Andi J. Thacker
As a professor in the Counseling Ministries department, Dr. Thacker is passionate about teaching counseling students to integrate scripture and psychology and apply those concepts to real life counseling situations. In addition to her teaching responsibilities at DTS, Dr. Thacker maintains a small private practice in which she specializes with children and adolescents and supervises LPC-Interns. She is a licensed professional counselor, a board approved supervisor, and holds multiple certifications in counseling. Most importantly, she is married to Chad and they have three children: Emerson, William, and Webb.
Andi J. Thacker’s Publication Articles
- “Addressing the Neglect of Students of Color: The Strategy of Life Coaching.” Journal of Sociology and Christianity (8:1). 2018. 23–42.
- “Research in counseling: A 10-year review to inform practice.” Journal of Counseling and Development (Summer 2011:89). 2011. 349-359.
Andi J. Thacker’s Contributions
Mothers Working Outside of the Home – Classic
In this classic episode, Kymberli Cook, Drs. Andi Thacker, and Christina Crenshaw discuss various issues related…
The Ability to Apologize
Dr. Andi Thacker, professor of Biblical Counseling, encourages listeners toward leadership that mirror empathy, compassion, and…
Rest for Weary Souls: Rhythms of Renewal for Those in Ministry
Dr. Andi Thacker, assistant professor of Biblical Counseling, reminds believers how compassion fatigue and burnout plague…
Dealing with Grief and Anxiety
In this episode, Kymberli Cook, Bill Hendricks, Dr. Andi Thacker, and Joe Riegel discuss grief, focusing…
Mothers Working Outside the Home
In this episode, Kymberli Cook, Drs. Andi Thacker, and Christina Crenshaw discuss various issues related to…
Cultural Engagement: Busyness, Burnout, and Apathy
Dr. Darrell Bock, executive director of The Hendricks Center, talks with Dr. Andi Thacker, assistant professor…
3 Lessons Christian Parents Can Learn from Play Therapy
How can parents integrate insights from the art of Play Therapy with Scripture?