PART THREE: HIGHLIGHTS OF PART TWO Part two explained from scripture that God’s love of people and His hatred of evil are inseparable and presented what should be the natural and necessary response of righteous men and women who wish to live in a world of justice, compassion, and order. Part two also cited studies […]
About Chet Weld
Dr. Chet Weld has been a Christian-based marriage and individual counselor for over 30 years. Presently, he serves as the Director of Pastoral Counseling at Casas Church. He has served as an ordained minister for 28 years. Growing up in Ohio, he has lived in Tucson, Arizona since 1976.
His education and credentials include the following:
● Licensed by the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners as a Licensed Professional Counselor
● B.A. from Ohio Wesleyan University in 1970
● M.Ed. in Counseling and Guidance in 1977 from the University of Arizona
● Ed.D. in Counseling Psychology from Argosy University in 2006 (Orange County Campus)
● Summer studies at Dartmouth College while in high school
● Other universities attended: Union Theological Seminary, N.Y., N.Y., Chapman University, Ohio University, Ohio State University, and Fuller Theological Seminary; also, earned a three-year Bible Diploma from Grace Bible College (which was not accredited).
● The American Association of Christian Counselors; Society for Christian Psychologists.
Dr. Weld’s work with couples include affair situations, communications training, helping couples to meet unmet needs, parenting issues, premarital counseling, and a variety of couples’ issues. He also counsels individuals who suffer from such disorders as anxiety, depression, addictions, codependency, bipolar disorders, grieving, and spiritual growth issues (finding meaning in life and relationships). He gives a variety of assessments, including the MMPI-2, the Millon, the FIRO-B, and the MBTI.
Dr. Weld most highly values prayer and the word of God as “interventions” to help people, appropriately applying scriptures. He has been trained in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Family Systems Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Narrative Therapy, and other counseling approaches. He integrates secular principles and techniques into a Christian-based approach to counseling. He’s found that almost “anything that works” is either stated or illustrated in the bible.
Dr. Weld has been married for 28 years.
● Certified by the International Board of Christian Counselors as a Board Certified Professional Christian Counselor
● Counseling and Values, The Family Journal, and The Journal of Psychology and Theology.
● Co-authored a chapter in Culturally Alert Counseling, edited by Garrett McAuliffe.
● Dissertation is available for purchase on ProQuest.
● Other articles and blogs can be accessed through Google.
In his present position at Casas Church, Dr. Weld also enjoys teaching and giving seminars on a variety of counseling related subjects, including stress management, conflict resolution, and teen brain chemistry. Dr. Weld’s hobbies are reading books on miracles and neuroscience. He also enjoys spending time with his wife and exercising. He has trained over 250 lay counselors.
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PART TWO HIGHLIGHTS OF PART ONE We learned on April 2, 2015 that 148 Christian students were killed at a college campus in Kenya, some of whom were beheaded. We learned in the same month that another 30 Christians were singled out for massacre in Ethiopia. As with the 21 Coptic Christians, Christians were separated […]
PART ONE: In order to preserve civilization, decisive action against ISIS and affiliated terror organizations is not optional. Can we forgive our enemies, as Jesus mandated, and crush them at the same time? What is the best possible role that America can play in the war against ISIS and its comrades in cruelty? What would […]