Professor of Pastoral Counseling

Norm Thiesen

“My passion is to train effective people helpers providing them with the tools to integrate Scripture and counseling in order to provide healing and hope to a broken world.”

  • Ph.D. Counseling, Rosemead Graduate School
  • M.A. Counseling, Rosemead Graduate School
  • M.A. Theological Studies, Talbot Seminary
  • M.A. Psychology, Pepperdine University
  • B.A. Psychology, Biola College

Contact Information

LOCATION: Portland Campus, Bueerman Hall, 3rd Floor
PHONE: 503.517.1864
EMAIL: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Further Ministry Experience

  • married since 1980
  • 3 sons
  • professional counselor for over 35 years
  • part of planting 4 churches (Calif, Neb., Oregon)
  • serve as elder in new church plant; Trinity Church which meets on Western’s campus
  • taught counseling courses for over 30 years in college/seminary

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