Bonny Dillon

Chair, Human Services & Psychology; Director, Early Childhood Education


Associate in Applied Science Veterinary Technology, Bel-Rae Institute
Bachelor of Arts Religious Studies, University of Virginia
Master of Divinity, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
Master of Sacred Theology Psychiatry and Religion, Union Theological Seminary, NYC
Doctor of Philosophy Psychology of Religion, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
Graduate Certificate in Bioethics (Clinical Emphasis), Union Graduate College



Bonny Dillon has taught undergraduate and graduate courses as an adjunct or full-time faculty member at universities in the US and abroad, in both traditional and distance learning formats. Her academic disciplines include psychology, human services, practical theology, and bioethics.

Since 2011, Bonny has taught at Bluefield College, first as Adjunct Faculty online and then from 2013-2016 as full-time traditional Faculty. She now is back online as Chair of Human Services and Director of Early Childhood Education.

Clinically, Bonny has been active in healthcare settings for over 30 years as a Board Certified Chaplain (BCC) and clinical educator. A Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) since 1987, she has provided pastoral psychotherapy in clinics and in private practice to individuals, couples, families, and groups.

In service to community, Bonny is a volunteer with the American Red Cross in both Disaster Spiritual Care and Disaster Workforce Engagement. Her volunteer deployments include the VA Tech shootings, Hurricane Gustav, Superstorm Sandy and the Pulse Nightclub shootings.

Bonny is an ordained minister of and endorsed chaplain through the American Baptist Churches, USA.

Department: Human Services

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