Ian P. Verseveldt, PhD, RPsych, RMFT

Ian P. Verseveldt, PhD, RPsych, RMFT


Program Director of MAMFT 
Associate Professor of Marriage and Family Therapy 

Trinity Western Seminary


For over 25 years, Ian has been passionate to build bridges among couples, families, individuals and across cultures. Working from evidence-based models such as Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy, Gottman Methods in Couple Therapy, Narrative and Structural Family Therapy, Ian desires to provide healing and wholeness in relationships, and he wants to extend his teaching and consultation to Spanish speaking countries. To that end he has been learning Spanish.

Ian loves the outdoors, particularly backpacking in the wild, enjoying God’s creation and observing the amazing ways that the Creator has engineered His creation. 

Research Interest

Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy
Gottman Methods in Couple Therapy
Narrative and Structural Family Therapy
Cross-Cultural Counselling

Private Practice: Verseveldt Relationship Therapy and Supervision
Clinical Member of AAMFT
AAMFT Approved Supervisor
Registered Marriage and Family Therapist


BS (Psychology/Sociology) - Calvin College 

MA (Clinical Psychology) - Wheaton College 

PhD (Marriage and Family Therapy) - Fuller Theological Seminary