Dave Holden, M.Div., MAC, LPC
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“One thing I ask of the Lord, this is what I seek: that I may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life, to gaze upon the beauty of the Lord and to seek him in his temple.” Psalm 27:4
Dave holds a Master of Divinity (‘94) and a Master of Arts in Counseling (‘96) from Covenant Theological Seminary in St. Louis, Missouri, and is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Missouri. Dave also has extensive training in the area of biblical peacemaking and does mediation work in the areas of marriage, family, churches, and ministries in conflict. One of Dave’s gifts and passions is to help individuals gain life changing insight to their situation and life through God’s timeless and relevant Word, considering their life from a fresh perspective.
Dave has been in practice since 1996 and works with many issues such as, depression, stress and anxiety, anger, spiritual issues, identity issues, relationship issues, addictions, grief, and life transition issues. Dave also does extensive work with marriage counseling and has a heart for reconciling, healing, and restoring marriages and families in conflict. Dave also specializes in working with pastors and ministry workers who are experiencing, stress, burnout, and ministry transition issues. Dave’s approach is to graciously meet people where they are at, seek to genuinely understand their situation and world, and help them make positive and foundational life changes, all from a God-centered perspective.
Dave has developed many classes that he teaches on biblically based topics such as contentment, marriage, relationships, and biblical peacemaking. Dave has also written a book on marriage titled 'Getting to the Heart of Marriage', and created a marriage seminar based on his own unique material that he likes to travel and present to couples to help them gain practical and helpful information on marriage and relationships. Dave has also developed a Premarital Counseling Program he offers and does extensive work in helping couples get a solid start in marriage. Dave enjoys music, reading, playing ice-hockey, fishing, camping, traveling, and playing his guitar.