Christine Arnzen, Ph.D. - Evangel University be_ixf;ym_202109 d_23; ct_100

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Christine Arnzen, Ph.D.

Coordinator of Graduate Counseling Programs

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Education

PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision, Regent University,

MA in Clinical Psychology, Forest Institute of Professional Psychology

BS in Psychology, Evangel University

Licensed Professional Counselor, Missouri

Bio

Christine Arnzen, Ph.D., LPC, is a 1985 graduate of Evangel University’s Psychology Program. She received her master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from Forest Institute of Professional Psychology in 1988 and received her PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision from Regent University in 2016. After working at a local community mental health center, she joined Evangel University’s Counseling Center Staff in 1989. She directed the Evangel University Counseling Center from 1998 to 2003. In 2003, she joined the clinical staff as a marital intensive therapist at the Focus Marriage Institute (formerly the National Institute of Marriage) and assumed the position of Director of Clinical Services from 2005 to 2012. She returned to Evangel as a full-time faculty member in 2012. Dr. Arnzen was appointed as the Program Coordinator of the Counseling Program in 2013. She provided leadership in consolidating three separate counseling programs within the university system (AGTS, Counseling Psychology and School Counseling) to create a 60 credit hour counseling program with two specialty tracks: Clinical Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling. The unified counseling program was a necessary step in securing a special program accreditation by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Program (CACREP) which was approved through October 31, 2027

Professional Memberships & Noteworthy Community Involvement
American Counseling Association
Association for Counselor Education and Supervision
Missouri Mental Health Counselor Association

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