Chris Dinwiddie, Ph.D.

Education

  • Ph.D. in Psychology, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
    • Dissertation: "A Study in the Difference in General Tendency to Forgive Spousal Transgressions Between Genders and Across Levels of Religious Commitment in Selected Southern Baptist Churches"
  • M.A. in Marriage and Family Counseling, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • M.A. in Christian Education, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • B.A. in Psychology, Langston University

Certifications
  • Licensed Professional Counselor in Missouri
  • Nationally Certified Counselor

Selected Publications

  • Sutton, G., Kelly, H., Griffin, B. Worthington, E. & Dinwiddie, C. (2018). Satisfaction with Christian psychotherapy and well-being: Contributions of hope, personality, and spirituality. Spirituality in Clinical Practice 5(1) 8-24. 
  • Dinwiddie, C. (2017). Insights from Paul on helping others pursue spiritual growth. Soul and Spirit: The Newsletter for the Society of Christian Psychology 10(3). 6-7.

Selected Presentations

  • DuVall, E. & Dinwiddie, C. (2020). Sufficiency of scripture and counseling theory. Poster presented at the Christian Association of Psychological Studies International Conference, Atlanta, GA. 
  • Dinwiddie, C (2017, May) A systematic analysis of the impact of Christianity on marriage outcomes. Paper presented at the Christian Association of Psychological Studies International Conference, Chicago, IL
  • Dinwiddie, C. (2011, May) Conducting a forgiveness blitz at a small midwestern university. Paper presented at the Christian Association of Psychological Studies International Conference, Indianapolis, IN.
  • Dinwiddie, C. (2009, September) Forgiveness of spousal transgressions by Christians, Paper presented at the Christian Association of Psychological Studies Midwest/Southwest Regional Conference, Branson, MO.

Related Experience

  • Counselor, First Baptist Church of Bolivar
  • Counselor, 2002-2006
  • Youth Minister, 1996-1999

Professional Organizations

  • Christian Association of Psychological Studies
    • Coordinating Committee for 2014 International Conference 

Honors and Awards

  • Orien B. Hendrix Distinguished Teacher Award, SBU, 2018

Church/Community Service

  • Attends First Baptist Church, Bolivar
  • Coaches youth soccer