Edward Welch holds a Ph.D. in neuropsychology from the University of Utah, and has wielded his expertise in counseling to write a stack of books focusing on subjects such as depression, fear and addiction. On September 4 and 5 Dr. Welch will be at Geneva College to speak to the Geneva community and guests.
On September 4, Dr. Welch will be in the Geneva Student Center’s Skye Lounge, offering a 7 p.m. lecture on Compassionate Counseling. On September 5, he will present a speech titled “When People are Big and God is Small” in Chapel. Both lectures are free.
Welch has a Master of Divinity degree from Biblical Theological Seminary in addition to his Ph.D., and employs both in order to offer Christian advice on various disorders. His books include: When People Are Big and God is Small; Addictions: A Banquet in the Grave; Blame it on the Brain; Depression—A Stubborn Darkness; Running Scared; Crossroads: A Step-by-Step Guide Away From Addiction; and When I Am Afraid: A Step-by-Step Guide Away from Fear and Anxiety.
Geneva College is a comprehensive Christian college of the arts, sciences and professional studies. Founded in the tradition of the Reformed Christian faith, Geneva prepares students to serve Christ in all areas of society: work, family and the church. Geneva College’s philosophy of education is based on the Foundational Concepts of Christian Higher Education. Geneva is a founding member of the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU).
Geneva College hosts a chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, an international English honors society open to English and Writing majors of high academic standing.