Dr. Dan Allender received his M.Div. from Westminster Theological Seminary and his Ph.D. in counseling psychology from Michigan State University. Dan taught in the biblical counseling department of Grace Theological Seminary for seven years (1983-1989). From 1989-1997 he worked as a professor in the Master of Arts in biblical counseling program at Colorado Christian University, Denver, Colorado.
Currently, Dan serves as president and professor of counseling at Mars Hill Graduate School in Bothell, Washington. He travels and speaks extensively to present his unique perspective on sexual abuse recovery, love and forgiveness, worship, and other related topics. He is the author of a number of published works including The Wounded Heart.
He and his wife, Rebecca, live in the Puget Sound area with their three children, Annie, Amanda, and Andrew.