Richard L. Caulkins Annual Lecture Series

Thursday, July 29, 2010


Making a Difference in the World
Taking Psychology Where Christians and Psychologists Rarely Go

Presented by Gary R. Collins, Ph.D., Author and Speaker

Tuesday, September 21, 2010, 7 p.m.

Located on the campus of Corban University 
in the Psalm Performing Arts Center
5000 Deer Park Drive SE, Salem

Plus two Chapel presentations:

Trends in Counseling and Ministry
Monday, September 20 at 10 a.m.
in the Psalm Performing Arts Center

Christian Coaching: 
Helping Others Turn Potential into Reality
Wednesday, September 22 at 10 a.m. 
in the Psalm Performing Arts Center


Speaker Profile

Gary R. Collins is a licensed clinical psychologist with a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Purdue University.  He is the author of about 200 articles and almost 60 books, including The Biblical Basis of Christian Counseling..His classic textbook, Christian Counseling: A Comprehensive Guide,appears in several languages and has been revised in an updated and expanded third edition, published in 2007.  It is accompanied by theChristian Counseling Casebook. Gary’s textbook on coaching, Christian Coaching: Helping Others Turn Potential into Reality has a revised, expanded and updated edition published in 2009.

Gary Collins grew up in Canada, served for twenty years as professor of psychology at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School and for eight years he headed the 15,000 member American Association of Christian Counselors which he co-founded.  He also founded and for eight years edited Christian Counseling Today magazine and was general editor of all 42 professional books published in the “Christian Counseling Resources,” and “Contemporary Christian Counseling” series. He is a graduate of the Institute for Life Coach Training, maintains a small coaching practice, and frequently travels overseas and within North America to speak on coaching, leadership, trends in Christian counseling, and related issues. He is committed to equipping and empowering next generation and emergent leaders through coaching, mentoring and teaching. Collins holds positions as Distinguished Professor of Leadership and Coaching at Richmont Graduate University (formerly Psychological Studies Institute) in Atlanta and is a Distinguished Visiting Professor in the School of Psychology and Counseling at Regent University in Virginia. He and his wife Julie live in Arlington Heights, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago.


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