At Indiana Wesleyan University, our Graduate Counseling programs are designed to offer a Christ-centered approach to improving your craft as a practitioner in counseling-related professions. Our faculty members are recognized leaders in the field; many of them currently practice the trade, conduct research, and regularly contribute to scholarly literature. Your learning experience here will take you far beyond basic counseling theory to implement innovative evidence-based practices in your own practice.

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Budd Teare; MS, PhD Clinic Coordinator bteare@indy.rr.com


Dr. Teare is an assistant professor/clinical coordinator for the graduate school in Counseling at Indiana Wesleyan University. He is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. He is a member of the American Counseling Association (ACA), and the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (AAMFT).

Educational Background:

  • B.A., 1971, Cornerstone University
  • M.S., 1989, Nova Southeastern University
  • Ph.D., 2006, Capella University


  • Family Resiliency, the Spiritual Component
  • Recovery from Child Abuse
  • Sexual Addictions
  • The Sexual Views of the Millennial Student
  • The Delay of Individuation and its Affect on Decision-Making Abilities
  • The Spiritual Wounding and Healing of the Victim and Their Mother
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