Our Faculty

Minoa Chang


Education: Ph.D., California School of Professional Psychology, Alliant International University (San Diego)

Experience: Chang works with individuals who are diagnosed with depression, anxiety disorders, and other chronic mental illnesses, as well as individuals dealing with grief/bereavement, religious/spiritual, and cultural/acculturation issues. She also has experience performing psychological evaluations of children and adults. Chang is a frequent guest lecturer and speaker in community and professional settings, and she travels abroad to train pastors, lay counselors, and professional counselors. Her research interest is in the area of mental health aspects of short- and long-term missionary work.

Mary Cipriani-Price


Education: M.S., Villanova University; Doctoral-level certificate, University of Pennsylvania

Experience: Cipriani-Price has been a licensed marital and family therapist for 24 years and specializes in families, couples, sexual issues, individual issues, adolescents, anxiety, depression, power and control issues, and eating disorders. Her desire is to help clients and students know the living God and look at life and its difficulties through a relationship with Christ.

Ben Kock-Hong Lim


Education: Ph.D., Texas Tech University

Experience: Lim was born in Malaysia where he worked for 6 years with the Department of Agriculture before moving to Singapore, where he studied theology and served as a pastor. An ordained minister, Lim has pastored churches in Malaysia, Singapore, and the United States for the past 20 years. Lim is a licensed marriage and family therapist and has his own practice. He is also committed to training marriage and family therapists in the Pacific Rim. Lim’s research interests include multicultural issues in therapy and in the personal lives of the therapist

G. Keith Olson


Education: B.A., San Diego State University; Ph.D., University of Arizona

Experience: Olson has been a licensed marriage and family therapist since 1973 when he opened his own private counseling center. In addition to teaching at Bethel Seminary, Olson travels internationally to speak and present in Europe, Asia, and Africa. He has also published numerous magazine and journal articles as well as several books about adolescence, including his Gold Medallion-winning Counseling Teenagers. Olson’s research interests include alienation and other issues of integration between Christian theology, spirituality, clinical theory, and practice.