Dr. Stoepker has a strong and rich Biblically based background upon which to draw when working with clients. He is the son of a minister and was brought up immersed in Biblical teaching both at home and in the church. He was active in Intervarsity Christian Fellowship while in graduate school at Bowling Green State University where he started a Christian outreach youth center in downtown Bowing Green.
Upon graduation with an MA degree, he and his wife served as missionaries with The Christian Mission in the Far East in the Philippines. Dr. Stoepker obtained his Psy.D. from Rosemead School of Psychology at Biola University where he received specialized training in the integration of psychology and theology which included formal classes in theology over a two year period at Talbot Theological Seminary.
As a result of this background, Dr. Stoepker is very comfortable with and welcomes the integration of Biblical teachings and the Christian Faith when working with clients during the course of psychotherapy.
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Dr. Stoepker can be reached at the Kalamazoo Clinic of Pine Rest by calling (269) 343-6700.