Allen Edens, MS
Graduate Intern

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Allen Edens is a Graduate Intern working towards his Master of Arts degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Liberty University. He anticipates graduating in May of 2025. Allen received a Bachelor of Science degree in Social and Behavioral Sciences from Freed-Hardeman University in 1998 and a Master of Science degree in Geological Engineering from Missouri Science and Technology in 2009. He is a retired military officer with over 35 years of service, including multiple combat tours.

Allen’s goal is to support counseling needs of clients through an integrative perspective of clinical mental health counseling and utilization of evidenced-based practices. His primary counseling focus is individual therapeutic services for men. Allen also has a passion for counseling couples, specifically marriages, relationships, premarital counseling and blended-family support.


  • MA Marriage and Family Therapy from Liberty University (Proposed May 2025)
  • Certificate Pastoral Counseling from Liberty University (Proposed May 2025)
  • U.S. Army’s Master Educator Course Certificate University of Louisville, KY (2020)
  •  Assistant Professor of Military Science University of North Georgia (2019-2021)
  •  Army Command and General Staff College (2016)
  •  Captain’s Career Course Instructor Fort Leonard Wood, MO (2012-2014)
  •  Company Commander Fort Hood, Texas (2010-2011)
  •  MS Geological Engineering from Missouri University of Science and Technology (2009)
  •  Elementary Education Certificate Tennessee (1999)
  •  BS Social and Behavioral Science Freed-Hardeman University (1998)
  •  Corrections Officer Academy Kentucky & Tennessee (1990,1994)

Special Interests:

Allen’s special interests include spiritual formation, veterans’ issues, understanding identity and self-concept, spiritual growth, relationship and grief counseling, conflict skills, life transitions, men’s health, stress-related problems, pre-engagement, and pre-marital counseling. Allen enjoys spending time with his wife, children, stepchildren, and grandchildren. He also enjoys running, hiking, lifting weights, shooting, reading, having a strong cup of coffee, and enjoying an occasional cigar.

To schedule an appointment with Allen, please email [email protected] or call 706-363-0188.