Certified, Hiatt Institute, Jerusalem, 1971. Bachelor of Science, Purdue University, 1972. Bachelor, Goshen College, 1977.
Master of Divinity, Goshen Biblical Seminary, 1977. Master of Arts, Adler Institute, 1986.
Psychiatric aid, Southwood Hospital, Chula Vista, 1973;
psychiatric technical, Elkhart (Indiana) General Hospital, 1973-1976;
child welfare caseworker, Department Public Welfare, Wabash and Valparaiso, Indiana, 1977-1980;
mental health therapist, Swanson Center, Michigan City, Indiana, 1980-1982;
clinical director, Swanson Center, Michigan City, Indiana, 1983-1985;
area director, Northea. Center, Kendallville, Indiana, 1985-1989;
director outpatient service, Northea. Center, Kendallville, Indiana, since 1989;
private practice, Fort Wayne, Indiana, since 1987.
Member Committee for Prevention Child Abuse, since 1989, Drug-Free Indiana Regional Board, Indiana, since 1990.
Member Association Mental Health Clergy, East Noble Ministerial Association (president 1989-1991), Community Action Northeast Indiana (board vice president since 1989), Psi Chi.
Married Janet Carol, March 14, 1981. Children: Kristofer N. Frieden, Juliana J.