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Recognized Smart Stepfamily Therapy Providers:

The following people & organizations have gone through specific training in blended family therapy with Ron and are familiar with the core messaging of Ron's materials. Contact these independent providers directly for information and scheduling. Smart Stepfamilies does not receive any compensation if you utilize their services. 

  • Licensed therapists will have their credentials listed. Coaches and/or mentors can help you "go from good to better", but are not licensed therapists who specialize in marital or relationship distress.
  • International providers are listed below U.S. providers.

Click the state where you live to see providers in that area. If you are looking for virtual providers, you'll have to review each state listing. 

Want to become a Recognized Smart Stepfamily Therapy Provider? Click here: Clinical & Ministry Training 

 

The following people & organizations have gone through specific training in blended family therapy with Ron and are familiar with the core messaging of Ron's materials. Contact these independent providers directly for information and scheduling. Smart Stepfamilies does not receive any compensation if you utilize their services.

  • Licensed therapists will have their credentials listed. Coaches and/or mentors can help you "go from good to better", but are not licensed therapists who specialize in marital or relationship distress. 
  • International providers are listed below U.S. providers.

 

Want the training? Click here: Clinical & Ministry Training from SmartStepfamilies.com

 

Enterprise, AL

  • Christen Moore, Pastoral Counseling
  • The Bridge Church
  • 334-470-3001
  • www.bridgechurchenterprise.com
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  • In person & Virtual

Conway, AR

  • Sarah Lindsey, LPC
  • Christian Perspective Counseling (Conway & Cabot, AR)
  • cpcarkansas.com
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  • 501-450-6350
  • Virtual Therapy for Individual, Couples, and Family

Fairfield Bay, AR

  • Mary Anne Gunter, PhD, LPC, LMFT, CFTP, CATP, Parent Coordinator
  • Sincera Wellness, LLC
  • sincerawellness.net
  • 14781 Highway 16, P.O. Box 1185, Fairfield Bay, AR 72088
  • 501.238.2557
  • Telehealth provider in Arkansas & Florida

Fayetteville, AR

  • Vicki Morgan, LMFT, LPC
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  • 417-593-1188
  • Marriage, family, and individual therapy intensives; coaching; and in-person or telehealth in Arkansas, Missouri, & Georgia.

Heber Springs, AR

  • Sherry Presley LMFT-S, LPC-S
  • Family Counseling Center
  • 501-362-5525
  • Telehealth and/or in-person, Christ-centered family, premarital, marital and individual.

Little Rock, AR

  • Kim Roberson
  • The Family Center (John Brown University Intern)
  • This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • 501-221-2811
  • http://mobile.thefamilycenter.comcastbiz.net/
  • Marital, Pre-Marital, Family, & Individuals (fees based on income)
  • Dan Sheaffer, LAMFT, LAC
  • Compass Family Counseling
  • This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • 501-291-3732
  • http://www.compasscounselingar.com
  • Tele/Virtual-Therapy is available

Phoenix, AZ

  • Amy Lausier, ACC, CHt
  • Without Excuses Proverbs 31
  • WithoutExcusesProverbs31.com
  • This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • 602-574-5076
  • Therapy; Distance and In-Person Coaching

San Jose, CA

  • Brenda Stewart, MA, MDiv, DMin, LMFT
  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist #129384
  • BStewart Counseling
  • bstewartcounseling.com
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  • 408-357-3690
  • Virtual Distance Coaching, USA; Counseling/Therapy, CA (Tele-health or in person)

San Jose / Los Gatos, CA

  • Julee Peterson, LMFT #117074
  • Julee Peterson Psychotherapy
  • www.JuleePetersonPsychotherapy.com
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  • 408-502-6476
  • Blended family & Pre-marital blended coaching nationally; Virtual online Couples/Blended Family Counseling throughout California

San Diego, CA

  • Alcira Ascencio
  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
  • The Attach Place: Center for Strengthening Relationships
  • This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • attachplace.com
  • 619-738-0237
  • Online Individual & Couples therapy, specializing in trauma and attachment difficulties. Services also available in Spanish.

