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.
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 the Lancaster location.
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.
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.
My intent is to counsel in such a way that people may more closely align ideal life trajectory and actual day to day experience, thereby helping to clear the fog of stress and disorder while bringing about opportunity for peace, joy, gratitude, and glorification of Christ, our Maker, our World Shaker, and our Most Precious Saviour. My Bachelor’s degree in Bible and Master’s degree in marriage and family counseling from Lancaster Bible College are the beginnings of a master toolset, effectively preparing and equipping me for the work set before me. If you are in need, I am here and happy to help. Adam sees clients at the York and Mechanicsburg locations.
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.
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.
David graduated from Asbury University in 1998 with a Bible Degree and then proceeded to Asbury Seminary to obtain a Masters of Divinity Degree. Pastoring in Florida, Michigan, and Pennsylvania, David led youth groups, prayer groups, and at times small groups to deepen individuals walks with Christ. David is a licensed pastor in the Missionary Church denomination.
Another call upon his life, to become a therapist, was realized when David graduated from Evangelical Seminaries Marriage and Family Therapy program. As a former participant and mentor in the ministries of Day Seven, David believes healing is possible for those struggling sexually. David has a compassionate presence as a therapist as he helps persons heal from their hurts, reach their untapped potentials, and live healthy lives. At Day Seven he looks to further develop his understanding of those with same sex attractions and desires to specialize in this area to address persons with sexual identity concerns. It is his hope that individuals, couples, and families engage in flourishing lives.
David lives in the Lancaster area with his wife Kellie and their four children Ava, Kalyssa, Graceanne, and Eli. He enjoys nature, sports, travel, reading, and watching movies like Star Wars, the Lord of the Rings, or Narnia.
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.