Dan B. Allender

Dr. Dan Allender received his M. Div. from Westminster Theological Seminary and his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Michigan State University.

Dan taught in the Biblical Counseling Department of Grace Theological Seminary for seven years (1983-1989). From 1989-1997 he worked as a professor in the Master of Arts in Biblical Counseling program at Colorado Christian University, Denver, Colorado. Dan served as President of The Seattle School of Theology & Psychology in Seattle, Washington (2000-2009) and continues teaching as a Professor of Counseling there. 

He travels and speaks extensively to present his unique perspective on sexual abuse recovery, love and forgiveness, worship and other related topics. He is the author of The Wounded Heart (NavPress),The Healing Path (Waterbrook Press), How Children Raise Parents (Waterbrook Press), To Be Told(Waterbrook Press) and has co-authored five books with Dr. Tremper Longman, III, Intimate Allies(Tyndale House Publishers), The Cry of the Soul (NavPress), Bold Love (NavPress), Bold Purpose(Tyndale House Publishers) and The Intimate Mystery (IVP). 

He and his wife, Rebecca, live in the Puget Sound area and have three children and two grandsons.