Bradly Hinman

Bradly Hinman

Bradly Hinman

Title: Assistant Professor of Counselor Education
Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program Coordinator

Office Location: Bell Hall 167
Phone: (269) 471-3466


BA and BS in Education from Central Michigan University (1987)

MA in Education (Community Counseling Emphasis) from Andrews University (2008)

PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision from Western Michigan University

Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)

License Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)

AASECT Certified Sex Therapist

Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC)



Brad Hinman is currently an Assistant Professor at Andrews University in the Department of Graduate Psychology and Counseling and is the Coordinator of the School Counseling Program.  He joined Andrews as University as faculty in 2011. He brings with him his expertise as a private practice counselor specializing in marriage and family therapy, sex therapy, out of control sexual behaviors and sexuality issues - including sexual addictions.  Dr. Hinman completed his PhD at Western Michigan University in Counselor Education and Supervision and is an alumnus of Andrews University.  He holds professional licensure through the State of Michigan as both a Licensed Professional Counselor and a  Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist.  He is also a nationally certified Sex Therapist.  Dr. Hinman is a teacher at heart, though, and has taught every educational level from first grade through master’s level.  His research interests include family dynamics, communication; the intersection of sexuality and Christianity, including sexual orientation, pornography, sex addiction, and hypoactive sexual desire.  Dr. Hinman counts it as one of his greatest personal and professional accomplishments to have been married for over 30 years to “The Key Lady” at Andrews University and to have raised two sons in Adventist education.  

Current Research or Professional Activities

Family dynamics, communication, and behavior disorders within families; sexuality and Christianity, including sexual orientation, pornography, sex addiction, and hypoactive sexual desire; compulsive sexual behavior and relationship satisfaction.

Hinman, Bradly K., "Mixed Methods Analysis of Counselor Views, Attitudes and Perceived Competencies Regarding the Treatment of Internet Pornography Addiction" (2013). Dissertations. Paper 207.

Hinman, Bradly K., (2016) No More Secrets: Talking with children and young adults about pornagraphy.  Journal of Adventist Education, 4.

Hinman, Bradly K., (2018) "The Tragedy of Child Suicide" The Journal of Adventist Education, 80, 4-9.