Denver, CO

  • Alex Klein Shelton, LCSW
  • Alex Klein Therapy, LLC
  • alexkleinlcsw.com
  • 720-804-0947
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  • Outpatient, in person individual, marital, and family therapy; parent coaching; postpartum mental health

Colorado Springs, CO

  • Bobbi R Wilcox, Registered Psychotherapist
  • BlendedFamiliesUnited.com
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  • 719-217-3260
  • Distance Coaching; Virtual and online blended family education courses and programs

Atlanta (metro), GA

  • Center for Relational Care (multiple therapists)
  • 970 Woodstock Pkwy, Suite 210
  • Woodstock GA 30188
  • Contact: Jana Bacon
  • 678-653-3272
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  • www.relationalcare.org

Rachel Menzoian, LPC, CPCS, Gottman Level 1 Trained

  • Refuel Counseling, LLC
  • Cumming, Georgia
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  • 404-788-2627
  • Individual and Couple counseling in person or virtual (Georgia); Prepare/Enrich Certified

Laura Petherbridge

  • Smart Stepmom, Life Coaching for Stepfamilies
  • Flowery Branch, GA
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  • Live or Virtual

Debbie Turner, MAMFT, LPC

  • debbieturnercounseling.com
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  • 470-253-1933
  • In person and virtual therapy in GA

Dwayne Williams, MSSA, LCSW, LISW-Supv

  • Williams Counseling Services
  • 216.350.6836
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  • dmwilliams.life
  • Virtual (face-to-face last week of the month)
  • Pre-marital, pre-marital blended, married couples and families

Lahaina, HI

  • Chela Matschke, MA, LMFT
  • Christian Counseling of Maui
  • This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • 805-440-5991
  • Biblical counseling and therapy for individuals, couples, and families. Certified Trauma Professional, EMDR. Emotional Support Animal Certification. In-person or virtual sessions.

Channahan & Plainfield, IL

  • Patricia “Trisha” Mortensen, MSW, LCSW
  • Alliance Counseling and Coaching
  • www.alliancepotential.com
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  • 815-467-8181

Fort Wayne, IN

  • Brooke Sellhorn, LMFT
  • Grace Love & Connection
  • www.graceloveandconnection.org
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  • 260-255-4090
  • Distance Facilitation of “Saving Your Second Marriage Before it Starts” (SYMBIS); Tele-therapy

Greenfield, IN

  • Johanna Black, CHW/CRS, Certified Biblical Counselor
  • Brandywine Community Church
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  • 317-431-9936
  • Offers multiple group programs

Des Moines, IA

  • Jennifer Haidar, LMSW, M.Ed.
  • Grow New Hope
  • www.grownewhope.com
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  • 515-306-4590
  • In-person & virtual therapy in Iowa

Wichita, KS

  • Patricia D. Riley, LSCSW
  • ABLE Counseling Center
  • This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • 316-631-5477
  • Distance Coaching; Therapy Intensives; Telehealth for Kansas residents

Leonardtown, MD

  • Linda Ball, LGPC
  • Serenity Place, LLC
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  • 301-690-8008
  • Telehealth for Maryland residents

Detroit (Metro), MI

  • Kent Darcie MA, LPC
  • St. Clair Shores
  • Abundant Hope Counseling
  • abundanthopecounseling.com
  • 734-956-0475
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  • State of MI Telehealth

Kasson, MN

  • Maria Theelke Poppler, CPC, CTC, CPRC, CTSS
  • Empowerment Recovery; Heal at the Cross
  • 507-272-0780
  • www.empowermentrecovery.com, www.healatthecross.com
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  • In person or virtual - pre-marital, marriage intensive & stepfamily, recovery & recovery marriage coaching, marriage workshops

Kearney, NE

  • Heidi Farrell, MM, Life Coach for Stepfamilies
  • NotJustAStepmom.com
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  • (712) 540-6703
  • In-Person & Distance Coaching

Riverhead, NY

  • Marc D. Branker, Rev., Unlicensed
  • Christian Life Coach
  • Renewed Life Wellness
  • This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Distance & In-Person Coaching
  • Blended Family & Premarital Blended Family coaching

