Meet the Network
Our members come from a wide variety of backgrounds, offer different types of programs and services, and vary in their target audiences. What we share in common is a heart for those struggling for freedom from homosexuality, their families, and those who seek to help them. If you are interested in joining us, and becoming a Network member, please download an application for membership today.
David L. Janvier, M.A. LPC, CST, GPCM
David Janvier earned a Master’s Degree in Professional Counseling from Liberty University and has been counseling for over a decade. Licensed in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as a Licensed Professional Counselor, David obtained post-graduate work and certification in Sex Therapy through The Institute For Sexual Wholeness at Richmont Graduate University in Atlanta and he is a Gestalt Pastoral Care Minister. David holds membership with the American Board of Christian Sex Therapists and the American Association of Christian Counselors, The Christian Association for Psychological Study and the Society for the Advancement of Sexual Health and has obtained advanced training in Gestalt Therapy from the Gestalt Institute of Pittsburgh and in Gestalt Pastoral Care.
In addition to offering therapy, David enjoys speaking, teaching and training in various venues. He provides clinical training for therapist in obtaining Continuing Education Credits, he taught at several colleges and universities as a guest lecturer and he is adjunct faculty with Liberty University assisting with the Human Sexuality Course for the Master's of Counseling Program. David has presented at a number of academic conferences, churches and schools. He frequently teaches in churches integrating faith and healing.
Contact information: 412 580 0824 janviercounseling.com
North Office 8500 Brooktree Road. ste 230 East Office 7641 Saltsburg Road
Wexford, PA. 15090 Pittsburg, PA. 15239
Jim understands God's grace, because he has experienced it in his own life. Born and raised in Michigan, he completed his undergraduate work at Calvin College, and then went to Calvin Seminary where he earned a Masters in Theological Studies Degree. While in seminary, Jim married his wife Deb. They spent the first year of married life doing an internship in Haiti. Following seminary Jim and Deb lived in Illinois sand Michigan where Jim was a pastoral intern and elder. He also painted houses and managed a paint store. Following God's call to pursue further theological study, Jim and Deb relocated to Philadelphia. Jim participated in the Ph.D. program at Western Seminary and helped managed the Westminister Seminary bookstore. 2011 he graduated with a Ph.D. in Systematic Theology.
Contact Information: 412 723 2966 www.harvestusa.org j
11743 Frankstown Road, Ste. E
Pittsburgh, PA. 15235
Dr. Robert A.J. Gagnon
Pittsburgh Theological Seminary
Robert Gagnon is Associate Professor of New Testament Studies Pittsburgh Theological Seminary. He has a B. A. degree from Dartmouth College, an M.T.S. from Harvard Divinity School, and a P.H.D. from Princeton Theological Seminary. His main fields of interest are Pauline theology and sexual issues in the Bible. He is the author of The Bible and Homosexual Practice, and co author with Dan O. Via of Homosexuality and the Bible: Two Views. He is an ordained elder at a Presbyterian Church (USA) in Pittsburgh. As a service to the church, he provides a large amont of free material on the web dealing with Scripture and homosexuality.
In addition he has been quoted in or has written for the New York Times, National Public Radio, CNN, US News and World Report, Christianity Today, Christian Century, and other news outlets and public magazines. As a teacher, author, and speaker you can contact him at: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you would like to be included on Dr. Gagnon's mailing list and notified regarding new materials on his website email the request. The website is www.robgagnon.net for current articles.
or phoone 412 924 1416
Jo Anne Crough, M.A., L.P.C.
Meier Clinics, Pittsburgh
Jo Anne Crough received a Masters in Counseling from The Catholic University of America in Washington, DC and has additional credits in Counseling from Waynesburg College's Graduate and Professional Studies Program. She is a licensed Professional Counselor in Pennsylvania and serves as the Regional Manager for Meier Clinics in PA. Her experience encompasses working with adults and mood disorders, depression, anxiety, grief/loss, marriage counseling, sexual abuse, trauma, stress disorders, and she speaks on a variety of topics.
Contact Information: 412 531 9600 email@example.com
1207 Washington Rd.
Lois is a former educator who holds a Bachelor of Education degree and a Master of Education. She worked as a teacher in the public school system for twelve years as well as holdiing positions in both the criminal justice and health care fields. She is a member of a nondenonminational church the in the South Hills of Pittsburgh and involved in a variety of ministries including leading Bible studies. Lois lived a same sex attraction lifestyle for twenty two years, but by God's grace and her mother's unconditional love and prayers along with the solid teaching and support of her church, she left this way of life. " I spent twenty two years in the the same sex attraction lifestyle knowing it was sin, but not willing to leave. For me it was a place I fit in."Now out of the liefestyle for over sixteen years Lois' passionate desire is to offer hope to strugglers and their loved ones by sharing her personal journey.
Contact information: WPSWhelp@wpsw.
Marge is a mother who experienced the trails of trying to help her same-sex attracted teenage daughter. In college her daughter found acceptance in the gay community and had a serious ssa relationship. Through prayer and faith, Marge received insight and grace to guide her daughter in a new type of mother-daughter relationship. Slowly the same-sex attraction diminished and the path to healing began. Marge shared her story and it is referenced in The Heart of Female Same-Sex Attraction by Janelle Hallman, a Christian therapist. Marge gives encouragement and advice to parents of SSA teens and young adults in the Catholic online support group, EnCourage. She is willing to share the way to develop this new relationship with a daughter. Although Marge is not a professional counselor she has degrees in psychology and education.
Contact Information: WPSWhelp@wpsw.org