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About the Author

Dr. Kristi Bitz
Director, Psychology Program
University of Mary

Kristi Bitz, PhD, serves as Associate Professor and Director of the Psychology Program at the University of Mary.

Before earning her PhD in Teaching and Learning from the University of North Dakota, Dr. Bitz earned a Master of Arts in Counseling and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of North Dakota, as well as a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from Valley City State University. Dr. Bitz’s prior experience includes 11 years of service as a school counselor in K-12 public education, working as a vocational rehabilitation consultant, and serving as a university counselor and director of student retention.

Published Pieces

Light Shining on a Dark Road

Being a Christian Counselor in a Secular Environment

Christianity offers the answer to all questions of human existence. For counselors in a secular environment, this demands patience and trust that Christ will bring healing to those who suffer.

Dr. Kristi Bitz
Dec 4, 2020