Dr. Edward T. Welch is a counselor and faculty member at Christian Counseling and Educational Foundation (CCEF). He earned a Ph.D. in counseling (neuropsychology) from the University of Utah and has a Master of Divinity degree from Biblical Theological Seminary. Ed has been counseling for over 30 years and has written extensively on the topics of depression, fear, and addictions. He is the author of When People Are Big and God is Small, Addictions: A Banquet in the Grave, Blame it on the Brain, Depression—A Stubborn Darkness, Running Scared; Crossroads: A Step-by-Step Guide Away From Addiction, and When I Am Afraid: A Step-by-Step Guide Away from Fear and Anxiety. Ed and his wife, Sheri, have two adult children.