Trinity Evangelical Divinity School



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TEDS Faculty Since 2009

James E. Gruenewald, EdD

Affiliate Professor of Counseling


BS, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
MA, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
EdD, Northern Illinois University 


Dr. Gruenewald is a licensed clinical professional counselor in private practice at the Baldwin Center for Psychological Services in Deerfield, with more than thirty years experience in individual, marital, family, and group counseling. As affiliate faculty, he taught in the psychology department at Trinity College for twelve years. In addition to teaching and counseling, Dr. Gruenewald has served as an associate youth and singles pastor before beginning his counseling career. He is currently serving as an elder in his church.

He has been married since 1979 and is the father of two sons and a grandfather of two boys. When it comes time to rest and rejuvenation, he spends time outdoors, particularly at the lake cabin he built in Wisconsin. Running, gardening, construction and long walks with his wife are among his passions.

Awards, Affiliations, and Achievements


  • Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in the State of Illinois

Professional Affiliations

  • American Counseling Association
  • American Mental Health Counselors Association
  • National Board for Certified Counselors


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