Prior to beginning his current position as Executive Director with Day Seven Ministries, Bill spent 22 years in pastoral ministry in California, Kentucky and New York. He graduated from Houghton College followed by Asbury Theological Seminary and later earned his Spiritual Direction credential from the Epiphany Institute in Pittsburgh. His current responsibilities at Day Seven include building relationships with pastors and community agencies, providing seminars for churches and community groups, and leadership and administrative responsibilities. He has a passion for helping others live up to their full potential and loves to see people’s inner inspiration become real and concrete. Bill and his wife, Maria, have four children. Bill sees clients for spiritual direction on a limited basis.
Andrew first started with Day Seven in 2006 while completing his BS in Psychology at Valley Forge Christian College (now University of Valley Forge). With his training at Day Seven he launched a group at his college campus for men dealing with sexual abuse and other trauma, addiction, and unwanted same-sex attraction, which he continues to run today. Andrew is trained and experienced in various mainstream models, which he is careful to apply through a biblical framework. He is passionate about guiding believers into understanding and walking in their identities in Christ. In addition to counseling, Andrew and his wife, Jessica, serve as the youth pastors at True North Christian Church in Trappe. Andrew sees clients at the Elverson location.
Gary L. Lord
Gary is an experienced Licensed Clinical Psychologist passionate about helping people improve their lives. He works with those struggling with sexual and intimacy problems, anxiety, depression, PTSD, and with the elderly in successful aging. He does stress management, anger management, and works with abuse victims. His focus in counseling is, and has been for 30 years, relationships and problems with intimacy and anything that prevents individuals and couples from achieving healthy, effective, faithful, and fulfilling lives. In addition to his clinical work, Gary has done executive coaching and consulting with businesses and organizations, and he has taught and done research at universities and colleges. Gary and his wife, Temmy, live in Leola. Gary sees clients at the Lancaster location.
Steph grew up in Lancaster County and went on to achieve a Bachelors Degree in Organizational Leadership from Regent University and a Masters Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Edinboro University. Previously, Steph worked as a youth minister and college residence hall director, and her passion for women’s issues and helping young adults grow and achieve their goals continues to motivate her life and career. She also currently works as a therapist with members of the Plain Communities, operating from a cognitive-behavioral orientation. Steph loves traveling, and if you can’t find her hanging out in a local coffee shop, she is probably skydiving in Scotland. Stephanie sees clients at our Mechanicsburg location.
Michael began his second stint serving Day Seven Ministries as a counselor in January, 2012. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Secondary Education from the University of Arkansas and a Masters of Science in Clinical Psychology from Millersville University. He is a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors, the American Counseling Association, and the Pennsylvania Psychology Association. He enjoys reading, playing basketball with his sons, and hiking the Rocky Mountains. He is passionate about helping people to resolve painful pasts, relational difficulties, emotional dysfunction, and addictive ruts. Michael sees clients at both the Lancaster and Mechanicsburg locations.
Geoff grew up in Lancaster County and worked in construction and a variety of other capacities while pursuing his training as a therapist. Geoff received his BS in Counseling Psychology from Liberty University and his MA in Marriage and Family Therapy from Evangelical Seminary in Myerstown, PA but he considers himself to be a lifelong student of human relationships. Geoff believes that there is an growing need for close and honest friendships and he believes that if these become more common, there will be less need for professional counselors. He feels called to work with distressed couples and families as well as with men caught in the vicious cycle of sexual addiction and he practices from a family systems perspective. Geoff sees clients at the Lancaster location.
Rev. Dr. Paul CB Schenck
Rev. Dr. Schenck is a National Board Certified Pastoral Counselor and member of the American Association of Christian Counselors. Dr. Schenck is ordained, and has served churches as a youth minister, pastor and institutional chaplain. Paul is a certified Health Care Ethicist, and holds degrees in bible, Bioethics, religious studies, psychology and education. His specialty is in helping with life-altering decisions, religious conflicts, resilience after crisis and loss, and spiritual direction. He is married for 41 years, and has eight children and three grandchildren. Paul sees clients at the Mechanicsburg location.
Nick received his Master of Arts in Counseling from Biblical Theological Seminary. He has a Bachelors Degree from Union University where he received his BS in Business Administration. After being in the business world for six years, he decided to make a change. He worked for an at-risk youth camp where he helped families work through trauma and restore their broken relationships. During this time, he developed his passion for helping others restore relationships. This is when Nick felt called to go into counseling. Nick is married and enjoys spending time with his wife and friends. He likes spending time outdoors, but also like watching movies on his surround sound. Nick sees clients at the Mechanicsburg location.