Robbinsville, NC

  • Susan Millsaps, MPH
  • Stepmom Success
  • 864-723-2641
  • Susanmillsaps.com/stepmom-success
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  • In person and virtual Christian counseling and small group coaching, conflict resolution (coaching & mediation), private online community for Christian women (membership)

Cleveland, OH

  • Dwayne Williams, MSSA, LCSW, LISW-Supv
  • Williams Counseling Services
  • 216.350.6836
  • This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • dmwilliams.life
  • In person and virtual in OH
  • Pre-marital, pre-marital blended, married couples and families

Columbus & Delaware, OH

  • Carrie Hover, LPCC, Gottman Level 3 Trained
  • CornerStone Family Services
  • Columbus & Delaware, OH
  • cornerstonefamilyservices.org
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  • 614-459-3003 x703
  • In person pre-marriage, marriage & parenting issues & individual counseling (OH); Prepare-Enrich certified

Columbus, OH

  • Amy Ambrozich, M.A., Certified Stepfamily Help Coach
  • Dare to Parent, LLC
  • www.daretoparent.com
  • This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Virtual Couples Coaching: Pre-Stepfamily, Stepfamily & Parent Coaching, online workshops; Active Parenting Facilitator

Columbus, OH

  • Karen Semon DMin, PCC
  • Centerpoint Coaching
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  • 614-905-7011
  • Christian coaching for stepfamilies and single parents; premarital counseling for couples forming blended families. In-person and telehealth available.

Broken Arrow, OK

  • Sue Warwick, LCSW
  • Sue Warwick Counseling
  • 918-978-8878
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  • Outpatient Counseling provided for families, couples or individuals; Virtual or in person Intensives in Tulsa area

Edmond, OK

  • Amy Huesman, M.Ed., LPC
  • Oak Haven Life Coaching and Counseling, LLC
  • 405-315-4593
  • Professional counselor, Certified Life Coach, SYMBIS Facilitator

Dillsburg, PA

  • Victoria Lindstrom, RCS, CCS
  • Oak Haven Life Coaching and Counseling, LLC
  • This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • 717-265-4155
  • Marriage coaching, Christian coaching, Premarital coaching, Marriage of More Workshop/Course, Blended Family Workshop/Course; SYMBIS certified

Clemson, SC

  • Susan Millsaps, MPH
  • Stepmom Success
  • 864-723-2641
  • www.susanmillsaps.com/stepmom-success
  • This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • In person and virtual Christian counseling and small group coaching, conflict resolution (coaching & mediation), private online community for Christian women (membership)

Fayetteville, TN

  • Joseph W. Self MDIV, MFT Intern
  • Enduring Care Counseling Service
  • www.eccspro.com
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  • 931-993-0878
  • Distance Coaching; Tele/Virtual Therapy

Hillsboro, TN

  • Dorothy Scott, Certified Life Coach
  • This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • 931-607-9633
  • Distance and in-person coaching

Lewisburg, TN

  • Melissa Lowe, LCSW
  • Mercy Community Healthcare
  • This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • 615-814-3400 X712
  • www.mercytn.org
  • In person and virtual individual (children, teens and adults) and family therapy; in person group therapy for stepfamily parents

Austin (metro), TX

  • Center for Relational Care
  • 11615 Angus Rd, Suite 218
  • Austin TX 78759
  • Contact: Jana Bacon
  • Phone: 512-492-6200
  • Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Web: www.relationalcare.org
  • Multiple therapists at this location

Austin (metro), TX

  • Stacey Jeannett, MA
  • www.singleparentfocus.com
  • Phone: 512-925-5575
  • Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • In-person & virtual coaching: pre-engagement, premarital, single parenting, co-parenting, step parenting, sexual discipleship; Active Parenting Facilitator, Prepare/Enrich Certified, Sexual Discipleship Certification

Austin (metro), TX

  • Jessica Patterson, LPC
  • New Life Counseling Center
  • Phone: 512-238-1700 ext 321
  • Address: 3000 Joe DiMaggio Blvd, Suite #88-89, Round Rock, TX 78665
  • Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Bryan, TX

  • Ashton McMillen, MS, LMFT-A
  • A&M Christian Counseling Center
  • Phone: 979.703.1808
  • Web: www.ashtonmcmillenmft.com
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Burleson, TX

  • Kody Speer
  • Burleson Church of Christ
  • Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Phone: 817-295-2233
  • Family ministry leader, premarital counseling

Dallas-Forth Worth, TX

  • Rachael Myers, LCSW
  • Resolve Counseling
  • Phone: (940) 461-7247
  • Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Web: www.resolvecounselinggroup.com
  • Providing online therapy in Texas and California.

