Dr. Nate Brooks joined the faculty at Southeastern in 2023 after previously teaching at Reformed Theological Seminary. Dr. Brooks teaches both introductory and specialized counseling courses, covering theological method, history, and the evaluation of psychological theories as well as the supervision of students throughout their practicums. He also serves as the Counseling Minister at Faith Baptist Church in Youngsville.

Dr. Brooks is the founder and director of Courage Christian Counseling, a small practice that specializes in providing virtual counseling for survivors and perpetrators of abuse and trauma. He also frequently does consulting and training for churches across multiple denominations on the topic of abuse and trauma.

Dr. Brooks lives in Youngsville, NC with his wife, Kate, and three children. Kate too is a counselor, with a specialty focus in chronic pain and illness. Dr. Brooks enjoys distance running in his free time.


The Master’s University, B.S. (2009)
The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, M.Div. (2016)
Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Ph.D. (2019)

Books by Dr. Brooks

1 of 2

Identifying Heart Transformation

Buy Now

Help! Our Sex Life is Troubled by Past Abuse

Buy Now