Dr. Dickens is the Department Chair and Professor of Biblical Counseling at Dallas Theological Seminary. He has served the local church as an associate pastor in the areas of pastoral care and counseling and on the elder board. He has previously served on the faculty of Biola University and has taught seminary and graduate-level courses internationally in Austria, Hong Kong, and Sri Lanka. Dr. Dickens is professionally active in the American Association of Christian Counselors and also serves as a contributing editor for the Journal of Psychology and Theology. He is a long tome supporter of His Story Coaching and Counseling and is married to his wife Rebecca. They have two children: Joshua and Jillian.