Professor of Counseling
- Family Therapy
- Clinical Applications of Forgiveness
- B.S.Ed., Bloomsburg University, 1975
- M.A., Wheaton College, 1979
- M.A., Ashland Theological Seminary, 1986
- Ph.D., Kent State University, 1994
Dr. Virginia Todd Toddy Holeman is professor of Counseling. She has taught at Asbury Theological Seminary since 1995.
Dr. Holeman received a Ph.D. at Kent State University. At Asbury Seminary, she has served as associate dean of the School of Theology (1999-2004); acting dean (2004-2005); and is presently the chair of the Counseling and Pastoral Care Department. She was the 2003-2004 recipient of the seminary’s Excellence in Distance Learning Teaching Award.
Dr. Holeman is the past president of the Kentucky Association for Marriage and Family Therapy. She is a licensed psychologist in Ohio and a licensed marriage and family therapist and licensed professional counselor in Kentucky.
She has earned several grant awards, including a $42,020 grant titled “Making the Grade: Enhancing Learning Through Evaluation from the Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning in Theological Education”. Dr. Holeman was also a member of the Wabash Center Teaching and Learning Colloquy for Mid-Career Theological Faculty (2007-2008) and a Wabash Workshop Teaching Scholar (1998). She has published several books, including her most recent, Inside the Leader’s Head (Abingon, 2008). Dr. Holeman’s research interests include interpersonal forgiveness, repentance and reconciliation, and integration of psychology and theology.