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Our professors are distinguished scholars, active researchers, published writers, and faithful Christians who demonstrate what it means to be both Christ-followers and leaders in their academic fields. As mentors and role models, they play a huge role in the integration of faith and learning at Bethel.

Program Directors & Lead Faculty

Karen Quek

Program Director and Associate Professor | karen-quek@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2016

Gender construction in couples' relationship · International couples relational dynamic · Cultural competency in clinical supervision · Development of the self of the therapist ·Family and couples processes


Minoa Chang

Faculty Associate | m-chang@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2002

Psychotherapy: chronic mental illness; grief/bereavement; spiritual/religious issues; cultural/acculturation issues. Clinical supervision: clinicians working with children, adults, families and group therapy; serving clients with mental illness and survivors of trauma; with a special interest in minority populations.

Terri Hightower

Adjunct Faculty | tmh53926@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2012

Terri is a licensed MFT graduate from Bethel Seminary and currently works with the homeless population at St. Vincent de Paul where she is the Senior Mental Health Clinician. In addition to providing therapy for adults, children, and families living in the shelter, she also supervises MFT practicum trainees and a staff of licensed clinicians. Terri is passionate about helping others and feels blessed to have the opportunity to provide that help through therapy and supervision. Terri is also. . . read more.

Heather Hoshiko

Adjunct Faculty | hah38446@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2016

Hoshiko specializes in biofeedback, neuropsychology, pain management, child and adolescent therapy, and treatment in disordered eating. She is also a published author in academic journals, public magazines, blogs, and has written extensively for the development of curriculum. Heather began teaching in 2011, and joined the associate faculty at Bethel Seminary San Diego in 2015. She is passionate about inspiring and aiding students in their academic and spiritual journeys.. . . read more.

Ben K Lim

Professor | b-lim@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2002

Dr. Lim's specializations include premarital counseling, marriage enrichment, parenting, multi-cultural therapy, spiritual issues, missionaries and pastoral self-care, trauma, grief and loss issues, as well as relational difficulties. In addition to training therapists, he also teaches pastoral care classes for ministers of the Gospel. An ordained minister, Ben has pastored for many years in different churches in Malaysia, Singapore, Texas, and California. Ben is also an AAMFT approved supe. . . read more.

Ronald Rowe

Adjunct Faculty | r-rowe@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2014

I teach in the MFT/MHC program in San Diego. Most recently I have taught PC755 Family Systems to M Div. students.

Donna Scott

Adjunct Faculty | dss52235@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2007

Donna has over 25 years of experience providing individual, couples, family and play therapy in a variety of settings. The focus of her work is to help those with hurting hearts heal from relationship wounds. Donna’s desire is to live a life “worthy of the calling” she has received and to help students become the therapists God has called them to be. Donna is a member of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, and Black African American Christian Counselors. . . . read more.

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