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Ryan Gunderson

Job Title

  • Associate Dean for Student Affairs
    Human Services (B.A.), College of Adult and Professional Studies

Started at Bethel



  • University of Wisconsin-Madison - B.A. in Philosophy, Religious Studies, 2004
  • Bethel University - M.A. in Marriage and Family Therapy, 2010

Areas of expertise

Couple and family therapy; families as systems; dynamics of interpersonal relationships; personal formation; differentiation of self


Gunderson is Associate Dean for Student Affairs for the College of Adult & Professional Studies and Graduate School, and maintains a private psychotherapy practice.

Courses Taught

HUSE300: Family Perspectives
HUSE410: Dynamics of Interpersonal Relationships
CHMN320: Personal Formation
SP520 & SP521: Formation: Foundations & Traditions

Certificates and Licenses

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (MN)