Estera Aurora Boldut, PsyD, RSW

Director, MCS-MFT Program; Assistant Professor of Marriage & Family Therapy

Estera is the Program Director for the Master of Christian Studies in Marriage and Family Therapy. She joined ACTS Seminaries in 2015 as a Clinical Coordinator for the Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy Program and is a registered social worker. Before she joined us as at TWU she worked with adoptions in orphanages in Romania.

As a Registered Clinical Counselor and a Marriage and Family Therapist, Estera specialized in working with couples and families (adoption, disability, chronic illness). She is doing consulting work with different agencies, training staff and managers.

She holds a small private practice seeing clients, offering supervision to individuals and groups. She co-teaches a Fundamentals in Clinical Supervision course, training the new generation of clinical supervisors.

  • Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) (California Southern University; 2019)
  • Masters of Marriage and Family Therapy (Trinity Western University; 2010)
  • BA in Social Work (University of Bucharest; 1997)


Sex Therapy, Cultural Diversity, Addictions and Domestic Violence, Clinical Supervision

  • Empathy, Compassion and Burnout Prevention among Mental Health Practitioners

Recent Publications

Boldut, E. (2019) Empathy, Compassion and Burnout Prevention among Mental Health Practitioners. Doctoral Thesis. California Southern University, Irvine, CA.

Affiliations & Memberships

  • BC College of Social Workers
  • BC Association of Social Workers
  • BC Association of Clinical Counselors

  • MFT 590 Counselling Practicum
  • MFT 630 Counselling Diverse Populations
  • MFT 670 Marriage & Family Therapy II
  • MFT 676 Comprehensive Evaluation
  • MFT 691-4 Counselling Internship
  • PTH 510/511 Spiritual Formation for Mental Health Practitioners
  • PTH 660 Spiritual Res in Marr & Fam Therapy