Rebecca is a Licensed Social Worker who received a Bachelors degree in Psychology from Dallas Baptist University and a Masters in Social Work from Millersville University. She is a Lancaster county native and lives with her husband and two daughters in the Manheim area. As a life-long resident, she is interested in addressing the strengths and growth opportunities inherent to Lancaster county culture within the therapeutic process. Rebecca is passionate about promoting the integration of spiritual and emotional health, believing that one is not complete without the other. This focus translates into many areas including individual wellness, sexual health, relational and marital health, and a variety of mental health issues. Rebecca sees clients at the Lancaster location.
Walt, his wife and children grew up in South Central Pa. Since high school, he has been drawn to the stories of those whose hearts are hurting and longing to find peace and hope for a better way to live. He earned his Masters in Social Work from Temple’s Harrisburg Campus, after receiving his B.S in Bible, with a minor in Counseling from Lancaster Bible College. His 30 years of experience with individuals, couples and families include a broad range of ages from preschool to Seniors. Walt’s passion is encouraging and supporting individuals and families in restoring hope, healing and wholeness to their lives, through the use of Integrated Mental Health and Biblical Models of Treatment. Currently he works full time as a Therapist with members of the Plain Community. Walt sees clients at the Mechanicsburg location.
Casey is a graduate of Lancaster Bible College with an MA in Marriage and Family Counseling. Prior to this, she received her undergraduate degree from Lycoming College, studying religion and psychology. She began interning with Day Seven in May 2014. In addition to her work at Day Seven, Casey also has experience working with individuals with substance addictions and eating disorders. She also spent 3 years working with children on the autism spectrum. Casey is passionate about being able to walk with individuals, couples, and families on the road to restoration, utilizing a counseling model that both honors Biblical truth and psychological insight. Casey sees clients at the Mechanicsburg location.
M.A. in progress
Todd grew up in inner city Philadelphia and while in high school sensed a call to ministry. Through life experiences and specialized training, God sovereignly re-directed Todd’s life to counsel men who are sexually broken. He received his BS from Lancaster Bible College; MA in Leadership Studies from the Graduate School of Lancaster Bible College and is simultaneously pursuing an MA in Counseling from Biblical Theological Seminary and Certification in Sex Addiction Therapy.Todd’s passion is to see men who have been trapped in the bondage of sexual sin, relational struggles and self-deception be released by the grace of God and restored to places of honor and leadership in their families, churches, and communities. Todd and his wife, Yvette, live in the Coatesville area and have 4 wonderful children. Todd sees clients at both the Lancaster and Conestoga locations.
Danielle Brodhecker earned a BA in Sociology at Virginia Wesleyan College. She is working on her Masters in Mental Health Counseling at Lancaster Bible College. Danielle has wanted to help others from a young age. Prior to beginning her education at LBC, she became impassioned to help restore trafficking victims. This lead her to want to intern at Day Seven Ministries where she has the opportunity to help abuse victims. Also, in helping those who are impacted by sex addiction, Danielle hopes she can impact the demand for trafficking victims. Danielle sees clients at the Lancaster location.
Renee is a mother to a daughter and son-in-law and grandmother to two grandchildren. Renee’s undergraduate degrees in chemistry and biology equipped her with a pre-med background, and later she completed her first Master’s Degree in Business Management (MBA). She started her counseling career ten years ago when she established a non-profit organization that focused on the reduction of stressors in the lives of adults and youth. Renee then completed a Master’s Degree in Marketplace Chaplaincy with a concentration in Christian Counseling. A second passion she is pursuing is the establishment of transitional housing and counseling for women coming out of human trafficking. Renee sees clients at the Mechanicsburg location.
Craig works part-time for Day Seven Ministries as an intake counselor and in various other roles as the opportunity arises. He is the author of a memoir, “A Walk with God to Remember,” about his first wife who died of leukemia. A graduate of Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, he has worked in campus ministry with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, in church ministry with an Evangelical Free congregation, in recovery ministry with Water Street Ministries, and in chaplain ministry with Willow Valley Communities. He is married to Diane and has two daughters adopted from China. Craig does intakes at the Lancaster location.