Curriculum Vitae



Stan E. DeKoven, Ph.D.
P. O. Box 1680
Ramona, CA 92065


  • San Diego State University (B.A. Psychology 1974)
  • Webster University (M.A. Counseling 1979)
  • United States International University (School Psychologist and Counselors credentials, 1985)
  • Professional School of Psychological Studies (Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology, 1983)
  • Evangelical Theological Seminary (D.Min., Theology and Pastoral Studies 1991)
  • Omega Graduate School (D.Litt. 2021)


  • Licensed Marriage, Family and Child Therapist, California, MFC 14570 – 1980
  • Clinical Member, American Association of Marriage and Family Therapist
  • Certified School Psychologist and Counselor, California
  • Certified Instructor, Community Colleges in Psychology and Counseling, California
  • Clinical Member, American Association of Christian Counselors
  • Clinical Member, California Association of Marriage and Family Therapist
  • Doctoral Diplomate, International Association of Christian Counseling Professionals


Para Professional Counseling 1974-1976

  • Military Service 1976-1978
  • Professional Counselor 1979-Present
  • Instructor/Professor 1981-Present
  • Newport University – Psychology
  • Sierra University – Psychology
  • University of LaVerne – Church History
  • California Christian Institute (now Trinity College of Graduate Studies)
  • Vision International University
  • Educational Administration 1985-Present
  • Vice President, Logos Christian College and Graduate School
  • President, Logos Christian College and Graduate School
  • Founder and President, Vision International University


  • Grief Relief: A Biblical Prescription for Loss
  • Marriage and Family Life
  • New Beginnings: A Sure Foundation
  • Family Violence: Patterns of Destruction
  • Journey to Wholeness: Restoration of the Soul
  • Journey to Wholeness: 12 Step Guide
  • Addiction Counseling
  • On Belay: Introduction to Christian Counseling
  • The Healing Community: Developing the Dynamic Counseling Ministry
  • Assessment of Human Needs
  • Christian Education
  • Research Writing Made Easy
  • 40 Days to the Promise
  • I Want To Be Like You, Dad: Breaking Generational Patterns, Restoring the Father Image
  • Journey Through the Old Testament
  • Journey Through the New Testament
  • Leadership: Vision for the Cities
  • Substance Abuse Counseling
  • Parenting on Purpose
  • Keys to Effective Living
  • Catch the Vision: Getting a Vision
  • From a Father’s Heart (for graduates heading from High School)
  • Pastor Leadership: In the Eye of the Storm
  • Starting Out Rights: A Guide to Practical Service
  • Supernatural Architecture: Preparing the Church for the 21st Century (Wagner Publishing)
  • New Apostolic Schools: Seven Reasons Local Church’s Should Have a Ministry Training Center
  • Developing the Bible Training Center: Administrative Manual
  • Prelude to a Requiem: Leadership Principles from the Upper Room
  • What Does God Want? A Study in Ethical Living
  • The Laws of Christ
  • The Overcoming Life

MILITARY 1976-1979

  • Ft. Jackson, South Carolina – Basic Training
  • Ft. Benning, Georgia – Officer Candidate School
  • Ft. Sam Houston, Texas – Officer Basic Leadership Course and Medical Material Management Course
  • Ft. Leonard Wood, Missouri – Chief, Supply and Services, 93rd Evacuation Hospital
  • San Diego, California – Assistant Administrator, 129th Evacuation Hospital (Reserve)


  • San Diego Native
  • Age 69 (12/5/52)
  • Widowed, Married 26 years (Karen)
  • Widowed, Married 5 years (Noreen)
  • Married, 4 years (Joan)
  • Two Daughters (Rebecca DeKoven  and Rachel Romero)
  • Two Granddaughters, Kaitlyn Sierra Volosin and Daniela Rene Romero
  • One Grandson, Adrian Morteza Romero

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