depression: A Stubborn Darkness; Running Scared: Fear, Worry and the God of Rest.

Contributor: Leadership Handbooks of Practical Theology; Healing the Children of War; Power Religion.

Representative Articles: “Homosexuality: Current Thinking and Biblical Guidelines,” American Family Association Journal, January 1999; “Self-Injury: When Pain Feels Good,” The Journal of Biblical Counseling, Winter 2004. “Counseling Priorities, Jesus Christ, and the Imago Dei,” Christian Counseling Connection, Issue #4, 2006.


Blame It on the Brain

A.D.D.: Wandering Minds and Wired Bodies

Depression (RCL Booklet): The Way Up When You Are Down

Homosexuality: Speaking the Truth in Love

Just One More: When Desires Don't Take No for an Answer

Self-Injury: When Pain Feels Good

Depression - A Stubborn Darkness

When People are Big and God is Small

Addictions - A Banquet in the Grave

Running Scared: Fear, Worry & the God of Rest