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Shane Long

Job Titles

  • Adjunct Instructor
    Human Services (B.A.), College of Adult and Professional Studies
    Master of Divinity, Bethel Seminary

Started at Bethel



  • Concordia College - B.A., 2001
  • Bethel Seminary - M.Div., 2005
  • Bethel Seminary - M.A.M.F.T., 2008

Areas of expertise

Family systems, differentiation of self, narrative and constructivist approaches in therapy, socio-economic and cultural issues in therapy, and integration of religion and spirituality in the field of psychotherapy.


Long worked for 8 years in various pastoral settings before beginning to practice marriage and family therapy full time in 2007. He has worked in various mental health based areas including a non-profit, private practice, and school based settings.  He received his LMFT licensure in 2011 and has served as an adjunct faculty member at Bethel University since 2008.   

Courses Taught

Family Perspectives

Social Inequality

Dynamics of Interpersonal Relationships

Relational Spirituality


Certificates and Licenses

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the State of Minnesota

Certified Narrative Therapist