Rob MacDonald



Assistant Professor, Counselling and Psychology


Diploma Christian Leadership, Nipawin Bible College, 1997
M.A. Counselling Psychology, Providence Theological Seminary, 2010






Teaching Fields

Contemplative Spirituality and Psychology
Integration of Psychology and Theology
Christian Spirituality and Formation
Counselling, Counselling Psychology
Cultural Issues in Counselling


Professional Experience

2011 - Present: Providence Theological Seminary, Faculty
2010 - Present: EAP Counsellor, Shepell.fgi
2009 - 2010: Evangelical Free Church of Meadow Lake, Interim Senior Pastor
1998 - 2009: Evangelical Free Church of Meadow Lake, Associate Pastor
2009 - 2011: Providence Theological Seminary, Adjunct Faculty


Professional Associations

Evangelical Free Church of Canada - Ordination
Professional Association of Canadian Christian Counsellors (PACCC) - Certified Member
Psychological Association of Alberta (PAA) - Provisional Member
College of Alberta Psychologists (CAP) - Registered Provisional Psychologist
American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy - Associate Member



Gold Star Excellence Award - Shepellfgi, 2011
Counselling Award, Providence Theological Seminary, 2008


Professional Development

Certificate in Advanced Clinical Supervision in Psychology, Dec. 2011, U. of Calgary Continuing Education



 “Listening to Multiple Voices: Therapy in Hermeneutical Mode.” Society for Christian Psychology. September 18-20, 2008. Chicago: IL


Personal Interests

  Mountain biking, canoeing/tripping, camping, snow shoeing, reading

Course Information


Course Syllabi

Counseling Across Cultures Syllabus - Calgary (Summer 2015)

IN5102L Theology and Practice of Christian Spirituality & Formation - Online

CP 5102 Human Development Syllabus - Online (Fall 2014)

CP 5502 Counselling Theory Practicum II (Winter 2014)

CP 5116L Counselling Across Cultures

CP6501C Counselling Theory Practicum I (Fall 2013)

CP5102L Human Development - Online (Fall 2013)

IN5202 Theology and Practice of Christian Spirituality & Formation - Calgary

IN5102C Theology and Practice of Christian Spirituality and Formation

CP5101C Foundations of Counseling

CP5105C Integration of Theology & Psychology (Winter 2012)

CP5113 Crisis and Trauma Counselling (Winter 2013)

CP5116C Counselling Across Cultures (May 2012)

CP5201C Theories of Counselling and Psychotherapy

CP6502C Counselling Theory Practicum IV (Winter 2013)

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