Harker Heights, TX

  • Craig Gardner, LMFT-S, LPC-S
  • Hearts Renewed Counseling
  • email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Phone: 254.300.7798
  • In person and virtual individual/couples/family counseling

Houston (metro), TX

  • Jayna Haney, MS, LPC, NCC, EMDR Certified
  • The Bridge Across LLC
  • Web: www.thebridgeacross.com
  • Phone: 832.779.2120
  • Distance Coaching, EMDR certified
  • Teleheath/Virtual Counseling

Houston (metro), TX

  • Cindy Morris, MA, LPC, NCC, EMDR Certified
  • Resolve Counseling & EMDR Center
  • Web: www.resolvecc.com (The Woodlands)
  • Phone: 713-582-5108
  • Marriage Intensives; EMDR Intensives

Tomball, TX

  • Stephanie Suchon, LPC
  • The Secret Place Counseling & Restoration
  • Web: www.thesecretplacecr.com
  • Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Phone: 832-422-6004
  • Christian counseling, marriage and blended families. Individuals (children 6 years old and up, teens, and adults). Offer in-person & virtual sessions.

Tyler, TX

  • Rebekah Walker, LPCS
  • Tyler Family Counseling
  • Web: www.tylerfamilycounseling.com
  • Phone: 903-402-3822
  • Registered Play Therapist; Telehealth/Virtual Available

Lakewood, WA

  • Gretchen Stockman, MA, LMFT
  • Renovation Biblical Counseling
  • Web: www.livrite.com
  • Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Phone: 253-370-9713
  • Christ-centered Biblical counseling for individuals, couples, and families, as well as health & life coaching. In-person and online sessions available.

Lynden, WA

  • Mike & Kim Anderson
  • Mike and Kim Coaching
  • Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Phone: 360-201-1912
  • Distance Coaching (not licensed therapists)

Vancouver, WA (Portland, OR area)

  • Gil Stuart, WA
  • Restored & Remarried
  • Virtual Coaching & state of WA telehealth
  • Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Monona, WI

  • Scott Landon M.S., LPC NCC, Gottman Level I for couples; EMDR
  • Living Well Counseling Services
  • Address: 1532 West Broadway Ste 201, Monona, WI 53713-1828
  • Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Phone: 608-223-1506 Ext: 7
  • Web: www.lwcounseling.com
  • Stepfamily/Stepcouple Therapy; Outpatient Couples Counseling; Individual and Family Therapy. Virtual. Premarital counseling; Anger Management; Cognitive Processing Therapy.

Green Bay, WI

  • Lois Pulvermacher, LCSW
  • Web: https://www.crossingthebridges.com/
  • Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Phone: 920-712-4526
  • Telehealth available

Canada

  • Brian Alton
  • Certified Biblical Counselor, ABC
  • Location: Montreal, QC
  • Web: www.biblicallivingcenter.com
  • Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Phone: 514-835-0230
  • Biblical Counseling, Individual & Marriage Counseling, Online & In-Person. English & French

Romania

  • Ruxandra Pop
  • Certified Life Coach & CoS Parent Educator
  • Mind Education & Scoala pentru Cuplu, Cluj Napoca, Romania
  • Web: www.mindeducation.ro
  • Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Phone: 0040.732.403.575
  • In personal or virtual coaching and workshops for couples and single parents regarding premarital, pre-stepfamily, stepfamily & parenting

South Africa

  • Elsje Du Plessis-Basson
  • Registered life coach
  • Location: Pretoria
  • Distance & in-person coaching available.
  • Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Web: www.remindcoaching.co.za

 


Other recommended Christian marriage intensive options include:

To find a local therapist for outpatient marital or family treatment, read How To Find a Competent Christian Stepfamily Therapist.