Dr. Rick Roepke, CCMFT, CCBT

Dr. Rick RoepkeCertifications

  • Certified Cognitive Behavioral Therapist
  • Certified Christian Marriage & Family Therapist


  • B.A., Morningside College, 1982
  • M.A., Central Christian University, 1994
  • D.Min., Central Christian University, 1996

About Rick

Rick is a Certified Cognitive-Behavioral Therapist and a Certified Christian Marriage & Family Therapist. He has been working in the mental health field since 1983 at various inpatient psychiatric hospitals, and has been providing outpatient counseling since 1994. Rick has been married to Dr. Kathy Roepke since 1986, and together they have two children, Emily and Erik. Together, Rick & Kathy founded Christian Family Institute in November 1996.

They are active in their local church, and have led numerous marriage enrichment seminars across the country, including several churches in Bowling Green and across the state of Kentucky. Rick has been previously featured in Home Life magazine on the topic of Stress and Marriage. Rick also provides executive coaching and consulting services for all types and sizes of business/industry.

Areas of Specialization

  • Cognitive Therapy
  • Premarital Counseling-Certified for Prepare/Enrich
  • Marriage/Couples Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • Depression & Anxiety
  • OCD
  • Parenting Issues
  • Men's Issues
  • Pastor/Ministerial Issues
  • Divorce/Blended Families
  • Life Transitions/Adjustment Issues
  • Self-Esteem Issues
  • Stress Management
  • Life Coaching
  • Rational Eating
  • Grief & Loss
  • Spiritual Issues
  • Geriatric Issues
  • Pornography/Sexual Addiction
  • Executive Coaching & Consulting, including (but not limited to) leadership training, team-building, career coaching, and emotional intelligence

About Rick

"I have been seeing Dr. Rick Roepke and it has simply been amazing. He is friendly, encouraging, professional, and most of all very effective. He has helped me place the issues in my life into a perspective that has allowed me to address them and cope with them in ways I wouldn't have thought possible. Best of all, the therapy is grounded in the teachings of Christ, allowing me to work through things within the context of my faith."