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Brad D. Strawn

Chief of Spiritual Formation and Integration, Dean of the Chapel, Evelyn and Frank Freed Professor of the Integration of Psychology and Theology, and Chair of Integration, Clinical Psychology Department

BA (Psychology), Point Loma Nazarene University
MA in Theology, Fuller Theological Seminary
PhD in Clinical Psychology, Fuller Theological Seminary
Advanced training in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, San Diego Psychoanalytic Institute

Courses Taught

PI503: Touchstones in Psychology and TheologyPI800: Introduction to IntegrationPI806: Advanced Integration SeminarPC810: Clinical Interventions: PsychodynamicPI856: Clinical Integration ColloquiumConsultation Group; Fuller Psychological and Family Service

Campus Affiliations

Travis Research InstituteResearch Lab: Integration/EmbodimentIntegration Symposium

Areas of Expertise

Integration of psychology and Christian theology; psychoanalytic psychotherapy; clinical psychology; body, brain, and theology

“The integrative project is not a debate but a dialogue in which genuine learning, growth, and transformation take place as these two ancient disciplines of study, under the Lordship of Jesus Christ, attempt to serve the kingdom of God.”


Dr. Strawn, in an essay exploring the complex intersections of psychology and theology. Read more.


Prior to joining the faculty of Fuller’s Graduate School of Psychology in 2012, Dr. Strawn was professor of psychology at Point Loma Nazarene University and also practiced as a clinical psychologist and served as Vice President for Spiritual Development a

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