Dr. Craig Brandick has pastored three churches in Upstate New York and Pennsylvania. He earned his Doctor of Ministry in Biblical Counseling from Baptist Bible Seminary in Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania and is certified through the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors (formerly known as the National Association of Nouthetic Counselors). He is experienced in counseling individuals, marriages and families, sexual and pornography addiction, and has been certified in Critical Incident Stress Management.
Dr. Brandick grew up in Erie and was a member of Walnut Creek Baptist Church before entering the ministry in 1995. He returned to Walnut Creek in 2009 to launch Grace Biblical Counseling Ministry. He is a veteran of the US Navy, an avid fisherman, and volunteer with Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing helping veterans at the local VA hospital. When not fishing, counseling, or preparing for his Sunday school class he may be found working in his garden, sitting by a fire, or at his favorite coffee shop reading a book or talking with friends.