Director Pastoral Care & Counseling
Associate Professor of Pastoral Counseling
Dr. Van Lant is a licensed clinical psychologist who received his Ph.D. from Rosemead School of Psychology, Biola University. He teaches courses in pastoral care and counseling, marriage counseling, psychopathology, and health psychology. Dr. Van Lant has a clinical practice at the Center for Individual and Family Therapy (CIFT), a large, non-profit Christian counseling center in Orange County CA.
He also serves on the board of directors for CIFT. In his clinical role, he works primarily with depression, anxiety, and stress disorders as well as couples and those suffering from long-term emotional and spiritual distress. Dr. Van Lant speaks on a broad range of topics including men’s issues, parenting, marriage and general relationships issues. He is married and the father of three sons. In his spare time he likes to sail, fly-fish, read, listen to music, and anything related to hanging out with his wife and boys.