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Mary Michener

Job Titles

  • Coordinator of Course Evaluation/Materials
    Human Services (B.A.), College of Adult and Professional Studies

Started at Bethel



  • University of Minnesota - B.S. Child/Adolescent Psychology,
  • University of Minnesota - Ed.D. in Work, Community, and Family, 2002

Areas of expertise

Conflict resolution, problem solving, leadership development, phenomenological research, domestic violence, abuse, emotional healing, emotional and spiritual development, adolescence, youth ministry, family dynamics, health, nutrition and fitness.


In addition to working and teaching at Bethel, Michener has 20 years of experience in youth and family ministry. She facilitates groups and coaches women through forgiveness and restoration after violence and abuse. Most recently, she has written a book called "Clean Your Inner House." She speaks professionally independently and with Best Life Ministries. She also blogs weekly at marymichener.com.

Courses Taught

  • Families in a Cross-Cultural Perspective (Human Services)
  • Conflict Resolution in a Social Scientific Perspective (AA/AS)
  • Physical Wellness (AA/AS)
  • Individual and Family in Cultural Context (Counseling Psychology)
  • Principles of Leading and Managing (Organizational Leadership)
  • Leadership and Adult Development (Organizational Leadership)


Clean Your Inner House (2013)

Your Best- Magazine (Contributing Author)