Oklahoma Baptist University

Dr. Canaan Crane

Associate Professor of Psychology, Interim University Counselor

Owens Hall 322

OBU Box 61175
500 W. University
Shawnee, OK 74804


Dr. Canaan Crane received a bachelor's degree in family psychology from OBU in 1997. He earned a master's degree in marriage and family therapy from OBU in 2000. He has been a licensed marital and family therapist since 2002 and an approved supervisor for the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy since 2005. Crane has been involved in counseling services at OBU, including career counseling and university counseling.


B.A., Oklahoma Baptist University
M.A., Oklahoma Baptist University
Ph.D., Oklahoma State University

Courses Taught

PSYC 3213: Theories of Personality
PSYC/AMIN 3763: Basic Counseling Skills
PSYC 4783: Theories of Counseling
PSYC 4833: Family Therapy: Theory and Practice
PHED/LEIS 1999: Introduction/Intermediate Rock Climbing

Selected Publications

Crane, C. (Winter, 2006). Creating an effective human sexuality statement. Koinonia, 18-19.

Crane, C. & Lowe, J. (2005). Invited presentation: From Punitive to Redemptive: Steps towards creating a redemptive human sexuality policy. Presented at Association of Christians in Student Development National Conference, June 9th, 2005.

Licensed Marital and Family Therapist, Oklahoma

LMFT Advisory Board, Oklahoma Department of Health

AAMFT Approved Supervisor

OKAMFT Elections Committee Member